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The Boxty House

#76 of 2,085 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€Seafood, Irish,
20-21 Temple Bar, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 677 2762
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Irish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
20-21 Temple Bar, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Boxty House
1. Unique Irish Dishes
"do not visit this place without trying boxty fries"
Sarah C
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2. Our Own Jack Smyth Beer
"All three from the tasting flight simply blew me away"
andylawcc
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3. Excellent Service
"Service was amazing our waiter was nice and super funny"
Bobbie P
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11 - 20 of 3,441 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our 18 mo toddler here for an early dinner on a weekday during our Dublin trip. The restaurant was just starting dinner service and so the dining room was not too full when we first arrived. The restaurant was clean, and so were...More

Thank ililxkitty
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thanks for the great review. Always great to hear nice comments about our service. Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 1 week ago

They had a Thanksgiving Meal so we gave it a try. Not bad. The atmosphere was nice with a fire going.

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Thank k_pellet11
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello K_pellet11, thank you for taking the time to review us, we are happy to know that you enjoyed your Thanksgiving meal with us! Sincerely, Boxty House.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and an amazing space with a very good service and a very friendly employees. I advise this restaurant.

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Thank Jevipinheiro
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Javipinheiro, thank you for taking the time to review the Boxty House, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and service! Sincerely, Boxty house.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide suggested this place for something unusual. The boxty, which is a potato pancake with filling, was incredible! We ate every bit of it and could have had more. The best food we had while in Dublin! The service was excellent - friendly,...More

Thank patsychom
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Patsychim, Thanks for the great review. We really appreciate it. Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, hospitality and Smyth beer was excellent, all 3 varieties. Mr Gallagher is an amazing host!

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Thank jjdale23
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the great review. Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this weekend and didn’t book a table but the woman at the door told us we could have a table in 30 minutes which was amazing as it was so busy! The choice of food is great and we ordered wine and a...More

Thank gemm1983mcm
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gemm, Thanks for the fantastic review and for being a welcome guest from 14 years ago. We hope to see you when you visit Dublin again. Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Also known as Gallaghers Boxty House, this is the best food I had in Dublin hands down. And the service and staff are exceptional. My wife and I split the sampler appetizer which I HIGHLY recommend. The toast with goat cheese is amazing. Also, mixed...More

Thank Kevin H
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kevin Thanks very much for the great review. Glad you enjoyed the food and service. And yes, there is a certain charm in watching the Auld Dubliner during an evening in Temple Bar. Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food , great service, definitely would recommend the boxty chicken ,!the bed and breakfast that we stayed recommended that we give it a try .we had been at the boxty House twice , very easy to find ,one of a favorite.

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Thank Doreen Z
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Doreen, It's always great to read a glowing review, even better when guests such as yourself return for a second visit. Thanks very much, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great boxty pancakes!! Never had them before so really pleased I did. Irish coffee was perfect And really good service. Thank you Dave

Thank Sera123456789
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sera, thank you for taking the time to review the Boxty House! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast with us. Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a nice meal with our group of 9. We were being served quickly and got a bargain thanks to our BOGOF deal. Food was very good, although maybe a tad expensive with out the deal - but what should one expect from a restaurant...More

Thank Luka M
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Luka, Thanks for the review, great to hear you felt you got a bargain. Regards The Boxty House

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Victoria K
13 November 2017|
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Response from BoxtyHouse | Property representative |
Hello Victoria, we have both menus available (A la Carte and Brunch). Thank you!
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Danielle C
4 April 2017|
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Response from BoxtyHouse | Property representative |
Hello Danielle, we usually recommend reservations for large groups, but if it is just two people it is easier to get a table at lunch time.
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seanfada
23 October 2015|
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Response from BoxtyHouse | Property representative |
Hi Sean, I'm afraid we are not open on Christmas Day, however we are open every other day over the festive season. Our Christmas menu is available on our website. Hopefully we will see you over Christmas. Warm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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