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The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant

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) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Inishbofin €€ - €€€ European, Bar, Seafood
Inishbofin, Ireland
+353 95 45991
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good63%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
6 days ago
“Great place..would plan to stay here again.”
28 Aug 2016
“Nice views...”
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European, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
Inishbofin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Was here for a bird watching trip end of April just prior to the hotel opening for the summer season under the enchanting guidance of Anthony McGeehan.Not only did we hear and see corncrakes but apart from 45 other species of birds being seen we...More

Thank harmonyhilltourist
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Location good. Great staff. Good variety of food on menu and food was good. The bar/dining area was a bit too bright at night and could do with a bit more decor? A bit empty or cold interior. Otherwise worth a visit.

Thank Martina S
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The Dolphin Hotel and Restaurant offered professional and friendly staff, clean rooms and a courtesy pickup from the pier (although to be fair, it's an easy 5 min walk!). The room was clean and modern, there was a bar with live music from the mainland...More

Thank Chris MM G
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We stopped here for lunch, but mostly to escape the rain. I had the seafood chowder, which was delicious, served with flavorful brown bread. My husband had a sandwich. We appreciated the hot tea, and we had good service, as we were basically the only...More

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 9 October 2015

I recently visited The Dolphin while on a trip to the Inishbofin food festival and while the scenery and location were beautiful I felt totally put off by how rude and inappropriate the owner was with me. While sitting at the bar with friends minding...More

3  Thank Boinde001
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Just dined here rather than stayed - décor is fairly basic but comfortable enough. Food was delicious. I had the smoked seafood chowder - which was packed with fish and flavour (and no potato, which I dislike in a soup) Loved every morsel of it...More

Thank GeraldineB5
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this wonderful hotel. We were met by Pat on arrival who was very friendly and comical, really made us feel very welcome and at home. We had asked for a room with a nice view and we sure got one....More

Thank Annette R
Reviewed 2 September 2015

we stayed in the Dolphin hotel and found it very comfortable. The food was very good and the staff very friendly. The owner was on hand to ask any questions you wanted to know about the island.

Thank clematis1947
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Visited here for dinner with a party of 9. Excellent in every way from the service we got to the top class food and wine. Owner was on hand to see everything ran smoothly on what was a busy evening and to cap it all...More

Thank PF1964
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We ate in the restaurant twice recently and the food was delicious, try the sirloin steak, amazing flavour and cooked exactly as requested. Pat was so welcoming and keen to look after my dietary(coeliac) requirements. Highly recommend!

Thank chrisAlly2015
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Restaurant Details

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European, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inishbofin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Inishbofin
  • Phone Number: +353 95 45991
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