DeVille's Dalkey restaurant

25 Castle Street, South Co. Dublin, Dalkey

South Co Dublin

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Cuisine:
Bistro

Price Range:

€€

24 reviews
4 stars - based on 24 reviews
DeVille's - Great cuisine in Dalkey
DeVille’s is located on the main street in the old heritage town of Dalkey.
Borne out of a love of food and the ceremony of dining out, its joint owners brother and sister Kim and David O’Driscoll serve moderately priced, traditional bistro fare seven nights a week with brunch on Fridays and the weekend.
Serving predominantly French wines from a carefully selected wine list, draft beers and an extensive list of spirits & house cocktails there is something for everybody at DeVille’s.

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OPENING HOURS

Mon5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tue5:00pm - 10:00pm
Wed5:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu5:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri11:00am - 11:00pm
Sat11:00am - 11:00pm
Sun11:00am - 9:00pm

CAPACITY
80 people

CUISINES
American, Bistro, Brasserie, Cocktails, Fish, French, Girls Night Out, Irish, Steak, Traditional Irish

FACILITIES

Full Bar, Beer, Wine, Spirits Accept major credit cards

DeVille's Dalkey reviews

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DeVille's Dalkey

franksheridan45397552
Dublin
19 reviews

Newbie

Credibility Score:62%

Reviewed 02nd December 2017 (visited 1 December 2017 )

very busy but that didn't detract from our enjoyment. it is a feature of successful restaurants and the time of year that your time on the table is limited and we were ushered out with polite speed to make room for the next customers.

DeVille's Dalkey

Virginia
Dublin
12 reviews

Newbie

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 08th March 2017 (visited 25 February 2017 )

Love this place! In my opinion best chicken wings in Dublin - beats Tribeca and elephant and castle. Nice bistro type surroundings and if you get a table at the back you can watch the chefs hard at it. Great value for money - incredibly reasonable bistro menu. Love it. Nice place for a date too

DeVille's Dalkey

WhelanS85
Dublin
9 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 24th February 2017 (visited 3 February 2017 )

Best food in Dalkey along with the magpie - recently discovered the cocktails, amazing!

DeVille's Dalkey

afallon32991818
Wicklow
5 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:0%

Reviewed 18th September 2016 (visited 17 September 2016 )

We have tried to get a table here for a long time. Well worth the wait. We got a great table. I have never seen staff work so hard, the restaurant was full so we were left waiting a bit longer for plates to be cleared, but this would not stop me from giving everything else 5 stars. Food was very good. Not over seasoned like other restaurants in the same area. Will definitely be heading back soon. Overall a vert enjoyable evening with good food

DeVille's Dalkey

dowlimgm1
Dublin
7 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 17th August 2016 (visited 6 August 2016 )

really enjoyed the atmosphere here. food was very well presented and interesting. Waiting staff friendly and helpful.

DeVille's Dalkey

hmcguirk1
Dublin
21 reviews

Connoisseur

Credibility Score:67%

Reviewed 14th February 2016 (visited 11 February 2016 )

Enjoyed the atmosphere but a little overpriced for what you got

DeVille's Dalkey

D6smurf
Wicklow
18 reviews

Newbie

Credibility Score:42%

Reviewed 07th December 2015 (visited 28 November 2015 )

Lovely buzzing restaurant obviously run by people who love what they do. Had a gorgeous starter of smoked salmon and prawn roulade which was light and tasty. Steak cooked perfectly for main, with proper smoky searing on the outside. It is quite pricey, €12 for starters, €26 for steak and the sides were extra. Great food though.

DeVille's Dalkey

gcd80936697
Dublin
4 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:0%

Reviewed 16th November 2015 (visited 14 November 2015 )

Great local eaterie. Was packed out which speaks to the popularity. Food is very good with a good wine list, with lots of good options at different price ranges. Staff attentive and on point without being in your face. Known for their steaks but I would recommend the seafood which is typically local and fresh

DeVille's Dalkey

irmukas.71
Dublin
15 reviews

Newbie

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 13th September 2015 (visited 12 September 2015 )

We visited DeVilles for the first time on the Saturday ,atmosphere was great,food quality very good,staff very friendly.

