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Half Door

3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
(066) 9151600
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Ranked #20 of 69 Restaurants in Dingle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
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  • French first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Ireland
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

It's gone a bit downhill. We were disappointed with this place. I usually have the lobster thermidoor but didn't feel like it so went for something else. My partners dish was also disappointing and very much on the bland side. Just not good enough for the price!

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Cork, Ireland
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I continue to rave about this restaurant. I have had some of my best meals ever here. Their duo of pan fried fish is to die for. The restaurant is always packed so booking is a must. The atmosphere is great.

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I had an evening meal here yesterday and would highly recommend it not only was the food extremely flavoursome but present with a lovely flower garnish.The early bird menu is superb value for money and it has one of the best choices I have seen anywhere.

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Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Absolutely love the half door restaurant!! Lovely atmosphere in there, very friendly staff and most importantly the food is delicious! Top class food, love the fish dishes!! Definately worth a visit if you are in dingle

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North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

There are a lot of restaurants in Dingle, but this was a Wonderful meal, great service. A must if you want a nice quiet meal with a lot of atmosphere

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Dublin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Ate here after not getting into Ida's as we were too late - thrilled we didn't as it looked cold and in inviting. Bright lights and uncleared tables ??? Anyway - the half door was amazing. Great lamb and Duck with smokies to die for! Waiter was lovely too - great chats ! Head straight for this restaurant !

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Dublin
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went there with 8 others after the Dingle Half Marathon! This is a charming restaurant with an exciting varied menu with an emphasis on seafood as you would expect! We were there for the early bird which was great value - three courses for €29.50. Everyone enjoyed. Melon starter was truly fabulous! Had hake for main - delicious! Nice touch... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I had a nice meal here on 30/08/2014. We shared a starter of mussels in a creamy garlic sauce served with brown bread. The mussels, sauce and bread were delicious. Mains were hake for Lynn & duo of turbot and john dory for me. Both were enjoyable and served with potato/veg. The meal was good but I... More

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Wexford, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

After a stunning, windblown walk across Fermoyle Strand last week, we were delighted to be warmly welcomed to the Half Door Restaurant by the smiling head waiter, Roland. Five of us, of varying ages and culinary interests, had the most delicious lunch of mussels, salmon, steak and the best crab gratin we had ever tasted. After this feast, a delicious... More

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Cork
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

First time in Th Half door in August. I won't be back. While the food was gorgeous the owner himself is lovely the head waiter left a v v v bitter taste in my mouth. I too had the pleasure of his rudeness. I merely mentioned that my main course wasn't to my taste and you'd swear it was a... More

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