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166 Parnell Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 872 8732
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (98 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Seafood, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
166 Parnell Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm standing on Parnell St, with my face buried into my phone, googling where to get fish & chips in Dublin (first time visitor). A moment later, I look up and across the street and see The Kingfisher. They had a banner saying 'best fish...More

Thank newtripguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfast served here with plenty of choice and friendly efficeint service. Had evening meal here too and was lovely, lots of choice on the menu and fast well cooked food. Open kitchen so you can see food being cooked, very clean too

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the side of the building, Kingfisher has posted the sign, "Best Fish and Chips in Dublin!" This made me giggle, reminding me of the scene in the movie, Elf, when he congratulates the diner for its "World's Best Coffee." However, curiosity got the better...More

1  Thank Christina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing by, along the lively Parnell Street, en-route to the hotel we were told that these were the best Fish and Chips in Dublin.. so we accepted the challenge. A simple but clean and functional restaurant with its own fish and chip fryers in plain...More

1  Thank Brigantian1
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Il keep this short and sweet about my 6th time.eating here and still cannot find a fault Staff lovely, well mannered and cant do enough. Food is amazing with a choice for everyone, best fish ive had. Excellent!More

Thank Brudge21
Gillian D, Manager at Kingfisher, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed your food and the atmosphere of our restaurant. It is also great to hear from regular customers who consistently have an enjoyable experience with us. Please let us know what fish you had? Also, don't be afraid to...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you want to be a Dublin local eat hear. It’s very reasonably priced, great fish and chips and easy to get to off the main strip.More

Thank clinthan
Gillian D, General Manager at Kingfisher, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your food at our restaurant. We aim to ensure that our customers always are happy with there meal. Great that the access is much easier, now that the LUAS construction is compleated Please let us know what fish...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Having been a customer here before its most recent renovation, I was shocked to find that upon reopening some of their prices had doubled. Gone too in the renovation is the wall of fame that included such memorable and quotable menus such as the Luke...More

Thank Andy W
Gillian D, Manager at Kingfisher, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi Andy, In response to your recent review you submitted, the information you have put in your review is wrong. We have undergone a renovation of the restaurant as we had a devastating fire that destroyed our premises. Our prices have most certainly NOT DOUBLED...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We went for what the restaurant is well known for which was fish and chips. These were nice. The restaurant itself is however nothing special, a bit cafe like rather than a restaurant, no real atmosphere or nice decor. If you want decent food in...More

Thank Richard F
Gillian D, General Manager at Kingfisher, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

We are glad that you enjoyed your meal in our restaurant. Sorry that you did not like our style of decor. We aim for clean lines and simple finish. We have invested in our fish tanks to instil our love of fish and something for...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Myself and my family came here on a spur of moment after some shopping. The food was fab for the price we paid. The girls who worked there were very attentive and friendly they are a credit to the restaurant. The restaurant is also spotless...More

Thank Dylanmoorhouse
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Went here thinking it was a restaurant. To be honest it is more a diner but it has an extensive menu and is licensed. We had a platter to share for a starter. I had the fish pie which was very nice. Others had fish...More

Thank Nicola S
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31 December 2016|
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Response from visit09 | Reviewed this property |
We were in Dublin in Oct 2016 and it wasn't open at that point . Can anyone who has been in Dublin more recently answer this -It's directly across the road from Jury's on Parnell St .
3 September 2016|
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Response from Jimcastro | Reviewed this property |
At the moment they still closed! Sorry to tell you that!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$42
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Parnell Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 872 8732
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