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The Boxty House

#75 of 2,086 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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CUISINES
Seafood, Irish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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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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21 - 30 of 3,445 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with family on a particularly cold Dublin evening. Shared the boxty sampler platter - very creative and tasty

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

Hi Jay, Great to hear you enjoyed our Boxty Platter, thanks for the review Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 4 of us arrived here after it being recomended by our Irish walking-tour guide John. It was very busy but we managed to get a table. We were sat by the door so it was a little cold. I ordered the Beef stew with...More

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

Hi Nikki, Thanks for the review and we are delighted you enjoyed the food. We should also give a thanks to John for sending you to us. Hope to see you again Regards The Boxty House

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointing to say the least. You can tell the turkey and potatoes were finished hours ago and just sitting under a heat lamp. Veggies tasted like they were frozen and not even cooked all the way (al dente green beans?). Almost none of the traditional...More

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

Hi Cindy, Thanks for taking the time to review the Boxty House. I'm sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal at the Boxty House but we will take on board your comments to make next years Thanksgiving meal better but I do apologise...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about a unique Irish dish, the boxty (meat wrapped with a thing potato pancake/crepe). The place has a modern feel. They have their own craft beer and was the first place that we found that didn’t have Guinness on tap. The food...More

Thank Nez D
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nez, thank you for reviewing the Boxty House in such great details. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your meal and your Irish coffee!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall food was very good but was very, very pricey even by Temple Bar standards. I would go next door to the Elephant & Castle.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Kevin D
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kevin, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the food but I'm surprised you found us pricey. We feel we have a range of dishes to suit most budgets. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Sincerely Dave Power General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a magical place. Delicious food, friendly staff. Make sure to order one of the Boxty dishes, you won’t be disappointed!

Thank Erin M
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Erin! Thank you for taking the time to review the Boxty House and for you lovely comment. We are delighted to know you enjoyed your time with us.

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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$29
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
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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