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International, Irish, Bar, European
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Reviewed October 7, 2020 via mobile

Myself,my family and friends are regular visitors to the Snail Box having discovered it over 12 years ago. We have never had a bad experience there and the food has been excellent.UK based friends say that a visit to Ireland is not complete without a...visit to the Snail Box. Philip and his staff are friendly and accommodating and all requests for non menu items are dealt with in their friendly manner. The food is excellent with the best of local produce used and the portions certainly need a healthy appetite to deal with them.Our last visit was 6 October just before the Level 3 restrictions went in to operation and the thought of 4 weeks minimum without a visit to this excellent restaurant will make them 4 long weeks.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 1, 2020

had a lovely night away no this hidden gem! Accommodation is lovely. Staff do anything they can for you, couldn’t meet nicer! Had dinner and have to say I haven’t had a meal like it in a long time; delicious! I’ll definitely be back ☺️

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 27, 2020 via mobile

Myself and my husband and two girls were really looking forward to a day out with a nice meal( I’ve been dreaming of going back to the snailbox since April) nSince March this is only our second time out so we were looking forward to...it especially me as I didn’t have to cook. We booked on the 20th of September so we gave good timing. When we arrived at 1.24 6 minutes before our time we were shown to our table which was a small booth, then around 10 mins later 4 more people came in and were put sitting in a small booth behind us. I was a bit taken a back with people been seated right behind us with the covid situation going on. I have to say the staff were so professional and very friendly, they were all so helpful as my daughter had allergies and the staff couldn’t be more helpful. When we arrived we weren’t sure if we should wear our masks so I said to my family let’s wait and see what’s on the door so we all had our masks at the ready and then when we arrived there was no signs so we came in with no masks but we did put them on going to the loo. So the food it was ok compared to what I’ve had there numerous occasions before.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 8, 2020

Had dinner to celebrate our wedding day. The staff and management were so helpful, and created a safe space to celebrate with our family, especially during covid. Food was top notch. Cant express any more how happy we are with the snailbox

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 7, 2020 via mobile

We dined here on the 07/09 and we will definitely be dining again soon. The food was delicious, we had the Chicken Tower, the Sea Bass and the Chicken Curry and all were presented well. On top of this the team were fantastic. They organised...a surprise for my nephew who had turned 21 and were just friendly and down to earth in general. Will definitely be visiting again soon and would recommend to all.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 22, 2020 via mobile

Table was booked for 7.30pm, we where shown to our table pretty much on time, didn't have long to wait for ordering drinks and meals, as there was a group of us was impressed with the speed of staff looking after us. Staff, very friendly...and chatty and also had face coverings. Menu. very nice choices. Food. was excellent from start to finish. Toilets. i was informed ladies as well as mens where clean. Covid times. all tables where space out Very comfortable night even though it was sat peak time. Full credit to management and staff for a lovely evening.(although not cheap, food is good) Wheelchair friendly Plenty of car park space Have no problem recommending this place, as I will be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 17, 2020

My friend and our 2 Hubby's had our Sunday Dinner here yesterday, we got such a warm welcome back by Philip and Staff, especially enjoyed chatting to Aoife, such a pleasant and helpful waitress. We had not been to eat here since before the COVID...lockdown and it was so well worth the wait. The food, service and overall atmosphere was all excellent.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 16, 2020 via mobile

Just back from dinner with my husband. This place never fails to impress me..from the way we were greeted, your made feel they know you all your life, so professionally friendly.we felt very safe with staff kitted up in their ppe gear, and tables kept...to the correct distances.we all want to feel some normality again and this is the first place since lockdown was lifted that we felt a great atmosphere and buzz in the place but with safety.. our order was taken promptly and recieved our courses in the same manner without the feeling of being rushed. Food was fantastic,like everytime we've been here,never have any bad experiences. Keep up the hard work, you are all doing a great job.👏👏More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 5, 2020

Our first eating out experience since early March and it was a delight. This was a first visit but it won't be our last. Arrangements to ensure hygiene and social distancing were spot on. The food was excellent, beautifully presented, generous portions and absolutely delicious....The prices were very reasonable for the quality on offer. The staff were friendly, well trained and very attentive. The ceiling is decorated with over 6,000 baseball caps from all over the world. Bring one with you and they will trade you for "Snail Box" cap Definitely worth a visitMore

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

We were passing by and we were attracted by the name. We went in looking for a snack and ended up enjoying a fabulous lunch. A very warm reception and excellent food. Coming from the south of Spain we were particularly impressed by the Gambas...Pil Pil!!! We were also pleased that they could accommodate for our Vegetarian daughter.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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