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The Boxty House

#84 of 2,032 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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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were so excited to try The Boxty House! We all tried the sample platter! So good! Can't wait to make the pancakes at home!

Thank LeeAnn S
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us went here, and it didnt dissapoint. 2 of us got the steak boxty, one got veggie chili, and one got corned beef dumplings. All dishes were amazing, but the dumplings took the crown. The hospitality/service was great, couldnt say anything bad about this place

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think I was more enamored with the look of the place and it's location so close to the famous temple bar. I did enjoy the seafood chowder and the service was prompt and friendly.

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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to see why the 'Westin' doesn't run a full restaurant in the evening with so many superb food outlets around...the Boxty is a case in point. I had the crab cakes to start and my wife and I both had the stew sampler main course, that is Irish, sausage and lamb stews, each in their mug size pots served... More 

Thank bobwood
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive and not what it use to be, don't buy the trio of stews. Two ok the third totally unpalatable as is their home brewed beer😝

Thank Vodkabo
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is still as good as it was 20 years ago. The food is amazing and this time we had children with us and the staff made us all feel welcome. Try the Boxty fries! We all had different things from the menu and all was cooked to perfection and was Devine. Hopefully it won't be another 20 years... More 

Thank Kate R
Round Hill, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My three daughters and I spent 4 days eating our way through Dublin. The Boxty was by far our favorite place. The food was spot on. We all tasted each other's food and we were not able to pick a favorite dish. It would be ashamed to be in Dublin and not make a stop at The Boxty.

Thank jeondy
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was alright but nothing amazing. Simple but nice enough food. Service was slow though but restaurant is in a nice central location!

Thank Kimberly202
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at Boxty with a couple of friends. Even if it is located in the heart of Temple Bar, the restaurant operates on a higher level, offering high quality food and attentive service in a relaxed lovely atmosphere. We reserved a table in advance and I would recommend that to everyone, as it was packed and there were... More 

Thank Maria G
Miami, FL
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard of the Boxty House from the Rick Steve's 2016 Ireland guide. His description of this wonderful restaurant doesn't do it justice. The atmosphere is charming, the waiters are friendly and attentive and the star of it all is delicious. My wife and I both had boxty entrees. She went with the chicken and I went with the... 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
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?