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The benefits of opting for fish when you eat out

Fish is a really nutritious food to opt for when eating out, being rich in protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health. There are three types of fish: oily fish, white fish and shellfish. Fish is one of the most beneficial protein sources for your diet. It’s filled with essential nutrients, […]

Visit the Oarhouse at the Food Village at this year’s Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

Not long now until ‘The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival 2018’ which will run over the St.Patricks weekend, 17th, 18th & 19th March. Visit us in the food village where we will be serving delicious ‘Fritto Misto’ …a dish of various seafood deep fried in batter. About Howth The Howth Peninsula, with its picturesque harbour, lighthouses, […]

Winter Specials at the Oarhouse

Though there are certainly signs of Spring showing (Hallelujah!) – we still have a few weeks of Winter to go….. This means you can still avail of our excellent value for money ‘Winter Specials’ offer. Until the end of February – Monday to Thursday, we are offering: Lunch Special 12:30 – 3 pm only €11.95 Early Bird […]

The Oarhouse Restaurant – A review

It is always wonderful when we come across a great review of our fish restaurant based here in Howth, North County Dublin. A big thank you to Paolo Tullio of Taste of Ireland – we appreciate your visit and your review Click the following link to view Paola’s review!  The Oarhouse, West Pier, Howth   

What people say about the Oarhouse…..

Don’t take our word for it, hear what our customers have to say about the food, service and atmosphere at the Oar House – Dublin’s best seafood  restaurant…..   Food was delicious. Especially the appetizers. In all, we had the crab cakes, calamari and the fish and chips. Wine selection and the way it’s displayed […]

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is coming to Howth

The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival will be held 17th – 19th of March. The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is the ultimate celebration of this special prawn and takes place in the beautiful fishing village of Howth. Celebrating the famous Dublin Bay Prawn Howth’s finest restaurants, bars and cafés will host a variety of amazing food […]

Make a date for Valentines Day at the Oar House

VALENTINE’S DAY IS just around the corner and you know what that means – restaurant tables are being snapped up left, right and centre. The day that has been decreed as the most romantic of all is nearly upon us and you – like many others – are probably just beginning to turn your mind […]

Out and about in Howth: Howth Castle

Howth Castle is the private residence of the Gaisford-St Lawrence family. The family recognises that there is an understandable interest in the Castle and its contents therefore Guided Tours are available during the summer. The family believe that the fact that the house has been home to the same family for so long is what makes […]

Summer Shellfish Platter at The Oar House

Savour Seafood this summer with a mouth watering Shellfish Platter in Howth Baked Lambay Island crab claws served in garlic lemon butter along with a half lobster, whole Dublin bay prawns, mussels, gambas, calamari served with sourdough bread and dips –  Available this whole summer at the Oar House in Howth for lunch and dinner! Don’t […]

Wine of the month:

Alex from The Oar House highly recommends the New Zealand Kono this month.   ‘Kono is one of our most popular wines and it is easy to see why, it’s a fresh dry white wine that appeals to many pallets and it complements seafood beautifully, especially shellfish. it has a great fruit flavour, bright and […]