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Half Door

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3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1600
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Friendly service, and the best lamb shank I've ever had. The sticky toffee pudding was delicious. We'll be back.

Thank voltravel
Waterloo, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were recommended to eat at this restaurant by our B&B (PAX Guest House), and we were glad they did. Excellent seafood, as would be expected in Dingle - a fishing town. The seafood chowder was the best I had ever eaten, and I ate chowder nine times in nine different locations during our two-week trip to Ireland. Yes, the... More 

1 Thank Richard A
Conyers, Georgia
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's fine dining, but come as you are! We dined at the Half Door at the recommendation of our B&B host at The Shores (thanks, Annette!) and were not disappointed after a day touring and seeing the Dingle Peninsula in the rain. White linens and first class service were in order for an evening of great food. There are daily... More 

1 Thank jenned17
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Book early or miss out. Food portions are gigantic take caution when ordering the 3 course special priced options. Happy surprise, their house white chardonney is from Napa Valley, California and excellent. The seafood chowder is to die for and is a meal in itself. Fabulous host/owner with wife managing the kitchen staff. Very international vibe with superb food. Our... More 

2 Thank Jerry C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had dinner at the Half Door. The seafood was fresh and delicious and the service was wonderful. We will definitely return on our next visit to Dingle!

2 Thank Meljam8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always return here whenever I get back to Dingle aS the quality of food and service is hard to match. I started with the smoked salmon plate and it literally was a plate of smoked salmon wonderfully garnished and with beautiful avocado but the salmon itself was the star. Beautifully smoked and so fresh. My parents loved he fish... More 

2 Thank sinny12lyns
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 6.30pm and we took advantage of the early bird menu. It stated a price for three courses but I had two courses. Large portions and excellent food. Fish in particular was very good. Great flavours . Would go again

2 Thank Christine G
Tralee, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the title suggests the food was gorgeous and there was a large menu. The service was very quick and the people we dealt with were very polite and knowledgeable. They catered to special dietary requirements very well and basically offered the whole menu with a celiac option. We will be back!!

3 Thank owentmoore
Lakeway, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended to us by the owner of Pax House where we were staying, we had a romantic, and fantastic dinner here. Expensive but worth every bite!

2 Thank Lisa J
County Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a lovely meal here last night. We went for the early-bird menu. The food was fantastic. The ambience was fantastic. Service and value for money was, you guessed it, fantastic! A must for anyone eating out in Dingle. Book in advance though, very popular.

2 Thank JohnGrace5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, Irish, Seafood, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 1600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?