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Knights Bar

Castle Avenue Clontarf, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
+353 1 833 2321
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“guinness pie” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castle Avenue Clontarf, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two friends and I went to the Knights Bar our first evening after checking in. Thea was the most personable server we had throughout our entire stay. Thea was absolutely fantastic and did recommend some choices from the menu. I would go back 10 times...More

Thank Sydney T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner to Clontarf Castle last Friday evening. Went to the bar and ordered their vegetarian option my husband ordered their burger. Veggie option was described Bruschette with spinach roasted butternut squash and goats cheese with tabbouleh salad. what arrived was nothing like the...More

Thank lorraineconnolly2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the castle and found this classic pub fantastic! Service was great, we had Thea twice. She was so very nice, great service, good recommendations. The food was excellent and truly had the best fish and chips than anywhere else we had on...More

Thank travnutz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening with a very good dinner and drinks, all fairly priced, good service and just enjoyable surroundings.

Thank Canadagoose2006
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Every so often we treat ourselves to the hotel's facilities. Recently we only had time for lunch and it never disappoints. We had a superb meal.

Thank Rolande A
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner in the Knights Bar this evening. The food was memorable and our server Elaine was excellent...she really made the evening. We will be back.

Thank Bubbaduck
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Good food and choice but on the day we ate the service was slow and we waited a long time for food and the bill. The staff that were working were very helpful but there wasn't enough of the for the amount of people.More

Thank Jackie B
Nicola H, Guest Relations Manager at Knights Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear Jackie B, Thank you for your review of the Knights Bar. I am delighted to read that you were happy with your food and the choice offering available to you on our menu. It is truly disappointing that you felt the experience was let...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I've stayed in this hotel many many times and always enjoyed it. The bar had a particular appeal. A great place to go for a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and read the paper. However the service has gone consistently downhill. On...More

Thank Happy V
Nicola H, Guest Relations Manager at Knights Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear Happy V, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of The Knights Bar. It is true that the Knights bar has the perfect appeal to those looking to unwind with a coffee or a glass of wine with either a newspaper...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

A party of 12 of us went yesterday for lunch. 6 ate from the carvery and while the food was good the portion sizes were very small for the price we paid. The rest of us ordered from the menu... and it was a disaster....More

1  Thank samandrodge
Nicola H, Guest Relations Manager at Knights Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear Samandrodge, Feedback is vital for us to continue to exceed our guests expectations, so we value the time you have dedicated to writing your review. It is all I can do but apologize for the dining experience you encountered when you and your family...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

This place is a perfect introduction to Dublin. Walk past the suit of armour standing on display into a vaulted ceiling pub with locals and tourists alike. We've been twice now, and our waitress was wonderful--charming and fun. The signature steak sandwich with a big...More

Thank YearofYes
Nicola H, Guest Relations Manager at Knights Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear YearofYes, Thank you for your lovely review of the Knights Bar. Rest assured your compliments about the staff and food are very much appreciated. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your first experience so much that you came back a second time....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Avenue Clontarf, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland (Formerly Clontarf Castle)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 833 2321
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