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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 […]

Kids friendly restaurant: The Oar House, Dublin

Child friendly restaurants in Ireland are not always easy to find and and genuine child friendly restaurants are even harder! We are a kids friendly restaurant and our kids menu is hugely popular. Check out our kids menu HERE Kids can enter the monthly competition and be in with a chance to win a €25 voucher […]

Video: Welcome to the Oarhouse Howth

Howth, just 10 km from Dublin city centre is the premier fishing port on Ireland’s east coast. Renowned for its seafood, Howth has developed a large number of top class seafood restaurants over the past few years. In the Oar House local chef John Aungier joined forces with fishmonger Sean Doran to create this award […]

Things To See And Do In Howth, Dublin

Howth village on Dublin Bay’s northern peninsula may be relatively small for a capital city suburb, but it has a big reputation. Its stunning location – surrounded on three sides by the Irish Sea – makes it a favourite with tourists, while its legacy as a fishing village lures gourmet food fans from across the […]

Howth Trad Fest 2017 – The Countdown is on!

The Smithwicks Howth Trad Fest is happening this June bank holiday weekend!! Why not come along and enjoy  some of Irelands favourite musical artists including Kila, Declan O’Rourke, Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny amongst many more. There will be a mixture of free and ticketed gigs running all weekend as well as the Smithwicks Trad Trail […]

Healthy Eating Out Option – The Oar House Restaurant in Howth

We are all becoming more and more aware of the impact and benefits healthy eating can have on us. So Seafood restaurants like the Oar House Restaurant in Howth can be a great choice when you love to eat out  with a goal of making healthier choice. Our seafood restaurant serves a variety of choices that are high in lean protein and beneficial omega […]

Forget lamb, why not have a Seafood lunch this Easter

Looking for somewhere different but delicious for you and your loved ones to dine this Easter lunch, brunch or dinner? The hunt is over! Break bread with friends & family this Easter weekend, April 16, 2017 in the Oarhouse Seafood Restaurant in the charming village of Howth, Co. Dublin. It is always interesting to try something different, so why not […]

Mother’s Day Treat: Why not bring Mum to the Oar House?

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and the pressure’s on to show your appreciation for the woman who brought you into the world. You’re probably wondering what to get the woman of the hour. At this stage let’s face it, flowers and chocolates have been done to death. So we say, give her what […]