Evening Menu

Evenings linger longer at Kafka, so drop down to us for a beautiful glass of wine, a sumptuous main course and something special for dessert. YOLO!


Vegetarian soup of the day 5.25 

Hearty soup of the day 6.25

Bruschetta with overnight tomato, buffalo mozzarella, basil pesto and rocket leaves 8.50 

Golden breaded brie served with mixed leaves and raspberry chutney 7.95 

Filo pastry parcels filled with baby potatoes, feta cheese and spring onion with sweet chilli sauce 6.95

Aubergine parmigiana oven baked with Napoli sauce, fresh mozzarella, basil and parmesan (small) 7.90, (large) 13.50

Chilli chicken wings with blue cheese dip 8.50

Homemade prawn & vegetable spring roll served with greens and soy, ginger & scallion dip 8.50

Pan fried tiger prawns in garlic butter with crusty bread 8.50 

Sautéed mussels in tomato, garlic and chilli, served with crusty bread (small) 7.90, (large) 12.90

Calamari frittes with mixed leaf & citrus aioli dip 7.90


Cos lettuce salad with crispy bacon, croutons, parmesan shavings and Caesar dressing 8.90 

Cajun Cos (with Cajun chicken) 12.90

Steak salad, mixed leaves, green beans, overnight grilled tomato, cucumber, blue cheese dressing 14.50

Crispy Teriyaki Chicken tossed with Asian greens and mirin vinaigrette 13.50

Caponata salad with roast sweet potato, artichoke, olives, capers, tomato, mixed leaf & feta cheese 13.50

Warm Goat’s Cheese salad - walnuts, beetroot, green beans, mixed leaves, balsamic vinegar dressing 13.50


Fish of the day Price varies

Kafka traditional cod & chips with tartar sauce 13.90

Char-grilled sirloin with grilled tomato, salad garnish, French fries and Café de Paris butter 24.90

‘Mrs Hicks’ jumbo bangers with caramelised white onion & thyme, mash, homemade red wine jus 15.90

Slow roasted lamb shank with mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetables and red wine jus 18.50

Duck breast with celeriac mash, cranberry and port wine sauce 18.50

Chicken breast wrapped in streaky bacon, spinach and roast potato with fresh wild mushroom & tarragon sauce 16.90

Jamaican jerk chicken with sweet potato fondants, grilled asparagus, fresh mango, coriander & lime salsa 16.50

Linguine pasta with king prawns, chilli, scallions, garlicsauté peppers, with white wine & herb cream sauce 15.60

Spinach and ricotta cheese ravioli in a cream tomato and feta sauce 14.70

Pappardelle pasta with roasted bell peppers, onion, broccoli florets and spinach, feta, parmesan and Napoli sauce 14.50

Tiger prawn risotto with fresh spinach and saffron 15.90

Beef burger, mixed leaf, tomato, sauté onions, bacon, cheddar cheese, garlic aioli, fries or salad 14.90

Chicken breast burger, buffalo mozzarella, sun-dried tomato pesto, leaf & mayonnaise, fries or salad 14.90

Lamb burger, sun-dried tomato, black olive & feta salsa, sriracha mayo, sweet potato fries and fennel coleslaw 15.90

Sides all 4.95
French fries
Mashed potato
Side salad
Veg of the day
Sauté onions
Sweet Potato fries 5.95


Homemade Desserts all 6.00 

Warm pecan pie with vanilla ice cream 

Swiss apple and cinnamon pie 

Vanillcrème brûlée

Jaffa brownie with vanilla bean ice cream 

Bread and butter pudding  

Special Dessert of the week 

Selection of ice cream 5.70 

Coffees & Teas 

Espresso 2.00
Double Espresso 3.50 
Cappuccino small 3.00 / large 3.30 
Mocha 3.30 
Café Latte 3.20  
Americano 2.30  
Hot Chocolate 3.25  
Tea 2.10 
Green Tea 2.50 
Organic Earl Grey Tea 2.50
Herbal Tea Selection all 2.50
Camomile, Cranberry & Raspberry, Peppermint, Rose Hip, Aniseed & Fennel, Apple & Ginger, Roibos Tea

Cold Drinks & Juices 

Milk 1.30
San Pellegrino / Panna Acqua 3.00  
Coke, Diet Coke, 7up 2.50 

Juice Selection all 2.60
Apple, Cranberry, Orange 

San Pellegrino Lemon 2.50
San Pellegrino Orange 2.50
Sam Pellegrino Orange & Pomegranate 2.50

All our beef is 100% Irish 

10% service charge on tables of five or more

Kafka Restaurant Rathmines

Kafka Restaurant Rathmines

Kafka Restaurant Rathmines

Kafka Restaurant Rathmines