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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%
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“lobster bisque” (20 reviews)
“fish” (45 reviews)
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French, Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had booked enroute and had a lovely welcome and nice evening. 2 of us had the fixed price menu which was great value the Crab Gratin was huge as a starter.!!!!! The main courses and accompanying vegetables were very good and the staff who...More

3  Thank ladyashcroft
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a family run restaurant with dad and son waiting tables and mom in the kitchen. But don't be mislead, the food at the Half Door is exquisite and sophisticated. You will not want to leave one bite on the plate. I had the...More

3  Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had had a late breakfast and no lunch, so an early dinner made sense. But we did not want the early bird menu, which several Dingle restaurants offer. At about 5:30 we walked in and asked if we could have a table for four,...More

4  Thank tommyb602
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I dined at this restaurant with 3 American friends who came on vacation to Ireland for a week. It was excellent, I would give 11 out of 10 for the Seafood Chowder, best I have ever had

3  Thank ReadyToFlyNow
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner with my husband and 5 year old son. Delicious food, lovely place. Lobster bisque to die for! Highly recommend.

3  Thank Houlie73
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here after a long hiking excursion. Decided for the 3 course menu. Staff was knowledgeable and genuine. Food was great, and reasonable portions. I would say, although food was delicious it is a high price point so bring your wallet. Sirloin is a...More

3  Thank lizzy Y
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Decor magnificent, airy and bright and cosy. Service was very good between courses. Food just excellent, presentation superb, food was good and hot.

3  Thank Getaway671381
Reviewed 29 July 2017

All in all amazing. We went there for dinner. I had the chowder followed by the two fish of the day in seafood sauce. The chowder of out of this world great. Such a good selection of fish and mussles with excellent seasoning made this...More

5  Thank BettyKate
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A once a year treat at the Half Door. Not a budget option. We stuck with fish/seafood for starters and mains. The duo of fish and lemon sole mains were excellent. Rich delicious food. The restaurant was busy for a Wednesday night with a good...More

4  Thank mikesub3
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in Dingle,it never disappoints.The seafood chowder is devine,dressed with mussels sitting on top & the whole bowl full of fish including some nice prawns .We also enjoyed the special of the day which was a very generous portion of hake...More

6  Thank Viv777888
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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