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“fab food at Dunes” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dunes Pub and Bistro

Dunes Pub and Bistro
| Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, Ireland
+ 353 (0) 23 8833143
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Ranked #12 of 37 Restaurants in Clonakilty
Cuisines: Pub, Bistro
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pallasgreen
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4 reviews 4 reviews
“fab food at Dunes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

extensive menu, fabulous seafood as well as steaks and roast options. Kids menu has great choices and generous portions.

Visited April 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Vannes, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“reasonable prices for a very substantial quality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

this bistro has "atmosphere", and although in a vey large hotel, makes you feel you are in Ireland: gbentleness of the staff, quick service (if you want it) and excellent food often served on slate dishes.

Visited March 2013
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ireland
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Sloooooooooow Service but good food and fine location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I have to say first of all I am a big fan of this hotel, so much so that we had our wedding reception here. This makes me more disappointed in the Dunes restaurant. We visited on a wet and windy Sunday. The place was very quiet so you would have expected attentive service. After finding a table we waited 20 minutes for our order to be taken. The food iteslf when it came was very good. Everyone was satisied with quality and quantity. We then however had to wait and wait and wait on our coffees, so much so that in the end we gave up and just settled our bill. I have the say the service totally ruined our experience and we will not be returning. A real shame because it is a really fine location.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best Fish Ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

the food is fantastic - the fish was amazing but the menu is very varied for those who dont like fish. Great atmosphere day or night. Staff are great - very inviting,

Visited October 2012
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Dublin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Food and Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

If you can ignore the pirate statue and some other slighly off key decor which does not connect at all with the rest of the hotel then you are in for a treat food wise. We had an amazing lobster and chips dinner here which was top class. It can get very busy at certain times but the staff do a great job in trying to accomodate everyone. The wall around the outside dining area is a big mistake I feel as it creates a solid barrier between the patio and the views of the beach and maybe a glass wall would have been a better solution.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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