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O'Connell's Howth

€€ - €€€Irish, , Seafood
4 E Pier, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 839 5087
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (29 reviews)
“fritto misto” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4 E Pier, Howth, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 401 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked a table for 27 people, on arrival everyone was separated,most of the guests were put down the back in what can only be described as a cubby hole , the rest of the party was divided up on separate tables , the service...More

2  Thank nichola914
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked a table for 25 people, arrived at restaurant and found the party had been separated as there isn't enough space to seat everyone together. After waiting a long period of time we finally got menus to order.... all good came out at different times,...More

1  Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with family last Friday for lunch. Downstairs was full so we went upstairs (with a buggy) which we had to carry. There was no offer to help or even suggestion to leave the buggy downstairs. The room upstairs was cold especially for the boys...More

Thank Pramuka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great find in Howth. Friendly & efficient staff. Portions were massive. I can't for the life of me understand why anyone would complain about them. Food was lovely & good value too.

Thank UkPeteD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got there only because it was the only one place that we could get a table at in Howth. And finally, we don't regret that. Even though the place was crowded, we very served relatively quickly. I'm not the seafood fan, but the dishes...More

1  Thank MaciejWwa
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Just back from a late lunch, party of 10, Sunday afternoon, place was packed, Trad band downstairs, not a seat left available in the house, upstairs or downstairs. Had eaten here before with a friend and it was good but never thought of leaving a...More

Thank franchisedubai
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

O'Connells of howth is located at the beginning of the pier. The food is lovely and they do the best chicken wings in Dublin. Price wise it's reasonable and great staff. Stephen the waiter looked after us very well. The views of the harbour are...More

Thank Des M
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visited again last night. We always got great portions lovely food friendly staff. We last visited and noticed the portion sizes had decreased on all dishes. Still we went again and the chicken wings mussels bowl and chicken supreme and nut crumb plaice were again...More

Thank Karl H
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful seafood dish. Crab claws were delicious. Friendly staff. Would return as well as recommend to others.

Thank Traveller325
Reviewed 28 October 2017

4 stars for value , 4 stars for service a few tweaks on the food would make it much better. We walked in on a Saturday evening at around 8 and found a table upstairs easily. Service is very good and for 3 mains ,...More

Thank Colm F
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Amanda S
17 December 2015|
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Response from davidsQ5538YV | Reviewed this property |
Best place is their website or give them a call.
16 March 2015|
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Response from a n | Property representative |
Hi John, I am wondering if you have your dates confused. This coming Saturday is 21st March and we don't seem to have a booking under name John for either Saturday 21st or Sunday 22nd. Can you please ring Simon O'Connell... More
15 February 2015|
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Response from a n | Property representative |
Hi john, Thank you for your enquiry. We are situated a 10 minute walk from the dart station. turn left when leaving station and just keep walking as far as you can and you will see o'connells on your right hand side... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 E Pier, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 5087
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