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Reviewed 27 November 2023 via mobile

Had dinner on Friday in November and really good service. Food was great, both presentation and taste. Friendly place and great ambiance - book in advance.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal in Coal in Blackrock last night. There were 7 of us out for our friend Catherine’s 70th birthday. The food was amazing and the staff were so friendly, helpful and fun. We all had either steak or fish and everyone’s food...was perfect! If you are anywhere around Blackrock definitely pay Coal a visit - it is well worth it! Definitely a 5 star restaurant!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023 via mobile

Great neighbourhood restaurant with excellent service. Early evening menu is good value. Good selection of wines served by glass and 500ml carafe which is a nice option. If not watching the budget, try the fish special.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 19 July 2023

Went out to Coal for an anniversary Dinner with Family, Service and food was great, could have had a better selection of beers, overall a great evening

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 24 June 2023

Great food and service at at reasonable price. Set menu had great variety and kids menu was very good and good portions

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 29 April 2023 via mobile

Food was off the ricktor scale from starters to main truffle fries to die for the staff are so attentive the rock road cocktail is a must will deffo be back

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 3 February 2023 via mobile

Another delightful visit. As always the food was excellent. Fantastic & attentive Staff. Lovely atmosphere. Perfect evening.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 14 January 2023

We went out for a girly dinner. To catch up properly without husbands or kids. Since Christmas the Restaurant has been done up and it’s lovely. We were greeted by Seb upon our arrival and seated at a lovely table. All the staff in Coal...are very food- friendly and helpful. We started off with some Martello Tower cocktails which were delicious especially the cherry at the end :) we each had a starter and a main, along with some crisp NZ white wine. For starters we had the Korean prawns, Brie and Johnny’s croquettes: they were all so tasty and beautifully presented. For mains my friends each had the chicken supreme and they each really enjoyed it. I had the confit of duck keg. It was again presented beautifully and was so yummy. Colly and his team in the kitchen send out consistently wonderfully presented and tasty food. One of my friends had never been to Coal but she will be back. We had a wonderful evening so a huge thanks to Seb and all his team in front of house for making it a great night for us.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2022

We had a wonderful dinner, the menu with great choice, the staff were so friendly and attentive. We are booking to come back before Christmas. I would higly commend COAL.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 24 October 2022

This was our first visit to Coal in Blackrock and it certainly did not disappoint! The staff were so friendly and helpful and the quality of the food was amazing. We definitely will be booking again the next time we are staying in Dublin. Well...done everyone!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 1 October 2022 via mobile

Lunch with a friend - went for the beetroot goats cheese starter and a risotto special. Really tasty lunch with very good wine by the glass. My first here but definitely will return.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 20 September 2022

Me and my partner attended this restaurant for his birthday last week. We were met with exceptional staff who tended to our every need including a very bubbly atmosphere amongst the restaurant. The menu was full of variety including really creative cocktails which was one...of the highlights of my night. I couldn't fault the food it was full of quality and I will absolutely be back again especially for their hot wings!! I asked them to sing happy birthday to my partner with our dessert and they absolutely did not fail. Overall it was a great date night and I would recommendMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 31 July 2022 via mobile

I eat out rarely as I enjoy cooking and can easily be judgemental of restaurant food 😂 From the moment you step in the door of Coal, it’s more than just the food. A lovely warm, friendly dining experience with a wonderful menu and really...delightful food. I had the beetroot quinoa salad, aubergine curry and coal mess - gorgeous food 👌🏼More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 July 2022 via mobile

I booked table for 4 at Coal on the strength of the great reviews it has received and Coal did nor disappoint. It has a warm and welcoming vibe and friendly staff with an option to eat indoors or outdoors. Really great choices on menu,...plenty of fresh Irish fish (delivered fresh every morning) pasta, steak along with good choice of vegetarian/vegan options. I chose the seafood pasta with a complimentary tomato sauce with delicious garlic bread (best I’ve tasted) and the other fish dishes we ordered were equally delicious and of generous portions and beautifully presented. Helpful advice sought and given on wine selection…we had no room for desert although options looked very tempting! We had a super night and our guests visiting from the UK were very impressed with their fresh Irish fish dishes they ordered and the wine selection. Will definitely return and very happy to add our review of this excellent restaurant. Pricing was appropriate for the quality and quantity received. Many thanks guys for very enjoyable evening!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 21 May 2022 via mobile

Family catch up Fantastic attentive service with a great selection of food and drinks. Lovely cocktails on offer. Thank you!

Date of visit: May 2022
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As a summer special, our early bird menu is running right up until the kitchen closes at 10pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings! Similarly, you can avail of the early bird during the day on Thursday... More
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