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The Boathouse

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Cafe, Irish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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Reviewed today via mobile

I visit here regularly on the weekends when I visit the Phoenix Park. I love their coffee, cake selection and their food to order is delicious. I recently got this salad and it was beautiful. I can't wait to return to try more food!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ally2315
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had lunch here with two friends, the place was quiet when we arrived but filled up pretty quickly. We had a chicken and brie panini which was great, a baked ham, cheese and relish panini which was nice but totally overpowered by the (sweet...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mskirstylou
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a lovely spot to build into your visit to the Phoenix Park and Farmleigh House and Gallery. There are lovely walks and a great spot for young and old alike. I brought my not so young Mother who said it was one of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Mo-ni-Aonghusa
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere here while catching up with an old friend for a cuppa. The downside is the walk from the car park over. Don’t be fooled, it’s all uphill!! It’s a spot I could imagine the elderly enjoying but I would be very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aideencooney
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I regularly visit The Boathouse in Farmleigh for coffee with friends. It's always very nice there with a lovely selection of cakes and savoury items. If weather permits it's nice to sit out on the deck overlooking the lake. I love that they have a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank dubfam
Reviewed 15 July 2018

basic enough menu but very friendly staff and you can sit and overlook the duck ponds ...go early if visiting at weekend - it opens at 10am

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Helen_Rose_4
Reviewed 19 June 2018

On the grounds of Farmleigh, the boathouse is a great spot to grab a coffee and bite to eat and stroll the grounds, hit the farmers market, or take the tour of the house.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ADKane001
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

After a lovely walk around Farmleigh, we decided to have a quick bite before we headed off. We were able to get a table outside which was nice as our 2 year old daughter loved the ducks. We ordered 2 slices of cakes which were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank Misssolenn
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This is possibly my favourite place to eat in Dublin. It's small, the furniture is somewhat basic, and you pre-pay your food at a counter. It's run by a chain, called Brambles. So far, not so promising. However, the food is excellent, especially the baked...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jakub M
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I visited this morning with my friend for a lovely walk. I've been several times for lunch or snacks and have always enjoyed it. It was Lovely and warm getting in out of the cold. Unfortunately I won't be back for breakfast. The scrambled egg...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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