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The Martello - CLOSED

Newtownsmith Road Sandycove Co Dublin, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 280 9871
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13 Oct 2017
“Great Sunday roast!”
21 Sep 2015
“Name changed to THE FISH SHACK CAFE”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Newtownsmith Road Sandycove Co Dublin, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great view, great food and friendly staff! Weather was a little chilly when we visited, but they have heaters outside under covered awnings so you can still enjoy the view. Huge portions of delicious reasonably priced food!

Thank betty3ne
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The Fish Shack has opened on the premises of the Martello, and it's fabulous. They do not take bookings. They don't need to, we were there on a Monday night, and it was constantly full. The staff are lovely, checking to see if everything was...More

Thank Jaqrho
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

A friendly bistro restaurant serving good food. Very busy the evening we visited but staff had everything under control with efficient service and honest delivery. Reasonably priced and adequate portions.

Thank Kyoty
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Had a very nice evening here with friends and family. Good value and not over-priced. Staff very helpful. Was very hot inside the night we were there, there is an outside terrace though. Would definitely go back again

Thank randmmahon
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Came here one night during the summer on a lovely evening for the early bird and discovered they had an All Evening menu for €23 for two courses . They accommodated us easily as it was early and gave us a lovely window table. Food...More

Thank AdrienneR2
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Ate here with a few colleagues while in Dublin on business. Very tasty food and good service. Nice little restaurant with a view. Would recommend and will be visiting again.

Thank Edward J
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Always a warm welcome and especially from the owners son who is a great asset to The Martello, which is a true local bistro/restaurant that serves really good food at a reasonable price. It is small and therefore you may feel a little cramped. Don't...More

Thank Harleyclarkey
Reviewed 19 May 2014

After walking or driving by the Martello so many times and saying we should go in one day, we finally booked for friday evening. On arrival, there had been a mix up with our booking, but this honest mistake was rectified after 20 minutes, with...More

Thank Stew_Dub
Reviewed 21 April 2014

This is such a lovely cosy and so friendly restaurant, that I would not hesitate to recommend it. We regularly bring friends and relatives for dinner here, and are never disappointed. The Dublin Bay prawns are a particular favourite as are the sautéed potatoes. And...More

Thank GOURMET4666
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Good 'Dry'day and many restaurants in Dun Laoire were closed so we went to number 18 "The Martello". What a lovely place our food was delicious and beautifully presented by charming staff. The restaurant had a very warm ambiance and was perfect for a relaxing...More

Thank Paul G
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  • Address: Newtownsmith Road Sandycove Co Dublin, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dun Laoghaire
  • Phone Number: +353 1 280 9871
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Bistro Martello is a charming seafront restaurant tucked in between Sandycove & Dun Laoghaire, looking out to Dublin Bay . A firm favourite amongst locals and tourists for nearly a decade, this proudly family-owned restaurant specialises in fresh seafood and locally sourced foods cooked to order. Step inside a candle-lit warm atmosphere , where attentive &friendly service provided by our staff will make your visit memorable. Browse throughout our early-bird menu and a la carte , not to forget our daily specials. Savour one of our carefully selected wines to compliment your experience, whether you're enjoying a family reunion or a leisurely weekend brunch while taking in the breathtaking views over the Martello tower and Sandycove, with its ever changing marine landscape.
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