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The Snailbox

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Killmoon | Killmoon House, Ashbourne, Ireland
+353-1-8354277
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: With old world character and charm combined with a modern and relaxed...
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 range of Snailbox gourmet breads, and 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.
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Good for:
Large groups
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 122
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great!

Visit here regularly with a group of adults with learning disabilities. Always greeted with a warm welcome. Staff are very friendly & understanding. The food is delicious. Portion sizes are huge!! Great value for money & well worth the spin out!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Nettlesie
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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209 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dublin, Ireland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Visit here regularly with a group of adults with learning disabilities. Always greeted with a warm welcome. Staff are very friendly & understanding. The food is delicious. Portion sizes are huge!! Great value for money & well worth the spin out!

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dublin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I used to visit the snailbox in my 20's before it was revamped and started serving food. It was a great spot for a pint years ago and it still is. I have returned several times recently and the service is always top class. The Food has always been perfect and cooked as requested (especially steaks). Staff are always friendly.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Not much else to say , it's worth the drive , portions are MASSIVE!! And the food is awesome , if your considering going .... DO!!!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great food for all the family nice people great private areas for talking and eating never hurried out Would recommend to everyone

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drogheda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

well we decided to visit as heard great things upon arrival we met a very friendly gentleman who called me mam 😄 very welcoming .. Looking at menu its quiet pricy .we decided to go for steaks 20 start off price my husband ordered rib eye when it came out it honestly was wafer thin not good value for money... More 

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Beautiful spot with wonderfully friendly and efficient staff, even though they were intensely busy every single staff member was smiling and treated us with a warm welcome. The atmosphere inside was wonderful and cosy on a bitterly cold day, the food was exquisite and portions were just right, although i really wish I'd had a little room to venture into... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

First impressions are of a highly friendly yet efficient staff in a cosy pub that's 'bigger on the inside'. We came off the recommendation of the landlady at the B&B and even though we didnt have a booking so were directed to the bar with the promise of a table in about 45 minutes. The bar was comfortable with a... More 

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Riga
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Love this place - it's alwayd great atmosphere and the service is excellent - real irish. I don't mind to wait for a table as this place is always packed, which is the sign of their great service & food. Love the sizzling stir fry :) Will be back soon, wish I lived closer so I could visit more often.

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Dublin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Was invited to a wedding in Ballymagarvey House (which was great by the way) but we wanted lower budget accommodation for all the time we would spend in the room. We were advised to stay in the Snailbox B&B. We didn't expect much to be honest but we were more than pleasantly surprised. Not so much a B&B but a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

For somewhere that is so close to where I live it was our first time here.Greeted by friendly staff in warm surroundings.The food was fantastic and would go as far as to say it was best steak I ever had,followed by a beautiful dessert.Price I suppose was a little expensive but we enjoyed it so didn't really mind.A fifteen minute... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Killmoon | Killmoon House, Ashbourne, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +353-1-8354277

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 37
  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating, Scenic view

Description

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 range of Snailbox gourmet breads, and 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?