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The Fiddlers Elbow

Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 966 3863
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good food , good service and nice atmosphere . Central town location. Good choice on menu. Also has a night club attached.

Thank PandCWmeath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival to the restaurant we where greeted by a very friendly pleasant male manager, he explained we could sit for the carvey menu or there set menu. As we had three small kids with us we choose the carvey menu. We where seated at...More

Thank acb133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set menu for Mother's Day / four generations eating / staff friendly Noted carvery running too which I was not informed about when booking so busy. Probably would of chosen cheaper carvery option as same kitchen / food ! Overall we had a nice lunch...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a family of 6 we don't get to eat out very often but we decided to treat ourselves on Easter Sunday and what a treat it was, upon entering the restaurant we were met by Carl the manager, he is friendly and welcoming and...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for Sunday lunch for Easter. No option for vegetarians. All food my family had was cold and had to be taken away to be reheated in a microwave so we all ate at staggered intervals. This was despite it being all served on...More

Thank Eileen C
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As much as we enjoy receiving the countless good reviews, we take very seriously the constructive criticism on the very few negative reviews we receive. So it was with disappointment i read your comments, as we find our carvery unit and the food contained within...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our options were limited as many restaurants close on a Monday but we were glad that Fiddler's was open and we enjoyed our meal here from start to finish. The medieval hall decor is welcoming and avoids being kitsch. The service was first class with...More

1  Thank Tony O
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to post a review on your experience. Your well rounded review covers all aspects that we here at The Fiddlers consider extremely important, from the food, service, atmosphere, decor to wine list and most...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Have attended the restaurant on a number of occasions mainly during lunch time for carvery and has always been very good tasty food. Service is always quick and efficient. Very nice atmosphere and warm and welcoming. Can highly recommend.

Thank Bazzaa77
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your continued loyalty to our establishment and for your recommendation and positive feedback on our food, service and atmosphere. My team and I look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 28 February 2018

We had lunch in this restaurant on a really busy market day in Carrickmacross. We were really surprised at the amount of people there which is always a good sign. There was an excellent carvery, really good quality and very busy. There is also a...More

Thank stephenskier123
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for stopping off for a spot of lunch with us. I'm glad you were looked after and pleasantly surprised by your visit to us. We have a large clientele of regulars at lunchtime who sometimes eat with us 7 days a week! We...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Without bias The Fiddlers Elbow has the friendliest staff we have ever come across. We were a party of 14 whom none of the staff knew and we were treated as if they were waiting for us to arrive all day, now Thai was no...More

1  Thank Yvonne74x
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review of our premises and for taking the time to compose such a well rounded review of your family's birthday gathering. I will let your review promote our establishment as it seems to encompass all aspects that we as...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here,with a very warm welcome,huge portion of excellent food and our waitress Kate was most helpful and lovely.Thank you!More

Thank Attila S
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a small review on your lunch time visit to us. It's our priority to make sure our customers are made to feel welcome and i'm glad Kate ensured this. Thank you for your wonderful comments in relation...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 35
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 966 3863
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The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €11 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!! 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €28.00. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
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