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20 Saint Patrick's Road | Dalkey, Dublin, Dalkey, Ireland
+353 1 235 3401
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Saint Patrick's Road | Dalkey, Dublin, Dalkey, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't been here for a couple of years and were disappointed as it lacks the zing in food presentation and service that we remembered. It is still a good place to pop into for a coffee or a quick lunch with a good choice...More

Thank Cherry P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Idlewilde is a lovely hidden cafe near Harold boys school . It is family friendly and has a nice range of food , has a nice quiet atmosphere :)

Thank Alisa Y
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Last Sunday on a visit to Dalkey I spotted this place from the corner of my eye while crossing the junction of Castle Street and Saint Patrick's Road. I walked in at lunchtime and I ordered a Wrights Oak Smoked Salmon with Bagel, Cream Cheese,...More

Thank Paulander
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

A warm welcome, good coffee and yummy cakes. I would recommend this cafe. It was full, there was a lively buzz but we could still chat. Best of all was the friendly service.

Thank Madame B
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Had lunch here and the food was quite tasty and well presented. There is a lovely laid back atmosphere in this café, and it would be a lovely cosy spot to while away an hour or two. Although the self closer on the front door...More

Thank Wislab
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We were out with our Grandson yesterday and ended up in Dalkey. It was 3.30pm and we had nothing since breakfast and I remember visiting Idlewilde a few years ago so decided we would go there. The minute we we walked in we were greeted...More

Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It was 3.50 euro for a good sized pot of tea for two, and then we split a chocolate cookie. They also served food but we didn't have any at this visit. Multiple pastries available. Very cute little place, they have wifi, and prices were...More

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had breakfast there today. I had forgotten how big their breakfast is. Sourdough toast, poached eggs, bacon and sausages....mmmm. Their secret lies in the attention to details: relish served with their breakfast is the best I have tried, the jam they...More

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nice little cafe. Everyone enjoyed their food. Coffee was very good. Little expensive - over 10 euro for a baked potato...

Thank Mrhairyman
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had early morning coffee here and fresh pastries. The patio was really sunny and good buzz for the time of day. Its off the main road in Dalkey but worth a visit.

Thank ozziegirl1980
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Saint Patrick's Road | Dalkey, Dublin, Dalkey, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dalkey
  • Phone Number: +353 1 235 3401
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