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12 Main Street | Lucan, Howth K78 X6C1, Ireland
+353 1 628 3516
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Dublin Ireland
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630 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here today and I have to say it was excellent. The chef's special was lovely, my wife had lasagne and enjoyed it and my daughter had a sandwich which again was very good. It's a cosy little cafe with friendly staff and very good food. I had breakfast here one Sunday last year and decided to try it... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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630 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I visited the one in Lucan and it was excellent. Had breakfast there today. The menu is comprehensive, food and service was top class and the staff are really nice. It's good value too and the decor is cute and old world. They have lovely painting on the walls for sale

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Not in Howth????? Have stopped by here and lunch was quick , normal, pretty much a local lunch place, under the Supervalu in Raheny. Stopped while using the print shop which is very good!

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Dublin
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Visited the River cafe with wife and baby Daughter, have to say we got a very nice welcome from a nice lady shown to our chosen seat, then the food came very disappointing!! Was in before and the food was much better it has slipped!! It should up its game because Carroll's food is much better!!

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Dublin, Ireland
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Hidden away at the back underneath the Supervalu Shopping Centre in Raheny is a gem offering excellent food in pretty plush surroundings for a cafe. The owner is Ballymaloe trained and shows it in her dishes. Good coffee, friendly staff and even some good wines available.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Possibly the most negative experience, staff were rude, food order which was taken after 50 mins of waiting was incorrect! Food was cold! Asked to speak with manager, she was extremely rude and blamed her staff for the poor service, which in my opinion is totally inaccessible! She did not apologise! We left after paying the bill, we won't be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Main Street | Lucan, Howth K78 X6C1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 628 3516

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?