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O'Connells in Donnybrook

135 Morehampton Road, Dublin, Ireland
01 269 6116
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Ranked #194 of 1,916 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $51
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: O'Connells delights in being an Irish Restaurant serving menus with the best Irish ingredients, local, free-range, wild and organic when possible. We are more relaxed at lunch-time and in the evening we add table cloths for a nicer ambiance. We are a medium priced restaurant with an Early Bird Menu being served all evening - seven days a week. We are known for best value dining and being Coeliac Friendly. In 2012 O'Connells has been double awarded Best Casual Dining in Ireland by The Irish Independent Restaurant Awards and The National Hospitality Awards. O'Connells features in The Bridgestone Guide and in Georgina Campbell's Ireland Guide. Our Food is a Family Affair - Today is Yesterday - Tomorrow is Yesterday - nothing has changed. At O’Connells our recipes and dishes have long deep roots. Our Mother was born in 1925 her Mother in the 1890’s.One family food ethic has remained constant - a respect for the land, the sea, the producer and the cook. We are happy to share our family’s passion for the food of the island of Ireland through our menus.
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Wonderful meal and drink at O'Connells. The steak was superior, to even more famous restaurants in Dublin. Kind service taking care of our every needs.

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Dublin, Ireland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I took my two staff here for Christmas lunch and they could not have been more accommodating or helpful with the fact that we had a coeliac guest. They explained everything on the menu to us. The food was lovely, the service attentive but unobtrusive and the price for tthe three of us was very reasonable.

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Tullamore, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I was in Dublin with a group of 10 and we were booked into O'Connells for a meal on Tuesday night. I had not been here before and didn't know it wasn't a pub anymore. The decor remains very similar to when it was a bar, the toilets have been renovated and are spotless. The service is first class, The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We celebrated 2 birthdays on 6 December- staff managed to mix up the ages of the two people concerned on the cake inscription- this in spite of reminding the manager earlier. Staff are inexperienced and some have difficulties with English . Our meal was mediocre and there were not enough vegetables for 10 people. A table cloth would have been... More 

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tcoc, Owner at O'Connells in Donnybrook, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Catherine d, We are most disappointed to read your review and hasten to address our apologies for not delivering on what should have been a wonderful occasion for your entire party. We are mortified that this should have happened. In particular we are serving one of the birthday ladies for long years and we spoke on the day.... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I arrived to have dinner amidst large Xmas parties. They made a plan to squeeze me in and seat me. I managed to have a good meal, full choice of options and have friendly service. Food was good. I chose simple things, so can't really comment on the excellence of the chef. The service and the friendly nature will make... More 

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Whenever I'm in Dublin I always try to visit Tom O'Connell's excellent restaurant in Donnybrook - this time it was for lunch on a busy Saturday but Tom found us a table and gave us his recommendations for our food. My guest started with winter vegetable soup which he said was excellent and I had the smoked salmon which I... More 

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richmond va
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Wonderful service,delightful food and lovely dining experience. Perfect choice for a romantic dinner!

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New York City, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went fora group dinner as part of a tour. Choices were limited, however quality was excellent. Fish cake starter was fantastic. Chicken dish came with stuffing, potatoes and carrot/parsnip purée. All components were wonderful, chicken moist. A great meal was finished with a gorgeous Fruit Trifle. Unique presentation utilizing mason jars. Service was excellent with prompt attention and professional attitude.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Went for an early bird recently with a couple of friends and have to say I am already looking forward to a return visit. Had forgotten how good the place is, from the excellent wines suggested by our waiter which were no problem to try first to the offer of tea or coffee while we waited for our taxi. Starters... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We came to O'Connells on recommendation from the Four Seasons hotel. It's a nice, upscale bistro pub that's easy to find. We were seated right away and all was as expected until the manager came to our table and said a nicer table (nothing wrong with the one we had) was opening in 2 minutes and we were welcome to... More 

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Address: 135 Morehampton Road, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 01 269 6116
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Average Prices: USD 0 - 51
Cuisine: Irish

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