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Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill - CLOSED

17-18 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
+353 1 839 0285
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
27 Jun 2017
“Fresh fish”
19 Jun 2017
“Terrible service at this restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Soups, Seafood, Spanish, Grill
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
17-18 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
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Reviews (128)
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11 - 20 of 100 reviews

Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

good food..good wine and very nice surroundings! Very good for a quiet dinner around Howth, Ireland. Just 15minutes away from Malahide.

1  Thank snlopes
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Sad to read some other reviews which didn't experience such great food and speedy service in an obviously popular restaurant.One of the very best fish meals I've had. A superbly cooked LEMON SOLE. The Owner/Manager is full of smiling personality! Excellent value in every way.....with...More

1  Thank declan m
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Went Its getting a habit to finish our trips to Ireland with a lunch at Ivans, restaurant . This time we choose oesters and lobster . The lobster was one of the best we ever had ! Service was perfect and servers are very professional...More

Thank Gerald C
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We had a fish and chips meal in what a previous reviewer calls the 'tapas bar' of Ivan's Oyster Bar & Grill. This section does adjoin Ivan's Oyster Bar and Grill and the sign outside says 'Beshoffs of Howth Fishmongers and Market.' The tiny specks...More

Thank danu44
IvansHowth, Front Office Manager at Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2013

We were all disappointed that your visit was not a happy one, we do appreciate your comments .. Ivans

Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

We were here in may 13 and my parents loved plater with selection of oysters, crab claws and praws. We went there yesterday for the same and they weren't doing it :( chose from menu, which was pritty limited( maybe because we went for lunch)....More

Thank hona7
IvansHowth, Front Office Manager at Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2013

Thanks for your review, and we will look at you comments reference the Menu. All the team at Ivans

Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

Swevice is good - fish great but simple things - chips were lousy- overall its ok but a little overpriced for quality

Thank Globalgypsymike
IvansHowth, Front Office Manager at Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2013

Thanks for your comments , we have taken them on board and discussed .Regards All the Team at Ivans .

Reviewed 22 September 2013

Went there yesterday for a light lunch. I ordered the chowder, my partner the small fish and chips, plus 2 glasses of wine. Fish and chips arrived, no sign of the chowder. I told my partner to eat his food so it wouldn't go cold,...More

Thank Chezzamundo
IvansHowth, Front Office Manager at Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2013

Thank you for your comments, we have all read your review and taken your ponts very seriously. We apreciate your honesty. All the team at Ivans

Reviewed 21 September 2013

We have just returned from 14 days in Dublin, Ireland. Took DART to Howth on the Irish Sea Coast. Best restaurant ever and we have traveled 42 times to Europe. The oysters, lobsters, and crab meat rounds surrounded by long thin cucumber slices were the...More

1  Thank CharlesDEnderle
IvansHowth, Front Office Manager at Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2013

A big thank you for you kind and encouraging comments , on your visit to Ireland. You made are day !!!! From all the team at Ivans

Reviewed 6 September 2013

Went there with five friends for lunch a week ago. Some of us had the Seafood Array for a started and the Roasted Whole Lemon Sole for our main course. My thought applies to both dishes — excellent raw material but unimaginative recipe. As you...More

Thank dos303
IvansHowth, Front Office Manager at Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2013

Many thanks for your views, and your comments are apreciated. All the team at Ivans

Reviewed 6 September 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere is great here love the seating, nice wine and great oysters. The fish and chips were a bit too greasy for me but overall everything was amazing

Thank Flipmc88
IvansHowth, Front Office Manager at Ivans Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2013

Thanks for your review, we have taken your commets on board , and all here at Ivans are delighted you enjoyed your experience . Regards all the team in IVANS OF Howth

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$32 - US$79
Cuisine
Soups, Seafood, Spanish, Grill
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-18 West Pier, Howth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 839 0285
  • E-mail
Description
Ivans Bar and Grill, located on the West Pier of picturesque Howth Harbour, uniquely brings together the very freshest of local seafood with the highest quality ingredients fresh from the Market. Its interiors combine natural wood and tile finishes with plenty of light and airy views over the bustling harbour
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