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Hartley's Restaurant

1 Harbour Road, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 280 6767
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (43 reviews)
“scallops” (21 reviews)
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Harbour Road, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 458 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great food, great service and excellent surroundings. The Steak was really good as was the Chicken. We also had a good bottle of wine, a desert and a cheeseboard. Everything was excellent.

1  Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This cheerful restaurant is especially suited for cross-generational family visits as it is easy for everyone to reach on the Dart (the stop is just metres away) and it has high ceilings so the noise level is still perfectly OK when it's full, something not...More

2  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here one evening the fish just melted in your mouth! Chocolate fudge sundae for pudding was equally as good and the serving staff were also very attentive and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

4  Thank enonyfurness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the elegant but not pretentious atmosphere and service. The location is extremely convenient. The burger and chips was excellent and served with style and lots of flavor. The leek wild mushroom crumble (gratin) was really good. The cocktails and kids menu were also...More

4  Thank Adam C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Best meal all four of us enjoyed in quite a while. It was wonderful. The rib eye steaks were full of flavour and perfectly cooked to the various tastes. Starters Mains and Desserts were scrumptious. Staff were also very professional and friendly from start to...More

8  Thank MsCork2017
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a fabulous building with a great bar … we arrived before eight for an 8.15 sitting and had a bit of a wait….this is my only quibble with Hartley’s as the food was magnificent and above par … the hungry family hoard arrived...More

5  Thank liamgwashere
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch which ended up costing the best part of€100. It included a glass of wine at €11, no desserts but two coffees. Delicious and relaxed. Only problem was the noise!! No soft furnishings

1  Thank goingtomorrow
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Nice decor and good service, but I am prompted to write this review because it astonishes me that a restaurant can serve below average food like this. I cook a lot and receive a lot of compliments on my cooking. I do nothing unusual. Common...More

Thank Samu1948
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were really surprised at the quality of food and service in all the restaurants we tried on our trip to south Dublin. Hartleys was quiet on the night we ate but the food was excellent and staff well trained and efficient. a little bit...More

3  Thank walljim4
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had dinner in the Hartley with a friend before going to the Pavillion Theatre for a show. I had the early bird special fish and chips which were excellent. The restaurant was busy but in spite of that service was excellent. The staff were all...More

Thank SouthsideEddie
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Response from Tess H | Reviewed this property |
Relaxed casual I'd say. You will get a mix of parties there for events, or walkers enjoying their day out.
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2 March 2016|
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Response from Philip E | Reviewed this property |
Probably would be a good idea - no harm in doing it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harbour Road, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dun Laoghaire
  • Phone Number: +353 1 280 6767
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