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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wow... Fish restaurant at the 12th lock is amazing .... this is our 8th time here .. the quality of the food is top notch.. the presentation looks fab.. but most of all the food is cooked to perfection!!! Ambiance is warm friendly and you feel very special the minute you walk in the door.. can't fault food, staff, and...

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1Thank petrinagreen
Dublin Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit here since new owners took over. The whole building has been freshly decorated and other changes made. They have done a beautiful job. They serve food in the lounge during the day and have a lovely restaurant too. The bar food has a comprehensive choice plus Chefs specials. Our food was excellent and the staff are even better....

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Thank motorcar1
Belfast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty grub, kids' meals great portions & dessert and cocktails yummy! Service excellent! Second time and not been disappointed yet! Worth calling in off the M50 for a break. Parking easy and not difficult to access with the sat nav. TVs on but discreetly placed. Lovely ambience

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here since it was done up. Food is lovely , although slightly small portions and the staff are friendly. I had the chicken burger and my wife had the curry which we both enjoyed. Bit more expensive than it use to be but all in all a decent place for a meal. Not a place just for a...

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dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a group of 5. Friends for many years. Often enjoy long chatty lunches .we like to enjoy good food, comfortable surroundings, good service. WE GOT IT TO DAY Location is best on a nice sunny day. Today was wet and cold. However we were in a Warm cosy room. The red Thai prawn curry was perfect and lots...

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Thank wynnDublin
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit since it reopened. My son had the burger and fries and said it was very tasty, I had the curry, which had to be tweaked for my allergy needs. The staff were so accommodating and the chef made doubly sure that the dish met my needs. I was very impressed with everything and everyone! The...

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Thank Cliona F
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was out with my friends recently and had an evening meal in the 12th lock chicken burger and I will return for the beautiful lemon dessert. Staff were so friendly and helpful. Looking forward to my return visit. Thank you Ann

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1Thank anncarolan97
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

After staying at the 12th Lock hotelfor two nights i would like to remark that all the staff from the owner to the barstaff were fabulous in their service and their courteous manner throughout my stay.The attitude and performance of the staff matched that of any of the best 5 star hotels in which i have stayed all over the...

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2Thank CHRIS M
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

After being disappointed the first time I tried the recently reopened twelfth lock, I was extremely impressed by the standard of their new restaurant 'Fish'. The prawns in sambuca, as weird as it sounds, are unreal! We then ventured into the bar and the standard of service was excellent , Moscow Mule is a must have . After being let...

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2Thank Macdaddy1986
Dublin
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Food was cold and bland. Sweet potato fries were a soggy disaster! Supplements for everything. Clearly a lot of prepped food and no fresh cooking. Ridiculous for the cost. Brownes company shouldn't be so greedy. Remember that locals keep businesses running! Lovely staff however.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Twelfth Lock Hotel

Address: Castleknock Marina, Royal Canal, Castleknock 15, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Castleknock
Price Range: £88 - £158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Twelfth Lock Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Twelfth Lock Hotel Castleknock, County Dublin
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“Definitely not under the bar/ restaurant unless you are staying up there until closing time.”
 of 5 bubbles Bertie500, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
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