DeVille's Dalkey

louca
Dublin
14 reviews

Newbie

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 31st July 2015 (visited 30 July 2015 )

First up, this is our second visit to Devilles, the first visit was good enough to bring us back again..but unfortunately not this one. The staff are very friendly and the menu selection is good, great cocktails too and they are the positives. The starters arrived promptly enough and were ok, we could have done with some bread for the table though, it was a good half hour before the main course arrived. I had ordered rack of lamb medium rare and my friend, medium well, hers was fine thankfully but mine was on the very well side of well done, it was taken back to the kitchen no problem, the second one arrived 20 minutes later (which should have warned me it would be too well done and yes it certainly was) it too was sent back to the kitchen and the chef when he pulled it apart saw the towards the centre it was medium rare, but too well cooked towards the outside. A new rack came back..perfect...but a good half hour after my companions dinner was finished. Now the staff were brilliant about it an apologised profusely, but when the bill came, one cocktail and one desert were taken off as a gesture, but the lamb was still on it, I really don't think this was good enough, and it tarnished our experience of what otherwise had great potential to become our new regular haunt.

DeVille's Dalkey

jimmcquinn
Dublin
3 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:65%

Reviewed 06th May 2015 (visited 16 April 2015 )

Disappointed on my last visit. Although I had booked my party of three were seated at a cramped small table while there were more suitable tables available. The food was a bit overcooked for my liking. Will return in a few weeks, maybe it was just a bad night.

DeVille's Dalkey

badabing
Dublin
112 reviews

Guru

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 25th February 2015 (visited 24 February 2015 )

Mediocre at best.The service was about the best thing I could say about this restaurant. The food is above Dublin City prices and a bear bug with me is when you have to order sides to complete a proper dinner. 26 Euro for a steak without veg etc is too steep. My dish was oily and reeking of Garlic and it was melted onto the bowl. . The fries and onion rings were overcooked. The fish dish was the best and this wasn't anything to write home about, once again served without veg. There was no bread served with the starter of french Onion soup. So overall I wouldn't be rushing back. If DeVilles was in Dublin City Centre any French restaurant would beat it hands down. Would I go back, em no thanks.

DeVille's Dalkey

Joe.healy54765239
Dublin
1 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 17th February 2015 (visited 3 January 2015 )

Was a regular here but not after a poor experience. Ordered a cocktail as a special treat, waitress put a surcharge over and above menu price without telling me on bill, which I only spotted when paying and when I raised the issue was patronised and argued with by the manager despite the issue being the fault of his staff member. I was annoyed to the level it ruined the evening and motivated me to write this negative review.

DeVille's Dalkey

absolutely laura
Dublin
6 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 13th October 2014 (visited 10 October 2014 )

We were passing by and thought we'd pop in for a quick dinner early on Friday evening with our baby. We had no reservation but thought we would try our luck! We were offered a table with apologies for a main course only. We were delighted to be seated at all so happily took it. Our waiter brought our menus and a high chair and introduced himself as Will. He was very friendly and super efficient. Whilst we were choosing he told us we could fit in a starter if we fancied, he then brought cold cucumber and bread for our baby which we were all delighted with!! We both had French onion soup and then one steak/frites and a burger. ALL the food was delicious. The service was efficient but we didn't feel rushed and the atmosphere was so great we were sorry we could not stay for the evening. Next time we will definitely make a reservation and come baby free to really enjoy the place. We can't believe we only discovered this place, we will 100% be back!!

DeVille's Dalkey

john27134567
Wicklow
2 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:52%

Reviewed 24th September 2014 (visited 24 September 2014 )

Sometimes it's nice to judge somewhere by the simple things. The staff seem like they're having fun and want you to. Minute Steak and frites, a simple pleasure is excellent. They make a good cocktail and know the value of a good house wine. You can dine formally at a table or lounge with a pint and a burger at the bar and be made welcome at either. Good stuff.

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