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The Step Inn

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Stepaside Village | Dublin 18, Dublin, Ireland
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food.

Excellent food, great choice, bistro style, friendly staff, great bar. Busy place, may need to book.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Tony M
Wexford, Ireland
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English first
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome food (see photo). Real Dublin hospitality. A reflection of the Ireland I remember from 25 years ago. Food and coffee steaming hot. Great place.

Thank damomacsee
Wexford, Ireland
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Excellent food, great choice, bistro style, friendly staff, great bar. Busy place, may need to book.

1 Thank Tony M
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Have eaten in this restaurant on several occasions at lunch time and in the evening as the food is of a higher standard than your normal public house. The menu is varied and caters for most taste buds. Staff very helpful and friendly. Nice atmosphere and good value. Recommend the Thai curry as its delicious.

Thank IrelandRita
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

new menu is interesting - great range of starters. much fancier than your average pub. Haven't tried one yet but the steak on the stone looks awesome - large towering american style fillet steaks, not your usual fillet you will see in a pub. Had chicken wings, good quality chicken but a bit dry and scabby on the sauce to... More 

Thank donal o
Armagh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The menu looked great with so much to choose from. I had the Thai Red Curry with fragrant rice. Presentation was good but the they used the crap of the chicken. I mean the brown meat with grizzle, skin still intact and small bones throughout the chicken pieces. It was the worst curry I have ever had. I was visiting... More 

Thank akaekk
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Had dinner here last Sunday. The place was packed and smelled very unpleasant. There was no air circulating and the fire door opened onto smokers which was awful. The general eating area was dirty with tables sticky and floor stained. The food was disappointing & barely warm, the duck was chewy and large lumps of turnip overpowered the veg selection.... More 

Thank hollydub
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Hi all, went for lunch here last week and I have to say very disappointed in what I got. Got a toasted sambo and the bottom slice was all wet and soggie, the chips were great. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food we got was very simple and we were 45mins waiting on for it. This place... More 

Thank barneyc83
Dublin, Ireland
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94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Step Inn at the foot of the Dublin mountains is a lovely find. The staff are exceptional, extremely friendly, polite and helpful. The starters are really tasty and the Steak on the stone is a must.

Thank PaulMD12
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I call in here now and again for lunch or evening meal - occasionally in the evening for a pint. Sometimes the food service is a bit slow but overall it's an excellent haunt in a nice area and in a nice setting. good traditional good value food.

Thank Jonathan B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The Step In is a perfect choice for just going out whether during breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Both times I have been here I would rate it 5 stars. They have great customer service and are always ready to take your order or recommend the best food/drinks whether the price is the lowest or the highest. They also include flat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stepaside Village | Dublin 18, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: 295-6202

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Irish


Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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