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The Abbey Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence
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Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
1. Great atmosphere
1. Great atmosphere
"Worth the walk up the hill to this quaint pub "
Flicksydney
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2. Wow...what a great place
2. Wow...what a great place
"It was our best ever experience while in Dublin"
forest5656
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3. Great food & Service
3. Great food & Service
"Really wholesome food, paired up with lovely creamy pints of Guinness"
irelandbuyer
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PRICE RANGE
$11-$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Nessa, Allison, and Noel taking care of us. They were very friendly, helpful and got all of our orders correct. Try the spicy pasta dish. It was fantastic. The fireplace in the room made the cold chilly day very cozy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 917Manjit
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Our table was superb - cosy leather armchairs, a round table in the corner of the restaurant. The night got off to a perfect start with efficient and friendly service from Robyn and Neasa, who made us feel incredibly welcome - thank you! The drinks...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank fivestarlady
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Hi fivestarlady, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to share your comprehensive review of your visit. Our kitchen team will be glowing with pride with all of your comments and Robyn and Nessa will be delighted with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our excitement to visit this pub after reading all the wonderful reviews was validated within moments of walking in! Between the delicious food (their homemade brown bread is to die for), the original rough cut stone walls, and the cozy feel our experience was made...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank BURower
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi BURower, Thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. You have made our team very happy today - especially Noel and Nessa :) They will be delighted with their special mention...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 18 traveling through the area. The restaurant took our orders ahead of time and were very organized. The food was excellent. The atmosphere was fun.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jean M
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jean M, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to rate us on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal and your visit. We really appreciate your feedback. Kind regards, Richard

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was just what I needed. It is quaint and quiet with excellent service and food. I just couldn’t bring myself to eat at one of the noisy & crowded touristy street restaurants, This popped up with reviews n tripaadvisor and did not disappoint! The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cpwife
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi cpwife, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for such a positive review on Trip Advisor - "Absolutely perfect".....it doesn't get more perfect than that as a review for us! You have made our team very happy today :) Many thanks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for dinner on a Sunday recently. All four of us had a lovely meal. No complaints about anything. Would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pewter
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Pewter, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your meal and we thank you sincerely for recommending us to future guests. Kind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, so was the service. Locale was dressed up for Halloween, which was nice. Price was descent.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank STIANofNORWAY
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi STIANofNORWAY, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to rate us on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to read that you enoyed your visit and we thank you for your feedback. Kind regards, Richard

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a brilliant meal here on Monday 5 November. The staff were wonderful but have to single Noel out. He was brilliant on the night, so helpful, entertaining and gave us great service. We really enjoyed the evening and will be back again. Thank you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Grainne C
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Grainne, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern on Monday and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit and that you were happy with the service provided by...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited here more so for the gluten free menu. Parking is very bad in the area, ended up parking on double yellows outside. Lovely atmosphere inside, nice decor, nice staff. Spare tables around as it was mid afternoon. Full gf menu to choose from. Prices...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MeathJohn
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Hi MeathJohn, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to review your visit on Trip Advisor. We are located in the heart of a very busy and beautiful village so yes, parking can be difficult but there is...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Good experience at this historical location. The service is not very fast, but good and kind. Great Halloween decorations. You can eat their excellent fish & chips and whatever you want.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mavero69
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Hi mavero69, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your fish and chips. If you liked our Halloween decorations you might like to...More

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meathbutterfly
September 19, 2017|
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Response from Ken S | Reviewed this property |
As far as I'm aware, during summer months, there's music every night except Sunday but you should check their web site or call to confirm.
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Peter B
September 2, 2017|
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Response from 318annmariem | Reviewed this property |
10 min max walk from the Dart, beautiful walk along the seafront on the way up. Enjoy, I couldn't recommend the abbey tavern enough 😊😊😊
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catherinefreeman62
July 14, 2017|
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Response from flyawayCT | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the time of year I would suggest making a reservation- anytime now through September to be sure.
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