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The Dalkey Duck

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
61 Castle Street, Dalkey, Ireland
+353 1 567 3944
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“duck” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
61 Castle Street, Dalkey, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had thought that this was a new restaurant. In fact it has been open for about 2 years and is, in fact, more of a bar which does food. But it is good food. The service was friendly and informal. Once or twice the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MCannock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend this place with no doubts! The service, food and drinks were lovely! It's a necessary visit if you are coming to dalkey!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mariapgav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for dinner. We had this wonderful grilled lobster, served by the very nice Saoirse. I highly recommand !!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AssiaHache
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to this beautifully decorated pub/tavern was immediately enhanced by the log fire freshly lit as it was after lunchtime. Drinks were purchased .and served by attentive staff who obviously were acquainted with customers. I am not a drinker but enjoyed a cocktail...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gallagher959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well...! Went to the Dalkey Duck on Friday for an evening drink, had an excellent bar man serving us, Rhys! Best poured pint of guinness in a long time! Will be back, thanks Rhys!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank janet260799
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've just recently purchased a house in Dalkey and we are slowly working our way through the amazing restaurants in the town. Today it was Dalkey Ducks turn and we headed in for lunch. We were lucky to get a great table right beside the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank agill3
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Smoked salmon and the beetroot and goats cheese salad were good. Service was not fast but was polite and pleasant. Premises is comfortable and well set up but could have been a little warmer. A strange one...server delivered 2 pots of tea and apologised for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Waddlerstrikesback
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We went in for beers a few times but kept missing the dinner times. They close the kitchen at 8 pm and we usually didn’t make it until afterwards. Great bartender/wait staff. Finally got in for dinner and we didn’t have reservations. The manager was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Experience532260
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We were there on a Thursday night. Really delicious prawns pil pil and the crab bruschetta was lovely too! If I was being really picky I’d say lose the slates for the starters, as the knives and forks just scratch on them! Mains were braised...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank eibhinb
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This pub greets you just as you arrive into Dalkey Village, it is rather unassuming and it is a wonderful find in a sea of pubs/restaurants trying to hard. The food is tasty, the menu is short and sweet and the staff are friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank taziem
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17 November 2017|
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Response from Wanda P | Reviewed this property |
not sure about dogs but staff was very friendly and food was good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Castle Street, Dalkey, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dalkey
  • Phone Number: +353 1 567 3944
  • E-mail
The Dalkey Duck is Dalkey's newest Gastropub and Live Music Venue.
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