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Finnegans's of Dalkey

#335 of 2,032 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood
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1 Sorrento Road, Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 285 8505
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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424 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Just down from the Station. Typical pub serving good solid food. We had the roast beef and the fish pie was also highly recommended on a Sunday.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

The seven US characters that entered a Friday evening, crowded pub found ourselves immersed in the best of Irish hospitality. We were escorted to a relatively quiet portion of the pub and seated amongst the locals...and were never made to feel like we were 'outsiders'. Food service stops around 9pm but the fun was still going on when we left... More 

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Craigavon
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186 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

We arrived just after 12 noon on a Tuesday expecting the place to be quiet but by 12.45 it would have been difficult to get a seat. There seemed to be a large number of locals and that is always a good sign. My smoked salmon open sandwich served on Guinness brown with delightful salads was really excellent as was... More 

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Redditch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

We've visited Finnegans on a few of occasions over the years on our annual trip from England.....we've enjoyed the food & the Guinness & the beer & we love it all! Great place to while away a rainy afternoon in Dalkey with the locals.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

We visited Finnegans, of Dalkey just a couple of days ago, and what a warm welcoming pub/restaurant this was. Our food was amazing and the best Irish Coffee I have ever tasted was served to us. Thankyou to all for making our stop so enjoyable in beautiful interesting surroundings. We took the Dart from Dublin, travelled to Bray, on our... More 

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Dublin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Visited for lunch. Very tasty well cooked food. Only criticism is that for the price charged the portions are on the small side. Also, prevous customers leftovers were left sitting in front of us for too long

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Thaxted, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

Always a great pint of Guinness and full of locals having a great time. Table service is a lovely touch.

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Dublin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Stopped off while walking in Killiney and were lucky enough to get a table and two chairs outside. Service was prompt and friendly. There was a good atmosphere and it's a great sun trap on a sunny evening. Although beside the road, there wasn't much traffic on a Sunday evening. Inside the pub is very nice too.

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

While in Ireland recently, found Finnegan's while walking around Dalkey. Great pub and would recommend to all. We were a group from TX and they treated us as if we had been frequenting the pub forever. Went back 2 more times during our 8 day stay at the Fitzpatrick.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

Only drank here, but had a nice atmosphere while still having somewhere to sit on a Friday night which is always a boon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?