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We provide great food and service in a family friendly restaurant. We offer an extensive menu from our famous Wings, Ribs and Burgers to the freshest Seafood you can find. We pride ourselves on sourcing fresh local produce and can cater for all those special occasions in your life as well as your lazy days off! We are a child friendly restaurant but be aware any unattended children will be given an espresso and a free puppy! :-) We have daily deals from Monday to Thursday and have a great kids menu every day of the week. Our cocktails are famous around town, our cocktail tree is second to none. So come and try out our fab place and see what we're all about!
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional service from the waitresses. Friendly and efficient service. Gorgeous food. Calamari cooked to perfection. Ribs excellent also as was the Irish Coffees. Well done all.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 6 December 2021

Went here with my wife and 8 year old daughter for her birthday, food, service, cost was excellent. Staff treated our daughter like a princess and even had everyone singing 'Happy Birthday' to her. Sometimes it's the little things that matter and I think the...staff went over and above in this case. Food also was fresh, tasty and great portion sizes. Overall a really nice visit, we will be back!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 6 December 2021 via mobile

I couldn't say enough good things about this place, amazing tastey food, (try the wings, wedges, pizza burgers and mostly the ribs) then there is there are the cocktails which are so fab. You will definitely want more. The covid measures in place are above...standard but not in the slightest intrusive on the great experience you will have here. The staff are excellent at what they do and seem so happy to work there which really says a lot about how good a place this really is. All I can say is go visit, eat drink and enjoy because I surely will be returning! Great job i wish there was more places like here!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 31 October 2021 via mobile

It had been over a year since I was here after a less than great experience. I decided to give it another shot as my daughter likes it. I went two weeks ago and again today. Delighted to say great experience both times. first time...we ordered lots of different smaller dishes to try them and today we got chicken quesadillas with a nice salsa, veggie burger, beef burger, onion rings, apple pie and sticky toffee pudding. all surprisingly good. Nice staff too and relaxed atmosphere. suitable for all ages. nice family feel. I will be backMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 11 August 2021

Dined here for the first time recently. The food was really good and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021

We dined here this evening and we were not disappointed. Spotless restaurant, amazing food and fantastic service by Venita. We will definitely be back on our next trip to Malahide. Keep up the good work guys 🙂

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 26 July 2021 via mobile

I took the train up from Dublin and after walking the castle grounds I found my way down to Scotch Bonnet. Reservations are required right now so please call ahead. I was seated quickly and all the servers were excellent helping each other. My drinks...came right sway. I ordered the wings and pizza the portions were very big and absolutely delicious. The view on the street was very nice and the restaurant is very cool! I recommend visiting Malahide just to visit Scotch Bonnet but the entire town, park, museum, waterfront, and castle make the entire day a great visit!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 12 June 2021

Just left a birthday meal at Scotch Bonnet in great spirits with full bellies. Amazing service from the staff, in particular a lovely blonde woman with a multi-coloured mask who served 5 of us on the outdoor decking. Staff made us feel like the outdoor...dining was a privilege rather than a compromise. Will definitely return for the service alone.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today (19/12/2020) with my wife, aunt and cousin. It was was all very professional and all Covid-19 measures were met. We all enjoyed ourselves and will definitely be back. Would recommend the Scotch Bonnet for something to eat if you...are in Malahide.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 10 October 2020

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Kevin and the staff are incredible! The BBQ ribs in particular are some of the best I've ever had! Just fall right off the bone! I hope they can reopen soon.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Yes, Scotch Bonnet offers takeaway services.

Scotch Bonnet is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5