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King Sitric

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed in king sitric last night for the 3rd time. Once again a great welcome was received to this family run hotel. The room was spotless comfortable and beautifully situated overlooking the sea with amazing views. Breakfast at King sitric is my favourite breakfast to have anywhere . Fresh fruit salad fresh orange juice followed by...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from a 2 night stay at the King Sitric in Howth, which is a great little hotel with a beautiful view across the harbour and bay. The room was a really good size and was immaculately clean, with a contemporary and comfortable feel. Breakfast - taken in the dining room with the views as above - was...

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London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting Howth for over 30 years, had never eaten at the East Café Bar at the King Sitric. We have eaten upstairs, one evening many years ago, but it was not open the lunchtime we visited. Great chowder, great Irish craft beer, helpful staff and I had a "Howth Salad Nicoise". Not much salad which is good with plenty...

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Geel, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oysters, great beer, atmosphere. Nice way to finish the walk. the staff were really friendly. Local beer. even if you are in Dublin is worth it just to go to eat there. Fish freshly caught. Nice view if you sit outside

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We Booked the special offer for dinner, bed and breakfast through Blue Book. We wanted a treat to recover after doing the Gaelforce Dublin adventure race. Howth is beautiful and was looking particularly picturesque as the sun broke through the clouds. The hotel is great, lovely boutique rooms (and we got a complimentary upgrade to a penthouse suite 😃) the...

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic small hotel with sea views and an excellent fish restaurant. I would highly recommend and we will be going back again. We found the rooms to be a good size with a chic bathroom, well maintained. The restaurant was one of the best I've visited with a good selection of freshly caught fish on the menu. I'm not a...

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New York
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We were a group here for study for a week. Joan and Angus could not have been better! The breakfasts were sumptuous and extremely well-prepared, of local products delivered to them almost daily. ( Have the grilled fish for breakfast--amazing!) My colleague and I shared a double room that faced the Irish Sea. The room was small, but extremely well-appointed,...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

The King Sitric is tops. I have stayed here twice for a graduate school residency and once on holiday and it can't be beat for hospitality and quality. Howth is a fun seaside town and the Sitric is quite literally at the end of the pier on the water, so the sound of waves and gulls rolls into the seaside...

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kildare
Reviewed 9 January 2017

From check In with Garrett , to check out with Joan it was truly a most beautiful relaxing stay. our room was on the ground floor , across the road from the ocean....................beautiful. we had an amazing dinner with the most beautiful food ever Breakfast was aagain so lovely and Joan was our server and we had great chats. The...

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant with rooms. Staff are super friendly and the dinner and breakfast menu are outstanding. Everything cooked to order. The personal touches and genuine friendliness of staff is brilliant. I just wish we had been staying more than 1 night. This is a superb place to eat and stay. Loved everything about it

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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King Sitric Restaurant
King Sitric Restaurant
Cuisines: Irish, Seafood, European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established in 1971, Aidan and Joan MacManus have earned an international reputation for fresh seafood in their harbour-side restaurant in the picturesque fishing village of Howth. In 1999, they extensively rebuilt their old Harbour Master's house, relocating the restaurant to the first floor with panoramic seaviews, and adding eight guest bedrooms. All the bedrooms are named after Lighthouses and have sea-views. DINING Fresh fish landed daily on Howth Pier, oysters and mussels from the west, lobster caught by our own fishermen in Balscadden Bay are among our specialities. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink in our East Cafe Bar while choosing your wine from our outstanding Wine List. National Hospitality Awards Best Seafood Restaurant 2014. We are situated in the golfing heartland of North County Dublin and for sailors Howth Marina is three minutes walk. Enjoy a gentle stroll on the Pier before breakfast or a more energetic hike on the unspoilt Cliff Path and the trails of Howth Head. For business, shopping or sightseeing, Dublin City is only 25 minutes by Dart. Dublin Airport 25 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Sitric

Address: | East Pier, Howth, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Howth
Price Range: €145 - €202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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