We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Half Door

3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1600
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood chowder” (40 reviews)
“fish” (45 reviews)
Closed Now
French, Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (448)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 424 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had excellent food (smoked oak saumon, oysters, lamb and kids menu) ; great products and great cooking. Service was perfect.

1  Thank Romain J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My self and my dining partner were looking for a light lunch. We both ordered the chowder,which we have had many times in other places. Both of us agreed, it was our least favourite chowder we have ever had. The herbs included were too strong...More

Thank L G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without doubt one of the best if not the best restaurant in dingle, I look forward to every visit. It’s making the choice that’s the hardest... Exquisite chowder, the freshest of salads (the crab or the Cesar, leaves hand selected and perfection), turbot and John...More

2  Thank Tamso D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The Half Door yesterday evening for The Early Bird it was fantastic. What great choice on the menu,the chowder was the nicest ive had, the pork for main was melt in the mouth. The two lads serving us were great, welcoming relaxed and...More

2  Thank gmcg_81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the Global Village restaurant had let us down yesterday evening we proceeded to our friend Denis at the Half Door. We told him of Global Village's complete uninterest, incompetence and disdain for customers which we and another party had personally witnessed. He welcomed us...More

1  Thank EimearRose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice intimate restaurant with two helpful waiters, I had goats cheese to start and my wife went for the set menu with soup to start. Both were very tasty, I’d have loved to try the prawns but I couldn’t justify €25 for a starter. (They...More

2  Thank John O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sisters and husbands and I recently ate in this restaurant in Dingle. Fabulous meal was had by all. The early bird is served between five thirty and 6 pm. We didn’t mind as the day turned out a bit wet so we were glad...More

2  Thank whynot4711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped in Saturday we had prawns on start , black sole , turbot , monkfish ,it was exceptional . the dessert we shared was a orange panna cotta which was fantastic . real quality

3  Thank ciaranobrien
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant Myself and my husband were part of a group of 13 who visited here over the weekend Well we were not disappointed, an amazing food experience and very friendly staff, will definitely go back to Half door

3  Thank Angie684
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We overheard one of the locals recommend this restaurant and decided to check it out for ourselves. There was a very warm welcome and plenty of space around the tables. We each had different courses, Soup,Chowder, Steak, Lamb shank, Orange panacotta, and the Bread and...More

3  Thank morafferty
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Dingle
Dingle Benners Hotel
873 reviews
.14 km away
Greenmount House
971 reviews
.39 km away
Dingle Bay Hotel
509 reviews
.53 km away
Dingle Skellig Hotel
1,792 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pantri Cafe
63 reviews
.06 km away
Doyle's Seafood Restaurant
846 reviews
.01 km away
The Global Village
812 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Attractions
Local Hands Art Gallery & Gift Shop
19 reviews
.13 km away
St.James Church
298 reviews
.13 km away
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows
134 reviews
.28 km away
The Carol Cronin Gallery
73 reviews
.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
July 8, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Mary201519 | Property representative |
Hi Our Early Bird Menu is on from 5-5.50. Thanks Marie
May 2, 2016|
Response from johngreenaway | Reviewed this property |
I don't own the business. The menu is predominantly fish and meat but when asked in the past they have served up a couple of nice veggie dishes.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 John Street, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 1600
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing