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The Old Pier

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Guesthouse / Restaurant

1 euro
Address:
The Old Pier
An Fheothanach, Ballydavid , Dingle Co Kerry
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Tel: +353 66 915 5242

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Situated on the edge of the world overlooking the Atlantic and the Blasket Islands, Padraig and Jacqui O'Connor's friendly restaurant is so popular with locals that punctuality is important - as you may well find the restaurant already choc-a-block with people if you arrive late
  • Boat Trips
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Fishing (Sea Angling nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse Racing nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Scuba Diving (nearby)
  • Surfing nearby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Walking - Hillwalking (recommended routes or guides available)
  • Breaks - Off Season
  • Breaks - Short
  • Budget Accommodation (under €100 for two)
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Dogs - good walking nearby (offlead)
  • Dogs permitted - all non-food areas
  • Dogs permitted - no charge
  • Dogs permitted - staying in bedroom
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - Beach <1km
  • Location - Beach <5km
  • Location - By the sea
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Remote
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Waterside
  • No Smoking Establishment
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private Parties
  • Romantic Venue
  • Self Catering Also Avail
  • Shop - Newsagent
  • Smoking Area
  • Contemporary International
  • Seafood
  • Traditional Irish
  • Al Fresco
  • Atmospheric
  • Attractive Views
  • Breakfast Venue
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Organic Produce used (mainly)
  • Party Venue
  • Romantic
  • Sunday Dining
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

The Old Pier

Situated on the edge of the world overlooking the Atlantic and the Blasket Islands, Padraig and Jacqui O'Connor's friendly restaurant is so popular with locals that (unusually for  these parts) punctuality is important - as you may well find the restaurant already choc-a-block with people if you arrive late.


Extensive menus are strong on local seafood which may include lobster, black sole, and prawns (langoustine) when available. There's a house chowder, classics such as Dingle Bay prawn cocktail (made with langoustines) and fresh crab salad marie rose; mixed fish dishes such as seafood mornay based on the available catch, succulent bakes such as fresh cod in breadcrumbs, treats like black sole on the bone and also good steaks and local lamb dishes.


Homemade desserts include plenty of temptations along traditional lines - fresh fruit pavlova, perhaps, lemon cheesecake, fruit crumbles and homemade ice cream, for example.


Good cooking, together with generous portions, moderate prices and efficient, good-humoured service have all earned a following for this big-hearted restaurant.


Seats 40 (private room, 10, outdoors, 20); reservations required; D served Wed-Mon, 6-7.15pm; a la carte; house wine from €15.95. Restaurant closed Tue, Nov-Feb.


Accommodation:


Five comfortable pine-furnished en-suite rooms are offered in various combinations (single, twin, double, family) and have tea/coffee facilities, hair dryer and sea or mountain views. Special offers apply all year round.

Rooms 5 (1 family room, all en-suite, shower only and no smoking); B&B €40-50 pps. Children welcome (under 8s free in parents' rooms, cot available free of charge, baby sitting arranged, high chair, childrens menu); dogs permitted by arrangement (stay in bedrooms, no charge); limited room service. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 18-02-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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