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12 Market Street, Monaghan, Ireland
+353 47 82277
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Steakhouse, Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Market Street, Monaghan, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Andy's
1. 30 Day Aged Beef
"I'm sold and for all the hype it undoubtedly lived up"
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2. 75 Premium Craft Gins
"took great pride in recommending a selection of gins for myself "
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3. Family Run Since 1983
"this restaurant has been around for more than 30 years!"
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1 - 10 of 398 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and her husband were home for a short break from Essex. We went here on Sunday evening and had a lovely meal and drinks. My sister loves Gin &Tonic and loved discussing the different Gins Kevin has to offer. He was very helpful....More

Thank Maura M
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Andy's for lunch on Sunday and we can only describe the food as Outstanding! A family run quaint restaurant serving fabulous food all day. Try the "Chicken Monaghan" a particular specialty. The sauce has a sweet tangy unique flavor. Steaks and fish are...More

1  Thank BrendanGrace
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

The Chicken Monaghan a firm favorite for over 35 years here in Andy's. You may not know but it was accidentally created by my father in the early 80's when he accidentally added a secret ingredient as they say "the rest is history". Since then...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here while visiting Monaghan. Great service but had better food else where. Had the sirloin steak. It was just ok. Probably would try something else if I go back???More

1  Thank Breezer69
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The sirloin steak which we served last week was aged for 32 days. Aging beef to this point means that there is approximately a 17% weight loss coupled with a large energy bill for the refrigeration unit! For that reason you don't get restaurants aging...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an excellent meal in Andys’s to celebrate my 61st birthday as I’m playing tomorrow night. With Catherine, the one person that makes it all worthwhile. Food just cannot be faulted and Kevin’s after dinner recommend Gin just hit the spot. Excellent as usualMore

Thank Man_In_BlackMonaghan
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

If I had of known that it was your birthday, sure I would have sang! Probably not recommendation on mature reflection. Many thanks for yet another positive review which is very much appreciated. My latest Gin Nordes, I think you would agree is pretty special....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Andy's with my husband, my daughter and her boyfriend and my granddaughter, we had the most fabulous meal and the staff couldn't have been more attentive. Will definitely be back.More

Thank Sheila C
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sheila, Even I had a great night and I was working! It was lovely to meet you all and looking forward to meeting you all again when your back in town. I may even convert you over to gin lol. In saying that I have...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Was so excited to visit here after reading all the reviews! Our only positive was the service, the ladies were very attentive and got us a table at short notice. However the food was very disappointing...the steak was average and my husband got the burger...More

2  Thank aerialshaz
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Food Below Average - A Response Above Average? Dear Shaz I would like to respond to your review in two parts. Part one will focus on your below average dining experience with us here in Andy's. In the second section I would like to reply...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a lovely meal here last year but this year was even better. We went at a quieter time on Saturday afternoon, yet nothing seems to be too much trouble here. My husband had the burger with sauce and both were delicious. I had...More

Thank DLS2013
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

As promised - a personalized review. I must be one of the very few restaurants in Ireland that responds to every single review. If you have taken the time to write a review, sure it is only good manners to respond. I am delighted that...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had a lovely family meal here recently. Food was lovely all round the table. Special favorites were the pepper sauce, both garlic potatoes and the onion rings. Aisling who took our order was very nice and knowledgeable and recommended sauce on the side, which...More

1  Thank Rachchic
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

That's the best table in the house perfect for family gatherings. We recently included on the menu "If unsure order the sauce separately" this has proved very successful. The secret to our success without doubt has been our sauces. We are the second oldest family...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Dinner at Andy's for a Family 21st Birthday Was a mix up with the order which was not down to any of the staff but a person in our party Dealt with by Shannon and Kevin extremely professionally - customer satisfaction was their only concern...More

1  Thank persian_dolphin
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Customer satisfaction is critical, and your review certainly has reinforced this. I think to is good for everyone customers / potential customers and my staff to read your review. Nothing gets missed - good or bad. Wheather it is our fault or not it really...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous mouth watering food. Steaks and sides are delicious. Fat service. Lots of variety. Desserts are huge and well worth the boldness. Definitely worth a visit.More

1  Thank YoungThornton
AndysLtd, Owner at Andy's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Our 30 plus dry aged steaks are regularly mentioned here. Others don't aged beef due to the need for specialist refrigeration and the fact the there is a weightloss of about 17 percent on each steak - for us it's really worth it and it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 21
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Market Street, Monaghan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Monaghan
  • Phone Number: +353 47 82277
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Monaghan town's longest established family run restaurant (1983). Sean cooks the food, Aisling runs the restaurant (makes the most superb desserts) and downstairs Kevin is famous for his Gin collection! Renowned for our 30 day dry aged beef aged and butchered in-house by Sean. House specialties include Garlic Mushrooms and Chicken Monaghan. Over 75 premium gins from around the world in stock! Kevin's gins have featured in the Sun newspaper, Daily Mail and the Sunday World. Andy's - the largest seller of non-alcoholic gin in Ireland, according to Richmond Marketing. We have a private dining room that can accommodate up to twenty people for functions
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