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Pandinis Restaurant is located in Newlands Cross, Clondalkin Dublin 22. A modern Italian restaurant that offers an intimate and elegant setting with an informal family atmosphere, sumptuous food and excellent service. Our talented Italian head chef, Cornelitto has over 17years experience in producing fine quality Italian food and delivers great taste and flavour. The emphasis throughout Pandinis is on providing some of the finest wines from all the great regions of Italy, such as Piedmont, Tuscany and Sardinia, that would make you feel like you are dining in the heart of any famous historic Italian city. Pandinis offers a wide variety of traditional Italian dishes, including a wide range of
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed September 6, 2020

I visited here with friends a couple of weeks ago. Unfortunately, there was no hand sanitiser in the doorway as we arrived, we used some of our own. Our waitress had little English, which made ordering our meal difficult. Only three meals arrived when 4...were ordered. The restaurant was quiet when we arrived but got very busy as we ate our meal. We had people queueing on one side of us to come into the restaurant. on the other side the tables filled up and staff were moving up and down the aisle. We were very uncomfortable with the situation, as we felt the social distancing was not adequate. We asked for another table away from this hustle and bustle. We were moved to a much quieter area of the restaurant and continued with our meal. The food was delicious. We would have had a much more comfortable evening if management had sorted out their social distancing and sanitising issues properlyMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 12, 2020 via mobile

Decided to go here with the family before the lock down. I ordered the burger. After a few bites I placed my burger on my plate with the top of the burger lying on the plate allowing me me to see the mouldy base that...they used. Absolutely disgusting. We went here shortly after it opened originally and it was terrible. Wish we never gave it a 2nd chance. We certainly won't be giving it the third time lucky. Never againMore

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed August 7, 2020

We arrived in Dublin on Thursday staying in the Maldron Hotel across the road. We decided that we would try here as we read the reviews and its looked good. We arrived at 10.30, we walked in had our mask on us and all. I...politely asked if we could get a table for 3 to be grunted at did you not book? We politely responded no we didnt realise we needed to book. We signed in gave our details for contract tracing. We were shown to the table. A young girl came to take our order and I would have to say she has absoulety no interest in been there that day, no smile, no manners at all. Everything seemed to a big deal. At this stage we had our mask off us as we were at the table. We smiled at any of the servers that came to us said thank you but all we got were grunts and resting faces!! Does no one in this establishment smile?? I for one work in the industry and smile doesnt cost anyone anything and having manners doesnt either. There is nothing worst than going to an establishment where the staff is rude it turns people away from the establishment. We will never be here again and we come to Dublin alot of the time.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 25, 2020 via mobile

Food was gorgeous, loads of gluten free options so was delighted. Staff were so friendly but the girl that served us was so helpful. Lovely girl. Can’t wait to go back. Found the total for the bill very reasonable.

Date of visit: July 2020
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GuestManage, Guest Relations Manager at Pandini's, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2020

Hello ClaireElle30, Thank you for the time you took to review us. We are glad that you enjoyed the experience you had on your recent visit and are excited to welcome you back! Kind regards, Pandini's Team

Reviewed July 8, 2020 via mobile

First visit this evening. Really impressed. A great family friendly, casual restaurant with fab food and lovely staff. Highly recommended

Date of visit: July 2020
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GuestManage, Guest Relations Manager at Pandini's, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2020

Hello Kathryn, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review! We're delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and we appreciate the recommendation. We are excited to welcome you back! Kind regards, The team at Pandini's

Reviewed February 24, 2020

We turned up on spec on a very busy saturday at about 12.30pm. Short wait to be seated and couldnt complain about anything really. The service was attentive, the food delicious and easy enough to get attention and pay. Couldnt fault the service, food or...price.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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GuestManage, Agencia/asesor at Pandini's, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Hello Rebecca C, Thank you for taking the time to leave a glowing review. We are glad you enjoyed our service and the food and hope you can visit us again soon. Kind regards, The team at Pandini's

Reviewed February 23, 2020

Went for a family dinner the food was amazing. The restaurant is comfortable and clean. Staff were all very nice. Very reasonably priced. Definitely book in advanceMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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GuestManage, Agencia/asesor at Pandini's, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Hello Lisa L, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're very happy to hear that you had a good experience at our restaurant! We work very hard in it and we're delighted with your positive feedback! We'll pass your compliments to the team...More

Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

I had dinner here last night on Saturday night. Lots of families eating here. Food was decent, I had monkfish. Fish was reasonably fresh, though the seafood accompaniment I thought might be frozen(I didn't ask). However it was in a fresh tomato&chilli sauce&tasted great. Chips...were homemade proper chips. The wine selection was OK, the standard Irish choices. Himself had the burger, which he thought was tasty if a little overdone. Chicken wings were delicious- tangy perfect buffalo sauce, nice crispy chicken wings (not those flabby ones which are often barely cooked). They were really really good. Service was decent, friendly, not intrusive. A little slow in bringing our wine orders. Overall well worth a visit if you are in the area. I would recommend the restaurant updating wine choices, and including more info on the menu about the provenance of the food with a focus on local suppliers, and perhaps some more adventurous specials. We'll definitely be back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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GuestManage, Agencia/asesor at Pandini's, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Hello sorchaspud, Thank you for the review and we are glad to hear that your overall experience was good. We will be bringing your suggestions on board so we can improve the level of service that we can provide. We look forward to your next...More

Reviewed February 15, 2020

4 of us went for a quick bite to eat as we heard good reports about the food but sadly we were disappointed. Table service excellent but food not very hot and of poor quality. When we went to pay our bill the chap taking...our money made the comment well everyone else has no problem with our food. He definitely needs some customer service training - we will never ever step one foot inside that place again.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2020

Lovely food but service is terrible, the staff stand around chatting and never come to check if everything is okay. It’s like they ignore the table until you look for themMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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GuestManage, Guest Relations Manager at Pandini's, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

Hello Aoife_niamh, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We're very sorry to hear about your experience at Pandini's. As you can see from our preview reviews, this is not a regular occurrence at our establishment and we are surprised...More

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