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“very good”
Review of Half Door

Half Door
Ranked #17 of 71 Restaurants in Dingle
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed December 1, 2013

had dinner there recently....food was superb but a bit on the pricey side compared to the next door neighbout. Haddock smokies were lovely and the crab gratin was excellent. The service was very good. But overalll it is a bit expensive compared to other restaurants in Dingle

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Reviewed November 13, 2013

This place has a lot of character. The menu was varied, which made selection difficult as everything seemed interesting. Don't miss the very hearty seafood chowder which is a meal in itself. Go for the Early Bird Menu to save money.

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Reviewed November 9, 2013

This is probably the best meal I have had in a very long time. Fabulous wine list, the server was serving the entire restaurant on his own and it was absolutely impeccable service, not only at my table but also it appeared at everyone else's too. I was dining alone and am in the industry, so it was something that I was taking particular notice of.

The food was great, huge portions, although slightly pricy, with the size of an appetizer, you could have that for dinner!

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1  Thank BIAccommodations
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

I have visited Dingle at least once a year over the last ten years, and have always made a point of eating in the a half door. It has till now qualified as one of my favourite restaurants in the country. Quality of food and choice of fish has always been next to none. I visited again recently, and again the food was top notch. I would however advise the management that certain corners have been cut! Attire and presentation of the front of house staff has considerably declined. I don't mind casual dress, in fact I like it, but it should be smart! If jeans are going to be worn by the head waiter, fine, but let them be smart.in particular, the staff member who came out front of house regularly throughout the evening to clean/redress the tables.... his uniform, shirt was really not what a customer would expect to see in this expensive establishment. Atmosphere was fine, even though music would have been welcome. One good thing was that tables not as crowded, packed in as other visits... Sign of the times perhaps? Also, a reminder to please heat the plates... Such a shame when serving such high quality fish.
Still a very enjoyable meal, and will give it another try next time I am in town. But hopefully standards will be back up.

1  Thank Guest64Dublin
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Food was just average in my view and over-priced. Service was not good. I wouldn't go back. There is better food, service and value to be had elsewhere in Dingle.

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