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The Snailbox


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, International, Irish, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly

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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 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
$16 - $37
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
International, Irish, Bar, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good, the service and hospitality are good. It s in a rural area but it seems to do a great trade all day long including BREAKFAST.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this by accident but was a great place to eat. Was very busy but the food was excellent. Would highly recommended this place.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank spidermckee
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing food, lovely room, staff excellent ( big thank you to stephen and the staff) from Pauline and tony

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 101pauline5252
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit was a success. The staff are wonderful, the service was friendly and the food was beautiful. We shared prawns pil pil to start which was served with gorgeous warmed bread. I devoured the penne pasta with chicken and my husband enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank dunnejm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a restaurant that had a traditional Irish feel. We weren’t disappointed. The food was great! The friendliness of the staff is amazing! Loved everything about it! The hats on the ceiling! My husband got a hat with the promise to send one back....More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank linropo
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

If you want a steak this is the place to go. Very friendly staff, huge meals and a great ambiance. Surf and turf option is my favourite

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 422brendand
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

This is a great place to eat and good value. Real family place with friendly staff. We will be back.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Businessman2021
Reviewed May 31, 2019

stayed here the night before daughter's wedding at Ballymagarvey Village, and was delighted with the welcome, my room, the dining room and OMG the menu. Was treated like a queen and not just mother of the bride, and if you eat nothing else while here...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Janet K
Reviewed May 30, 2019

We stayed the night before a wedding and felt at home as soon as we walked in. Friendly owner who couldn't do enough. Excellent food and we were impressed by smoking area. The room was amazing especially for the price. Had we known we d...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nicola a
Reviewed May 15, 2019

First visit but definitely will be back...and soon. Great food, lovely friendly but professional staff. Nothing to find fault with.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Hi. No pictures. When you find it you will take lots of photos. The view is fab.
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Response from Philip F | Property representative |
Hi fionnuala We do have live music most weekends. The best thing for you to do is to call us on 01-835-4277 the week your planning on coming up and we will be able to confirm if there is music on that weekend. Hope this... More
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