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The Magpie Inn

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115 Coliemore Road, Dalkey, Ireland
+353 1 202 3909
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12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of craft beer to chose from. Nice menu choices and a good price range. Service with a smile and very helpful with beer choice. Food was excellent. Ambiance was ok nothing special.

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Thank Jim M
Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My friends and I visited Magpie on Paddy's day, It was busy, There was a manager working the floor and welcoming customers as they entered, the service at the bar was great, no delay in getting the busy bar staffs attention. As always a great selection of craft beers on offer, we managed to get seats and we ordered food.... More 

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Thank Dec_L71
Sandefjord, Norway
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Dalkey is a short ride on the DART from Dublin, but it seems that not that many tourists find their way out there. Even though it is just a few steps down from the railway station and you are in beerlovers heaven. The Magpie handles its combination of being a good pub with well organized service in a proffesional manner.... More 

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Thank Oscar Douglas H
Urbana, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Provided you are not in a hurry this is the place to go in Dalkey. Good food and atmosphere, if you act like a stupid tourist you will be treated as such. I loved the place.

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Thank Trinity3_12
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Excellent lunch at the Magpie. Fantastic food served by very friendly staff - couldn't do enough for you. Traditional bar with a modern twist. Plenty of atmosphere. Not hurried to move on so felt very welcome and comfy. Good for kids too. Highly recommend.

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Thank scotland89
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

After spending €225.00 on a beautiful dinner with wine, we notice on the bill we were charged an extra 50 cent for bread, how The Magpie Inn can justify this after this amount of money spent is remarkable, food and service were great , but this will stop first time customers coming back . Apparently this is the chef making... More 

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1 Thank Karen G
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Been there for brunch, I was quite surprised of the quaity of the dishes, the staff friendliness and the famiy-friendly environment of this local pub. I'll return soon!

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Thank Dimitrios V
Hamburg, Germany
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a great pub with excellent staff and a very good choice of beers. Interesting food too! Really tasty and some fairly original dishes. Some people I have been there with are not that keen on the food though, particularly the soups. 5 points as a pub, 3 points as a restaurant.

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Thank Angelika K
New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Unfortunately the service at Magpie is very poor. I don't like to say this often but there is a lack of customer service skills that I have noticed at this restaurant/bar. I was there for dinner. The menu in my opinion is quite heavy and rich with such entrees as steak with duck egg and truffle mayonnaise etc. or cheaper... More 

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3 Thank DM2SB
Brixton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I was taken to the Magpie on a recent visit to Dalkie. A warm and welcoming restaurant with a decor steeped in early eighties. At first I thought the menu a little overcoming with its choices but having chosen beautifully cooked scallops and Dover sole cooked to perfection for mains, I have to say I left with a well satisfied... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Coliemore Road, Dalkey, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dalkey
  • Phone Number: +353 1 202 3909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?