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The Fiddlers Elbow

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Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 966 3863
11:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A beautifully decorated restaurant in Carrick..My husband and I came for dinner Sunday afternoon and we're greeted by Kate who served us. What a lovely lady, Kate couldn't do enough for us, gave us such a warm welcome and was happy to answer the questions we had about Fiddler's and gave me directions to shoe city...!!! Which is great also.... More 

Thank MrsEFitz
Drogheda, Ireland
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we dined here as a couple and were greeted by Mark who offered us a choice of tables and informed us of the range of food and beverages on the menu. the menu covers a wide variety of food for all including children. the surf and turf was excellent with the meat being fillet steak so tender it almost melted... More 

Thank whwhughes
Holywell, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is basically the only place to carry on drinking when all the other pubs closed. We called in during a Xmas do. Dance floor and bars, smoking area upstairs if you're into that kind of thing. The "Security" (Bouncers) were friendly enough and ejected anyone too bladdered and getting on people nerves so kept the place safe... More 

Thank YtarmyYtarmy
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the set dinner instead of the carvery we got a lovely seat by the window Kate was fantastic as always with us, only let done was the apple crumble, crumble was not nice, but it was fantastic value for money and great variety

Thank Cera F
San Angelo, Texas
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went there last night as our last night in the great country of Ireland. So glad we picked here! The food was delicious. The inside is very medieval in appearance. Very cool place to check out. My husband and I enjoyed a delicious meal, and wine. The service was great. Karl Dixon & Kate made it a very enjoyable last... More 

Thank ellerbem
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Went in here for lunch with a group of 14! Carvery food was gorgeous. Kate was looking after us, lovely friendly woman made us feel very welcome and she couldn't do enough for us. Will defiantly be back again 🙂

Thank Amy F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

First I would like to commend the Fiddlers restaurant on their staff and the food.Thanks guys. Brought the family (Myself,Wife and two kids) for Sunday lunch. We could have had Carvery but it was nice just to sit down and be served. Staff were very friendly and went out of their way to keep kids happy. Food was absolutely fantastic... More 

Thank james m
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went to Fiddler's on a recommendation of our hotel. It was MAGNIFICENT. Karl was our service and he was so incredibly lovely. My husband and I split the filet which came with peppercorn sauce, potatoes, onion straws, tomato and bacon. It was HEAVENLY. The meal was certainly enough to split. The beer selection was, also, wonderful. I wish we... More 

Thank Mrsthebaum
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Just had a great night out at Fiddlers Elbow in Carrickmacross with a party of 8 friends Good selection of various foods to meet all tastes Sean and Ciaran did a wonderful job with service and recommendations Nice relaxed atmosphere with good food and craic Would say if your in Carrickmacross area and you stop in at The Elbow then... More 

Thank SteveD29
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your 'great night out' with us. It's important to us that all our customers enjoy the relaxed atmosphere that you mentioned, along with good food and good service and it's with pride that i know my team are focused on ensuring a great night is enjoyed by all. We look forward... More 

Bailieborough, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We arrived at about 5.30 pm and when we entered we were met by a very attentive waiter who ushered us to the seating area, as there were seven in our party he made sure that we all sat together. Then he produced the menu and while we were deciding what we were going to eat a couple of jugs... More 

Thank drksmyth1
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and for commenting on your experience. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to us from the 'tasty food' to the 'attentive staff'. I must apologize for not having clear enough signage about our wheelchair facilities, which do consist of accessible doors and toilets on the same level as the restaurant, this signage will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 32
Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 966 3863
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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