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The House

4 Main Street | Co Dublin, Howth D13 V2F9, Ireland
+353 1 839 6388
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (66 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (11 reviews)
“ribeye” (4 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
Irish, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
4 Main Street | Co Dublin, Howth D13 V2F9, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 380 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to House for a late lunch and really enjoyed the whole experience once seated. The restaurant was very busy so we had to wait for a table, not a problem, but we had to wait in a very tiny cramped area by the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BusterMum
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cozy place, well decorated, a bit loud but it was packed. Staff was super welcoming and professional. Good selection of beers. Had the ribeye, everything cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Duarte M
Karl D, Owner at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for sharing your experience at The House. I will pass on your praise to all the team. Hope to see you in Howth again soon. Best, Karl

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Coming down from a walk on the Cliffs. I was cold and saw the charming dining room. I had the carrot and fennel soup with brown bread. Perfect consistency, with sweet and savory flavors.. and piping hot. It was a very generous serving. I enjoyed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DarciLynnR
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I was so looking forward to trying here, menu looked great and had some serious food envy as other tables food arrived. Ultimately though, we were disappointed. We ordered the buttermilk fried chicken in brioche bun. What arrived was a plate of beige, no garnish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank caroline B
Reviewed 19 October 2018

I went there on multiple occasions, but the most recent one, for breakfast, was a bit disappointing. We ordered right away but it took forever to deliver our food and although I had asked for hard eggs they were super soft and runny. The place...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Annastf
Karl D, Owner at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thanks for letting us know. Sorry we didn't get your food the way u wanted it. Come on for eggs ' on the house' next time... just let us know when you're coming. ... best. Karl

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I found this little gem while exploring the town of Howth. I had been looking for a good barista style coffee, and was pleasantly surprised to find this cafe. I have loved to be able to try the scones with jam and cream, but unfortunately...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AttitudeDriven
Karl D, Owner at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hi, thanks for reviewing. Call ahead the next time and we will keep you one, Best, Karl

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here in the early afternoon for some coffee, tea, and dessert. It was quite and cozy and we loved our tea and coffee, as well as the delicious hot fudge brownie with ice cream and raspberry syrup. We were too early to try...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Moppa2015
Karl D, Owner at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thanks for reviewing. Lunch, Brunch and dinner ate great too, hope to see you again, best, Karl

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We have heard about Howth and their restaurants from a friend and we didn´t get disapointed!I had a kind of stew/soup from the sea and my man took a fresch fish. A good restaurant we can recommend!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eva O
Karl D, Owner at The House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thanks for reviewing. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Karl

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

House is usually reserved for brunch for us as the Eggs Benedict are the best we have found anywhere, and we have REALLY looked! We decided to pop in for dinner on the way home on a Friday, surprised to be able to get a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Colm M
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here last Friday night at House. I've eaten here a few times recently. I prefer dinner to the lunch menu which can be a bit limited. The serving staff don't seem to change which I take as a positive sign. Everything...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NthDub
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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, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:45 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:45 - 16:00
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 D13 V2F9, 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. Take away coffee & food. Bookings advised or just walk up. Lots of locals.
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