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The Snailbox

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Killmoon | Killmoon House, Ashbourne, Ireland
+353 1 835 4277
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Philip and the staff always look after us very well. The staff are trained to be courteous, friendly and attentive. The food is excellent

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Thank Laurence C
Dunshaughlin, Ireland
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a busy place but I did not really enjoy.the food was not the best it was just alright n on the cold side.

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Thank stephaniedrack
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic good in a great environment & atmosphere. Lovely history & story to the place. Amazing views. Bring a baseball hat and you'll get one in return. You'll love what they do with yours 😊

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Thank Avril M
bristol
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with family for lunch. There was 9 of us which included 2 kids. Service was excellent! Nothing was to much trouble. Food was delicious! All of us had a fab meal and left feeling very full! Will definitely return!

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Thank FredTuck
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here last 12th of November, me 3 more adults, 1 3 year old girl and two baby's. The waitress were really friendly and were the meals arrived, I was impressed, with the amount and the taste. I extremely recommended this place!!!!!

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Thank Diego F
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my mum here today and she really enjoyed it, food was excellent as was the service and atmosphere as always

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Thank camp7791
Wolverhampton
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend a visit to the snailbox if you are looking for great food, friendly staff, and a welcoming atmosphere. The food was delicious and i would certainly eat here again

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Thank Vicks13
Adelaide
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Best vegetarian Thai curry I've had in Ireland. Delicious. Great staff. Great atmosphere. Love love love the hats!

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Thank Hannahjoseph
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely excellent service from a young tall gentleman. Food was great quality and will definitely be back! Greatness

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Thank chloe7991
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We often stop here on the way back from a motorcycle spin up around Slane or Louth. Great for a quick snack and a coffee before joining the N2 at Ashbourne roundabout to Dublin. Very friendly staff too and lots of parking. Good views from benches outside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
International, Irish, Bar, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Killmoon | Killmoon House, Ashbourne, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +353 1 835 4277
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.

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