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12 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 806 3921
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood platter” (54 reviews)
“trout” (11 reviews)
“crab claws” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We have a few usual places that we go to when in Howth but we wanted to try something different last week so we gave Deep a go. It wasn't very busy (but it was early on Thursday evening) but the place still felt warm...More

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered the seafood platter, no prawns so they gave is 'fish pate' instead. It was not delicious at all. No crab claws so they gave us extra oysters to balance it out. Seriously, you are a seafood restaurant on the pier in Howth, sort it...More

Thank Cambinski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this place after a long day of touring and shopping. It was a casual and comfortable atmosphere. I ordered the Hake en Papilotte. It came to me steaming hot and done to perfection. The waitress added a few grinds of black pepper, and...More

Thank Dysie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous post walk sea food platter in Deep. Platter consisted of calamari, mussels, salmon on brown bread, prawns in garlic butter, fish goujons and fish cakes. It wouldn’t be complete without chips!!! I can recommend the toffee and pecan roulade and cappuccino 😘🤗. Service is...More

Thank Mona B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not booked a table so tried on spec for a table for 2. Very warm greeting and if we could wait 10 minutes they would have a table for us. Short walk and 15 minutes later returned and our table was ready. The...More

Thank tc1004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a cozy and excellent meal. The service has been unobtrusive but efficient. The fish and chips was great, so were the other dishes. Good variety of local brews.

Thank Wama10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a great time there, 4 of us were enjoyed it so much. The lobster is second-to-none and the chips is the greatest I have ever eaten :)

Thank INFOF848
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food for a decent price. Fresh fish and oysters. Also very friendly staff and a comfy setting!

Thank Stijn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband LOVES oysters, and six varieties were offered so he started with an oyster choice for his appetizer and was very happy. Our waiter was great at advising us to try the platter for two of fried calamari, mussels, and a wonderful fish cake...More

Thank beeperVancouver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did a stroll along the pier looking for a good value outdoor restaurant. The sun was shining and the fish was so fresh. Menu choices were good. Friendly and good service.

Thank Elizabeth H
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Anna D
5 February 2017|
Response from gillhumphreys | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we just ate there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 806 3921
Tel: 806 3921
They've got a couple of rave reviews from newspapers displayed in their restaurant, but unfortunately I didn't note which papers they were. Their seafood was incredibly fresh, perhaps bought right off of the docks. We had incredible fried oysters and a hearty seafood chowder as appetizers, then an earlybird seafood special for two for dinner which included fishcakes, crawfish, mussels, Dublin Bay Prawns, squid, smoked salmon, and a small salad. Beautifully plated, amazingly delicious. I hope you're able to get more info because this place is not to be missed!
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