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The Old Barracks Restaurant & Bakery

Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
+353 91 877 406
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

We looked on Trip Advisor for a place to eat on our way from Ballina headed south and the Old Barracks in Athenry was the suggestion. It was SO worth the detour. The food was of a really high standard and the staff were really...More

Thank Oonah00
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way from Galway to Dublin for lunch. Easy to find, parking just outside and a great choice of food. Try the bacon/avocado/brie melt!

Thank Linn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious breakfast of Black pudding potato cake with perfectly poached eggs and bacon and real loose leaf tea, fantastic value. Can’t decide if this or their goats cheese salad is my favorite dish here. And then there is the fabulous pear and almond tart I...More

1  Thank M18B14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Barracks is a charming place, and a great choice for vegetarians. I had a truly excellent goat cheese salad with field greens, honey-roasted walnuts, pear and beetroot. It was so good I ordered dessert, which I never ever do. The service was friendly...More

1  Thank Joanna B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for coffee & cake, on a short visit to Athenry. The staff were very friendly & the coffee & cakes delicious.

1  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples for evening dinner. All selected different dishes. All were very tasty. Presentation was amazing. Service was excellent. Tweeks to the meals were provided with no hassle. Felt staff were interested to make sure we were enjoying our meal.

2  Thank Chucks29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Undoubtedly the best bread I have ever ate in Ireland. It's a pity that I am living so far... I will definitely come back.

1  Thank Tomasz S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to treat myself to breakfast during the week and set off for the old barracks . It was my first time being here . The building itself was beautiful , inside i felt so comfy it was nice and warm, the wooden tables fab...More

Thank suzbox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here all the time. We love it the food is fabulous fresh and delicious! It’s perfect for breakfast lunch and evening meals. Recently we had a party there for family and it was spectacular. The staff are so friendly Damien and Elaine and...More

2  Thank michellewhelton
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I dropped in on a Sunday for lunch. Fast efficient service and good quality food. I had the roast beef. A good balanced meal at a reasonable price It’s worth visiting

Thank Ridcully69
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8 May 2017|
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Response from scott f | Property representative |
Hi Helen, I work closely The Old Barracks and just happened across your message, We would be delighted to host your group on the 25th May at 5 pm. Please send us an email and visit our website, we can take it from there, I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
  • Phone Number: +353 91 877 406
  • E-mail
Bistro - Bakery - Catering Set in the historical walled town of Athenry, The Old Barracks serves the finest in locally sourced produce in our award winning venue. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The home of great food & flavour in Athenry!
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