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The Snailbox

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Killmoon | Killmoon House, Ashbourne, Ireland
+353 1 835 4277
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Laytown Co Meath
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195 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I dined here recently, as we were celebrating a family members birthday and I have to say the food was of good quality but the service was excellent. The food may not have that modern twist that is available in Dublin but it was fresh, tasty and the portions were substantial which was fine by me. I was a little... More 

Thank Catriona_1980
Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I found this place very expensive and quality of food doesnt match the cost. Personally I had choritzo salad which was ok to start with. Chicken and mushroom pasta was more like flour thickened mushroom soup then freshly made sauce. Disappointing! Fish in batter was served in 3 pieces and was just to much of it... The best part of... More 

Thank Magdalena M
donegal ireland
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at the snailbox recently on my way home from dublin, must say the food was wonderful, a bit pricey but you get plenty. Lovely staff and a packed house so that says it all. Would recommend this place for a good meal.

Thank hilarymcmenamin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was hugely disappointed heard so much about this place .. Way over priced frozen chips , no gluten free bread or pasta available need to keep up with the times.. Won't be returning anytime soon .

Thank Audrey F
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love love love the snail box! Food is lovely, Customer service excellent and value for money! We love this place 😀

Thank Veurbu
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is excellent. The staff are unbelievable especially Stephen and Patrick. Great place to bring the family. Will be back again.

Thank richie772017
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my husband go here all the time the staff are always very friendly and the food is just amazing no matter what you order great value can't recommend it enough

Thank Bentleysasha
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While I was over my friend took me to The SnailBox as he couldn't speak highly enough of the place. We had a meal one evening & as soon as we walked it I understood why he was so complimentary. The welcome, the service, the food & of course the Guinness was excellent. There's great choice on the menu so... More 

Thank RebelMC70
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrive in at six o' clock met by very friendly staff table no waiting good choice of menu staters 3 soups lovely I had steak wife had beef lasagne said that it's gourous mother also had steak afterwards desserts excellent baileys cheecake getting busy when we're leaving would definitely recommend a visit check out all the baseball caps on the... More 

Thank Seamus M
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views very professional service. Lovely stirfry yummy desserts. Very family friendly. Can't wait to return

Thank Lorraineshortt

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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 - $35
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
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
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 1 835 4277
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?