Saba is a Thai and Vietnamese restaurant on Clarendon Street, in Dublin's city centre. Saba means "Happy meeting place" in Thai, and offers traditional Thai and Vietnamese dishes at great value with great service in a contemporary setting.
Taweesak Trakoolwattana, is our executive chef in Saba and he brings extensive culinary experience and a distinct passion for traditional Thai and Vietnamese dishes to the Dublin dining scene. Trakoolwattana or Tao as we call him has previously cooked for the King and Queen of Thailand.
Fresh Thai and Vietnamese herbs, vegetables and fruit arrive on a weekly basis from Bangkok to Saba - sourced from co-op farmers to ensure fair prices for farmers. All the beef, chicken and seafood is sourced locally in Ireland and the tea, coffee and sugar is organic and fair trade. Saba also loves to push to test our diners palates with an array of unusual ingredients like the intense betal leaf herb, banana flower and nutritious red Thai rice.
Antique mirrors, polished concrete floors, dark wood and leather - contrasted with vibrant colours result in a style that has been described as "colonial meets contemporary". It has also won awards for its stylish design and has featured in many magazines. Saba is open from 12pm till late, seven days a week and is located on 26-28 Clarendon Street, Dublin 2 parallel to Grafton Street in Dublin's city centre.