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Purple Onion

Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
+353 43 335 9919
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
4 weeks ago
“Don't miss this gem”
4 weeks ago
“Lovely food”
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stopped at the Purple Onion several times on our way back from Mayo. The welcome is warm and the food is excellent. The menu offers great choice with usually some specials available and the food is presented beautifully as well as being flavoursome,...More

1  Thank BadHof-fans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a couple of meals here and never let us down, always a nice menu and a lovely change from the Boat for a treat

1  Thank Eugene H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and service and lovely atmosphere. Proper quality cooking at a decent price. We have been there a few times, as a couple, family and in a group of 7. On every occasion the food has bee excellent. We will be back!

Thank Matchu7
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I chanced upon this lovely restaurant whilst travelling by car from Dublin to County Mayo. We needed a quick bite of dinner whilst on the run! The Purple Onion was warmly welcoming with very fast service and the dishes we enjoyed were...More

Thank 1957jrb
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had starters & main course...Steak for main , black pudding for starter...Was absolutely delicious, service of a very good standard. Nice astomphere, nice simple way to spend a evening.

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious well balanced flavours, wanted more of everything I had tonight it was all so delicious. Highly recommended. Staff were very friendly and helpful, service as good as the food!

1  Thank Fuddus
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Called in on a sunday evening and we're lucky to get a table. Very nice staff and lovely atmosphere. Had a fabulous rib eye steak. The sides were lovely. Desserts were very good. Nice artwork to admire. Didn't have time to look in the gallery...More

Thank Rilganainm
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

What a great place to have dinner. Good ambience, friendly helpful polite staff. Nothing was trouble to help patrons with. Children were well catered for too. Food was absolutely fantastic. I had fish and chips, nicely presented and tasted delicious. Fish was so fresh. Others...More

1  Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Very pleasant location, with lots of wood, freindly terracotta couloured walls, alcoves for privacy and typical pub style cosy atmosphere. The staff was very freindly and gave us a warm welcome. We had chicken and bacon salad and a lovely roasted duck with root vegetable....More

Thank 362franziskab
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Been trying to eat in purple onion few times...everytime we go there its close...such a disappointment each time...remember it used to be close only monday evening...

Thank annmarie143
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Roscommon  >  Tarmonbarry
  • Phone Number: +353 43 335 9919
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