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F.X. Buckley Steakhouse

3 Monkstown Cres, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 284 6187
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (95 reviews)
“skinny fries” (3 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Monkstown Cres, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was flawless, very tender steaks and delicious chips. The scallops and chicken wings starters are also worth trying. The staff were friendly and welcoming but service was a bit slow. Overall though it was a very good experience.

Thank csmurf
Reviewed November 7, 2017

So had a choice to got out in Monkstown Last Saturday and chose to go to FXB as we had not visited there since the change and to be honest I wanted a pint. It was a lot different to the original Pub more like...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We’ve been there for dinner,me and my husband and had a great night,delicious steak,fabulous atmosphere and good service!!!Really recommended this place and we will definitely be back!!!

Thank Oana C
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We were all very impressed with the refurbishment from stale pub, to classy steakhouse. The service, food and ambience are all now a vast improvement on what it was. The two lads had the porterhouse, and the ladies went for the chateaubriand. The manager suggest...More

1  Thank kadirvader
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Was invited here for a coffee, my hostess told us that she had been assured that small bites were on the menu when she booked. Turned out there weren't- only a few starters from a full, pricey, lunch menu. I had my menu taken off...More

2  Thank Mediocre-Golfer
Reviewed November 5, 2017

I made a booking for a large group with this restaurant for a Sunday lunch clearly indicating that we just wanted light snacks and could they accommodate us. I also phoned a second time after making reservation requesting that we would be acccommodated downstairs as...More

1  Thank SueLizHav
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Went here with two friends for lunch... and two of us had truly terrible meals. One – a steak lover – wasted €33 on a 14 oz ribeye. It was tough, lacked taste, and came with an over-eggy bearnaise sauce. I had "gnocchi" – mushy...More

2  Thank Chris L
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

I must say this is top class ,the service was excellent and professional, the steak I must say is the best in Ireland so far anyway ,the Irish anti pasti meat board is just wow ,the desert was amazing, I will be back and I...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Prawn in chilli, lime, butter starter was fine - Prawns were tender and nicely cooked, but it had no chilli kick whatsoever - came with a nice sourdough bread though. Rib eye steak was cooked as requested, but not overly flavourful (I do a better...More

1  Thank EdTechGuy
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I have visited here and my experience was the same both times. Unfortunately the manager is not a people person and looks stressed all of the time. The first time we were here I just passed it off as him...More

4  Thank ros1068
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Monkstown Cres, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dun Laoghaire
  • Phone Number: +353 1 284 6187
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