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The Boxty House

#82 of 2,001 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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20-21 Temple Bar, Dublin D2, Ireland (Formerly Gallagher's Boxty House)
+353 1 677 2762
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Boxty House was terrific. I am a celiac and was thrilled to hear that I could eat their Irish Crepes and that they even had a Gluten Free Irish beer. Both were terrific. Service was a bit slow and eating in the basement was a disappointment. But I would return for the wonderful food.

Thank Alan E
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were originally heading to another restaurant in Temple Bar, but as we passed by my boyfriend recognised The Boxty as something famous online so we just went in. It's around 7pm and we were lucky enough to take the second last table available, though a prior booking would definitely be a must to avoid disappointment. Its fame does attract... More 

Thank Lapyan W
Evanston, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely dinner and a unique, delicious meal at Boxty this past week. Our server was very friendly and chatted about the Boxty history. Lovely visit.

Thank Stephanie L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was really good. I went back for some traditional cornbeef and cabbage during my stay in dublin!

Thank Rhea M
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Knowing all Dublin restaurants would be busy on St Patrick's day, we booked a table for 10 well in advance and paid a deposit. On arrival our table was ready and we were made very welcome. Given that the restaurant was full to capacity, the food arrived promptly and every dish was if high quality. A good example was my... More 

Thank Andytee
San Clemente, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I searched this out because of its Trip Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. We weren't starved so we had the Taster appetizer and thought all 3 selections were delicious. The waiter was very friendly and efficient, the atmosphere comfortable. Easy to walk to as well.

Thank Mary D
Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend and I found this by chance. It was packed but we were asked to wait and they would find us a table.The front of house woman, whose name I didn't get, sorry, was so calm and respectful and very good at her job. We were so glad we waited as the food was fabulous. I had the Trout... More 

Thank allysonlumsden889
Connecticut USA
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pádraic Óg Gallagher is the genius behind this modern Irish restaurant with a cuisine based on actraditional Gaelic potato dish. There are many forms of boxty pancakes served here, as well as succulent stews, seafood items and brews....Try their own craft brew Jack Smith Irish Stout with a sampling of three stews...each cupful worth it's weight in the gold at... More 

Thank OUTTravelers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good service, friendly and plenty of options. They forgot to bring my pancake but when I mentioned it the sorted it straight away. Best part of Dublin so far!!!!

Thank Paul B
Guildford, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stumbled on this gem as we searched for a quick lunch. the menu is great as is the food. I recommend the seared Kilkenny trout. The place is atmospheric and the staff are funny, efficient and eager to please and for you to really enjoy the experience. One of the best in Dublin and we went to quite a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Seafood, Irish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-21 Temple Bar, Dublin D2, Ireland (Formerly Gallagher's Boxty House)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 2762
Our restaurant has been at the beating heart of a dynamic, contemporary community for over 25 years. Our customers experience a genuine taste of modern Ireland, full of eclectic talking points and the warmth of that country kitchen down the west. Today, our restaurant caters for up to 2000 local and international customers a week. The relaxed, warm atmosphere provides a natural habitat for conversation to flow easily and to share stories.

Come join us in the heart of Temple Bar, and discover what it means to be Irish. Totally Irish.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?