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With old world character and charm combined with a modern and relaxed ambiance, we take pride in offering our patrons a relaxed and delicious dining experience which The Snailbox is renowned for. Having won the "Best Welcome & Customer Service Award" in 2010, we have built our reputation through our friendly and efficient service accompanied by the finest & freshest ingredients prepared by our Head Chef Monica and her team. Monica has now introduced her own signature Snailbox desserts that are being served daily in our restaurant. Our menu philosophy is simple; fresh, tasty, home-made and locally sourced ingredients served to you with a smile. Click below to view any of our mouth-watering menus
US$16 - US$37
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
International, Irish, Bar, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 24 October 2021

Great service and food! Nice choice on the menu, food was delicious and portions were big! Place is spotless. Definately recommend 👌

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

It had been a while since we dined at the Snail Box and were looking forward to lunch with Family. The menu is excellent with a variety of starters and main courses. We each chose a different starter and main course. The garlic mushrooms which...I had were delicious and the Fillet Steak was as good as I have had. All our party thoroughly enjoyed their meal. The service was excellent and friendly. All in all a very enjoyable occasion and we are looking forward to our next visit.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

Had a family occasion for a birthday, the food was wonderful and the service was exceptional. Staff are so friendly and helpful, would highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 16 September 2021

Our go to restaurant for any and all occasions. Fab food and great people. From start to finish a great experience. No probs parking. Always happy to see us and remembers my name. Food impeccable even down to the new floors.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 23 August 2021

My family and I are regular visitors to the Snailbox and we are always looked after so well, we had our son's 18th birthday meal there last Saturday and we had a great time, the service and food were excellent as always and they went...out of their way to make it a memorable night for my son, and he was thrilled. Could not recommend the Snailbox restaurant enough, Philip, Paddy and the rest of the staff will look after you really well, we will definitely be back and did I mention that the food is delicious!!!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 19 August 2021 via mobile

We travelled to Dublin on N2, the restaurant just off N2 at kilmoon cross north of ashbourne. We decided to dine outdoors, plenty of cover and space, very tasty food with extensive menu and friendly efficient service. Its an establishment well worth a visit.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 6 August 2021

After a very long day close by, we followed a little sign for The Snailbox! I have to say it is a hidden gem. Menu has a great selection, nothing was to much trouble. Food was freshly prepared, great sized portions and simply delicious. The...service well it was simply amazing too. Family friendly and a buzzing atmosphere. The theme of baseball hats is outstanding. Food was that good we went back a second night!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 August 2021

A truly wonderful pub and restaurant. Food of the highest quality, diversity of choice and a personal service like no other. Everyone should eat here

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 20 July 2021 via mobile

Ate here yesterday evening 5 of us. Great service excellent food with good menu choice. Chicken wings to start - really good flavours. Followed by sirloin steak. Good cut of meat cooked just right. Finished with rum and raisin ice cream. It really was -...vanilla ice cream, with raisins sprinkled in the ice cream and a shot of rum. Best ever! Been here a few times over the years and have never been disappointedMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 July 2021

I love the snailbox for its amazing food, atmosphere & amazing staff. Today I went with my mother in law who is in a wheelchair. With outside dining the owner and staff were so accommodating when it rained and I cannot recommend highly enough. The...place was buzzing and the food did not dissapoint. Of course you can never go wrong with their amazing whipped ice cream with Baileys 🍦🍦😋😋 Thanks for a lovely day out!!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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The Snailbox is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5