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The Castle Vaults

4.0
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10 Reviews
€30 and under
European
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The Castle Vaults is a modern spin on a classic Irish Bar. We offer a comfortable and enjoyable setting to host anything from an ambient romantic dinner for two, to a lively family get together with entertainment and an energetic atmosphere.

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  • Area

    Parnell Square

  • Public Transit

    We are located in the City Centre, off the top of Parnell Square with equal distances of a 2 minute walk from the top of O'Connell Street, Parnell Street, Gardiner Street and Dorset Street. Because of this, we are accessible by most City Centre Bus Routes, Train and Dart Services, the Luas Tramline and a number of Regional Coaches.

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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Menu

Starters

  • Today's Soup€5.95

    With Homemade Brown Bread; Allergens: Gluten, Milk

    • Hot & Spicy Buffalo Wings€7.95

      With Blue Cheese Dressing; Allergens: Gluten, Eggs, Milk, Celery, Mustard

      • Garlic Prawns€10.95

        Tiger Prawns Cooked in Chilli Oil with Garlic; Allergens: Crustaceans, Milk, Eggs

        • Seafood Chowder€8.95

          Fresh Salmon & Cod, Smoked Haddock, Mixed Shellfish, Potato, Fresh Cream, Fish Stock & White Wine Served with the House Bread Basket; Allergens: Crustaceans, Gluten, Milk, Fish, Molluscs (Shellfish), Sulphites

          • Goats Cheese & Beetroot Salad€7.95

            Dressed Mixed Leaves, Toasted Walnuts; Allergens: Nuts, Milk

            • The Vaults Caesar Salad€7.95

              Garlic Croutons, Crispy Bacon, Caesar Dressing & Parmesan Shavings; Allergens: Milk, Gluten, Eggs

              • Peat Smoked Connemara Salmon€9.95

                Lemon Vinaigrette, Capers and Homemade Brown Bread; Allergens: Milk, Gluten, Eggs

                From the Grill

                • 10oz Irish Sirloin Steak€23.95

                  Cooked to your liking with Sautéed Mushrooms & Onions, Brandy Peppercorn Sauce and Twice Cooked Homemade Chips; Allergens: Milk

                  • 8oz Irish Fillet Steak€26.95

                    Cooked to your liking with Sautéed Mushrooms & Onions, Brandy Peppercorn Sauce and Twice Cooked Homemade Chips; Allergens: Milk

                    • 9oz Irish Rib Eye Steak€21.95

                      Cooked to your liking Sautéed Mushrooms & Onions, Brandy Peppercorn Sauce and Twice Cooked Homemade Chips; Allergens: Milk

                      • Homemade Bacon Cheese Burger€17.95

                        Chargrilled Hand rolled Minced Irish Steak with Irish Bacon, Dubliner Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, House Relish, Crispy Onion Rings and Twice Cooked Homemade Chips (Burgers may take up to 20mins as they are cooked from fresh); Allergens: Gluten, Milk

                        Vegetarian

                        • Falafels€16.95

                          Accompanied with Spicy Tabbouleh & Homemade Tzatziki; Allergens: Gluten, Milk

                          Main Courses

                          • Warm Chicken Salad€15.95

                            Tender Breast of Irish Chicken with Mixed Leaves, Greens & House Dressing

                            • Ha'penny Bridge Chicken€16.95

                              Roasted Irish Chicken Breast, Ha'penny Bridge Gin Sauce Chef's Potatoes and Market Fresh Vegetables; Allergens: Milk, Sulphites, Sesame Seeds

                              • Beef & Guinness Casserole€16.95

                                With Creamy Mash & Market Fresh Vegetables; Allergens: Celery, Sulphites, Milk

                                • Vault's Irish Lamb Stew€15.95

                                  With Chef's Potatoes & Market Fresh Vegetables; Allergens: Celery, Sulphites, Milk

