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Finnegans's of Dalkey

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
1 Sorrento Road, Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 285 8505
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (63 reviews)
“fish pie” (14 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:45 Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1 Sorrento Road, Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 246 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently spent 10 days in and around Dalkey and we had the pleasure of eating, and drinking, at Finnegan's several times. The atmosphere is perfect, and the pub is clean, well managed, and well appointed. This is not only Bono's favorite pub, but mine...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great local pub to have in the neighborhood. Some of the issues with this place are as follows. 1) limited if any hand soap in the bathroom which are in need of an over hall, 2) 5.20 euro for a pint of Guinness, it...More

Thank nalasrednuas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard of this place and then a local suggested we give it a try while we were walking around town. We went for lunch and shared a crayfish cocktail (delicious) and then had the fish and open smoked salmon sandwich. Great meal with a...More

Thank TravellingFalco
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a lovely sunny day in autumn and we were able to sit outside at lunchtime and enjoy four different meals (all fish based ) and a couple of pints of stout. Service was friendly and efficient and we enjoyed the crayfish pasta, smoked...More

Thank wheelie07042
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. The place was quite full so that may be a measure of its reputation but we can't rate it from personal experience. Perhaps an indication of our plans for coffee and cake were insufficient to generate interest.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really knowledgeable bar staff, nothing is ever too much trouble. It's a cosy building and the staff and customers alike are all relaxed and friendly.

Thank Martina74288
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking into different options to take my partner to lunch on Dalkey. I wanted a nice place as it was his first time visiting. I'm extremely happy to have come here. The service was super nice and the food was delicious. Super good...More

Thank Semelas
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Five of us had a fabulous lunch here, all the meals were excellent and well presented. It was so good we returned a few days later!

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is as billed a very traditional pub. Family owned, (very) frequented by regulars with lots of tourists providing variety and buzz. Great outdoor pavement for sunny days till maybe 6.30pm to 7pm. Food is freshly made in their kitchen. Top choices are scampi (...More

Thank CalmTraveller75
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Slipped in for a gin n tonic before dinner elsewhere. Busy lively traditional Irish pub. Great botanical gin in a copa glass with strawberries - I was happy and great for people watching!

Thank NewForestView
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Questions & Answers
Miriam L
20 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Arron A | Reviewed this property |
No it is not. You might be competing with lunch crowd, but there is usually plenty of room.
15 May 2018|
Response from whatsnewbt4 | Reviewed this property |
On street parking nearby
15 May 2018|
Response from Finnegans D | Property representative |
There's parking usually at the Dart (train station) 150 meters from the pub.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sorrento Road, Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 285 8505
  • E-mail
A public house, family owned and run in the village of Dalkey. We serve lunch from 12.30-3.30 everyday.
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