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The Boatyard Restaurant

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Waterside, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 0920
11:00 - 22:00
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Limerick, Ireland
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a Saturday. We sat in the conservatory. Staff were really nice and efficient. Food was nice but slightly pricey.

Thank Rachelhawkins
Venice, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Slightly crazy, but lots of fun, a bustling water-front restaurant with great service and fair process. Don't miss it

Thank Rick B
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We stopped here for a pleasant lunch with a view of the harbor. I ate light as I wanted to stop for some ice cream afterwards. I had the warm goat cheese sandwich which was excellent. The guy sitting at the table next to us had the Atlantic Seafood Platter that was huge. I was amazed someone could eat that... More 

Thank AprilFool27
Dingle, Ireland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This restaurant has a great location opposite the harbour, we all had different meals, all were very nice, I particularly like the Atlantic platter , it is a nice place for those (odd) people who do not want to eat in a pub, it is a proper restaurant. Friendly staff, nice relaxed atmosphere. Suitable for children and families. I do... More 

Thank fuchsia2014
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We went here for New Year's Eve 2016 and the food was excellent from start to finish with great portions, hot food and friendly staff. The atmosphere was nice and relaxed and the tables were well spaced apart. Highly recommended and we'll be back next time!

Thank Andrew T
Miskolc, Hungary
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Being a kind of frequent visitor to Ireland, I always make my "eating out" plan in advance. The Boatyard restaurant has been a steady point during my gastro tours in the last 5 years. They serve all kinds of fresh seafood perfectly prepared in a cosy seaview restaurant. Its worth visiting!!!!!

Thank szigbarbi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely fresh seafood,great trio of crab and fish and chips,good vegetarian choice,warm friendly service and a great ambience,my only niggle is we were charged over €8 for a pot of tea with 2 teabags.however the food wine and service was great

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Orlando, Florida
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Enjoyed a terrific lunch here with the local beer called Tom Crean. The owner Gavin O"Grady sat and conversed with us and really made this a fun time. Nice glass canopy area looking out over the bay on a beautiful day makes this a highly recommended stop if you are in Dingle.

Thank Tony D
Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

My desire here would be to give a rating between average and very good. We were a bit disappointed when we first arrived and the first thing our waiter told us was what was not available from the menu. Despite that we stayed and had a very good meal (fish and chips for one, tempura battered scampi for the other).... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I would eat here again if it was cheaper. Far too pricey compared to what you can eat, for the same money, elsewhere in Dingle. Tempura prawns were made fresh but a crab cake I got for starters was microwaved..... and was only barely warm on one side. Fast service and friendly staff though..

1 Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Irish, Seafood, Soups, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterside, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 0920
Serving the very best of fresh Dingle and Kerry produce, our fish comes straight to us from the local fishing boats and our meats and vegetables come from local farmers in the area. Lobster, Crab Claws, Clams, Prawns, Monkfish, Calamari........ Succulent Steaks, Home-made Burgers, Kerry Lamb, Gluten Free Dishes (including our classic Fish 'n Chips)....... Sinful Desserts.......... A fully Licensed Bar.
Enjoy our tasteful nautical decor that celebrates the maritime traditions of Dingle, our fresh bright ambiance with soft cushions and furnishings, and on a special evening, experience the glow of a Dingle Peninsula sunset as it casts its last rays over the harbour.

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