The Dublin Skylon Hotel

Upper Drumcondra Road , Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland, 9
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The Dublin Skylon Hotel offers a number of flexible options when looking for a dining experience in Drumcondra. From formal dining to a more relaxed affair, our Head Chef, Wayne, delights in preparing superb quality food using locally sourced ingredients.

Wayne says ‘‘it’s not just a choice of food but the involvement of the planning and preparation of serving it. We really strive to create dishes that our guest wants".

Our menus are designed to complement every occasion with lots of options and menu plans to choose from. Call us today and let us help create your own fully customized dining experience.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
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About The Dublin Skylon Hotel

Discover the many delicious menu options at the Skylon Bar & Grill, one of the tastiest restaurants in Drumcondra Village. You will be able to enjoy breakfast, lunch & dinner in a contemporary setting designed by Audrey Gaffney.

Private Parties

Whether you are hosting a business dinner or looking for a private function with your family and friends, we have a renowned and excellent reputation with our guests to be the venue of choice for life's celebrations and special occasions.

Afternoon Tea

Set in our warm and spacious lobby, the Skylon Afternoon Tea is an experience not to be missed. Alongside the essential elements of a traditional afternoon tea, enjoy a selection of elegant finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and delicate desserts that is all accompanied by a nice pot of freshly brewed leaf tea.

Cuisine: Irish, Afternoon Tea, American, Child Friendly, Sunday Lunch
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 08 July 2019

we use the conference/meeting facilities in the hotel and have always found the service to be very professional.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

We arrived at 5.45pm on Saturday. We ordered our food at 6pm. Then we were told what we ordered wasn’t in stock. Starter arrived at table at 6.30pm. The pork belly was nothing but a big lump of fat. The main coarse didn’t arrive . We canceled it at 8.30pm and left. The waitresses and bar staff were brilliant but under a lot of pressure due to the mess that was in the kitchen. It was my girlfriends birthday and it was ruined due to the lack of supervision. It’s a shame because we are regular costumers and have held a lot of family gatherings in the bar and grill. I am not one for filling out complaint forms but in this case it has made me furious because it was on my ladies birthday .

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Worst experience ever. Ruined a family occasion

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Visited On Monday, 13 May 2019

Mia was an absolute disgrace on reception desk. Me and my clients experienced her incompetence and disgraceful attitude towards us. We are regular clients and book many meeting rooms but never again. Got our meeting room booking all wrong. Quoted wrong rate and refused access to the room. I still await a call from Colette to discuss.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

We had a very enjoyable dinner for my nieces 21st. The staff went above and beyond to make sure it was memorable in a great way. Thank you we will be dining again soon 👌👌

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Just back from a nights stay and afternoon tea in the Skylon. It was my friends hen party. From the minute I booked to the moment I checked out I felt very well looked after. I would like to thank the staff of the hotel, front of house, bar staff and managers, you were all extremely helpful. Unfortunately I didn’t catch the name of the gentleman who served us at Afternoon Tea, but he was just that. He couldn’t have done enough for our party. Colette, Molly and Jani (sorry if that is spelt wrong!) thank you for taking all my queries on the lead up to the day. We all really enjoyed the food, the drink, the stay. Aisling

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Thank you for afternoon tea under the tree we really enjoyed it and will definitely be back, everything was perfect

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

Cannot thank you enough. You made a very hard day for our family run so smoothly. The service and the staff were all brilliant.

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Visited On Monday, 22 April 2019

The only slightly negative comment I have is that the length of time between when dessert menu was brought out until the order is taken was too long. This is not unique to Skylon.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Food gorgeous and the staff couldn’t of been nicer so helpful

