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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Hotel
“Dingle is a small port town on southwest Ireland’s Dingle Peninsula known for its rugged scenery trails and sandy beaches. A statue of long time harbour resident Fungi the dolphin is by the waterfront. Fungi, is a wild Bottlenose Dolphin, no one is quite sure of his age but he has been there for nearly 32 years and experts tell us he has a lifespan of between 40 and 50 years.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Pub
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“A must, little old barn turned to brewery out the back, great for a tour and enjoy a brew in the bar, maybe a whiskey , It also won Irish best whiskey bar 2015/16/17 ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Unbelievable guided tours with Penguins, Sharks, all types of fish and much, much more to see. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Mountain
“Famous drive along the Wild Atlantic Way, has been featured on 'Top Gear' and locations used in films such as 'Far and Away', 'Star Wars', and 'Ryan's Daughter'. There are many archaeological points of interest along this drive. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Beach
“5 Klm of golden sand walk in the footsteps of Sarah Miles in Ryans Daughter.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Fantastic views from the club house bar. Great place for lunch, or an afternoon snack”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Excellent museum about life on the Blasket Islands, which were inhabited until the late 1940s. The building was designed to be sympathetic to the beautiful surroundings. Good to visit here in advance of a trip to the islands.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Old Church refurbished into a beautiful restaurant. Irish nights on Wednesdays for July and August. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Bean in Dingle is a family run specialty coffee shop located on Green Street. We serve a variety of specialty drinks and locally produced artisan foods including Ashe's Annascaul Pork and Black Pudding Sausage Rolls.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Make sure to book in advance as it is extremely difficult to book on the day. Everything on the menu is excellent - its a fish restaurant so there are no other options for meat lovers.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Pub
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“Lovely bar/restaurant with great food, known for their Bianconi Surprise Salads. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lodging
“Delicious food (its won awards!) and views in the restaurant, but also a lovely pub if you fancy a guiness!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great Sea Food in a relaxed friendly environment. Featured in Lonely Planet’s Best of Kerry List. Suggested dish: The Hake Burger ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Church
“Simple, sandstone archaeological site of unknown age and the only unrestored example in Ireland.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Oldest restaurant Dingle never fails to disappoint, I could eat everything on this menu”
  • 8 locals recommend
Road
“Wonderful view looking back at Wild Atlantic House and Cloghane Bay and looking south to Dingle and the Skelligs beyond.”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pub
“A must, little old barn turned to brewery out the back, great for a tour and enjoy a brew in the bar, maybe a whiskey , It also won Irish best whiskey bar 2015/16/17 ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Make sure to book in advance as it is extremely difficult to book on the day. Everything on the menu is excellent - its a fish restaurant so there are no other options for meat lovers.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Lodging
“Delicious food (its won awards!) and views in the restaurant, but also a lovely pub if you fancy a guiness!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
“Great Sea Food in a relaxed friendly environment. Featured in Lonely Planet’s Best of Kerry List. Suggested dish: The Hake Burger ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Oldest restaurant Dingle never fails to disappoint, I could eat everything on this menu”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Modern methods, touched by tradition, bring the purest local ingredients to life in a harmony of taste and tone. Award winning restaurant. Lovely menu and great staff. I love the lobster x”
  • 9 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Our favourite seafood restaurant in the area, with a fish shop downstairs so you can also bring some fresh fish home with you! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The pork belly here, is HUGE.. Great value for money. Lovely, intimate setting in Dingle town centre.”
  • 10 locals recommend

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