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Yes the Dingle Peninsula is world famous for its beauty but behind every great town is great establishments to eat, drink and socialise in. Focusing on local restaurants and great bar food we breakdown the recommended venues to check out during your stay in Dingle town.


Nearly all food venues in Dingle are working off a first come first served basis this summer so be sure to get their early on the day if they won’t take your booking in advance.


Out of the Blue

Key Information

Social Media: @ootbdingle

Location: Strand Street

Specialty: Seafood

Website: Click Here  

Top of the list for fine dining in Dingle town right now has to be Out Of The Blue. The restaurant is highly regarded all year round and they specialise in seafood offerings.

Due to Covid they have had to adapt like every other business and have installed a fabulous new outdoor dining retractable roof that facilitates its customers in all climates.    

To check out their menu options be sure to check out their website and try to make a reservation with the venue in advance as it can be very difficult to secure a space during peak season.


The Boatyard

Key Information

Social Media: @boatyard_dingle
Specialty: Seafood
Location: Strand Street
Website: Click Here

The perfect location to take in the beautiful surroundings of Dingle Harbour on a fine summer’s day. Another restaurant that has adapted well to the Covid situation with amble seating available for outdoor dining both at the front of the building and now at the rear with a marque erected to cater for the summer session.

The Boatyard is one of the premier locations in Dinge to enjoy an evening or lunchtime meal.

The food offerings are highly recommended and be sure to check out the menu click here . Offering on a first come first served basis so be sure to head to this venue early to secure your reservation. 

Take Away

The Fish Box

Key Information

Social Media: @thefishboxdingle

Location: Green Street

Website: Click Here

One of the biggest success stories in Dingle town over the last number of years has been this family run business. The only issue from a tourism point of view is that it is always at capacity during the summer months which is a testament to their top class food, service and hospitality.

As the name suggests, they specialise in fish with their signature dish named after the premises. Checkout their latest menu here, order their food online or eat out in their brand-new outdoor dining facilities just created due to Covid.

Fun Fact: You can order their food online through their brand new app so if you want to get takeaway food while staying in Dingle this is a great alternative option.

Pub Food

Currans Bar  

Key Information

SocialMedia: @currans_dingle

SocialMedia: @martinbealinglobalvillage

Location: Main Street

Global Village Website: Click Here

Every cloud has a silver lining and because of Covid a partnership between one of Ireland’s most famous bars in Ireland and its neighbouring Michelin star restaurant was formed. With a newly renovated courtyard between both venues, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a pint and some fantastic food.

Offering a fantastic menu which can be found on the Global Village page at reasonable prices, it is one to be sure to check out this summer in Dingle.

James Longs

Key Information

Social Media: @jameslongsdingle

Location: Strand Street

Website: Click here

When it comes to great pub food and cocktails this is the place you need to check out when visiting Dingle. Located on the Dingle marina, James Long’s is a great place to sit outside in their brand-new outdoor seating area and watch the world go by on the Grafton Street of the southwest.

One of its best assets is its food with a great variety to choose from along with a fantastic selection of drinks and cocktails available. Check out all the latest options on their social media page.

Fun Fact: Cathal (owner) also has another business in relation to bike rentals so if you plan on cycling around Slea Head be sure to check out this website and book today.