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La Peniche

Grand Canal, Mespil Road Jetty, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 87 790 0077
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“duck” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
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Grand Canal, Mespil Road Jetty, Dublin 4, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We have been on this place 2 times already . Its such a beautiful atmosphere on board. Food is fabulous and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere ,very friendly staff accommodating the food was excellent which was surprising for the small kitchen.

Thank Astrid G
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Well, well, well. Friday evening, stag dinner with a group of friends. Everything started well until we got the rose which was advertised as a 2012 rose (and a good deal for 27€). When they served us, they brought a 2016 without notice. When I...More

Thank Mehdi L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I went on La Peniche for my sister's hen party. We were a group of 17 women. It was fantastic! We were greeted by staff handing us prosecco as we got on board. We arrived about 5:15 and sat upstairs for about half an hour...More

Thank Kee_M3
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Well, the service is about the same, but few restaurants move. Ergo, it's one of the fastest. We've been wanting to go on La Peniche for several months now. We live near the Canal and see the boats all the time. Finally, after getting a...More

1  Thank KevinAJKline
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening on the canal. Fabulous and friendly staff. The food surprised by being so good and also accommodated my coeliac partner. After dinner, we thoroughly enjoyed a glass of wine upstairs, outdoors, under the stars.

Thank Foofighter60
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner to celebrate our first date on the boat 10 years ago. Food was lovely and staff were really attentive and made it very special for us. Really good value as well - highly recommend if you haven't had dinner on a...More

Thank rmgavin
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Starters where fab. I had the platter and my partner had the goats cheese tart both beautiful. For main sea bass was lovely and huge portions! Staff where great and very attentive. Loved the boat trip very short but good fun! Highly recommend

Thank AROONEY123
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner on the boat with friends...it's a cosy atmosphere and great fun to eat on. It's. We had a drink on the deck before going downstairs for dinner. Food was tasty & fresh & there was s good selection...creme brûlée was one of the...More

Thank lou083
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Something very different for dinner! Enjoyed a lovely few hours with my wife on the Grand Canal on La Peniche. Nice drinks, really good food, and a very enjoyable setting made for a fun evening. The boat only travelled a few hundred years up and...More

Thank markostanley
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Ron S
18 May 2016|
Response from Kroppness | Reviewed this property |
Yes,it is a very short little cruise,but the locks are so interesting! I do not think the point of the experience is the cruise,it is the ambience and food and good company! Have fun!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Canal, Mespil Road Jetty, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 87 790 0077
  • E-mail
La Peniche on board Barge Riasc is an unparalleled experience in Dublin and is situated on the 200 year old Grand Canal, just ten minutes from Stephens Green. As the name suggests – for anyone that speaks French.
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