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Great place and wonderful staff who go the extra mile. Paul Fitzpatrick deserves a special mention. We use the Skylon on a regular basis and he always is very attentive and makes sure we have everything we need.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Hello, I have stayed at your hotel for the past 3 days & had a fantastic time. The staff were lovely & helpful & the meal we had on the first evening was also fantastic. When I booked the stay a few months ago, I saw that you had a afternoon tea underneath a gorgeous tree, so I reserved a table for this for 12pm today (prior to our flight home). We checked out at 11.55 & walked round to the restaurant. We expected to be shown to our table but no members of staff were there. After 10 minutes I went to Reception & they said that I can find the table with my reserved name on, so we did. We then weren't greeted or asked for our drinks orders, so after 35 minutes I went back to Reception & they said 'a butler' would come & serve us. He took another 10 minutes, so in total we were waiting for an hour just for a drink. I explained this to a young girl (with blonde hair) & she didn't apologise. I said that we had been waiting for an hour & she looked at her watch & said 'yeah'...! We then had to rush the food (which took another 10 minutes to arrive). Nobody came & asked if we wanted anything else, or checked on us. When I asked for the bill as we had to rush off, I asked another young lady for it & after 5 minutes of no one coming over, I then went into the bar area myself & asked an older gentleman for the bill. He then didn't know how to use the card machine & I had to type it in myself (after we had to walk to Reception as there was no WiFi for the card machine). We had to rush as I was expecting for it to start at 12pm, but we didn't even get a drink/start eating until 1pm. We had to leave no later than 1.30pm to get to the airport. I notice on your website now that it says afternoon tea is served from 12.30pm, which I was unaware of. When I booked it, I wasn't informed & I wasn't at any point today either. I have been promoting the hotel on my social media to my thousands of followers this week, so this was a very disappointing end to the stay. Especially when I was looking forward to it & had to pay £35 for poor customer service. Overall, a very disappointing day. James Clarke

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Lovely lunch for my son's confirmation.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Service was a bit slow we had finished our tea before the desserts were brought to the table. Otherwise we had an enjoyable meal.

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

We were so well looked after by Colette and staff. Would highly recommend to others.

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Visited On Monday, 18 March 2019

The chef had not received the information I had provided that there were some gluten intolerant guests. However they managed to provide food for them and provided a complimentary glass of prosecco during the short wait

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Visited On Thursday, 07 March 2019

Really enjoyed our evening parking a nightmare

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Visited On Saturday, 02 March 2019

I brought my Grandmother and Aunt for Afternoon Tea at The Skylon last Saturday and it was fabulous! Beautiful setting under the pretty cherry blossom tree and our table was so gorgeous, with the blue and white fancy china tea service. Food was delicious and a great selection for us all! But the best part was the courteous and unbelievably helpful fellow who waited on us! He was so attentive and professional! The smartly uniformed doorman of the hotel was super too, as he kindly helped my Grandmother and Aunt out of the car, even seating them in the lobby while I parked the car. Who needs the Shelbourne! Top marks to The Skylon for a wonderful restaurant and spectacular staff!! We look forward to returning very soon! Thank you so much!!

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Visited On Sunday, 24 February 2019

The staff were really helpful and friendly. Good value lunch options.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 February 2019

Good was lovely and service very good

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

We had a beautiful evening thanks to the amazing team in The Dublin Skylon Hotel Bar & Grill. Argentina and her coworkers are so friendly as welcoming. They even surprised my Dad with complimentary Prosecco to start off his birthday celebrations 🎉 We will definitely be going again. Thank you all and see you soon, Lisa

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Really enjoyed the Afternoon Tea on 20th February. The food was excellent, as good as some of the much more expensive hotels.Padraigh looked after us very well and took the time to chat with us. Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

This was my second visit for afternoon tea. The service is excellent and I would especially like to mention Paul who looked after us as if we were the only people there. My daughter and 18 month old Grandson enjoyed themselves immensely. The only small gripe I had was that people were double parked and also parked on ramp to underground carpark. I parked a few streets away after dropping my daughter off first. And parking there was only €2 for 3 hours.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

Hotel has been recently renovated and looks splendid. First impressions is the atmosphere is classy and welcoming. The staff are attentive and friendly and efficient. The food was lovely. Would recommend this hotel highly and its so close to city centre too.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

The servers were very pleasant and helpful. A really lovely experience

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