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The Oystercatcher Bistro - CLOSED

Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3989
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
24 Mar 2016
“No longer trading as a restaurant!”
23 Nov 2015
“Very expensive with limited choices”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Irish, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Architects office renting this space. Accommodation attached offers poor quality, price and service.

Thank 00Alan
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Choose the steak with a request for well done. 70% was as requested but the balance was pink and off putting. At the price which I believe was 24 .95 euro the least I was expecting was a seasonal accompanyment of vegtables, what I got...More

Thank annette s
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We had Hake as a main and a sausage concoction as a starter. The Hake was good, but not as good as at some of our Dublin fish restaurants. The price at €23 app, considering served with very average sauted potatoes, is totally overpriced, eg€17.99...More

1  Thank TomasLeeds
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We went to Carlingford to celebrate a 40th Birthday recently as a party of 8. The food was out of this world!! There was something to suit everyone (including the non-fish eaters), and I actually think the ladies would have licked their plates if we...More

Thank SinandDee
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We visited Carlingford for a honeymoon break and were pleasantly surprised by the choice of eating establishments. The Oystercatcher however was consistently the best in terms of quality and customer service. We ate there twice and the food was exceptional - simply the best place...More

Thank DeanoManager
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We'd booked for 4, but had to make this 9 the day before. No problem, and the lateness of some of our party was no trouble at all. Charming husband wife team running the place; delicious fish and seafood. Minor criticism is that there was...More

Thank Pete W
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We arrived at the Oystercatcher with no reservation after randomly walking past and on inquiring the lady in front of house, she found us a table even though she was fully booked. It was a delicious meal and the staff were lovely. The decor is...More

Thank LeanneHutch
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Never got to try it as it was closed on a Tuesday night ... but everyone said it was good - in particular the fish chowder

Thank berna57
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Celebrating a big birthday with my twin sisters and brother in law in the picturesque village of carlingford we decided on our last night to dine in the oystercatcher bistro. Could not have chosen a better spot. A welcoming relaxed ambience, delicious food pleasant hosts...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I am embarrassed to report that not only was it delicious but for the first time in my life I was compelled to take a photograph, and I really don't like people doing that sort of thing. In my defence I have to explain that...More

Thank Graham P
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  • Address: Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Cooley Peninsula  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3989
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Classical Bistro style, chef and wife team, unpretentious, mediterrean atmosphere, with quality fish game and meats products sourced locally, The Oystercatcher also offers its version of "Street Food" each Sunday afternoon, with local oysters, dressed crab, Carlingford smoked salmon and chowders
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