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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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“boxty” (1,176 reviews)
“stews” (182 reviews)
“potato pancake” (144 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good find in the Temple Bar area. It’s Irish food with a modern twist. Fresh ingredients, good portions, great taste.

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

Hello Napspr, thank you for taking the time to review the Boxty House. We are very pleased to know that you had a great time with us. Thank you for your visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had a lovely lunch at Boxty House. He had a boxty pancake and I had the dumplings. Was nice to try about traditional Irish food. I would recommend although it is slightly expensive for the type of meal. We had the...More

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

Hi Feamitchell! Thank you for your kind words, we are very happy to hear that you had a lovely time with us. I will pass your feedback on to our chefs, if you like something less sweet you can try our Panna Cotta or Lemon...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very casual atmosphere. Good soup, but disappointed with the Boxty itself. Could have been cleaner especially the ladies' bathroom.More

Thank Teach71
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Teach Thanks for the review. We take on board your points regarding the Boxty and the Bathrooms and will make sure that these are not issues you would have to worry about should you decide to give us a second chance. Sincerely Dave Power...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to have a five star night at the Boxty but just didn’t happen. The staff was great, the ambiance was great but the food was just OK. Ordered the chicken boxty, boxty fries and soup of the day. The chicken boxty was...More

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

Hi Scott Thanks for the review and the points. It seems you did not receive a meal matching the standards we set ourselves and for that I must apologise. Your points have been brought to the attention of our Kitchen team. Sincerely Dave Power General...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here a couple of times only but I really enjoyed my meal both times. My wife however loved the first visit but not the second. I think I can see why that is the case however. First thing to note is my wife...More

Thank Tyrrp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is wonderful with generous portions. We visited for lunch and shared the trio of stews with three types of bread, and the boxty sharing platter which comes with goats cheese on bread, dumplings and boxty pancakes made into fries. Everything was tasty and...More

Thank Rebecca B
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rebecca B, thank you for taking the time to review the Boxty House. We are glad to know you all enjoyed the food, the Boxty tasting slate is delicious indeed.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the places that is recommended by quite a few people in Dublin. I was very glad I went as the food was good, recommended by Giorgio the waiter, and he was one of the friendly and charming people I met while...More

1  Thank PGTStJul
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello PGTStJul, thank you for the great review!We are very happy to know that Giorgio took good care of you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled across this place last time we were in Dublin and returned for lunch this trip - The Boxty House was great both times. Tried several varieties of stew and a house brewed stout...feels very authentic and a good value lunch in the main tourist...More

Thank Noel W
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Noel W! Thank you for the great review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and came back for more! A second visit is a great review in itself.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing stop on our visit! We enjoyed the lamb stew and soda bread with a side order of Boxty Pancakes and Dumplings and wow was it ever amazing! This was EXACTLY what we were looking for in terms of Irish fare. Each...More

Thank Calyps012
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Calyps012, thank you for the lovely review! We are delighted to hear that you had a great time at Boxty House.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Dublin for a wedding and the couple chose the Boxty House for their rehearsal dinner. We not only had fabulous service, but the food was wonderful! We had a specific menu to choose from, but everything on it was splendid! Definitely don’t...More

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

Hi Airbornliz Thank you for the great review but also for being part of what was a lovely occasion.

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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, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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