I popped into Dux and Co yesterday for a quick lunch. I'd walked past several times and thought it looked nice. The interior is sort of shabby chic, welcoming with wooden tables and a bottle opener hanging from a string. There is also a couch corner.
I chose soup of the day, which was pea and mint. It arrived in a generous sized pottery bowl with a sprig of mint and a slice of toasted ciabatta. It was thick, wholesome, delicious and filling and only €4.50. I know there are good soup and sandwich deals around but you wouldn't need a sandwich after this! I finished with a black coffee, hot and strong.
The evening menu (Weds-Saturday)looks lovely and is very reasonable. There are nibbles,cheese and meat boards and tapas style sharing plates. The mains are well priced at €13/14 with daily specials on the board and there are delicious veggie options. There isn't a drinks license but you can bring your own wine for €4 corkage a bottle and beer for €6 a table. Definitely one to bear in mind with it's close location across the halfpenny bridge up to The Abbey or the Gate for a pre-theatre.
Dux and Co.
51 Wellington Quay 613 9864