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Dockyard No. 8

Bray Harbour | The Harbour, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 276 1795
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (52 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (35 reviews)
“ham hock” (25 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:30 Hours
Irish, International, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bray Harbour | The Harbour, Bray, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 379 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sat upstairs and staff were brilliant. Food was simply gorgeous and the coffee was also lovely. Well worth the short trip from Dublin.

Thank GavinLynam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dockyard and family favorite for Breakfast, lunch and dinner! Love their Thursday night dinner where you can bring your own wine! If you live seafood the evening menu is perfect for you!

Thank clairem338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit here - great menu, more than the normal brunch favourites... Some interesting items - Ham hock Fries - lovely fries with shredded ham hock and mustard mayonnaise... Yum. Eggs benedict dish was really good, as was a creamy mushroom, poached egg and pesto...More

Thank rks3000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on Saturday morning for breakfast. Despite being really busy the service was great and food was fab!

Thank Martina74288
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a bite to eat on a miserable day. The staff were very nice and helpful. Water brought to your table before you ordered which was great. The food was very tasty we were both very impressed. Portions big and a big pot...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and chips were excellent. Burgers are large and take twenty minutes to cook but worth the wait. Dog friendly restaurant. Friendly staff. Worth a visit.

Thank John N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for brunch on a recent visit to the area and must say I was impressed. Both my girlfriends and my own portion was generous and very tasty. I will return here given the opportunity. The location is quite cool also.

Thank GeorgeRichardsIII
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I went for brunch with my family a few weeks ago. It was a Saturday morning so we knew it would be busy, but the food is definitely worth the wait. For a small place it’s nicely laid out to maximise the space. The pancakes...More

1  Thank omalleydelia
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Unexpected lunch visit with family, very impressed with service and food. Very good value definitely will be making this regular haunt.

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Ate here recently over the summer. As a local I can be quite picky about local food and had waited a while after this place opened before my husband and I decided to give it a go. WE had a really lovely meal, good simple...More

1  Thank Lynda M
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Questions & Answers
3 March 2017|
Response from Oscar Douglas H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I have no allergies and never asked about gluten free food. I only hate garlic.
11 August 2016|
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Response from Sweetsoul1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do take bookings would advise booking in advance for weekends :)
ann m
21 March 2016|
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Response from DockyardNo8 | Property representative |
Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. We have a casual walk in policy so we do not take bookings during the day. If we are full when you arrive we will take your number and call you as soon as one becomes available. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bray Harbour | The Harbour, Bray, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Bray
  • Phone Number: +353 1 276 1795
Tucked away in the middle of Bray Harbour, you'll have to look closely to find Dockyard No.8 but you will be more than rewarded once you do. This is a top class breakfast, brunch, lunch and bistro spot that boasts an ever changing and innovative menu. Expect things to go above and beyond the usual fare while never compromising on quality. This a quaint and intimate spot where you really feel as though you can have dialogue with the chefs and those serving you as well as take in the harbour beauty.
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