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Address: Sandycove, Dublin 4, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 605 7700

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*This isn't the restaurant page!* but the swimming area

The reviews are so messed up for this place. The 40 Foot is a swimming area in Sandycove. (Most reviews are for the UK chain Wetherspoons in Dun Laoghaire - easy mistake... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a cold day sailing we were excited for a hardy lunch. Food had to be ordered at the bar. After ordering, I was surprised how fast it came to the table. I have waited longer at a McDonalds for an order. Food came out hot! So hot in fact, I wonder how they could get the internal temperature of... More 

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2 Thank Alex M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food deal, one of the best pubs I've been. Great staff, amazing variety of craft beer. Honest prices .

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Thank Fuganti
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reviews are so messed up for this place. The 40 Foot is a swimming area in Sandycove. (Most reviews are for the UK chain Wetherspoons in Dun Laoghaire - easy mistake) This isn't really an attraction so not to be seen on its own. You could get off the DART in Dun Laoghaire and walk along the coast heading... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go to McDonalds wherever you choose, then get your drinks here. Food is absolute c*r*a*p and you will suddenly realise that the "special deal" is not so special. The burgers, onion rings, battered fish - total greasy c*r*a*p. Just go there for the wine/beer and move on for finer dining.

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1 Thank EQ1000
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Was told this had a good fish and chips, so went for lunch. The Pro's Lovely view if you are upstairs. Clean and bright. Adequate service. wide menu to choose from. The Con's the menu was a bit misleading. the meals were priced 'with alcoholic drink/without alcoholic drink' I asked for a coke for my non-alcoholic drink but was told... More 

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1 Thank Catherine494932
Shropshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Handily on the Dun Laoghaire sea front. Typical WS food. I had a very nice curry. The pub is set up so most seats have a sea view. There is plenty of up stairs seating too. This was quite busy but food came with a reasonable time, tasted good and was hot!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Easy place to start for Americans , especially people with teens learning about Ireland. Easy to find, great view.

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Thank Katie B
Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Finding myself at a loose end on a balmy summer's evening I dropped in here for some sustenance. As it was a sunny evening, most of the punters were outside enjoying the remains of the day. I ordered the ironically-named gourmet burger and a pint. When it arrived, the burger patties had recently seen the business end of a freezer... More 

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2 Thank David F
Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Terrible set up - dirty tables, tatty chairs, sticky floors. Did not receive the food we ordered and prepaid for at the bar! Onion rings cremated! chicken burger was cold served with approx 10 chips and a lousy salad garnish served on very large plate. Service was non existent, staff looked like they are unhappy to be there. Gives the... More 

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3 Thank Soz C
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Weather spoons type pub. No Guiness. Beamish stout. Food wasn't the best, chips soggy. Tables not very clean. Service was good despite lack of staff. Not many places to eat in dun laoghaire, took us ages to find this place.

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