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The Country Market

16 Main Street, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 832 2033
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“salads” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16 Main Street, Howth, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picture tells 1000 words. Honestly, this used to be great. What's gone wrong? No passion? Cutting costs? So disappointed. Plenty of other great choices in Howth.

Thank Jo C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I queued for about 10 minutes before a lady very obviously skipped me and a friend in the queue. The woman at the counter didn't say a word and then told me to hold on when I asked could I order. It was extremely rude...More

1  Thank lisad1207
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Met a friend for lunch here; shop downstairs looks amazing and the upstairs cafe is bright and comfortable but the food didn't live up to the high expectations of the surroundings; it was okay. Tomato soup had little flavour and the fish cake was too...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This little market has a lot to offer in the way of specialty items, prepared foods, and local Irish products, as well as standard market fare. you can shop for a picnic or for a complete meal. There is a small cafe upstairs where you...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for a simple tasty lunch or coffee and cake. Howth is great. Child friendly too, young playful kids are no issue.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times last year and once this year. I just love having breakfast here! It always tastes fresh and nice . Coffee is good too . Service is good , although they're so crazy busy , the only advice, go order at...More

Thank Annastf
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Howth is my favourite place around Dublin and The Country Market is the place to enjoy a good breakfast or lunch, sit awhile and follow up with a selection from the cakes. Decor is Uprising centered and simple enough. The food is cooked to order...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It may look like a deli/grocery at first glance but look closely and you will see that the cafe is up stairs. You place your order at the counter and choose your table and the food is served to you at the table. I had...More

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We stopped here for some water and snacks. There's a grocery store downstairs with all kinds of things and a deli. Upstairs has a little restaurant that looked lovely. We were on the move so we didn't stop for a sit down lunch but if...More

Thank Meghan C
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The cafe upstairs is cosy with great selection of teas and homemade cakes. Staff are friendly and don't rush you. Great place for refreshments after walking around Howth Head. Downstairs is a great shop/deli with an excellent selection of foods.

Thank pottering_pasty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Main Street, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 832 2033
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