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The Flavours of the Spice Islands


Chameleon is a hidden gem, neatly tucked away in Dublin's Temple Bar.


Chameleon is an award winning Dublin restaurant specialising in set menus and Asian tapas. Established in 1994, Chameleon has become renowned for its warm and intimate atmosphere, excellent service, and outstanding contemporary Indonesian cuisine. Chameleon restaurant has won many prestigious awards including best restaurant in Temple Bar, and featured in the Bridgestone Guide's - "Best Restaurants in Ireland" and has been listed in McKennas' Guides "100 Best Restaurants" in Ireland for the last five years.  

Open:  Wed - Sun  from  4pm



1 Lower Fownes Street,

Temple Bar , Dublin 2

Call: +353 1 671 0362  email: or book online with Resdiary.
Reservations for parties of 5 or more require a booking deposit.
If your preferred date/time is not available please contact us

Our Story 

Carol and Kevin are a husband and wife team who are inspired by travel and motivated by great tasting food.  Like their namesake – the chameleon is an expert at adapting to its environment – and attribute their ongoing success to their continual focus on how Irish people want to dine today. Recent additions include a range of craft beers and wines as well as catering for the dietary choices of vegetarians, vegans and those looking for gluten-free options.

Chameleon is ideal for a romantic meal, but can adapt to cater for group bookings of up to 40 in our private dining rooms. Located at the heart of Dublin and surrounded by world class theatre and venues our early bird and pre-theatre menus are the perfect start to your night

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Classic Set Menus

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Small Plates - Asian Tapas