Sika Restaurant

4.2
111 reviews
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€51 and over
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Irish
Top tags:
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
With an emphasis on local excellence and seasonality, Sika Restaurant at Powerscourt Hotel offers the best of Irish contemporary cooking against a spectacular backdrop of Wicklow"s hills and mountains. From the rich bounty of our seas and our fields, from the skilled hands of artisan producers and craft suppliers, Ireland's fresh food credentials are world renowned. Such superb raw materials inspire the best of our chefs. So at Sika Restaurant, you'll find well-loved classic dishes deliciously prepared and executed with a distinctively modern twist.

The space is as appetising as the menu. Situated on the third floor of the hotel, Sika's dramatic floor-to-ceiling glass walls take full advantage of the pyramidal Sugar Loaf Mountain. While on the Terrace, al fresco dining is offered all year around under retractable awnings, comfortably warmed by braziers.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Irish, Continental
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Sunday: 6pm - 10pm
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Phone number
(01) 274 8888
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Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Chef de Cuisine: Peter Byrne
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Parking Details
Complimentary Hotel Parking
Valet Parking is available
Additional
BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Outdoor dining , Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 111 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.1
Service
4.1
Ambience
3.8
Value
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81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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j
26 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 1

Very disappointing experience in an otherwise lovely hotel. Let’s start with the decor. The bar just outside

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

Service was good. Food was good with a couple of quirks. Smoked duck starter just didn't really work. Mozzarella starter used to be a lot better. Halibut and venison mains both good. Tropical fruits dessert not to everyone's taste and apart from mango i didn't see any actual fruits.

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AM
3 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous food and a lovely atmosphere. Great to celebrate a special occasion.

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E
3 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

A lovely dining experience.
Comfortable seating and attentive service.

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m
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

food was incredible, well presented and perfect service

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CR
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We were greeted by a number of smiling attentive staff. In fact the staff made the whole experience very enjoyable. They were very attentive, without being intrusive. Food overall was very good, and couldn't fault it. We booked an early sitting, and it was filling up considerably by 7.30 on a Friday night.

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ND
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a fabulous meal at Sika. Can't fault it at all....delicious food, fabulous service.

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PG
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Food disapointing and not hot. Very expensive and would represent value for money. Ambiance more conducive to a 3 star hotel. Staff friendly. This was the only disappointment in an otherwise very enjoyable weekend.

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L
22 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My husband experienced a fabulous dinner at Sika on the last evening of our trip to Ireland. Food was excellent and service over the top. Comfortable environment allowing us to enjoy the end of a great trip!

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DG
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2018
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 1

Disappointed that at 9pm there were children still in the restaurant, running around and making a lot noise. Not a good location for a couple on a night out. We decided to leave before ordering.

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MO
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had dinner in the restaurant on our first night at Powerscourt Resort, the food was amazing especially the monkfish! The staff were very professional and attentive.

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CM
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 2Ambience 2

Only sitting available on a Saturday night was 1845 despite there being empty tables beside us all night. Service was swift and we had to ask for a 15 min "rest" before ordering desserts. Quality of dishes was variable. We did not receive our petit fours. Had to ask for bill on more than one occasion. Was charged for 5 dinners instead of 3 on hotel check-out which was corrected when highlighted. Also had to queue for 15 mins for a table for breakfast the next morning

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HJ
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Very good food , some of the waiters should be trained a bit more before working with the guests !

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MA
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

I have been in Sika with my wife during our stay at Powerscourt Hotel. Our expectations were killed since we walked in to the place. Our concept of Hospitality and welcoming is far away from what we experienced there. A 5 stars hotel deserves a proper restaurant. Manager and waitresse at our table made the experience very bad.

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

Food was very good and well presented, staff were frendly and attentive. However the 3 course set menu was a bit of a surprise and should be made clear if you only want 2 course you could do that and pay €10 less, also the cost of a bottle of water at €7.50 is just shocking.
Overall we had a good experience with only small couple of minor issues.