                                  • Bacon & Cabbage€16.95

                                    With Traditional Parsley Sauce, Chef's Potatoes & Market Fresh Vegetables; Allergens: Celery, Sulphites, Milk

                                    From the Sea

                                    • Fresh Cod & Chips€16.95

                                      Crispy Irish Craft Beer Batter, Tartar Sauce & Side Salad; Allergens: Gluten, Eggs, Fish, Mustard, Milk, Sulphites

                                      • Oven Baked Salmon€18.95

                                        Seafood & Dill Cream, Fresh Herbs, Market Fresh Vegetables & Chef's Potatoes; Allergens: Fish, Mustard, Milk

                                        Pizza & Pasta

                                        All our Pizzas are 12" of freshly hand kneaded dough

                                        • Goats Cheese€14.95

                                          Fivemiletown Goats Cheese, Caramelised Sweet Onions, Fire Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Candied Walnuts & Wild Rocket; Allergens: Gluten, Milk

                                          • Wild Mushroom€14.95

                                            Wild Irish Mushrooms, Truffle Béchamel, Fresh Irish Mozzarella, Onion Purée, Truffle Oil, Torn Basil; Allergens: Gluten, Milk

                                            • Chicken & Bacon Club€15.95

                                              Pulled Chicken, Crispy Pancetta, Béchamel, Red Onions, Onion Purée, Crushed Avocado & Spinach Leaves; Allergens: Gluten, Milk

                                              • Pasta Napolitano€14.95

                                                Penne Pasta with Mediterranean Vegetables in a Tomato & Basil Sauce; Allergens: Gluten

                                                • Chicken and Mushroom Pasta€16.95

                                                  With Fresh Cream, Truffle Oil & Torn Basil; Allergens: Milk, Gluten, Sulphites

                                                  Dessert

                                                  • Baked Fruit Crumble€6.95

                                                    Crushed Pecans, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream; Allergens: Gluten, Milk, Nuts

                                                    • Baked New York Cheesecake€6.95

                                                      Winter Berry Salsa, Fresh Basil; Allergens: Gluten, Milk

                                                      • Chocolate Fudge Brownie€6.95

                                                        Served Warm with Salted Caramel Ice Cream; Allergens: Gluten, Milk, Nuts

                                                        • Warm Apple Pie & Ice Cream€6.95

                                                          Vanilla Bean Ice Cream; ; Allergens: Gluten, Milk

                                                          • Ice Cream Selection€5.95

                                                            Chocolate Sauce; Allergens: Milk, Nuts

                                                            Tea & Coffee

                                                            • Full Selection Available

                                                              Please ask your Server for details

                                                              Liqueur Coffees

                                                              €7

                                                              • Irish (Whiskey)

                                                                Allergens: Sulphites

                                                                • Bailey's

                                                                  Allergens: Sulphites

                                                                  • French (Brandy)

                                                                    Allergens: Sulphites

                                                                    • Calypso (Tia Maria)

                                                                      Allergens: Sulphites

                                                                      • Caribbean (Rum)

                                                                        Allergens: Sulphites

                                                                        Digestifs & Aperitifs

                                                                        • Full Selection Available

                                                                          Please ask your Server for details; Allergens: Sulphites

                                                                          Enjoy an After Dinner G & T

                                                                          • Full Selection Available

                                                                            Please ask your Server for details

                                                                            Last updated: 24 April 2019

                                                                            What 10 people are saying

                                                                            Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                            Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                                                            4.0
                                                                            4.0 based on all time ratings
                                                                            • 4.1Food
                                                                            • 4.1Service
                                                                            • 4.1Ambience
                                                                            • 3.7Value

                                                                            NoiseModerate

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                                                                              Elizabeth

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              2.0

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              Dined on 26 September 2020

                                                                              overall2food1service2ambience1

                                                                              Wouldn’t recommend at all, food is not value for money what so ever.

