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Al Boschetto Restaurant

#391 of 2,196 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza, European
2 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 667 3784
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“profiteroles” (6 reviews)
“tagliolini” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love love love this place. It's just perfect. Food, drinks, price, service all fantastic. We go for pre-match meals and the food never disappoints. I'd highly recommend it to everyone

2  Thank Sonya K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never had such bad, tasteless Italian food, ever. Who ever prepared our food doesn’t have a clue about food. The quality of the ingredients was on the floor and the cooking was to match. And the wine was dire to booth . Avoid...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for 8:30pm and arrived on time and were shown to our seat. Excellent start. The staff were very helpful and advised us on the 'specials'. When we ordered the food it came hot and well presented. The lasagne is always great...More

1  Thank Gerard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dublin hotels are still busy and I found myself staying at the Ballsbridge Hotel last week, further down Northumberland Road from my preferred Hotel, The Schoolhouse. I went for a walk in search of dinner in the direction of The Aviva which I know well...More

Thank IanJMold_Wales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I were staying at the Herbert Park Hotel which is right across the road and we stumbled across this restaurant. It’s very small but clean and nicely appointed. The young male server was very nice and recommended server all things. The food...More

Thank tamstrat
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I've been dining at Al Boschetto since 1998, and have never been disappointed. I make it a point to stop in every visit, and for 20 years it has consistently delivered a delicious meal at a moderate price. A real favorite in Ballsbridge.

1  Thank ignodump
Reviewed 6 September 2018

And were attracted by the simple entrance and the posted menu. A good range of Italian dishes, from simple to more detailed. Attentive staff.

Thank NearRTP
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Authentic Italian pizzas have to say. Gnocchi with gorgonzola,spinach and walnuts were so delicious. Disappointment arrived with dessert.Chocolate cake and profiteroles were lovely, but tiramisu above average. I would expect in authentic Italian restaurant much nicer tiramisu. No sign of coffee & liquor. All you...More

Thank PADDY4343
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The menu and drink list are very expansive. Service was fast and attentive. The staff did a great job making us feel welcome with our small children. My son loves spaghetti carbonara and they made one that was tasty. All of our appetizers and entrees...More

1  Thank acey2000
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We were staying at the Hotel Intercontinental a close stroll away and stumbled upon this gem in Ballsbridge. After a week in the country side we needed a break from pub fare and Al Boschetto didn't disappoint. The caprese salad was fantastic, and the spaghetti...More

1  Thank Brendan P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 667 3784
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