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7 Main Street, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 839 6264
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
16 Dec 2014
“Ella - Food Never Disappointed But Now Closed”
9 Oct 2014
“One of the best ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
7 Main Street, Howth, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 December 2014

This is an update on a review from this September. Regrettably, Ella is no more and is now closed. Thanks for the memory. I have dined regularly in Ella over the years since it opened and have never been disappointed. Being in the Village centre...More

Thank DublindesDublin
Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

Ella is a small bistro restaurant based in Howth village in Dublin. Food and service is wonderful - tempura Dublin bay prawns to start and either the steak of the lamb are amazing- I won't start on the amazing deserts. Just love the place --...More

1  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We had one of Ella's early bird specials and the food was very nice. I had the fish of the day and my husband had chicken which were both very nice. For dessert my husband had creme brulee and I had a chocolate one which...More

Thank 62Kathy52
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I have dined regularly in Ella over the years since it opened and have never been disappointed. Being in the Village centre rather than the Harbour has resulted in it not getting the recognition it deserves for the quality of the food, the presentation, the...More

2  Thank DublindesDublin
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We ate here on a Monday for the early bird. Beautiful food. Great value. Free starter or desert with every main dish. Will definetly be back

1  Thank ireneobyrne
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Ella is one of those places you immediately take a liking to. The place is relaxed and informal, the owner and staff treat you like you were a regular and the food is made with affection. So our visit was just that. We all had...More

Thank Tord E
Reviewed 9 August 2014

This must be the best kept secret in Howth. Four of us ate in Ella last night and every mouthful was simply delicious. Would highly recommend you take the effort to find Ella if in Howth. It never disappoints.

1  Thank Derek0604
Aoifemh, Owner at Ella, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2014

So glad you enjoyed your evening and many thanks for taking the time to write such a glowing review.

Reviewed 21 July 2014

We ate here using a deal voucher which I am aprehensive about as places can sometimes treat you differently. However Ella treated us as they would any other customer and gave us a wonderful experience. The only hicup was when we tried to order wine...More

Thank Men-rui
Aoifemh, Owner at Ella, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2014

I'm glad you enjoyed your evening at Ella and I'm pleased the service was flexible enough to allow you more choice with your wine. The secret to the salad is that we used two different dressings - one sweet one of balsamic reduction and the...More

Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

Walked in and it was a nice small dinning area .few people sitting around was seated in a nice corner table Menu was handed lovely list of food. I went for the steak it was cooked so well and look like the pictures Food was...More

1  Thank Mark Q
Reviewed 9 March 2014

I dined in the Ella on Thursday evening, on entering I was welcomed by my first name (one would assume from my online booking) which I thought was a lovely welcoming touch, though there was only two of us we were offered a table for...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$41
Irish, Seafood, Contemporary
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Main Street, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 6264
  • E-mail
Ella is a small but very lively bistro in the heart of Howth Village, serving terrific food and great wines at reasonable prices. Many wines are available by the glass
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