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The Abbey Tavern

28 Abbey Street, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 839 0307
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
28 Abbey Street, Howth, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 665 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a really good time for my dad's birthday. Musician,dancer et singer were great.All in a cosy atmosphere. I will come back!!!thanks a lot

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 3 days ago

...and I'm happy to say that I did. First of all, the building itself is beautiful with parts dating back to the 16th century. It's a lovely bar with a home feel - if I lived in Howth, then it would definitely be my local....More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were returning to our ship from a visit to Malahide Castle and we stopped in here for an Irish coffee to warm up. Wow, delicious. The place is quaint and rather historical I imagine. We enjoyed the drink and the atmosphere. I would recommend...More

Thank Loves2TravelALOT_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed a great pub dinner at The Abbey Tavern in Howth. It came highly recommended by our innkeeper, and we were not disappointed. My husband ordered the corned beef and cabbage and loved the locally sourced, melt in your mouth corned beef. My steak and...More

Thank bsh168
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi bsh168, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to read that you both enjoyed your meal in The Abbey Tavern - John, Bev and Nessa will be...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I walked up to Abbey after asking a local lady who was walking down the sidewalk. The food was very good with huge portions. Beautiful walk in Howth.

Thank Lark54
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Lark54, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern after your walk in our beautiful village of Howth. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal with us. Many thanks again and kind regards, Richard Tobin

Reviewed 6 days ago

Although a tourist attraction for the dancing & music which has a separate area, the pub and dining area are very comfortable. The staff know what they are doing and are really attentive and welcoming, the service is warm and professional. We ordered food and...More

Thank Bluebirdzz
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Bluebirdzz, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern and for taking the time to rate your visit on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that you were happy with the food and service...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a drink and a rest. We were on our way to Malahide castle. We ordered coffee & Irish coffee. The Irish coffee was so good. Quant pub. Would come back again.

Thank peachkoblerpie
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi peachkoblerpie, thank you very much for visiting The Abbey Tavern on your way to magnificent Malahide Castle. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your Irish coffee and we hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, Richard Tobin

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time back in Ireland after ten years away in Australia, and The Abbey in Howth was the first pub/restaurant we visited. Absolutely perfect start, the Tavern still as cosy and comfortable as ever (actually better). Excellent barman and waitress combo on the go (Monday...More

Thank deeganssss
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi deeganssss, welcome home and thank you very much for choosing to visit The Abbey Tavern. "Absolutely perfect start" is such a lovely start to our Friday here in The Abbey Tavern.....our team thank you sincerely for taking the time to share your experience on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hate to say this, but.......... not so long ago I went for a meal up there and we waited and waited. a member of staff was asked about the dinner and how long it was going to take. the member of staff totally ignored our...More

1  Thank owenscars2014
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi owenscars2014, the first thing that I do when I arrive here for work is to check our reviews on Trip Advisor and the last thing that I do before I leave for home is the same thing. This is how important our customers opinions...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour group stopped at Abbey Tavern on our way back from Malahide Castle to our cruise ship in Dublin. We had an Irish coffee made with Powers Whiskey in a 16th Century Tavern. A great experience. Tasted even better than the one in San...More

1  Thank casaahha
RichardTobin, Owner at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi casaahha, we are delighted that you dropped in to us after your visit to the magnificent Castle in Malahide and that you enjoyed your Irish Coffee with us......without sounding big-headed we're not surprised that it tasted better than the one in San Francisco :)...More

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meathbutterfly
September 19, 2017|
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Response from audi209 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not too sure but if you ring them they be able to tell you.
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Peter B
September 2, 2017|
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Response from Ann Marie M | Reviewed this property |
10 min max walk from the Dart, beautiful walk along the seafront on the way up. Enjoy, I couldn't recommend the abbey tavern enough 😊😊😊
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catherinefreeman62
July 14, 2017|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the time of year I would suggest making a reservation- anytime now through September to be sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Abbey Street, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 0307
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