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The Old Fort

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$$ - $$$
Irish, European, Contemporary
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Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
+353 90 967 4973
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Fri - Sun 12:30 - 21:00
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North Carolina
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159 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

No entry, but view exterior next to bridge along with detailed signage describing the significance. Free and easy parking. Watch out for dogs across the street IF you have a pup!

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Thank 104KB2
dublin
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My family of 5 went there for lunch, The staff were very friendly..The menu had a good choice, and the food was served up hot................we enjoyed it and looking forward to going back.

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Thank mobhi
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the old fort for lunch and were amazed with both the building and the food. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There are two large rooms upstairs but we ate in the bar because my wife uses a wheelchair. The waitress gave us a brief history of the building and explained how it had been restored by... More 

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2 Thank Robertakd
Galway, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Booked a table for 7 people in the restaurant on Saturday. The food was ok but this restaurant has no facilities at all for people with walking difficulties. The building in split in 2 upstairs and downstairs and when We arrived no effort was made to help our guests with walking difficulties. Indeed We were told very simply that the... More 

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1 Thank mlcurley
County Offaly, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner for a wedding party for over 40 guests upstairs in a banquet room. From the starters to desserts, we were very impressed with the food. Also, the service was outstanding - we all got served at the same time for the same course and the wait-staff were courteous and professional. We highly recommend the Old Fort for all... More 

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Thank Joan O
Darwin Australia
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263 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place was packed & a single waitress managed orders, bar & table service, what a legend. The food was good, the atmosphere great a good spot if your passing through.

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Thank StewyNT
ballinasloe
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Friendly and helpful staff and wonderful food in interesting surroundings ... Would love if there was a handout available to explain the layout and history of the fort itself

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Thank 292paddy
Co galway
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location in a fabulous old mill beautiful view , good food lovely lamb shank good pork potatoes so so starters very nice lovely deserts . Service very poor not enough waiting staff . & those who were working were tan of their feet it is still August @ many tourists visit shannonbridge prices are good

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Thank cmurphy5790
Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I always have a meal here when I pass through Shannonbridge, and on my most recent visit I had a delicious pork steak with plum and walnut stuffing. This was followed by a chocolate and caramel cake with vanilla and honey ice cream. The food was of a very good standard and elegantly presented. There was a good choice of... More 

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Thank StereoSurrealist
Dublin, Ireland
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126 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Honestly the service was so slow. We waited for about an hour before our food arrived. Did was nice but the good was fine of of it for us.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 34
Cuisine
Irish, European, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Shannonbridge
  • Phone Number: +353 90 967 4973
Description
lovely food set in unique building recommended by bridgestone

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?