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Phoenix Park Visitor Centre & Ashtown Castle

| Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 0095
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As good as ever

This place is getting busier all the time and it is not surprising as it is consistently very good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DublinMaire
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Dublin
Stunning Gardens &. Hobbit Tree!

Beautifully maintained walled and open Victorian gardens. We stopped to stroll and admire the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John L
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
18 Mar 2018
“Wonderful cafe and amazing walled garden”
8 Aug 2017
“Visit with friends”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland
Phoenix Park
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+353 1 677 0095
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is getting busier all the time and it is not surprising as it is consistently very good. We live locally and we go here fairly regularly for morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. The food is always so fresh. It is a credit...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully maintained walled and open Victorian gardens. We stopped to stroll and admire the luster - wishing our thumbs were as green. The visitors center is an educational experience for all ages & experience levels. The Cafe is especially nice with outdoor seating in the...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Good Points *Absolutely excellent cakes (I tried gluten free lemon drizzle cake, it was devine). And on other occasions random cakes which someone else chose for me, all have been the best of their kind I've tasted. Scones, crumbly but tasty. The location is fantastic;...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This place is great with young children. They have a large playground although it can get quite busy. They have a small maze that kids can run around in and an old Norman castle. There is also a walled garden whcih grows various fruits and...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The Phonenix Cafe in The Visitor Centre has plenty of staff but for some reason there is organised chaos behing the counter. I queud for 15 minutes for a coffee and a scone. There were double orders being taken for hot food. I got 2...More

Thank SusieQ1334
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

My review refers to the cafe. The food is tasty and the cakes very nice but the slow, slow service can be so offputting. Every time I am here the service is so slow. I understand it's tricky at weekends when there are so many...More

1  Thank DublinTraveller_8
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Went to this centre to get tickets to visit the Aras but all the tickets for the Aras were gone (you have to be there at 9.30 to get them). The helpful lady at reception suggested i tour the visitor centre instead. There was a...More

Thank songaff
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The walled garden at the Visitor’s Centre is wonderful. The produce from the garden is used in the nearby Phoenix Cafe across from the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre. The cafe does beautiful baked treats including a vegan friendly chocolate mousse cake made with Avocado. Yes...More

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant/cafe is a long time favourite for me and my family. It is not cheap but you pay for quality. The soups and salads are all home made with fresh ingredients. The brown bread that is served with the home made soup is to...More

Thank angieos
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Another free amenity in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. It includes Ashtown Castle with free tours. The Visitor Centre with the friendliest staff I’ve met, happy to chat and share their knowledge of this famous and under estimated attraction in Dublin. You can see and read the...More

Thank motorcar1
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