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Rathfarnham Castle

55 Rathfarnham Road, Dublin 14, Ireland
+353 1 493 9462
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Simply realistic

This fortified estate is easily accessible from the city center on bus 16. I highly recommend take... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liz C
Dayton, Virginia
Facilities not suitable to host large event

We were here on Sunday specifically to enjoy the “South Dublin’s Multicultural Food Festival” which... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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55 Rathfarnham Road, Dublin 14, Ireland
+353 1 493 9462
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fortified estate is easily accessible from the city center on bus 16. I highly recommend take time to visit the site and walk around the grounds and town. Unlike other homes, this one is sparsely furnished and you can actually appreciate the details in...More

1  Thank Liz C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here on Sunday specifically to enjoy the “South Dublin’s Multicultural Food Festival” which was held in the grounds of the castle. I have to admit it looked more like a French Chateau than a castle. Admission to the castle was free on the...More

Thank butlerpr2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely place to visit. The castle itself is a fairly quick visit, not huge but beautifully laid out and a treasure in Rathfarnham. The staff are friendly, informed and eager to please. So nice. They have art displays here on and off so...More

Thank Roadrunner813
Reviewed 12 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.

1  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 10 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

1  Thank Jeanymac
Reviewed 3 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
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