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The Villager

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
The Villa The Villa Glassan, Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 648 5208
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Villa The Villa Glassan, Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last week with family and this was a pleasant surprise. The food was simply delicious. Outstanding. All five of us were so happy. Service was so friendly and efficient. Can't recommended this place enough. 5 stars from us.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sightseer16915851593
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easily the best meal I’ve ever had, food justifies the price, 6 of us all had 3 course meals, all was superb, couldn’t fault anything

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank rogerbrady
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We love eating here and do so frequently. There are a few staples on the menu and always a few specials for variety. The food is always tasty, well thought out and presented beautifully. The staff are always friendly and there is a good selection...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Storyteller773447
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We were in Glasson for a family wedding and can highly recommend the villager for its amazing food and service maeve and her staff were outstanding the food was superb and the home-made birthday cake that maeve prepared for our neice 21st was beautiful

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank caroline w
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We really like this place and choose it often for family occasions but we are feeling very ripped off after our last visit and to be honest, we always do feel it is very overpriced for the portions, quality, and for basically a VERY casual...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Foodoscar
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

In fairness this wasn’t our first choice but I am really glad the other place was full. We had to wait probably just a bit more than usual for our food but it was worth it. Frindly staff and nice environment. The food was really...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Selifix
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We have eaten in this restaurant on at least three occasions and have always been delighted with the friendly service and fabulous food. I consider myself quite a good cook but this chef always manages to show the difference between the amateur and a great...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gabriel s
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We were so disappointed with our lunch - we ordered the Galway prawn cocktail - I’m guessing the Galway prawns were from some place called Galway in Thailand - three prawns !!!! Certainly not from Galway- Crab claws - 11.50 - 5 small claws -...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Emv0
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here last week for lunch and we weren’t disappointed. My sister who’s Vegan was delighted with her curry 🍛 I was there with a 9 year old and 7 month old girls and the waitresses couldn’t do enough for us. (Clean Highchairs & a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jessies0909
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch, great food and service. Great selection of meals for all three generations. Will be back when next in the area.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Brigidb0502
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 7:30 pm
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Villa The Villa Glassan, Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone  >  Glasson
  • Phone Number: +353 90 648 5208
  • E-mail
Formerly The Fatted Calf - The Villager Bar & Restaurant is in the heart of the beautiful village of Glasson. Ran by local husband & wife team Chef Cathal Moran & Maeve Lennon, The Villager has something for everyone. Call in for a coffee, a pint, meet up with friends & family for lunch or a romantic dinner for two! We offer wholesome rustic fare with great flavours, friendly efficient service in a warm & homely ambience. We look forward to seeing you soon! We are open Wednesday through to Sunday for Lunch & Dinner. During the Summer months we will be firing up our traditional Italian clay oven in the garden serving authentic thin crust Neapolitan pizzas. They will be available to Eat In, Take Out, Phone & Collect
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