Fallon & Byrne - People's Park

4.2
226 reviews
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Contemporary European
Top tags:
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
Nestled in a beautifully restored Victorian building in People’s Park, Fallon & Byrne’s newest home is waiting to welcome you with open arms. Relax in the spacious and sunlit dining room or eat al fresco on the terrace as you overlook the park and its extraordinary sea views. With wonderful seaside locale and a lovely promenade for an afternoon stroll, the dreamy surroundings of Dun Laoghaire make for a delightful day out.
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DM
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fallon and Byrne did not disappoint, great setting and atmosphere.

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MC
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Beautiful setting, friendly, accommodating very clean and the waitress was very pleasant and attentive

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LK
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food & excellent service as always

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JT
11 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very nice meal and friendly staff. Good selection of items on the menu. Will be back again.

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MM
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

Very enjoyable lunch here on Sun 13th Jan. Was dissapointed no Brunch menu on offer. Menu was good enough but would have liked breakfast/Brunch options also.
Excellent service from Chloe from Kerry!

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J
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Sunday lunch with elderly mum. Really attentive staff who catered to her specific requests. Lovely food in nice surroundings

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MM
3 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely food, never disappoints. The staff are very friendly and helpful which is so welcome when you have 2 small kids. We go every week

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OT
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Everything was really excellent, we really enjoyed our meal, however one of the waiters, who we can only assume was a junior, was very inefficient, forgot orders, mixed up wine, spilled drinks....really not a good performance at all. We didn’t complain at the time as we didn’t want him to be embarrassed, and have to say the other staff, particularly the floor manager, were fabulous and we were treated very well. Food was beautiful and we would definitely go again.

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p
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fallon and Byrne in the People’s Park is one of my favorite restaurants on the Southside. The views over Dun Laoghaire are stunning at any time of the day or night.
The menu is extensive and reasonably priced, I’ve never had a bad meal there! Esp love the value of the early bird!!There is plenty of space between tables too, so it has a lovely intimate feel.
Keep up the good work guys and we’ll be seeing you again soon!

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HO
2 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

We had a lovely meal and very attentive friendly service. We were a group of six and thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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RM
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love our first visit in Fallon and Byrne, Dun Laoghaire! Food was amazing, atmosphere is friendly and most of all service was superb! Made my son’s bday so special and memorable! They have gone the extra mile and surprise us with a lovely plate of cake with a candle. Thank you guys!

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F
2 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

We really enjoyed our evening. It was early on a Friday, so quiet which meant we could hear each speaking - such a refreshing change!. Food was delicious, service great and good value for money.
Such a great setting too

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RL
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely lovely meal yesterday and very easy to book . Device was fantastic and very comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere. Will definitely recommend and be back again shortly

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OT
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Tables are not wheelchair accessible. The angle of legs do not allow wheelchair to fit fully beneath.

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SM
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a great meal with my brother here, couldn’t fault it. Highlight was the trout for me!

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OT
10 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 4

Restaurant is always to warm. Great service. The food is always ok and nice. but nothing to rave about. This restaurant would benefit from offering breakfast. Would go down well over looking the park.

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SG
1 review
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food and service were both exceptional! Thanks for the lovely afternoon!

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DH
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

A very nice meal in cosy surroundings with good friendly service.The trout was delicious!

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JA
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Went here as a couple for lunch. Food was quite nice, bit overpriced though.
Friendly staff, comfortable seats. Overall it was just okay so I wouldn't rush back.

Gorgeous room.
Half the tables were full & it wasn't noisy like other people said. Also tables were definitely not really close together like other reviewers mentioned.
Very popular area so I'd say it gets very busy at weekends/summer.
Some people complained about children/babies - this is ridiculous, how can a restaurant (or anyone) control a crying baby?! Shouldn't even be mentioned in a review.

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SH
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We went to Fallon and Byrne for a special family occasion and had a fabulous tasty meal in a beautiful setting . A great night out . Will definitely be going there again .

