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Gleesons of Booterstown

4.5
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38 reviews
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€30 and under
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International

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Gleesons of Booterstown is a bright, spacious and beautifully designed dining space and bar in the heart of Booterstown. It is a local gathering place for family, friends and neighbours to catch up over good food and drinks. Enjoy an exceptional five star dining experience consisting of only the finest locally sourced Irish produce for each of our dishes. With a menu filled with choice, our dishes are prepared to suit every palette. Favorites include Chicken Piri Piri, Pan Fried Plaice, Beef and Guinness Pie, Prime Irish Fillet Steak with Daily Specials too. We’re open seven days a week serving breakfast from 8am, lunch from 12 Noon and dinner from 5pm with friendly service and a smile.

Dont forget our 16 bedroom Townhouse upstairs, which is getting great reviews!!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 38 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.4
ambience
4.3
value
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GarethT
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, the food was excellent, service was prompt and friendly. A great level of service, and a very enjoyable atmosphere

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DeirdreS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Execellent food, athmosphere and service.
Staff are so nice and friendly but very professional.
Food was plentiful with a good selection

will be back

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Patrick156
Kerry
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

it was very well laid out adhering to Covid guidelines, excellent food if a touch pricy, certainly worth a visit

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AideenC
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful, calm setting for a lovely breakfast and chat with a friend. Will definitely go again.

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EvaF
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I had ticked on the reservation that we were celebrating a special event and outlined what it was. I requested a 99 ice-cream for our son. There was no acknowledgement of my request and nothing happened which was very disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was superb. Really friendly service and staff. Covid safe too.

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EdelR
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and friendly staff. Pleny space for social distancing.

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AnnW
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Fabulous vibe and our waitress was so nice as we're all the staff. Food was delicious. My mother said 'any dub would be proud of the pint of Guinness' overall a lovely evening will return if I'm ever back in Dublin.

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Damo
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really enjoyable evening with a great meal and super helpful service.

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AdrienneC
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Gleesons's is my local - so thank you for making me and my family comfortable, safe, and allowing for as good a dining experience as possible in these difficult times. I felt safe with the perspex and the distance between us and other diners. The staff as always, were very friendly and nothing too much trouble. Thank you again.

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RayC
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience3

While the food was excellent and good value the service was non existent. We had to go look for condiments and we were not offered water. Nobody checked if the meal was OK. We ordered 2 main courses only. One side order was wrong and we reported this as it was served initially. After more than 5 minutes wait we had to go find a member of staff and ask again for the correct side order.

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TomC
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

I visited with my elderly father for a evening meal.
The restaurant was spacious and very compatible for social distance. The ambience was very calm and refined.
The service was very professional and courteous.
The food exceed all expectations. The chicken wings were the best both of us have ever eaten. We both are Fillet Steak. The cut was melt in your mouth quality and cooked to perfection. The sides were very generous and again cooked perfectly.
The Sticky Toffee Ice cream was a first for us and it was a very big hit!. Ridiculously tasty!
Overall we both had a great experience and we will be back very soon.

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NiamhD
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience4

I was very disappointed by the efforts made, by Gleesons, to ensure their customers were wearing masks upon entering the restaurant, or walking around it, ie to use the bathroom. While it is clear that that Gleesons have invested in plexiglass screens, visors for wait staff, foot pedals to open bathroom doors, etc, very few of the customers entering the bar/restaurant were wearing masks. Staff didn’t appear to be asking them to put on masks either. Finally, the owner/manager was quite visible walking around without a mask on.

I would be a regular customer of Gleesons in the mornings but, based on what I saw on Monday morning last, I will not be returning until I hear that customers, and not only staff, are wearing masks appropriately.

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MichaelD
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a lovely evening here. Great service and food.

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MichaelD
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely evening, nice food and great service. Would recommend

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MargaretC
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Smokies and steak both tasty and ambiance relaxed and safe.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely meal for a family birthday on Sunday evening. The food was fabulous couldn’t fault any of it. We were initially nervous as we have not been out for dinner since Covid started but decided to brave it as we had heard Gleesons had good measures in place. We relaxed straightaway, staff were attentive, table freshly sanitized, even the bathrooms have foot pedals to operate doors.
We really enjoyed our first venture out in 6 months, and we will be back!

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MaeveH
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well organized and felt very comfortable despite Covid restrictions. Would def go back

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PaulaO
London
3 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambience, food and service. Perfect for a not too formal evening.

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AlanR
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Had a meal and pints with a friend in Gleeson's on a Wednesday night. Food and service excellent. Enough people to create some atmosphere but not too many to make it feel unsafe. Social distancing was managed very well and we had a great night. Will definitely go again.

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PatrickM
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Relaxing well organised & enjoyable venue for evening pub grub..highly recommended with a friendly atmosphere..great smokies to start & Irish coffee to end ..ideal Covid era treat!

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PatrickM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal , finished off with a beautiful Irish coffee

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KrystinaW
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My partner and I had a three course dinner from the set menu. The pate was delicious, both dinners and deserts were very good. The ambience when we first got seated was quite quite as it was only 5:30, but within an hour the entire restaurant was buzzing with chatter. The staff couldn’t be more friendly and we where regularly asked how our meal/stay was.

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HazelE
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Great to see all screens in place and all staff masked and wearing visors

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ADSB
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 8 August 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience1

Seated at a table and told to move and stuck in the back corner of the restaurant beside the closed bar with no one around.
No atmosphere at all and hard to get a servers attention when in the back. Not allowed to go the bar which is completely fair but no one returns to the table to ask if you would like to order another drink or dessert.
Asked for the bill and no one arrived with one. After 15 minutes waiting we stood at the bar until someone finally approached us to ring us up.

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Yvettek
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 8 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent measures in place regarding COVID-19
Staff were attentive
Menu was lovely
Very clean and nice atmosphere

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miriamk
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

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We brought our 93 year old Dad to Glessons on Tuesday. It was a lovely evening and my Dad was looked after so well by staff as he need the lift .
The table we got was so assessable .
We will be back !!
Thanks again,
Miriam

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mpot
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

A party of three who very much enjoyed a late lunch - happy clients.

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EricM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent social distancing. Food and service was usual high standard

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Kmmt
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service great location
Would return again .

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CathyL
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Grrat service and food , good distancing, would recommend

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BrianC
Wicklow
2 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Good menu, very obliging and friendly staff, very good food well presented,
and comfortable surroundings.

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Paudie
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 29 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very helpful staff and a nice menu with loads of seafood options.

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Lor1
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Good food. Friendly staff. Highly recommend . Ease of parking

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The waiting staff were so nice and very accommodating

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BrianM
Dublin
6 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good restaurant. Very well run and staff give good service. A well oiled machine.

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EimearM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Very efficient and friendly staff. Food was very good. Table a little small for 3 people but our server offered that we could change but we decided against it so no complaints!

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Mary
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal, all staff were great! Will definitely be back!

FAQs

Gleesons of Booterstown does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Gleesons of Booterstown is rated 4.5 stars by 38 OpenTable diners.

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