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The Abbey Tavern is a world famous Traditional Irish Pub, Restaurant and Entertainment Venue with a unique 16th century location.

Our pub, one of the oldest in Ireland, is a genuine 16th century tavern located in the charming and quaint fishing village of Howth. With its original stone walls, flagged floors, blazing turf fires and friendly staff, a truly warm welcome awaits you in one of Dublin's best and most iconic venues. Our exceptional food and beverage offerings, served in a truly unique and atmospheric setting, have been a constant draw for countless visitors down through the years.

We are especially famous for our Traditional Irish Dinner Show. The Abbey Tavern has hosted The Original “Traditional Irish Evening” since 1963 and is now celebrating nearly 60 years of entertaining guests from all over the world. The sumptuous four course dinner and renowned show takes place in The Abbey Room and features the world famous Abbey Tavern singers, musicians and dancers with a lively performance of music, song and the very best of Irish dancing.

Our talented team of chefs and customer service personnel serve our award winning exceptional food seven days a week. Our welcoming and friendly bar staff serve our extensive range of: wines, premium spirits, craft & world beers and Irish whiskeys. 

The Abbey Tavern is the perfect venue for hosting private functions of all kinds. We have a number of stunning rooms which can accommodate from 20 up to 200 guests. The Abbey Tavern is a particularly ideal venue for those looking for a unique venue and an intimate wedding with a difference.