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HH
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous in every way! A perfect lunchtime spot with fantastic views. The staff are superb - high quality and well trained - wanting to go the extra mile to ensure you have everything needed for a great meal! Attentive and friendly - nothing too much trouble - absolutely faultless 👍🏻

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JS
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I enjoyed a wonderful meal with my wife recently in Sika restaurant. Food was delicious with a large variety of choices . Wine list was extensive and service was superb

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p
34 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Average food , expensive , service slow and inexperienced

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OT
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2018
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 4

Awful staff - no attention to diners- a hot mess

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EK
1 review
Dined on 17 June 2018
Overall 4Food 2Service 4Ambience 5

I love the hotel and enjoy going for a Sunday afternoon. Menu is limited & on this occasion food wasn’t great. Medium beef was served well. Sides of vegetables didn’t arrive. Service & setting is excellent

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SF
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We’ve been here a few times over the years while staying at the hotel, however the last couple of times I’ve avoided it, purely because the veggie options have been so limited. It’s great to see that they’ve now added a couple of veggie dishes to the menu, and I really enjoyed my meal. The service was fantastic; and they made a fuss because it was our wedding anniversary, so it was a lovely experience.

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D
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

Only fixed menu -3 courses for €55 was available. Would be nice to have option to have 2 courses. Also had to continual ask for our water to be topped up. Should not have to do this for the standard of restaurant

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PA
1 review
Dined on 19 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our evening with great service and great food and wine.

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e
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Amazing meal.
One waiter Dean (young man with glasses) was visibly very nervous but did an amazing job and should be encouraged by his manager. Being a restaurant manager myself i know how nerve wrecking it can be.
Food was amazing and chocolate sphere was the highlight.

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BC
1 review
Dined on 6 May 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 2

Disappointed with Sika. Definitely expected more from the restaurant in a 5 Star Hotel. Standard of food below par, white wine not chilled, no real ambience, service was good.
Breakfast at Sika was like a circus, seated at table in middle of room with other guests/staff milling all about us - not even remotely relaxing, we couldn’t get out of there quick enough!

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u
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 2

We were extremely disappointed with our dining experience Friday last. On arrival for a 8.45 booking we were left unattended to for 12 minutes as staff worked on their ipad right next to us avoiding eye contact.

Goats cheese starter was cold - and looked like something a child had prepared
Cold stagent coffee
Everything else was fine .....not of a 5 star standard AT ALL.

Complained to reception on our check out but have heard nothing since.

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S
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely food and excellent service,meal was really good value for money and a good selection of wine

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NC
1 review
Dined on 15 April 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a fantastic dinner recently at the Sika Restaurant in Powerscourt Hotel. The set menu was delicious and creative. I would highly recommend this venue to friends, family & my work colleagues.

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IL
1 review
Dined on 15 April 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

My wife and I visited Sika for Sunday lunch which is quite limited and basic, but at €45 per person is very expensive for what you get, e.g Tomato Soup, corn fed chicken breast (small) and desert. Pricing does not represent good value and the restaurant was sparsely populated as a result. It’s a really nice location and great ambiance with friendly service so has a lot going for it, but it seems that the prohibitive cost discourages more customers.

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JO
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 2

Very little atmosphere, small portions and restaurant cold

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S
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We went to Sika after getting engaged earlier in the day. It was a perfect spot for a relaxing and romantic meal afterwards.

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RK
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Beautiful food, really lovely atmosphere and our waiter was super (Kevin 😊)

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MD
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 1

It's was a special birthday occasion. Service was excellent our waiter Kevin was extremely friendly and helpful. The food was nice but portions very small all veg and even potatoes cost extra which is very annoying as most people woukdent eat steak on its own ! not value for money at all.
No atmosphere in the restaurant at all typical hotel dining room.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Overpriced tasteless food. Restaurant was more like a canteen than fine dining in a 5 star hotel. Laminate tables with plastic place mats. Cold & dull decor much like the food. Highlight was the somewhat edible cheese board once to didn’t tempt to taste the stale crackers. Would recommend guests staying in the hotel to eat in the village of Enniskerry rather than waisting money in Sika.

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GD
3 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had an excellent dinner. Great food well prepared and served. Excellent attentive service from the waiting staff.

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K
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2018
Overall 4Food 2Service 5Ambience 5

Ambience and service etc was very good. Food was disappointing, the taste did not reflect the cost of the meal.

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j
4 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2017
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

As this is the main restaurant for a 5star Hotel I expected better. It was good, but should be special as it would attract people to the hotel for the food alone.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a lovely meal in the restaurant for my wife's birthday.
Everything was fantastic and it is definitely a great place for a special occasion.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2017
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Food was amazing apart from desert, ordered tiramisu which was quite dry and didn't seem fresh.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

An enjoyable meal with friendly staff in a busy restaurant. Food was very tasty. Family friendly with a separate children's menu. Good wine selection and lovely location, perfect for those staying at the hotel. Highly recommend their Chocolate Sphere - simply delicious!

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