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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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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    Very good
  • 27
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
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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
Friendly pub restaurant

This restaurant has a lovely vista over the Meath countryside to the distance Cooley and Mourne mountains. The place was very busy at lunch time when we arrived. Excellent food, lovely atmosphere and friendly Irish service. What more do you want!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
finian29
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Reading, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
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Reading, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has a lovely vista over the Meath countryside to the distance Cooley and Mourne mountains. The place was very busy at lunch time when we arrived. Excellent food, lovely atmosphere and friendly Irish service. What more do you want!!

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Limerick Ireland
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is my second visit to this restaurant and like before the front of house guys are just amazing at their job, I really mean that are true professionals and so warm and friends ( and child friendly). What let this place down on this occasion was the soar faced waitress that was the complete opposite of the rest of... More 

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Wiltshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

the waitress didn't come across as warm and friendly . The food was just lovely and there was almost too much of it. The deserts were just delicious and it was great value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visited this place after a visit to tayto park with my family and our friends with their kids too although we didn't book we got seated quickly staff were lovely and seen to our orders quickly would recommend this place to anyone and will hopefully be back again aswell

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Rep Ireland
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fab food & great service. We had two small children with us & while they were getting tired two bowls of ice-cream arrived free of charge! It was a lovely touch & we will be definately be back!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This rural venue is one for those with a large appetite and those whom are comfortable in a busy dining room. The staff are very friendly, the service is prompt for a venue so busy and the quality of the food is good for the price. Parking is plentiful and it's only a short drive from Ashbourne, so handy for... More 

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We were a group of 16 who had pre-booked dinner on route home from Tayto Park. Originally I had booked for 5.30 pm but on arriving at Tayto Park and seeing it was bigger than expected I rang through and asked if it was possible to move our booking to 7.30. Staff were very accommodating and friendly and we got... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Excellent staff and food!. Kids menu is fantastic. (Even the baby bowl is first class!) We always love to come here after a visit to Tayto Park after discovering it recently . So far,the menu highlights for us are the fillet,salmon and prawn pil pil(starter) and caesar salad(starter). The pork chop looked really good and is next on the list.... More 

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Ashbourne, Meath, Ireland
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Living in Ashbourne 8 years, 1st time we went to the Snailbox last month, we will return. lovely food & setting. The Bar was cosy by the fire for a pre dinner drink. We wnt up with family visiting from UK. So they loved the Music after dinner. We all complimented the wait staff for Great food & service. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Lovely steak , rib eye, actually the potatoes with cheese and scallions were very tasty. Great mushrooms and onions . staff were efficient, the kids deal had several choices, good spot and a good deal for a few dollars more.

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Additional Information about The Snailbox

Address: Killmoon | Killmoon House, Ashbourne, Ireland
Phone Number: +353-1-8354277
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Ashbourne
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 36
Cuisine: Irish

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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, 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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