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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Country-house cooking with views over Dublin Bay

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At a glance

Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access
Credit cards accepted

The castellated house was built in the 18th century, and despite having something of a martial career, now offers a range of hospitable dining venues including the Grill, housed in the former dungeon, where wine-red banquettes and exposed stone walls are the background for a menu of well-wrought modern brasserie cooking. There's no wild experimentation here, just good honest preparations of prime materials. Expect rosemary-scented seared scallops on an underlay of wilted spinach as the prelude to pistachio-crusted rack of lamb on champ, or monkfish with minted pea purée in saffron sauce. Finish with frozen winter berries and coconut ice cream.

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December
  • Closed for lunch: All week
  • Dinner served from: 5.30
  • Dinner served until: 9.30

Chef

  • Chef: Phil Whittal

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern European
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 16
  • Wines over £30: 8
  • Wines by the glass: 11

Price guide

  • Starter from : 5.90
  • Main course from: 15.50
  • Dessert from: 5
  • 2-course dinner from: 20.95
  • 3-course dinner from: 25.95
  • Credit cards accepted

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Facilities

  • Seats: 75
  • On-site parking available

Additional information

  • Seats: 75

Getting here

From Dun Laoghaire port turn left, on coast road right at lights, left at next lights. Follow to Dalkey, right at Ivory pub, immediate left, up hill, hotel at top

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Dalkey Dart
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