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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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Service
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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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41 - 50 of 3,445 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waiter was kind & good. The food was also good and prices ok I highly recommend this restaurant.

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1  Thank Eric B
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Eric! Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We are happy to know you had a good time at the Boxty House.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Boxty is highly rated, and the food is good. We were served by Zoltan, who was great. He helped with our friends' toddler, and did a lot to make our meal enjoyable. Good service is worth a great deal. My wife and I had...More

1  Thank RobbieJEF
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi RobbieJef! Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant in such great details! Zoltan is lovely, and we are glad you feel the same way about him! We always try to accommodate for everyone, including the little ones. We are delighted to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic! The boxty fries are deliciously addictive and the restaurants ambiance is so great! It’s very cozy and has many locals. A must try for sure!

Thank jessicataylor28
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jessica! Thank you for the great review! Boxty fries are addictive indeed specially when accompanied by our special garlic mayo! We glad to hear you enjoyed the ambiance, and we are looking forward to see you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

a dublin jewel. no wonder the boss eats here . old style dublin food. i only wish i could visit it more often

Thank declan d
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Declan! Thank you for the great review! Our doors are open from Sunday to Sunday, you can always come back to visit us.

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to try the traditional Irish dish, boxty. Everything we tried was delicious. Definitely must try the garlic boxty fries, great place for vegetarians as well

Thank roropatel27
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for taking the time out to review the restaurant. We really appreciate it. Kind Regards The Boxty House Team

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It was very busy, I would recommend booking if you can. However we arrived at 6:30pm on a Saturday night and got a table within 20 minutes. Wait staff were attentive and very friendly and helpful with tourist tips. Food was very nice and came...More

Thank Leonie S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Party of 2 couples, we ate here on Thursday 9th November 2017. We had it booked but we arrived an hour early, no problem, seated immediately. Food was fantastic, we tried four different dishes including stew, chicken in boxty pancake, salmon, and steak. Great portions,...More

Thank Eedila
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Walking around the Temple Bar area looking for a dinner place, the menu pulled us in, it looked good and homey. We really enjoyed everything we ordered, it was great earthy food and the Jack Smyth beer was also great. If you are in this...More

Thank Mikalako
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Popped in here for a quick bite before heading out of Dublin to explore the rest of the Irish countryside and couldn't have chosen a better sendoff meal. Piping hot beef stew, delicious bread, all served by a friendly, laid-back waiter. Definitely check this place...More

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Thank dellasaffy
BoxtyHouse, General Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Thanks so much for taking the time out to review the restaurant. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed both the food and service, Hope to see you again The Boxty Team

Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went there based on a recommendation from a couple we had met at the Jameson Distillery. What a wonderful place! The food was great, the decor charming, and our service was a-ok. My only issue was the background music. Schlocky 80's and 90's music....More

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Thank Jeff_BV3132NH
BoxtyHouse, Manager at The Boxty House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi Jeff, thanks for the great review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your meal and the service! About the music we are very sorry you didn't like the throwback 80's, we do take requests though, in your next visit we can play your...More

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