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O'Connell's Howth

4 E Pier, Howth Ireland+353 1 839 5087Website
Open now12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have been to O’Connells numerous times and it has never disappointed. Food is always top standard and they do the nicest chicken wings around! Great atmosphere and friendly staff would recommend O’Connells to anyone.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

the BEST thing my mouth has ever been blessed to touch. O’Connell’s place is the place to be. slay!!

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the best place I have ever been in my life, the food was outstanding and the servers were out of this world. 10/10 would recommend

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shocking. The cod and chips portion is tiny. Go to the Bloody Stream pub for similar , its much better and cheaper. So disappointing as the staff are brilliant.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Howth for the day and took a visit for lunch. We were a group of 11 visiting from the States and this was a fantastic experience with traditional Irish food. The ambiance was fantastic and the service was great. Everyone there took...care to explain everything on the menu and provide us with their recommendations. The food was the best we had while in Dublin (highly recommend the Guinness pie!). I would highly suggest this place to anyone visiting Dublin - definitely worth the ride out of Howth.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect after a cliff walk! The food was excellent and our server too! She handled several tables like a pro. My uncle stated it was the best meal he’d had in Ireland after being there for three weeks. We truly enjoyed our experience.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pub and what a night! The craic is 90 and the Guinness is perfect just like the servers! Big shout out to mia Katie Jen and aoife, they made my trip to Ireland!

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks Robert for looking after us, myself and my nine friends from Canada really enjoyed our evening in OConnell's! Well done guys

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guinnes pie - worth dying for! (It was so big portion, I died around the end but was so worth it 😅😁) Absolutely recommending it!

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and nice and polite straff. Alltough I recomend to book table if you are more than four people for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: June 2022
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26 January 2022|
Response from anne o | Property representative |
Hi Voyager, we get over 100 calls every day, and if we were to take bookings over the phone we would need to have someone completely dedicated to answering the phone and managing bookings 24/7, so like many other restaurants... More
30 August 2019|
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Response from DavidL120584 | Reviewed this property |
They'll have music any given weekend, regardless if the date is right or wrong. Friday or Saturday.
3 February 2018|
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Response from lisac52003 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do as it’s a Sunday & it will be very busy . Downstairs has Trad music on from 1:30 to 4 pm & is always full . Eating area is upstairs . Ask for Simon and he will book you in 😁enjoy
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Frequently Asked Questions about O'Connell's Howth

Yes, O'Connell's Howth is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

O'Connell's Howth is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5