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Idlewilde

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20 Saint Patrick's Road | Dalkey, Dublin, Dalkey, Ireland
+353 1 235 3401
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08:00 - 18:00
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Holywood, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long trek up Killiney Hill and back I decided to stop for brunch with a healthy appetite. The restaurant is just off the Main Street but worthwhile searching out. I went for the eggs benedict and wasn't disappointed with either the content, quantity or price. The Bewleys Americano packed a punch which I sorely needed.

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Thank Criticus_Maximus
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I went to this busy little cafe hungry for good food, good coffee and I was not disappointed! Firstly I came in with two friends and even though the place was buzzing, I was seated down by a lovely waitress who handed us three menus straight away. Within minutes I knew what I wanted, the goats cheese salad! Two of... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch with the family (4). Got a table - we must have been there same time as the last review. Very slow to take our order. Ordered 4 drinks and water. 3 arrived 1 didn't. Asked again but the "Barista" was so busy being in charge of the coffee machine that the coffee orders just piled up.... More 

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Dublin
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went here on the recommendation of my companion; just for coffee in the afternoon. Please wasn't particularly busy and all we wanted was coffee and something sweet to have with it. I ordered at the counter while my companion sat down at a corner table, having asked if was OK to sit there. I also asked for water "for the... More 

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Thank WALDublin
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The worst brunch in Dublin! Where do I begin? My girlfriend and I went here for brunch today. We walked in and the place was quite busy. No one came over to seat us. We sat ourselves down and smiled at the waitress so she would know we were there. We waited about 6 or 7 minutes before anyone came... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The atmosphere and the service were nice, prices are O.K. - I have to admit I have had much better Ceasar´s salads elsewhere....

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Dublin, Ireland
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435 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable breakfast here and willing to do substitutions which is great as I can't eat egg. Very busy place and that's because it's good. Food nice , staff good and work hard. Prices reasonable. Recommended.

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Thank StephenCr0ss
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I, with 3 or 4 friends, have been coming here for coffee /tea and buns for many years every Sunday morning. Usually we bring our dogs and sit out in the courtyard which is a very dog friendly place. Water bowls and the odd tit-bit provided!!!!

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Thank sunraymajor
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Service & food was excellent. Clearly a hangout for the locals (who seem to always know the best places to eat)

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Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a family lunch here. Service was very poor. We ordered 4 sandwiches which all came at different times. Mine was really late and was supposed to have fresh red pesto cherry tomatoes and rocket on it which it had none of. When I asked they threw some iceberg and rocket on the side with gone off whole cherry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Saint Patrick's Road | Dalkey, Dublin, Dalkey, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dalkey
  • Phone Number: +353 1 235 3401

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