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

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Easy place to start

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Katie B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weatherspoons is a thriving UK chain of sub-gastropubs offering a wide but basic menu with a smashing selection of cask, pumped & bottled beers at amazing prices. The Forty Foot is a superb location in the new Pavilion Centre overlooking Dun Laoghaire Harbour named after a nearby sea cove which is not 40ft deep but much frequented 2 centuries ago... More 

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Thank Barry O
Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

there is nothing of interest here the place was famous for NOT allowing women swimmers it was a MEN only swim area it is not for the faint hearted when the tide in as the water is always COLD temperature and there are the facilities provided for personal changing are appalling

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Thank silverjet9
Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

if you feel like a beer on sunday afternoon make sure you dont show up at 40 foot before 12.30, they will not serve it until then the service is unfriendly, unprofessional and unhelpful the watress couldnt find the beer in their freedge despite it being in the view no alternative was suggested to the turned down food the chicken... More 

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Whether you're going to partake yourself or watch a friend take a winter's day dip in the ocean, or perhaps just go for the walk along the shore, this is a special place, if you get the weather for it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

But it is a real treat. Taking a dip at 40 foot is a real Dublin experience and is a year round tradition/routine for many. Originally a men's only spot it is open to all and it makes for a refreshing experience.

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Thank shawnday
County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I was at the forty foot last Saturday with my wife and daughter,the water was a bit rough where most swimmers take the plunge but being a tri swimmer we have our care skills to consider and went around the corner where it was safer as we like to swim a fair distance the water was not as cold as... More 

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