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JF
10 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great location and scenic view. Early bird menu was very good. Portions were ample and service was particularly attentive. Couldn’t fault it.

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L
2 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent lunch,great food lovely restaurant
The fish hake and salmon were cooked to perfection The service was excellent Over all a wonderful day out

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EB
7 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

Went already a couple of times -
Fiod is always good and service absolutely great.
But this time there were at least 3 tebles with 12-15 people inclusing screaming children. Meaning there were only 3 or for table for 2 squeezed between this enormous noise! If this venue becomes something like that will definetely not go anymore.

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PM
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 1Food 4Service 4Ambience 1

First time there. Food was quite good but noise level was so bad it was very difficult to converse. So not in a hurry to go again. Such a shame because it is a beautiful setting.

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CS
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A lovely place for eating out. Service was attentive but not over bearing. Food was great. If I lived here I would definently eat here regularly.

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PW
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Could not fault the food or the service. Lovely venue as well.

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AW
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Enjoyed the venue but it took a long time to actually place the order after getting seated and getting menus.

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J
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Vegan menu was just two mains taken from the normal menu, and no vegan pancakes were available either. The food was alright, but found a long hair in my portobello mushroom burger. Wouldn't rush back.

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V
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

I have organised two occasions recently in Fallon and Byrne and I will keep it as one of my best options. It offers a great deal, small/large portions, good vegetarian menu, good non-gluten menu, space, good service.

There are a lot of flies while we ate, which were annoying, and it was a bit noisy. That said, they don't deter me from going again.

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GM
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Excellent food. Very friendly service. The outdoor area is noticeably cleaner than a lot of other similar venues, and the tables are well spaced. Good value for money although we caught ourselves out on the wine by glass which can be pricey. Easily one of the best Killiney/Dalkey/DunLaoghaire options for outdoors eating.

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JS
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Really enjoyed our meal. Great location.
Most of all we loved the service provided by EMILY. She was friendly, helpful, efficient, knew everything about the food.
Most of all, she was great fun !!

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CR
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 5Ambience 4

As a vegetarian I was really looking forward to the menu but the portobello mushroom burger was very disappointing. It was literally a mushroom on a bun. It was fine but when you go out especially somewhere with a name like fallon and Byrne and for nearly 16e you expect something more. I could have made myself that at home for a euro. Also the moose was delicious but it was a small spoonful on the plate....crazy for 7e. The staff were lovely and the place itself is amazing but food let's it down.

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G
8 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Sat outside, weather was perfect,
Food was really good - Pate starter Salmon and Ribeye for mains - good service, good value

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S
3 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great selection of food on offer for everyone. Really tasty. Great buzz and super friendly service. A little pricey for what we got but everything else made up for it

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MC
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Really enjoyed the evening, perfect choice for my father in laws Birthday, he thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks to the wonderful staff on the night.

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A
7 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Incredible seafood platter

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BM
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

The first waitress we had for main course was excellent. Unfortunately the waitress who took our dessert order forgot that I specified that the dessert be gluten free (even though I said it clearly when ordering dessert) and I ended up having some gluten and being unwell that night. The staff who came down after did not manage it very well in my opinion - I think they thought they were doing me a favour by not charging me for the spoon of gluten filled dessert I had :-/ Pity as I had been looking forward to it.

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LG
5 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very good food

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MC
2 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We celebrated my parents wedding anniversary at lunchtime during the week and all 5 of us were delighted with the experience.

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HC
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 2Ambience 5

Beautiful setting looking out onto the People's Park. Great for lunch & a glass of wine in the sun with plenty of people watching thrown in. Menu is a bit limited for lunch/brunch options & salads could be better given the draw for al fresco dining. Service can be very slow on Sundays when they're mobbed, but is generally pleasant despite this. Toilets tend to be unpleasant at the weekends with so many park goers using the facilities & queues for takeaway coffee blocking access.

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