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Rathfarnham Castle

55 Rathfarnham Road, Dublin 14, Ireland
+353 1 493 9462
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wonderful tour and tour guide

visited Rathfarnham castle, having last seen it when it first opened. OPW has done a great job of... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Dublin, Ireland
Nice cafe

Had a expired voucher for afternoon tea in the cafe but the management had no problem letting us... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Dublin, Ireland
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55 Rathfarnham Road, Dublin 14, Ireland
+353 1 493 9462
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

visited Rathfarnham castle, having last seen it when it first opened. OPW has done a great job of restoration and had an engrossing tour with a wonderful tour guide (Peter). He clearly loves the castle, knows an amazing amount about it, and conveyed his knowledge...More

Thank LeeDubIrl
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Had a expired voucher for afternoon tea in the cafe but the management had no problem letting us use it. Very friendly staff.

Thank d_cudster
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently went on a guided tour of Rathfarnham Castle.It is in the hands of the opw who do wonderful work restoring old castles and buldings around the country.You cado a self guided tour or a guided tour and I would recommend the latter as...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed tour of the castle tour guide was very good lots of information about the castle and the family that live there is well worth a visit.

Thank joemccarthy21
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Rathfarnham Castle Tea Rooms (Brambles Deli) is a lovely place to meet up with friends. No-one is rushed and there are plenty of choices to choose from - soup and sambo combo to lovely salmon roulade.. A little on the pricey side, tho' worth...More

Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

From the start of our tour of the Castle our tour guide Eoin was informative and explained all aspects of the castle and its past inhabitants in great detail. The grounds are vast and brilliant for walking. Following our walk we had Afternoon Tea in...More

Thank Jeanymac
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Bought an online voucher for afternoon tea for 2. When we arrived, we were seated quite quickly, table was reserved & already set with beautiful China mugs - v well presented. We requested our pot of tea which arrived v promptly too. Within seconds our...More

Thank Berni110
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We started our afternoon by having Afternoon Tea in Brambles - the tea room at the castle. I have had afternoon teas in a lot of places but this was just tip top. The sandwiches were tasty, the cakes and scones were bite size and...More

Thank monica49
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I visited Rathfarnham Castle tea room with my elderly mother. The staff are lovely, the tea rooms is pretty, the chinaware is charming. The coffees were OK, but the cakes were dreadful. Dry and factory made, at home baked prices. I appreciate this other issue...More

Thank _katharine_hayward
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The costumes and toys are gone and the castle has reopened after extensive restoration. Nominal admission charge inside (free with OPW heritage card - park is free to all) and guided tours available but mercifully not compulsory. Rathfarnham is a hidden gem, a fortified Elizabethan...More

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