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The Magpie Inn

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115 Coliemore Road, Dalkey, Ireland
+353 1 202 3909
12:00 - 23:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is like the Davis' of Eastport Annapolis. It's on the edge of town and is great for a point of Guinness and bar food. You'll need to ask the bartender for a second drink or for your check. I waited for about 20 minutes for the server to come back and it was obviously​ not going to happen so... More 

Thank seani bake s
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A lot of craft beer to chose from. Nice menu choices and a good price range. Service with a smile and very helpful with beer choice. Food was excellent. Ambiance was ok nothing special.

Thank Jim M
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My friends and I visited Magpie on Paddy's day, It was busy, There was a manager working the floor and welcoming customers as they entered, the service at the bar was great, no delay in getting the busy bar staffs attention. As always a great selection of craft beers on offer, we managed to get seats and we ordered food.... More 

Thank Dec_L71
Sandefjord, Norway
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Dalkey is a short ride on the DART from Dublin, but it seems that not that many tourists find their way out there. Even though it is just a few steps down from the railway station and you are in beerlovers heaven. The Magpie handles its combination of being a good pub with well organized service in a proffesional manner.... More 

Thank Oscar Douglas H
Urbana, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Provided you are not in a hurry this is the place to go in Dalkey. Good food and atmosphere, if you act like a stupid tourist you will be treated as such. I loved the place.

Thank Trinity3_12
London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Excellent lunch at the Magpie. Fantastic food served by very friendly staff - couldn't do enough for you. Traditional bar with a modern twist. Plenty of atmosphere. Not hurried to move on so felt very welcome and comfy. Good for kids too. Highly recommend.

Thank scotland89
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

After spending €225.00 on a beautiful dinner with wine, we notice on the bill we were charged an extra 50 cent for bread, how The Magpie Inn can justify this after this amount of money spent is remarkable, food and service were great , but this will stop first time customers coming back . Apparently this is the chef making... More 

1 Thank Karen G
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Been there for brunch, I was quite surprised of the quaity of the dishes, the staff friendliness and the famiy-friendly environment of this local pub. I'll return soon!

Thank Dimitrios V
Hamburg, Germany
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a great pub with excellent staff and a very good choice of beers. Interesting food too! Really tasty and some fairly original dishes. Some people I have been there with are not that keen on the food though, particularly the soups. 5 points as a pub, 3 points as a restaurant.

Thank Angelika K
New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Unfortunately the service at Magpie is very poor. I don't like to say this often but there is a lack of customer service skills that I have noticed at this restaurant/bar. I was there for dinner. The menu in my opinion is quite heavy and rich with such entrees as steak with duck egg and truffle mayonnaise etc. or cheaper... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Coliemore Road, Dalkey, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dalkey
  • Phone Number: +353 1 202 3909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?