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The Boatyard Restaurant & Bar

Strand Street, Dingle V92 C97A, Ireland
+353 66 915 0920
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab claws” (63 reviews)
“seafood platter” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Irish, Seafood, Soups, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Strand Street, Dingle V92 C97A, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dog friendly. The view of the harbour may be restricted some days by the coach parking but do not let that put you off. There is a nice outdoor seating area but on a cooler day there is seating in the indoor conservatory as well...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had heard some good things about the Boatyard so gave it a go. Menu looked impressive, concentrating on local seafood, as you would expect from a restaurant just opposite the harbour. Place itself, disappointing. Miss mash of decor, no clear style, laminated menus and paper...More

Thank cheffybhoy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have had several lovely, tasty meals here. It has suited from elderly grandparents down to toddlers and babies. Something for everyone. Staff are nice and pleasant. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Karmarama
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room is very pleasant, but on a hot day it might be well to avoid the conservatory, which was a bit stuffy. We all ate fish which was very fresh. The open crab and prawn sandwich was very nice, the mussels generous. The fish...More

Thank Suetoyou
gogrady, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a lovely review, we pride ourselves on serving fresh local food which is supplied to us daily. We are sorry that you were disappointed with hake as the fish in the fish and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a good time and good food in a sunny day. Very nice place with a beautiful view. Also with amazing beers from Dick Mack's brew house .

Thank felipe-borges
gogrady, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Felipe, we hope you enjoyed your visit to Dingle, you were lucky to have sunny weather and we agree that Dick Macks beers are amazing.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here with my 3 yr old girl for her birthday. Only 2 staff on on one if the hottest days yet. Half the place was closed due 2 short staffing. I asked if we cud get a table inside and was told there...More

Thank kathys1974
gogrady, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kathy, we are really sorry to hear that you won’t be back to see us, I would like to apologise to you for the delay in serving you and that we couldn’t accommodate you inside the restaurant, this was due to a serious staffing issue...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It looks like a great place and the menu is promising but we left. Why? We waited for 15 minutes and we asked a waiter if we could order. Answer why are in a hurry? No but we are thursty, but we can just wait...More

Thank Mark V
gogrady, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mark, we are sorry that you were left waiting for 25 minutes to order and that our staff were not more helpful, we have a staffing issue at the moment which we are working hard to rectify. You really didn’t catch us at our best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walk in mid week lunch Lovely location - view sensational Great menu Crab claws sensational Local smoked salmon sensational Locally brewed beer on tap Staff have a genuine care factor Highly recommended

Thank Coroona
gogrady, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the "outstanding" comment we really do try to give our diners the best experience we can and we pride ourselves on our fresh, local food and locally brewed beers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our honeymoon road tripping through Ireland I looked up pub-food alternatives for lunch and this place came up. The crab-claws were amazing! My husband had the salmon and I had the seafood chowder and salad and it was a perfectly satisfying lunch. A refreshing...More

Thank Bethany M
gogrady, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bethany Congratulations on your wedding and hope you had a great honeymoon. Thanks a million for the great review, we pride ourselves on our fresh seafood and our service as well, we are delighted that you enjoyed dining with us and hope you come back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My and wife and I ate here as part of a tour group. Food arrived quickly, well cooked, crispy and large portions. We were in and out in short order. Especially considering the large group we were in. Nice location.

Thank Charles H
gogrady, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank a million Charles, we are delighted that you enjoyed our Fish and Chips.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strand Street, Dingle V92 C97A, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 0920
  • E-mail
Serving the very best of fresh Dingle and Kerry produce, our fish comes straight to us from the local fishing boats and our meats and vegetables come from local farmers in the area. Lobster, Crab Claws, Clams, Prawns, Monkfish, Calamari........ Succulent Steaks, Home-made Burgers, Kerry Lamb, Gluten Free Dishes (including our classic Fish 'n Chips)....... Sinful Desserts.......... A fully Licensed Bar.
Enjoy our tasteful nautical decor that celebrates the maritime traditions of Dingle, our fresh bright ambiance with soft cushions and furnishings, and on a special evening, experience the glow of a Dingle Peninsula sunset as it casts its last rays over the harbour.
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