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The Grill at the Castle

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Killiney, Ireland
+353 1 230 5454
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“roast duck” (2 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Killiney, Ireland
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Reviewed June 28, 2017

Not worth the money. The food is very average and kind of tasteless. It however, looked real good. Don't waste your time or money. If, you can walk or drive down the hill to Dalkey, eat there.

Thank Karin H
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I had the smoked fish plate with brown bread. The food was outstanding. I had the pleasure of joining a local and hearing lots of history on Dublin. Outstanding!

Thank LeslieF65
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Tiny fillet steak. Flavourless crab crab claws. Cold and chewy chips (were replaced for a fresh batch). Staff were unapologetic. As a local, here's a warning for all tourists: There are way, way better restaurants in a 5 Euro taxi down the road in Dalkey....More

Thank amaricourt2013
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Visited here while staying at the hotel. We had no reservation, however the staff were accommodating and managed to fit us in with only a short wait. A decent menu offered us enough choices. We really enjoyed the fare upon its arrival. The staff were...More

Thank Declan S
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

The menu was okay. There was 4 people in my party. We all had different meals. Everyone said there food was okay but not excellent. The food was nicely presented but wasn't amazing. My husband had pork filet with a bland stuffing, he was disappointed...More

1  Thank nikki m
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food served in a relaxed atmosphere. The menu has an excellent range of food. We have eaten twice at The Grill at the Castle and on both occasions it was great.

Thank FitziD
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Took a bit to find it, hallways, stairs, etc. But it was worth it. The food and service were excellent. Fish was fresh and a bit of a surprise, since it was nothing we had before. Sometimes its good to branch out and it was...More

Thank trvlbuf
Reviewed November 16, 2016

You need to book early for a Table as this Restaurant gets very busy and Saff are very good and service is quick despite it being very busy. Very Friendly atmosphere.

Thank mccabeann
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Poorish lighting in restaurant which made it difficult to read menu. Service good and quality of food fine

Thank CharlesX
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

The food was unbelievable and the staff was very accommodating and understanding with explaining items to us! Should have eaten there every night!

Thank jendozier
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Nearby Attractions
Killiney Hill
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.44 miles away
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.75 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Killiney, Ireland (Formerly Dungeon Bar and Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Killiney
  • Phone Number: +353 1 230 5454
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