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Castleknock Golf and Country Club

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Porterstown Road, Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bad experience made worse by staff that did not seem to care…. Myself, my husband, and 2 children called into the Castleknock hotel yesterday lunch time for something quick to eat on our way past. We had stopped off at the Anglers Rest but they were fully booked up. I cant begin to describe the disappointment i felt leaving the... More 

Thank newirishuser
Belgrade, Serbia
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I am atm in the castleknock hotel and it is not much better than crown plaza that I was in 3 months ago. Food is not so good, and everything I tried from the menu, gave me cramps in the stomach. Nice spacious room, but not much special. I still havent seen golf course, so I hope this will bring... More 

Thank sasammarkovic
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Played 18 holes here for the first time, absolutely lovely course that's very well kept. Challenging without being too hard. Also only €25 for a round. Would recommend, will be back

Thank Conor H
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have to admit, I had some doubts about going here at first, when invited by family. Having had quite a dreadful experience some time back in the adjoining hotel. However, this time, at the Vue restaurant, overlooking the beautiful golf course and the real Liffey Valley (not the shopping centre) it was a very positive experience. My first impressions... More 

Thank GerH990
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We'd visited this golf club for dinner a few years back and had the best steak on the stone I've ever tasted. However have visited twice in last few weeks and have disappointed in the food. I've had lamb and the houose burger. Meat was overcooked completely each time, was bland and you got the impression that chef was going... More 

Thank Archaeoloman
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Tonight we dined in the golf club for the second time in a month, and both times were an absolute treat. The view, from The Vue is amazing. You could stare out of the windows all night. Saturday has a set menu, and I cheekily asked to substitute a main from the al a carte menu, no trouble what so... More 

Thank mommyAMC
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I visited Castleknock Hotel and Golf Club on my own early last Wednesday evening. I had cod and chips, which was very very mediocre. Nothing like the same meal recently in Clontaft Castle, in which the fish was SOO very light and really fresh. However, Olivier, the French waiter was very kind and engaging and turned a boring meal into... More 

Thank Colette C
Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

What an amazing setting for a communion meal. Very friendly staff. Food was truly amazing. Very reasonably priced. My daughter received a card and gift, which was a lovely touch.

Thank annettesarahmccarthy
Cork, Ireland
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We came here for a family meal, after a colleague recommended it. We all had different starters, mains and deserts. All were very tasty 😉

Thank Florence K
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I think I expected more because of the promise of a castle. The place was more a holiday inn though. Rooms clean and spacious but nothing special. Furniture needs updating. Breakfast average. Best summed up as- it will do!

Thank ZubieP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porterstown Road, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

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