                                                                            2. OT

                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                              Hamburg Area

                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                              vip
                                                                              5.0

                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 16 November 2019

                                                                              overall5food4service4ambience5

                                                                              Nice food, especially the salmon, unique cosy setting, great music by Ray cox and all of us had a great time.

                                                                            3. SR

                                                                              SharonR

                                                                              Las Vegas

                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                              3.0

                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 5 October 2019

                                                                              overall3food3service4ambience3

                                                                              The restaurant is hidden in the cellar - which with a name like vaults you would expect. I made a reservation but it really wasn’t needed. We were seated in the lounge section of the bar and the food was alright for bar/pub food. Honestly with a name like Castle Vaults I was expecting more... it was just another pub.

                                                                            4. LA

                                                                              LAGG

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              5.0

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              Dined on 16 July 2019

                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                              Best fish and chips I've ever had. Very fresh tasting. The chips were hot and tasted like they were just cut. Been there twice, had fish twice. Traveling to Dublin again in a week. Want to try some other dish, but I sure would miss the fish. The waiter remembered me from my first visit. He remembered what I ate and drank and where I sat!! Like the cozy atmosphere and great local music. I'll be back.

                                                                            5. OT

                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                              Dublin

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              4.0

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              Dined on 21 April 2019

                                                                              overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                              Great service. Staff was very attentive. The 70s disco/R&B were not to my liking. Rib eye was excellent!

                                                                            6. CO

                                                                              CillianO

                                                                              Dublin

                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                              5.0

                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 7 July 2018

                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                              Very good food , great value and efficient friendly service

                                                                            7. J

                                                                              Joanne1

                                                                              Dublin

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              2.0

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              Dined on 9 January 2018

                                                                              overall2food4service1ambience5

                                                                              Over price and over charged. Food was nice and atmosphere. Nice interior.

                                                                            8. R

                                                                              Rushinarnd

                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              4.0

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 7 October 2017

                                                                              overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                                              We called late and showed up later, they were gracious and seated us where we could enjoy the fabulous ambience and music while still enjoying our conversations with our family. They met all of our food needs/requests and exceeded our expectations. The soup was fabulous, the Cod delicious. The Shepard pie dishes were exactly as expected or better than we thought they'd be. The steak was shared, I was the only one disappointed, I eat mine very rare usually this was overdone even for the medium we agreed upon. It made for a lovely evening.

                                                                            9. LW

                                                                              LucyW

                                                                              London

                                                                              10 reviews

                                                                              5.0

                                                                              10 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 28 August 2017

                                                                              overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                              We ate here while staying in Dublin, having found it on the Open Table app. Excellent underground restaurant at hotel, perfect if you love steak! The lounge after dinner was a great place to relax and we loved the live music!

                                                                            10. OT

                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                              London

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              1.0

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 5 June 2017

                                                                              overall1food1service4ambience1

                                                                              I waited for half an hour, and nobody even said hello, let alone took my order. Abysmal service

                                                                            FAQs

                                                                            The Castle Vaults is rated 4 stars by 10 OpenTable diners

                                                                            Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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                                                                            2 people

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                                                                            Google Map for The Castle Vaults

                                                                            The Castle Hotel 1-4 Gardiner Row Dublin, Co. Dublin D01 R640

                                                                            • Area

                                                                              Parnell Square

                                                                            • Hours of Operation

                                                                              Monday - Sunday: 17:00 - 21:00

                                                                            • Cuisines

                                                                              European, Irish, Steak

                                                                            • Dining style

                                                                              Casual Dining

                                                                            • Dress Code

                                                                              Smart Casual

                                                                            • Public Transit

                                                                              We are located in the City Centre, off the top of Parnell Square with equal distances of a 2 minute walk from the top of O'Connell Street, Parnell Street, Gardiner Street and Dorset Street. Because of this, we are accessible by most City Centre Bus Routes, Train and Dart Services, the Luas Tramline and a number of Regional Coaches.

                                                                            • Payment Options

                                                                              AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                            • Additional

                                                                              Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Wine

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