Fallon & Byrne - People's Park

4.2
235 reviews
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Contemporary European
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  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Lunch
Nestled in a beautifully restored Victorian building in People’s Park, Fallon & Byrne’s newest home is waiting to welcome you with open arms. Relax in the spacious and sunlit dining room or eat al fresco on the terrace as you overlook the park and its extraordinary sea views. With wonderful seaside locale and a lovely promenade for an afternoon stroll, the dreamy surroundings of Dun Laoghaire make for a delightful day out.
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TB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and great service!

Steak was perfect and wife had the trout.

House made gelato for dessert.

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RT
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Only issues experienced were with pentacle booking - quickly solved by restaurant.

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WL
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

A Quiet Monday evening but very pleasant with wind and rain lashing outside. Pleasant and speedy service. A superb seafood sharing starter followed by some excellent steaks.
Glasses of house red and white wine were both very good and reasonably priced. We shared a good cheeseboard and coffees to finish.

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MM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time dining here food was delicious really enjoyed the experience will go back.

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PH
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Had a nice dinner despite the waitress mixing up my order (I got cod rather than trout, but she apologized for it so did her boss and offered to take it back). The cod was fine, but nothing special. So I am still wondering what the trout would have been like and maybe they would have got one more star. Orange and poppyseeds cake was nice, could have been just a bit moister. French Sauvignon was light and crisp as it should be. Good strong expresso to finish.

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AG
London
5 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food and healthy selection. Attentive service as always despite peak weekend time. We love the space and views from the venue onto to the park and relaxed and joyful atmosphere.

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OT
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Am familiar with F & B loved our visit to restaurant Saturday evening, on a visit to Dublin from Cork. Had done Bray to Greystones walk in afternoon great appetite & ambience friendliness of staff not to mention food delicious. We were staying for 2 nights in Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire & restaurant so convenient

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PG
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly, attentive staff, Nice atmosphere, prompt service. The menu, the food was excellent at the price. Will definitely put this restaurant on our good places to eat for the future. There was a lovely view past the illuminated fountain and down to the sea from our table. Excellent all around.

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OT
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Service made up for any food issues. Really good wait staff.

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DM
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fallon and Byrne did not disappoint, great setting and atmosphere.

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MC
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Beautiful setting, friendly, accommodating very clean and the waitress was very pleasant and attentive

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LK
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food & excellent service as always

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JT
Dublin
11 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice meal and friendly staff. Good selection of items on the menu. Will be back again.

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MM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Very enjoyable lunch here on Sun 13th Jan. Was dissapointed no Brunch menu on offer. Menu was good enough but would have liked breakfast/Brunch options also.
Excellent service from Chloe from Kerry!

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J
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Sunday lunch with elderly mum. Really attentive staff who catered to her specific requests. Lovely food in nice surroundings

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MM
Berkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, never disappoints. The staff are very friendly and helpful which is so welcome when you have 2 small kids. We go every week

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OT
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Everything was really excellent, we really enjoyed our meal, however one of the waiters, who we can only assume was a junior, was very inefficient, forgot orders, mixed up wine, spilled drinks....really not a good performance at all. We didn’t complain at the time as we didn’t want him to be embarrassed, and have to say the other staff, particularly the floor manager, were fabulous and we were treated very well. Food was beautiful and we would definitely go again.

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p
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fallon and Byrne in the People’s Park is one of my favorite restaurants on the Southside. The views over Dun Laoghaire are stunning at any time of the day or night.
The menu is extensive and reasonably priced, I’ve never had a bad meal there! Esp love the value of the early bird!!There is plenty of space between tables too, so it has a lovely intimate feel.
Keep up the good work guys and we’ll be seeing you again soon!

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HO
2 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely meal and very attentive friendly service. We were a group of six and thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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RM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love our first visit in Fallon and Byrne, Dun Laoghaire! Food was amazing, atmosphere is friendly and most of all service was superb! Made my son’s bday so special and memorable! They have gone the extra mile and surprise us with a lovely plate of cake with a candle. Thank you guys!

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F
Hertfordshire
2 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

We really enjoyed our evening. It was early on a Friday, so quiet which meant we could hear each speaking - such a refreshing change!. Food was delicious, service great and good value for money.
Such a great setting too

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RL
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely lovely meal yesterday and very easy to book . Device was fantastic and very comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere. Will definitely recommend and be back again shortly

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OT
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Tables are not wheelchair accessible. The angle of legs do not allow wheelchair to fit fully beneath.

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SM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great meal with my brother here, couldn’t fault it. Highlight was the trout for me!

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OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Restaurant is always to warm. Great service. The food is always ok and nice. but nothing to rave about. This restaurant would benefit from offering breakfast. Would go down well over looking the park.

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SG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service were both exceptional! Thanks for the lovely afternoon!

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DH
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

A very nice meal in cosy surroundings with good friendly service.The trout was delicious!

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JA
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Went here as a couple for lunch. Food was quite nice, bit overpriced though.
Friendly staff, comfortable seats. Overall it was just okay so I wouldn't rush back.

Gorgeous room.
Half the tables were full & it wasn't noisy like other people said. Also tables were definitely not really close together like other reviewers mentioned.
Very popular area so I'd say it gets very busy at weekends/summer.
Some people complained about children/babies - this is ridiculous, how can a restaurant (or anyone) control a crying baby?! Shouldn't even be mentioned in a review.

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SH
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to Fallon and Byrne for a special family occasion and had a fabulous tasty meal in a beautiful setting . A great night out . Will definitely be going there again .

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JF
London
10 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great location and scenic view. Early bird menu was very good. Portions were ample and service was particularly attentive. Couldn’t fault it.

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L
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent lunch,great food lovely restaurant
The fish hake and salmon were cooked to perfection The service was excellent Over all a wonderful day out

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EB
London
7 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Went already a couple of times -
Fiod is always good and service absolutely great.
But this time there were at least 3 tebles with 12-15 people inclusing screaming children. Meaning there were only 3 or for table for 2 squeezed between this enormous noise! If this venue becomes something like that will definetely not go anymore.

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PM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 1food 4service 4ambience 1

First time there. Food was quite good but noise level was so bad it was very difficult to converse. So not in a hurry to go again. Such a shame because it is a beautiful setting.

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CS
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A lovely place for eating out. Service was attentive but not over bearing. Food was great. If I lived here I would definently eat here regularly.

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PW
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Could not fault the food or the service. Lovely venue as well.

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AW
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Enjoyed the venue but it took a long time to actually place the order after getting seated and getting menus.

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J
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Vegan menu was just two mains taken from the normal menu, and no vegan pancakes were available either. The food was alright, but found a long hair in my portobello mushroom burger. Wouldn't rush back.

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V
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have organised two occasions recently in Fallon and Byrne and I will keep it as one of my best options. It offers a great deal, small/large portions, good vegetarian menu, good non-gluten menu, space, good service.

There are a lot of flies while we ate, which were annoying, and it was a bit noisy. That said, they don't deter me from going again.

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GM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent food. Very friendly service. The outdoor area is noticeably cleaner than a lot of other similar venues, and the tables are well spaced. Good value for money although we caught ourselves out on the wine by glass which can be pricey. Easily one of the best Killiney/Dalkey/DunLaoghaire options for outdoors eating.

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JS
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Really enjoyed our meal. Great location.
Most of all we loved the service provided by EMILY. She was friendly, helpful, efficient, knew everything about the food.
Most of all, she was great fun !!

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