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The Boatyard Restaurant

Waterside, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 0920
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab claws” (55 reviews)
“chowder” (47 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Irish, Seafood, Soups, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Waterside, Dingle, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 514 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped here after looking at several of the restaurants/pubs along this road. I'm glad we did as we ate a fantastic meal! We sat in the little conservatory area which was a little warm as it was a sunny day. We ordered the seafood...More

Thank melge
Reviewed 2 days ago

The chowder was so flavourful, buttery and creamy with lots of chunks of fish. The seafood platter which had a lovely variety of seafood (mussels, crab claws, prawns, haddock).

Thank Lolotho17
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful setting but the stuff would not let serve tables outside. Outdated interior. The starter, Pan Seared Scallops, was tiny but good, however the main course, Cod, was just plain and pricey. Paid 85 euros for two starters, two mains, one kid meal and...More

Thank SLParol
Reviewed 4 days ago

Able to seat us immediately without reservation. Many families. Excellent food, interesting specials. LOVED my sea bass special. Seafood chowder fabulous.

Thank Alisonvo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The lovely Ursula and myself were here last night. The staff were excellent, we were well looked after by Mandy who was super. I had a deelish mixed fish pie with sweet n sour sauce for a starter. OMG 'twas only fab! Ursula had paupiettes...More

Thank Bandy1954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get a table at 4.45pm without booking but think it would be better to definitely get a table. Good quick seafood/pub type food -decent kids menu and tasty seafood mains. Drinks and food seemed quite expensive for what we had but it is...More

Thank Meg H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Best oyters and fish plate ever I ate! Big portions good stuff and hungarian shef and waiters the best!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a private day tour of the Dingle Peninsula, we dined at this restaurant, on the recommendation of our guide. We were not disappointed. Service and food both made the meal memorable. The Boatyard offered the best seafood chowder I have had thus far in...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My tour group had lunch in the Boatyard Restaurant this week on Tuesday. There was suppose to have been a reservation but someone forgot to tell the restaurant, however when I called in to confirm that wasn't a problem. The manageress sorted a table for...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tourist restaurant in Dingle. Quickly seated, pleasant service, prices typical for the region. Being a fishing village, I thought I would try the more expensive sampler of three local fish. Very small portions of rubbery, not so fresh seafood. Server couldn't really identify which of...More

Thank jf002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterside, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 0920
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Serving the very best of fresh Dingle and Kerry produce, our fish comes straight to us from the local fishing boats and our meats and vegetables come from local farmers in the area. Lobster, Crab Claws, Clams, Prawns, Monkfish, Calamari........ Succulent Steaks, Home-made Burgers, Kerry Lamb, Gluten Free Dishes (including our classic Fish 'n Chips)....... Sinful Desserts.......... A fully Licensed Bar.
Enjoy our tasteful nautical decor that celebrates the maritime traditions of Dingle, our fresh bright ambiance with soft cushions and furnishings, and on a special evening, experience the glow of a Dingle Peninsula sunset as it casts its last rays over the harbour.
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