We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Panda Play Cafe

28A Anglesea Road | Old Belvedere Rugby Club, Ballsbridge, Dublin DUBLIN 4, Ireland
+353 86 399 5775
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great food and the kids had a ball

Our four kids love this place. Lots of toys to suit their ages and the biggest problem is getting... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
_elviandjames
,
Dublin, Ireland
Not bad

The panda cafe' in ballysbridge is cosy and well organized,has a good choice of toys for toddlers... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
Anna M
via mobile
Read all 12 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
Dec 7, 2017
“Not bad”
Dec 21, 2017
“Great food and the kids had a ball”
LOCATION
28A Anglesea Road | Old Belvedere Rugby Club, Ballsbridge, Dublin DUBLIN 4, Ireland
CONTACT
Website
+353 86 399 5775
Write a ReviewReviews (12)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed December 21, 2017

Our four kids love this place. Lots of toys to suit their ages and the biggest problem is getting them out of the place. Coffee is great and my oldest boy loves the wraps.

Thank _elviandjames
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

The panda cafe' in ballysbridge is cosy and well organized,has a good choice of toys for toddlers and babies, not so much for 5/7 years old. It is a bit expensive and the food choice should be better but it is a good size place...More

Thank Anna M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Siobhanoneill, Owner at Panda Play Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Hello Anna, Thank you for your review - I'm very glad you found it cosy and well organised, with a good choice of toys for little ones. We only cater to 0-5 year olds, so 6 and 7 year olds (if attending with their younger...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Went here a couple of weekends ago. Staff were friendly but the toys for the kids were outdated, broken and dirty. Will not go here again.More

1  Thank uggelsome
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Siobhanoneill, Owner at Panda Play Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Hello Uggelsome, Thank you for your review, we're always eager to learn how to improve our play cafe. Can you please explain what you mean by outdated toys? I wouldn't consider anything princess/Thomas the Tank Engine/toy kitchen/car play table/playframe-wise outdated, so I'm confused by your...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed March 6, 2017

My son an his friends had a wonderful time in Panda cafe for his 5th birthday. All the parents agreed it was the perfect venue for a child's party. The staff were wonderful. The kids were thoroughly entertained by "Batman". The food offered was plentiful...More

Thank jennlittle2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I've been to a lot of play cafes and Panda stands out as the biggest, cleanest and most welcoming of them all. If you have little kids with you, it's important you feel they are safe and in all the places I've been Panda is...More

1  Thank alyr0ss
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is my 2nd review for Panda Play ballsbridge. We took our 2 yr old over last weekend. After an initial mixup with the key to open it the kids all rushed in to play with the toys. He really enjoyed it, There is a...More

Thank Darrenireland
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went to the one in Ballsbridge with our 1 yr old. Lots of toys for him to explore and play with . Great to be able to feed him there and then let him off. We stayed close behind him to make sure he...More

1  Thank Darrenireland
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 19, 2014

I was in the Donnybrook Panda play cafe on Sunday 14th September and one of the staff, while setting up for a kids party, was walking on the table wearing outdoor shoes while suspending streamers from the ceiling. This was after the table had been...More

Thank FocusFocusFocus
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Siobhanoneill, Owner at Panda Play Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2014

Hello David, I appreciate the time you took to send a message through our website on the day of your visit. I tried to reply to you but I'm afraid you filled out the contact form with a mistake in your email address so despite...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent venue for the under 5's with a clean, safe and professionally-run environment. My daughter is nearly 4 and she loves the interactivity and the free-form nature of the set-up. The playroom is large effort to comfortably accommodate 50 kids plus parents...More

3  Thank Stepaside_Adam
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Massive waste of money. Iv more toys in my sons playroom. 6 00 entry is a joke considering its a rugby hall. Too little to play with causes arguments. My son was held down under the slide and bitten through three items of clothing by...More

Thank Karen P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Siobhanoneill, Owner at Panda Play Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Hello Karen, I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to Panda Play Cafe, customer feedback is very important to us so we appreciate your comments. First off I would like to apologise that the incident where your son was bitten was...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
PreviousNext
12
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 152 hotels in Dublin
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
2,505 reviews
.33 miles away
InterContinental Dublin
2,065 reviews
.37 miles away
Herbert Park Hotel
2,536 reviews
.50 miles away
Hampton Hotel
951 reviews
.66 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Mulberry Garden
620 reviews
.35 miles away
O’Connells Restaurant
482 reviews
.41 miles away
Horse Show House
127 reviews
.48 miles away
Bellucci Italian Restaurant & Cocktail Bar
479 reviews
.49 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Aviva Stadium
974 reviews
.93 miles away
Herbert Park
20 reviews
.49 miles away
University College Dublin
24 reviews
.92 miles away
Ashtons
12 reviews
.52 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Panda Play Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit