Shaku Maku = What’s the story

Shaku maku was born in 2022 with intention to bring authentic Middle eastern flavors to the heart of Dublin.
We are proud of our design that brings you to another era

There are old posters with Arabic writing on the walls, and you can see famous people from the Middle East like the popular singer, Um Kalthoum. It feels like a mix of the past and present, giving our customers a taste of Middle Eastern culture and history.

Our “hidden” lounge

If you go deeper into the restaurant, you can find our hidden Shisha lounge. It’s a spot where our guests can relax after eating, enjoy some drinks from newly build bar and smoke Shisha. Our lounge can become your place for special occasion and celebrations.

Group Bookings

Shaku maku is a perfect spot for group booking and events! Want your upcoming event to stand out? Our spacious lounge will do. Here you can celebrate birthdays and anniversaries hustle-free. NO BOOKING DEPOSITS REQUIRED


We do have a catering option available for our customers that will definitely can satisfy all of your taste buds. Simply call us to discuss your event and any dietary requirements, out team will happily assist with everything you need.

Menu that meant to stand out


Experience the past with our authentic starters. The decor may highlight iconic figures like the unforgettable Um Kalthoum, but our dishes will take you to the bustling streets of Cairo or the aromatic souks of Beirut.


From timeless classics to modern reinterpretations, our main courses epitomize Middle Eastern cuisine’s heart. Made with the freshest local ingredients, every bite promises authenticity and delight.

Wood-Fired Delights

Step outside to our lounge, where our recent addition, a wood-fired oven, beckons. Savor the crisp crusts of our pizzas or the traditional Manaeesh sprinkled with zesty Zaatar. It’s a contemporary touch, but with deep-rooted flavors.


Have you ever tried our home-made Baklava or Kunafe? These authentic deserts will definitely make you come back for more!