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Old Music Shop Restaurant

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#299 of 2,257 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Seafood, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Delicious Afternoon Tea
1. Delicious Afternoon Tea
"Our afternoon tea in the Old Music Shop Cafe was delicious."
Manderla
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2. Lovely Place with Yummy Food
2. Lovely Place with Yummy Food
"for steak i can honestly say its one of the best ive had"
mysteryones
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3. Excellent Service and Value
3. Excellent Service and Value
" Really blown away with the service and value of this restaurant."
380hughf
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was not our first visit to The Old Music Shop Restaurant but it was our first time to revisit since the recent refurbishments. We’ve never been disappointed with the food, having an extensive menu from which to choose, but the new interior is a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Really blown away with the service and value of this restaurant. Located just at the top of Parnell Square, directly north of O’Connell Street, in what was Walton’s music store, and which was very much a part of Dublin for years. We were greeted by...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 380hughf
CastleHotelDublin, General Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2019

Dear 380hughf Great to read your wonderful review. I am so pleased that you found our staff friendly and welcoming and that you found our prices to be excellent value for money. Our lounge downstairs - the Castle Vaults is open every day at 4pm...More

Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I went to Old Music Room, Castle Hotel, Dublin 1 last night with Living Social Voucher for a Steak Meal, Chips and all the trimmings and a glass of wine. The meal was lovely and the service was out of this world....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank annieoDublin
CastleHotelDublin, General Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2019

Dear Anne Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful lovely review. I have passed on your kind comments to Monica and the food and beverage team. Monica is certainly an asset to our business as are all of the...More

Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Upon entering, the place was a bit chaotic with people milling around in all directions. Luckily we were immediately greeted by a nice Asian man who got us food from the counter quickly. He pointed to a table and we carried our plates there. It...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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CastleHotelDublin, General Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

Dear Waijgiy Thank you for your very kind review. I am delighted to hear that you found our staff member Billy to be helpful and friendly and I have passed on your kind comments to Billy and his direct Manager. We do offer breakfast for...More

Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Service was subpar - the waitress was almost rude. Food was just ok. I would not recommend this place. No one around us was happy with the service. We were there during the pre -theatre dining - not too many customers. The setting is nice...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jonir630
CastleHotelDublin, General Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

Dear Jonir630 Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am sorry if you found the service to be subpar, this sentiment seems to be at odds with most of our recent reviews and I would be keen to look into this further, if you could...More

Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

I booked afternoon tea here and after I noticed that they where running a deal on Living social 2 for 25 instead of 25 each. Since I already had it booked I decided to email them they told me no need to go to the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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CastleHotelDublin, General Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2019

Dear Missmac Thank you for your lovely review, I am so glad you enjoyed your Afternoon Tea with us here at the Old Music Shop Restaurant. I have also sampled quite a few Afternoon Teas in Dublin City Centre - all for research of course...More

Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

A delicious afternoon tea. The staff were really friendly and made us feel very welcome. They went to extra trouble to include my daughter making her a lovely hot chocolate. All sandwiches and cakes were tasty and beautifully presented.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Helen E
CastleHotelDublin, General Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2019

Dear Helen E Thank you so much for your lovely review, I am glad our staff offered the excellent service that we are renowned for here at the Castle Hotel and the Old Music Shop Restaurant at the Castle Hotel Dublin. Kindest Regards Yvonne O'Keeffe...More

Reviewed May 6, 2019

Booked in for 2 Steak & Chips meals, from someone who doesnt normally opt for steak i can honestly say its one of the best ive had. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Team this with the lovely surroundings and the extensive list of various Gin's...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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CastleHotelDublin, General Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2019

Dear Mysterones Delighted to read that you enjoyed your recent visit. I am glad you found our staff friendly and helpful and I will certainly pass on your kind comments about your delicious steak to our chefs and to the team here. Thanks again &...More

Reviewed May 3, 2019

Thank you so much for our lovely afternoon tea on Thursday afternoon. I have been for afternoon tea many times but this has been the best. Why? the beautiful surroundings, the gorgeous food.....but especially by the lovely young lady who served us (Carmella???). She was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Catherine B
Tom M, Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2019

Hi Catherine Thank you for the wonderful review and we're delighted you enjoyed yourself. I'll let pass on your thanks to Camelia and the rest of the staff. Warm regards Tom

Reviewed April 28, 2019

We visited the Old Music Shop Restaurant on two occasions. First we had a lovely date night with each of us enjoying the ribeye steak in the lower level. The next day, we returned to eat upstairs for dessert only. The cheesecake was yummy! But...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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CastleHotelDublin, General Manager at Old Music Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2019

Dear Aquatenniia Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your date night and cheesecake dessert. The Old Music Shop Restaurant is actually part of the Castle Hotel which is Dublin's oldest hotel with 130 bedrooms & 130 bathrooms & so we...More

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