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) #18 of 22 Restaurants in Dalkey ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, Cafe, European
20 Saint Patrick's Road | Dalkey, Dublin, Dalkey, Ireland
+353 1 235 3401
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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20 Saint Patrick's Road | Dalkey, Dublin, Dalkey, Ireland
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Reviewed today

The decoration is beautiful and the menu attractive. But what you got on the plate is another story. I know, this cafe is in a small village, and they probably don't face the same rush than in a city like Dublin, but the service was...More

Thank nanne66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dalkey has a reputation as a foodie haven - this place should surely stand out as one of the best. We opted for simple fare - coffee and scones. Excellent!!! But judging by the plates going by and the smiles on others faces, the brunch...More

Thank csmcuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this great cafe, Idlewild, while walking around the village of Dalkey. It actually didn't come up in a Trip Advisor Search for breakfast places, weirdly enough, but if you search by name you can find it. I'm so glad we came. By...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived at Dalkey around 5 pm, I stopped at this cafe for having snacks. I ordered a cup of hot chocolate and the pastry and undoubtedly, I give 4 stars for the hot chocolate. I suggest you to order the large size than the regular...More

Thank Ranitravelandeat
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

After a long trek up Killiney Hill and back I decided to stop for brunch with a healthy appetite. The restaurant is just off the Main Street but worthwhile searching out. I went for the eggs benedict and wasn't disappointed with either the content, quantity...More

Thank Criticus_Maximus
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I went to this busy little cafe hungry for good food, good coffee and I was not disappointed! Firstly I came in with two friends and even though the place was buzzing, I was seated down by a lovely waitress who handed us three menus...More

Thank Alison O
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch with the family (4). Got a table - we must have been there same time as the last review. Very slow to take our order. Ordered 4 drinks and water. 3 arrived 1 didn't. Asked again but the "Barista" was so...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went here on the recommendation of my companion; just for coffee in the afternoon. Please wasn't particularly busy and all we wanted was coffee and something sweet to have with it. I ordered at the counter while my companion sat down at a corner table,...More

Thank WALDublin
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The worst brunch in Dublin! Where do I begin? My girlfriend and I went here for brunch today. We walked in and the place was quite busy. No one came over to seat us. We sat ourselves down and smiled at the waitress so she...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

The atmosphere and the service were nice, prices are O.K. - I have to admit I have had much better Ceasar´s salads elsewhere....

Thank 1230Patrizia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Saint Patrick's Road | Dalkey, Dublin, Dalkey, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dalkey
  • Phone Number: +353 1 235 3401
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