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Sand Bar

193/194 193 Clontarf Road | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 853 2204
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible25%
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“pasta” (10 reviews)
“panna cotta” (2 reviews)
“great pizza” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European
$$ - $$$
193/194 193 Clontarf Road | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regular readers to this column will know we patronise Sand reasonably often due its usually reliable food. Laterally and with a new chef they seem to have turned a corner and upped the consistency. The four of us had: 10 Oz ribeye (me), pasta marinara...More

Thank M C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Clontarf and have enjoyed plenty of meals here over the years. Over the past year or so the standard of their food has dropped. We ordered a take away last night - some pizzas and pasta and two portions of chips. After...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had eggs Benedict and a custom Pizza to take away. The brunch was unforgettable: welcoming service, good trained staff, everything with the smile and in professional manners; the food is gorgeous, so fresh and hot. Will be definitely back.

Thank Natalie K
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Was worth the walk from Clontarf Castle Hotel. We had pizza, 10" personnel. Was nice. Wish we could have sat outside, but it was too windy. Staff was friendly.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visited the Sand Bar last Sunday evening and I was dissapointed with both the Service and the food - it must have been an off day. Service was slow and initially without a smile or any enthusiasm - it did get better later with a...More

1  Thank Estelle H
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Great for pasta and pizza. Good friendly service. Good place for a quick dinner. Recommend going after 7.30 as its bit quieter then.

1  Thank ClontarfExplorer
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing from the staff to the food it is excellent and I will definitely be returning

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I am a big fan of this cafe style restaurant. Pizzas, Ciabattas, whatever your preference. Coffee and a ciabatta or a large Pizza and wine, you can't go wrong. I'm a big fan of their house Pizza (pizza de la casa). I've had it many...More

1  Thank timbookthree
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Had a really nice dinner at the Sand Bar, this is a great little restaurant / cafe that's clearly a favourite with locals. Relaxed friendly atmosphere and delicious Italian food, very authentic and big on flavour. Highly recommend the fish cakes special. This is a...More

1  Thank Butterflying_away
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Busy little cafe with excellent choice for breakfast. Me and my friend sat the outside table overlooking the Harbour. There are was sunshine and light breeze! Breakfast was served quickly and efficiently. We enjoyed a lovely delicious full breakfast that was plentiful and tasty. Reasonable...More

1  Thank Gila N
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193/194 193 Clontarf Road | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 853 2204
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Sandbar is an Italian Trattoria which serves pizza, pasta, Fresh Fish and prime Irish Beef,we fuse local produce with the best of Italian produce to serve quality dishes.The Restaurant has a capacity of 66 covers at a sitting we also have live piano music every weekend , our clients are mainly local people who have supported us for the last 9 years . Recently we have had a renovation to our dinning area and it now has a more warmer feel to it, overlooking Dublin Bay. We offer outside seating area when the Irish weather permits or when our guests are just brave,We will launch our wood fired pissa oven shortly to make our Pissa taste even better .
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