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The House

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4 Main Street | Co Dublin, Howth Co Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 839 6388
10:00 - 22:30
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 08:45 - 16:00
Tue - Thu 08:45 - 21:30
Fri 08:45 - 22:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

House is a wonderful local restaurant that has very helpful and friendly staff and great food. They always have lovely specials as well as a good set menu. There is a very relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant and perfect after a walk around Howth. It's a very family friendly restaurant also. I'll certainly be back to visit again.

Thank Plecto000
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit to The House restaurant, Great food really friendly n prompt service, Lovely spot off the sea front.Worth a visit

Thank Julie8186
Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here several times for brunch and the food is always great! The eggs benedict and pancakes are particularly nice.

Thank Neil_BDublin
London, United Kingdom
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359 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for brunch - great food, great atmosphere, lovely staff. They were very nice to noisy toddler and baby too!

Thank JanDLondon
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 510 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a sunny Saturday night and the town was busy so we were lucky to get the last two places at the bar when we called by in the off chance they had space. There we were at the centre of all the busy-ness and the staff were fun, friendly and attentive despite the crowd. We had superb mussels... More 

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Karl D, Owner at The House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It's great u found somewhere you liked in Howth. Hope to see you again. Karl More 

Alexandria Bay, New York
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the early dinner menu, a nice 3 course meal and bottle of wine. The fish was wonderful, best home fries and the fruit crumble dessert was awesome! We love Howth and will definitely come back here on our next visit.

1 Thank Louise_and_Dan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good food: hake, cheese cake, soup, price are decent, however it's really noisy on the saturday night

Thank Antho M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1,064 reviews
524 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 522 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Only problem is getting a seat! Very popular like every other eatery in town! BOOK. We managed to get seats at the bar only but hard working staff looked after us. Mussels and crab @ 18.95 EU hit the spot.

Thank f2s
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Unplanned trip to Howth had us wandering in here for lunch. Midweek lunch. No reservation or booking needed and no problem. Atmosphere was bustling with mix of families, large tables with groups and couples. So they can cater for everyone. There was an excellent buzz about the dining area. As it was busy the service was understandably prompt if not... More 

Thank Huffaduff
Karl D, Owner at The House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and comments. Very much appreciated. Hope to see you again soon. Karl More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My husband and I had a super evening a few Sundays ago. A friend had recommended the place and we were so happy we tried it! The food was excellent - I had the smoked fish starter and one of the fish specials. My husband had the crab starter and one of the meat main courses. We both had local... More 

Thank SonjaToronto
Karl D, Owner at The House, responded to this review

It was great to meet you. Thanks for the kind comments. Hope you return soon. Best. Karl More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 28
Irish, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
08:45 - 16:00
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Main Street | Co Dublin, Howth Co Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 6388
An award winning cafe-restaurant-deli & bar in the centre of Howth village. Modern Irish home cooking of super local seasonal produce. The House is a great place for breakfast, lunch, dinner & weekend brunch. Outdoor dining in the sunny back garden. Outdoor kids play area.

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