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Dillon's Restaurant

Mill Street | Castle Lower, Timoleague, Ireland
+353 23 886 9609
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (4 reviews)
“ox tongue” (2 reviews)
“cheese plate” (3 reviews)
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Irish, European, Healthy, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mill Street | Castle Lower, Timoleague, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for a birthday celebration just the two of us. As I have lots of dietary requirements I sent the chef a message with my list on Facebook a week before to see if he could cater for me. After getting...More

Thank RBVP
Valeria V, Owner at Dillon's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your great review. We enjoyed having you and your husband in and were happy to accommodate your requirements that you so kindly supplied days in advance. We look forward to welcoming you again soon again!

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Timoleague is a very small village with, reputedly, a couple of excellent restaurants. As we were staying locally overnight and it was a Saturday, we had hooked well in advance of our arrival in Ireland. It was a good thing we did: we would not...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful little restaurant with exceptional food! We started with the Caprese salad with fresh local buffalo mozzarella and tomatoes from their garden. I had the cod and scallops while my husband had the rib eye paired with a lovely French red wine. Both...More

1  Thank lauraloveschocolate
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

3 of us ate here and had prebooked. We had heard lots of good things about this restaurant so were looking forward to our visit. My first impression was that I had ventured into someones house such was the size of the dining area. It...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

First visit to Dillon's last Sunday with two others. It was fantastically relaxed. I'll had fish, and God, I wish I could cook it as absolutely perfect and eat it every day! Great coffee, cheese board. Friends equally as impressed. Can't wait to return.

Thank kizzc2016
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Only one word can cover this restaurant Amazing We had lunch on Sunday - amazing Fresh beetroot and feta Beautiful scallops And a chocolate desert to die for!! The gin and tonics were a treat also A little out of the way but so worth...More

Thank Emv0
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Have eaten in Dillon's on 2 occasions & both were fantastic. Food, wine, service, ambience - everything was top notch. Would return at a moments notice. Keep up the good work

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Bright and inviting with great friendly service. Delicious seasonal food locally sourced and prepared with care. Go and enjoy.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I had the nicest meal with my wife in at least 25 years, The food was lovely and well prepared. The wine was really nice, I am not a wine expert but the lady working there helped me out and I had a lovely glass....More

Thank Ciaran1976
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Dillons is located in a beautiful old retail premises. The decor is attractive with fresh flowers and colourful paintings. The service is friendly and the food is very fresh and tasty, however, it is quite expensive. There were four main courses to choose from on...More

Thank Mo_Laethanta_Saoire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$53
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Street | Castle Lower, Timoleague, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Timoleague
  • Phone Number: +353 23 886 9609
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Dillon’s is a place to savour the best of modern Irish cooking in one of Ireland’s loveliest places. Gorgeous food is served up in a cosy restaurant that has quickly become established as a destination for fans of fine dining from around Ireland and beyond. The region’s fantastic produce, from pristine bays and rolling farmland, is cooked to perfection by chef Richard Milnes.
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