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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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a lovely stop off point on a Sunday afternoon, very busy place. We were ushered to the bar to wait on our table. After less then 5 minutes we were seated. The food was excellent! Chicken wings to start, PIri Piri follwed by Sirlion Steak and and dessert with lovely homemade ice cream!

Thank jenthomaswicklow
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely love this place it's a little out of the way but well worth a trip. it's so cozy the food is delicious and the staff are lovely

Thank Lisa C
Ashbourne, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great fun , great staff great food . Especially the steaks. Best steakhouse in Meath. Bring a baseball hat hat and exchange a base ball hat

Thank Peter M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there after a visit to Newgrange and ordered the burger with wedges.Must day that was the best burger I had for a long time.Friendly staff,good value food,perfect

Thank David V
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this 'Gem'♡☆: the food, the service, the atmosphere. Steven, Paddy, Phillip & 'Girls' are always so welcoming..nothing is any trouble. Very careful & aware of allergies ; even brought out chef; she confirmed with us, no shellfish/oyster sauce in Thai Chicken dish. Great, varied menu..salads + different potatoes dishes every eve. Love those Irish Coffees. Thank You ALL for... More 

Thank Tragum
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a lovely meal in the snail box this evening , stopped off on way home from Donabate . It was pretty busy but we got a table for 2 without any problem . We were greeted by a lovely young gentleman at the desk , who had plenty of banter but was very nice and very efficient ,and... More 

Thank ElizabethCavan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's such a family place. Food is fantastic, people are amazing. Any time I've been there you feel welcome. I will recommend to everyone.

Thank Daria D
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we where attending a wedding in ballymagarvey village we decided to stay in the snailbox as it was a 5min drive from the venue! On arrival we where told that a member of staff would run us to the reception for free in the snailbox taxi! This was great and saved us the hassle of ringing a taxi. When... More 

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Coventry, Connecticut
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 6, including a toddler, had dinner on a Saturday evening. The staff very nicely put us in a corner so that we would be least disruptive to other diners. Our dinners were delicious and plentiful, and they had a good children's menu. Serving of drinks was a little disjointed, but don't let that stop you. There is... More 

Thank Cathy K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place never fails - food excellent - service excellent - all round A1 for everything - love coming here

Thank lucy-locket1960

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $36
International, Irish, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?