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The Brass Monkey

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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A modern European restaurant serving seafood, tapas sharing platters, lunch and dinner. Situated on the West Pier in Howth we are spoiled for the freshest choice of fish every day. Our cold water oysters from Sligo are delivered daily and freshly shucked to order. Howth is a "Must see" on any trip to Dublin. The Brass Monkey is the "Must Eat" on that trip!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

4 of us visited today. Staff are extremely friendly and the food was just gorgeous. Oysters ,prawns, goats cheese ,mussels and seafood chowder for starters. Plates cleaned. 3 plaice and 1 burger for mains. Again plates cleaned The menu is not huge but covers every...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rose C
Barbara S, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for the informative review. That's some really good feedback and we take on board your comments. Much appreciated and glad to hear the plates were cleared at each course. Thank you The Brass Monkey, Howth

Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here for the fish n' chips on a day-trip to Howth & were not disappointed! Look at this fish! We snagged a seat at the bar, enjoyed a couple beers, & left a while later, happy & full. There's so many lovely spots...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rowratheart
Barbara S, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded today

That's so great to hear! Sounds like a perfect day and a great meal, so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you The Brass Monkey, Howth

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch at NYD. The place was full but we managed to find a place to sit. The staff was very friendly and helpful and the food was amazingly good!!! Must try the fish soup!! We will go again!!!!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank katrinp639
Barbara S, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded today

Our seafood chowder is world famous so good call! It's even got it's own award. Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you again soon in Howth. Thank you The Brass Monkey, Howth

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely brilliant small cozy restaurant on the West Pier, Howth. The food is delicious and service is brilliant. Prices are very reasonable. Book the table not to be disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 503sergiym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food good as usual. I always have the Deluxe Chowder and found it to be a bit "thin" and slightly watery today albeit a good flavour. Service brisk and efficient. Pepper grinders are tired from being refilled too much and need replacing. Good pint of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Funmozguy
Barbara S, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded today

Well we usually hear only good things about our seafood chowder so this is unusual. I apologise if it wasn't up to scratch as you know it from other visits. Thanks for he heads up on the pepper grinders. Thank you The Brass Monkey, Howth

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant hit all the right notes for us -- the food was excellent, from start to finish. We ordered tapas style, which let us try a variety of different dishes. It was popular and bustling, yet cozy. The wait staff was very friendly, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kutaa1022
Barbara S, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded today

You chose well my friend. Tapas style portions lets you have lots of yummy dishes and enjoy the menu. So glad you loved it and thank you for the 5*'s. Thank you The Brass Monkey, Howth

Reviewed 9 December 2018

We got a recommendation from our cab driver and we were not disappointed. The seafood chowder is a must. The raw oysters were huge and amazing. This was my boyfriend's favorite meal of our time in Ireland.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank als1978
Barbara S, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded today

The seafood chowder really is amazing! Wow "my boyfriend's favorite meal of our time in Ireland". Thank you The Brass Monkey, Howth

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We came in after doing the cliff walk so were ravenous and chilly. There was a bit of a backlog of customers but this was cleared quickly and we were seated in a cosy corner booth. We ordered the gluten free deluxe chowder, gluten free...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank soliv44
Barbara S, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded today

That's great to hear regarding the gluten free choices. We really try to accommodate as many dishes as possible with GF alternatives. So happy you felt well fed and well looked after. Thank you The Brass Monkey, Howth

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Great service, ambiance, and food. We made a quick trip to Howth from Dublin for lunch. Great little restaurant with good wine. Had the seafood chowder with a glass of white wine. It was perfect for the cold rainy day.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank christina_red
Barbara S, Public Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded today

Many thanks, the chowder is perfect for warming up after on a chilly day. Thank you The Brass Monkey, Howth

Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Had a very pleasent, good value meal with excellent customer service in the Brass Monkey on the West Pier in Howth. Good menu variety including its seafood platter. Lovely Mill Stream South African Red wine at vrry reasonable price, well as Ireland goes. Worth a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank davidpryor_12
Barbara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Brass Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thank you so much and happy birthday! We're delighted you choose The Brass Monkey to celebrate!

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