Cabinteely is a sought-after suburb with shopping centres, restaurants, public transport, beaches, walks, and parks. The village is centred on the junction of Johnstown Road/Brennanstown Road and the Old Bray Road and has developed on both sides of the N11 dual carriageway. It is close to Blackrock, Dun Laoghaire, Dalkey, and Kiliney, and only 30 minutes to Dublin city centre.

Cabinteely is a wonderful village full of cafes, restaurants, and boutiques. There is a hairdresser, a barber, a dental surgery, two Garda Stations, a Post Office, and a library on the Bray Road.

There is an array of outdoor activities, and it is perfect for nature lovers who want to be close to the city.  The area has plenty of green space, having two large parks with sports pitches. Cabinteely Park is the big draw in the area, with 110 acres of parkland.

There are also many leisure facilities in the area, including golf and tennis clubs, Leopardstown Racecourse and Killiney Golf Course. There are also a host of sport and leisure clubs in the area including football, rugby, tennis, and GAA. The Ben Dunne Gym is on the doorstep.

The area has good transport links, and Dublin Bus routes include 84, 84a, 84x, 145 and 155.

The Green Line Luas has nearby stops, and the Aircoach serves the area. Cabinteely has easy access to the city centre in via the N11, and The M50 is also a short distance away.


There are many highly regarded primary and secondary schools in the area.

St. Brigid’s Boys National School offers primary education for boys and St. Brigid’s Girls National School offer all girls’ education. There is an Educate Together School in Dun Laoghaire and Stepaside. Other options include Oatlands Primary School in Stillorgan and St. Mary’s Primary School in Sandyford.

Loreto College Foxrock is a private all girl’s secondary school. Cabinteely Community School offer mixed education, Clonkeen College in Blackrock is a secondary school for boys, and St. Josephs of Cluny is a private all girls’ secondary school. Other nearby secondary schools include Nord Anglia and Blackrock College.


There are many great restaurants and lovely coffee shops in the area.

The Stable Yard Café in Cabinteely Park has a popular Japanese restaurant.

Urbun café offers one of the top 10 brunches in Dublin and Golden Brown is the newest toastie spot in the village.

Café 31 a lovely neighbourhood family style restaurant serving international cuisine in  a stylish atmosphere.

Tamra Restaurant serves quality, contemporary Thai food in a relaxed setting.

For a drink, the Horse & Hound is the main pub right in the centre of Cabinteely Village, and is a popular spot for locals. Other options in the area include McKennas in Dun Laoghaire, The Wishing Well in Blackrock, and The Graduate Bar & Restaurant in Killiney.


Cabinteely Village has a few independent shops, but for larger shops and more choice, Cornelscourt Shopping Centre with the large Dunnes Store is nearby. Park Shopping Centre in Carrickmines is also close by with a range of large stores, and there is a Tesco Superstore in Ballybrack.  Dundrum Town Centre is also just a 10 minute drive away.