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The Brass Monkey

12 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 806 3746
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (71 reviews)
“fish” (77 reviews)
“calamari” (39 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Irish, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very fresh fish and oysters, everything is really delicious. Staff is nice and friendly. Truly recommended. Thanks guys😊

Thank Bjanka M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate here a couple of weeks ago with my husband and 2 young children. The service was fantastic and very good food. We will be back

Thank babyboo08
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband went to the brassmonkey last week.I always give a well deserved review.Laura served us.she was very polite as usual.We had pate for starters which was so good followed by grilled hake which was very nice and messy meringue with berrys which...More

1  Thank Linda N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here on the pier after doing the cliff walk (which is a must). Great staff, delicious food. Wife was very pleased with the seafood and I enjoyed the a burger. Even returned the following day for an encore.

Thank BlacqueJacque
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're visited here based upon the advice of a local. Unfortunately, even though this is an Irish restaurant, Since it is in the harbour and not considered a pub it only has beer in the bottle. The bottle beer was ok and the food overall...More

Thank Europafan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes I reviewed this restaurant last year and have been a few more times this year. I have to hand it to them each time was different but equally enjoyable. Food was top notch as always and staff were very helpful and friendly as always....More

Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We worked up a big appetite after a loop of Howth Head on a lovely sunny Sunday afternoon and checked TripAdvisor for somewhere good to eat and picked The Brass Monkey as it was well reviewed and we had not tried it before. We were...More

Thank Ronan M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Situated on the pier among the various fish shops & restaurants close to the dart. We were here at lunch time on a Monday. We ordered Oysters, Mussels cooked in tomato & chilli. Fish & chips. Coffee. Positives Food was very good Busy even though...More

Thank Vikki B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Food lovely, mid range price wise. Took 4 children which is never an easy feat, but staff were attentive to their needs and the younger ones got colouring pages. Even when the youngest had a complete meltdown, after accidently biting his tongue, we did'nt feel...More

Thank naffs3
Reviewed 29 August 2017

superb Dublin bay prawns, seafood chowder great, very enjoyable, staff very pleasant go the distance to please.

Thank BarryEileen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 806 3746
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