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Octopussy's Seafood Tapas Bar

7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 839 0822
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend came here after a long walk around the cliffs, we were seated straight away and ordered the chowder, a platter and oysters all lovely and fresh. The only thing I would say is the was quite expensive but overall the experience...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a wonderful week and some very delicious food in Ireland, our day trip to Howth delivered our best meal with a unique flavorful lunch at Octopussy. We were very lucky to get seats immediately on this cold December afternoon. It is a tiny spot....More

Thank Rob and Claire R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Howth for the day from Dublin. It was overcast and drizzling, but we stopped in at the Octopussy’s Seafood Tapas Bar and we weren’t disappointed! Our waitress, Linda was so very helpful and suggested several great choices. The wine was awesome, the...More

Thank Kerry F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Octopussy's when spending a weekend in Dublin and I have to say it was hands down the best food I ate during my time over there! If you love seafood you have to eat here!! The food is so fresh and is caught...More

Thank GWGW1984
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a break from being on foot sightseeing in Dublin, we took the train to Howth. Inexpensive and only take 35 minutes to 45 minutes depending on time you travel. Offers a chance to view homes enroute and some farms. I enjoyed their calamari, and...More

Thank sidewalk1234
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Three of us are here a couple of weeks ago and the food was nothing short of delicious. The lobster was so good, we ordered another. Flawless! However, upon paying the bill we were giving a generous tip until we noticed that there had been...More

Thank robthebook
Reviewed 7 November 2017

In somewhere like Howth with an endless selection of great places to eat, it is so satisfying to discover somewhere like this. As it is small and intimidate you might have to wait for a table but it's worth it. The charm of this place...More

Thank Ita D
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Delicious seafood at a fair price! We got the mixed platter for two with extra oysters for about €35, and we enjoyed everything and were full. Although the waitresses are very enthusiastic and lovely, the service is very slow... probably a drawback of the place...More

Thank Western-Mimosa
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

I was a bit tucked away in a corner because it was quite busy but the food was awesome. Order the mixed seafood plate. Very friendly staff.

Thank JiscaF
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Two of us were so Lucky to choose here for our meal out.. Tasty choices which would be fantastic fun for small groups Who enjoy fish and sharing. Loved the Calamari because it was perfectly cooked and the shellfish were Beautiful. The Macon Lugny is...More

Thank DollsDoolin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-8 West Pier, Howth Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 0822
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