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The Snailbox

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Killmoon | Killmoon House, Ashbourne, Ireland
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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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank chloe7991
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank CRRG_Dublin
County Meath, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last Friday, My family and I went to the snailbox at around 3:00 for lunch, the waitress was so friendly and really showed an interest when serving us! Food was excellent also but will definitely be back due to the excellent service. Unfortunately I didn't catch her name. Thank you.

Thank 22niamh200
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Snailbox came up in conversation with a friend. He spoke of how great the food was there. I had a special mate coming from the US and wanted to bring him out for an evening. I looked up the site and saw they were doing a special mid-week dinner and overnight. So I promptly booked. We had a fantastic... More 

Thank JG H
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited there with out tour group in July this year. Place has interesting deco with all the caps hanging from the ceiling. Food was best I had in Ireland during my eight day trip. Service was good and our three course meal was good. Basic home made Pub food.

Thank Kirsi S
dublin ireland
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been to this place in about 10 years same place and they still have all the baseball hats on the roof. Stopped off here for lunch and left stuffed food was amazing from the pate to the black pudding starters to the beautiful and we'll presented fish and chips and stir fry people say that it is quite expensive... More 

Thank leinster l
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

What a gem the snail box is, from the exciting and varied menu to the warm atmosphere that greets you on arrival. Extremely friendly and attentive staff will make every meal a delight. The menu varies from really really good steaks to wonderful pasta dishes with beautiful fresh salads and even Paella. There is also a complete children's menu and... More 

Thank Sparky3568
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This was our first time to eat at the snail box, it was casual dining which was great for the kids. The food was excellent I had prawns pil pil; chicken wings were great too. Great selection on menu; and kids menu was very extensive too. Overall a great meal and great value.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Lovely Irish pub with great food and also very nice decor, particularly the hats and signs inside make for an interesting read. Service was very good too!

Thank Lauren D
Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Really I eat here a lot, it is very welcoming place. If you are hungry this is the place to go! Portions are massive! Food is solid they have a couple of dishes that are excellent my favourite is the prawn pil pil.. So many places burn the garlic and screw the whole dish up! Not this one I must... More 

Thank Mikewhyte

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $36
International, Irish, Bar, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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: +353-1-8354277
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?