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Idas Restaurant

John Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 0885
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (33 reviews)
“lamb belly” (6 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
John Street, Dingle, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are year last summer (I know it took me awhile to write the review). This was a very romantic spot for my husband and I to celebrate our 1 year wedding anniversary while in Dingle. When we went we were only one of 2...More

Thank mallory215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't realise the type of restaurant it was, a set Tasting Menu 5 course. It was such a lovely surprise with the dishes offered just superb. With the added bonus of having the chef responsible come out with their dish and explain how it...More

Thank Carol A O
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I noticed Ida's on TripAdvisor and it peaked my interest. We swung by early in the afternoon to make a reservation and actually met the chef Kevin. We arrived for dinner and we were greeted and seated promptly in very comfortable chairs. We were given...More

Thank Brian021
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, amazing wine and amazing staff! Thoroughly enjoyable evening with wonderful food - both the fish/meat option and the vegetarian option. Staff with a passion for what they do and an amazing sommelier who knew all about his wines and the vignerons. A restaurant...More

Thank 731joe
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

First things first, Kevin Murphy (Chef) is a culinary genius. Full stop. This restaurant is unnecessarily humble as it punches far beyond its "Michelin-recommended" weight class. Each and every flavor is not only an homage to its physical roots (the team quite literally scale the...More

1  Thank Don W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It is only a matter of time before this restaurant gets awarded a Michelin star(s). We booked this restaurant on our last night during a three night stay in Dingle and only wish we had booked it first so we could have gone more than...More

Thank MindfulTrips
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We travelled from Dublin to Dingle for one night to eat at Idas. My third time to eat here and it did not disappoint. This was my first time to have the tasting menu and it was sensational. The quality of the food, service and...More

Thank jenmarl99
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I finally visited this restaurant and what a visit it was.The food was outstanding & the service was excellent .It is an experience not to forget with the head chef coming to the table explaining what you were about to delve into.To say the man...More

Thank HoganLorna
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to Idas for her 50th and it did not disappoint. My wife is a vegetarian (no meat or fish) but they quickly adapted the tasting menu and we had a superb meal. David - the front of house and Sommelier...More

Thank Crucky
Reviewed 27 March 2017

An absolute gem in Dingle! Every dish was incredible- from the locally foraged herbs, to the cod, oyster, lamb, incredible dessert and petit fours that almost pushed us over the edge. Fabulous staff, super interactive and knowledgable explaining each dish to perfection. The dingle gin...More

1  Thank KarKar88
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do we need reservations? what is the dress code?
25 August 2016|
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Response from Natalieb06 | Reviewed this property |
Hiya, there's no dress code. Lunch doesn't need a reservation but you should definitely reserve if you're going for dinner
Hi! Would we need to make a reservation if we are looking at having dinner on a Tuesday night in March? Many thanks!!
27 January 2016|
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Response from Mary R | Reviewed this property |
Because this restaurant is getting such a good rep, rightly in my opinion, I would always book a table in advance so that there is no disappointment when you get there. Sometimes in Dingle some restaurants close fora bit in... More
Nona B
Hello do you cater also for vegans/ vegetarians? Thanks
22 January 2016|
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Response from Len N | Reviewed this property |
My recollection is Yes but I ate fish which was amazing!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: John Street, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 0885
  • E-mail
Innovative, modern Irish cuisine with a keen eye for presentation in heart of Dingle town. Recommended in the Michelin Guide, Top 100 restaurants in Ireland, and top chefs to watch for 2015 by McKenna's Guides. Follow the journey at idasdingle on Instagram.
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