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The Old Thatch Inn

116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7946 8322
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very busy place, good atmosphere in place, people very friendly. Great choice to choose from menu and food reasonably priced. Staff very obliging and friendly. Recommend this place to eat in

Thank 62hollie
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Called in last nite for some food and a pint . We where taking to a table and our drinks order taken . We ordered our food mine was the 12oz steak with chips and my partener got the chicken and broccoli bake . The...More

1  Thank Wesley S
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We went here for a Sunday dinner many times and the food is great value for money. I would recommend it to anyone. We were never disappointed

Thank doylecands
Reviewed 7 December 2017

As a tour guide I take my guests here for lunch on a regular basis, but so far the staff have not recognised me nor acknowledged that I am bringing international visitors through their door three or four times a month. As most of these...More

Thank frugalculture
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The Thatch knows they didn't deliver today but to give them their due, immediately, they sorted the problem. For this I commend them. The young waitress, front of house, deserves massive brownie points on the handling of the situation. She deserves praise.

Thank Bernie M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great food little bit pricey tho but as it was an occasion we didn't mind but not sure if go again due to pricing. Staff really good and friendly great location also

Thank ladyOfLeisure89
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We went here with some local friends to celebrate our birthdays. We each got a starter, main dish and dessert. We tried Champs for the first time and the atmosphere was very quaint.

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Called in for a meal on the way past, taken to the rear of the pub to a bright and spacious dining area. Had a nice, well proportioned meal, couldn't really fault the place other than we couldn't really hear the young lad singing in...More

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Just a moment of the main Belfast to Derry road, this place is a traditional style Irish pub. Ample car parking space with views over fields filled with cattle and sheep. Out door area handy if you have kids with you. Simple menu served in...More

Thank alan m
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had one evening meal at the Old Thatch Inn. It was okay nothing to complain about,and nothing to rave about.

Thank Graham S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Magherafelt
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7946 8322
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The Old Thatch Inn is one of the oldest pub restaurants in Northern Ireland. At the Old Thatch Inn Castledawson we offer good food at a great price. We are family orientated and cater for all.
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