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The House

4 Main Street | Co Dublin, Howth Co Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 839 6388
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (65 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“mussels” (28 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
Irish, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
4 Main Street | Co Dublin, Howth Co Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had yummy porridge , generous serve with loads of extras, and good coffee served by attentive staff. Busy with locals which is always a good sign. Added bonus The House is also a historic site - a residence of Captain Bligh of Mutiny on The...More

Thank whysmith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice setting up the hill away from the main part of town. We were able to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine. We had a really helpful waitress who was able to alter the menu for my vegan girlfriend who had grilled vegetables with sourdough...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Well received in a simple but well-prepared environment for s Sunday brunch with the family. Benedict eggs well served with tasty and well-cooked bacon served with vegetables. Who had the fish of the day has received a pan-fried seabass with (big chunk) well presented with...More

Thank Mantua57
Karl D, Guest Relations Manager at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for review. Thanks for stopping by The House. Hope to see you again soon. Karl

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Having previously visited The House for brunch I thought it would be the ideal place for a birthday meal for my husband. We were disappointed to say the least. We were not greeted on arrival, staff couldn't find our booking and eventually gave us our...More

1  Thank Marie H
Karl D, Guest Relations Manager at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

It doesn't help you in anyway by advising of your dissatisfaction with your experience at The House by posting a review on Trip Advisor. What would help is letting us know while you were at the restaurant so we could fix whatever it was that...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed my limited time there had better had worse so The de cor pleasing the staff friendly The food can't really comment o n had a cup of coffee nice but a cup of coffee The Coffee i had was Flat white as coffees go...More

Thank Nailer61
Karl D, Guest Relations Manager at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks for reviewing and providing positive feedback. Hope to see you return, thanks

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Eat regularly for breakie, food is always delicious and staff very friendly. Try the House Breakfast!

Thank Ted C
Karl D, Guest Relations Manager at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

It's great to receive such positive feedback. Many Thanks,

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was a perfect lunch stop for a group of five. They offered an array of healthy and tasty choices from smoked salmon to ham cheese to all day breakfasted. They also had several warm and wonderful soups. The staff was super friendly. Highly...More

1  Thank JBN723
Karl D, Guest Relations Manager at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to respond and recommending so highly. See u again soon

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Love this place for both brunch and dinner. They're always bringing new dishes to their menus while keeping their original hits there too. The service is consistently good with friendly experienced staff always seeming to have everything under control. I would recommend getting a scone...More

Thank Lisa P
Karl D, Guest Relations Manager at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hi, thanks for all the positive feedback. We continue to update our menu regularly. See you at The House soon.

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a welcoming bistro vibe and the service was great! Within minutes we had our drinks and 5 later the food (almost too quick). The staff are attentive and the breakfast was lovely and fresh! Ginger tea was refreshing but over priced at...More

Thank Daisybanks888
Karl D, Guest Relations Manager at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks for your review. Very happy to hear your positive comments. We're always working to make improvement. Hope to see u again...Karl

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Although I've enjoyed breakfasts and brunches in the House, it's been a couple of years since our group have had dinner there. The dinner menu offers a bit of imagination, including fish and meat dishes, and also risottos etc. The house was quite busy that...More

Thank John S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:45 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:45 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:45 - 21:30
Thursday
08:45 - 21:30
Friday
08:45 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Main Street | Co Dublin, Howth Co Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 6388
  • E-mail
Description
An award winning cafe-restaurant-deli & bar in the centre of Howth village. Modern Irish home cooking of super local seasonal produce. The House is a great place for breakfast, lunch, dinner & weekend brunch. Outdoor dining in the sunny back garden. Outdoor kids play area.
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