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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
  • 125
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 24
    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
Great spot

It was my first time here. Food was lovely, portions were huge and got 2 sides included with each main course. Staff were very friendly and very efficient. Will definitely be back again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Neil_BDublin
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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213 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It was my first time here. Food was lovely, portions were huge and got 2 sides included with each main course. Staff were very friendly and very efficient. Will definitely be back again.

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Ashbourne, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Last week I went to Snailbox for the first time. I was amazed when I came in and I realized that the ceilings were hung witht thousands of caps! Awesome! The restaurant was full of families with kids, couples and a group of jolly grannies celebrating the Mother's Day, so the atmosphere was especially good. One of my friends had... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My family and I have dined at the Snailbox many times and it is always lovely to return. The staff are very helpful and pleasant and most important the food is always well presented , hot and tasty . We are never rushed and get well looked after. Even for the kids they make a special effort to say Happy... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great lunch menu with loads to choose from. Staff very helpful and friendly. Also does a great steak for an evening dinner!

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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 helpful votes 20 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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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 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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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 15 - 36
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?