We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Clontarf Castle

Castle Avenue, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
353 1 833 2321
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #548 of 1,829 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $32
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Write a Review

81 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
    35
    26
    14
    3
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Saint Joseph, Michigan
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

First class restaurant with food and service to match. The waiter was very helpful in recommending selections - we tried several starters and a wonderful dinner - Tenderloin steak with a fine bottle of wine. Highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great hotel. Great concierge. Great staff. Close enough to attractions and city center. Very nice hotel inside and out.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

castle itself hard to get to. nice area to see Clontarf is an expensive neighborhood. not really worth it unless you stay near.

Was this review helpful? Yes
dublin
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We dined in Farenheit Grill last Sunday the 15th June - one Irish couple and one visiting american couple from annapolis. We found the staff very friendly and efficient and the food was very enjoyable. We all opted for the Early Bird menu and were not disappointed. The salmon starter was a total delight. The room itself is simply wonderful... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Last Sunday, my husband and my two young daughters enjoyed a lovely carver in Clontarf Castle. The food was very high quality and there was a lovely atmosphere!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We intend going back tonight, and we are only in Dublin for 5 nights, but we did enjoy the quality meal, the setting and best of all the personalised, friendly service. It makes a difference and it is a hallmark of our travels in Ireland. But thanks to Dympna at the Clontarf Castle Hotel, we feel that on our last... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Alberta, Canada
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

I am going to hope the buffet was a traditional meal offering because it really was not that special. I chose the bacon (ham) from the buffet and it was just average and the vegetables were bland. If it weren't for the spectacular setting I would have rated the meal lower.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I'm not often motivated to write reviews, but sometimes the experience is just so poor as to warrant one. I have been to Clontarf Castle three times and I am yet to be given a class that is not heavily lipstick marked (this includes the replacement glass on the occasion that I requested one). The service, which to be fair... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
kalamazoo
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My husband and I chose this hotel due to location near downtown Dublin and bus line as well as the airport and because ITS A CASTLE!! Cool decor, nice rooms, great restaurants. Short walk to bus line, downtown in 15 minutes. Do ask where to catch the return as it is around the corner from the drop off downtown. Louise... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My Family have just had a private dining party in the tower suite of the Clontarf Castle, What a wonderful experience, everything went so smoothly the food was excellent and the staff where very attentive, I would highly recommend this hotel for private dining.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Clontarf Castle also viewed

Dublin, County Dublin
Clondalkin, County Dublin
 
Dublin, County Dublin
Clondalkin, County Dublin
 

Been to Clontarf Castle? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Clontarf Castle, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing