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Half Door

3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1600
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster bisque” (20 reviews)
“fish” (45 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 22:00 Hours
French, Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 417 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

stopped in Saturday we had prawns on start , black sole , turbot , monkfish ,it was exceptional . the dessert we shared was a orange panna cotta which was fantastic . real quality

2  Thank ciaranobrien
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved this restaurant Myself and my husband were part of a group of 13 who visited here over the weekend Well we were not disappointed, an amazing food experience and very friendly staff, will definitely go back to Half door

2  Thank Angie684
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We overheard one of the locals recommend this restaurant and decided to check it out for ourselves. There was a very warm welcome and plenty of space around the tables. We each had different courses, Soup,Chowder, Steak, Lamb shank, Orange panacotta, and the Bread and...More

2  Thank morafferty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience as you walk through the door and the warmth of the welcome we received from all the staff was the best. The meal was sublime. I would strongly recommend the seafood chowder as a starter and can say with conviction it’s the best...More

4  Thank Michael Anthony O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place to eat, the best in Dingle. We go every time we are in Kerry and the Half Door never disappoints.

4  Thank Conor O
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Recently, Myself and my husband spent a couple of days in dingle.we went onto the half door restauren picking it because of great curb appeal. We had no booking but were welcomed in to sit at a table inside the door beside the lobster tank....More

3  Thank carberyclair
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This place had excellent seafood chowder and haddock smokies! The service was excellent, too. We went early, around 5:30, so that might be a good time to go. Nice quiet atmosphere that played some love songs for music, which you don't hear much anymore. It...More

3  Thank aslan077
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

My partner and I were visiting Dingle for our first extended stay and a local couple recommended Half Door. The decor is lovely and the restaurant was cozy, particularly on a cold May Day. Each of us had the soup of the day, potato leek,...More

4  Thank AmyPD_13
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

After visiting Dingle two times in the past six months, this restaurant quickly became one of our favorites! This family operated business has it all! Great food choices, great presentation and great service!

2  Thank Sturgeon145
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We were in Dingle for a few nights and didn't have dinner reservations. The Half Door was recommended for our group. We didn't know what to expect, but were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful meal we had. The service was excellent. The food was hot...More

3  Thank paulapap
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Questions & Answers
8 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Mary201519 | Property representative |
Hi Our Early Bird Menu is on from 5-5.50. Thanks Marie
2 May 2016|
Response from johngreenaway | Reviewed this property |
I don't own the business. The menu is predominantly fish and meat but when asked in the past they have served up a couple of nice veggie dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 1600
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