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The Old Fort

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Shannonbridge $$ - $$$ Irish, European,
Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
+353 90 967 4973
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (18 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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Irish, European, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Although the building is beautiful and you can walk around it, it is no longer a restaurant. What a view, tho.

1  Thank TheCoopers0826
Reviewed 1 November 2016

No entry, but view exterior next to bridge along with detailed signage describing the significance. Free and easy parking. Watch out for dogs across the street IF you have a pup!

Thank 104KB2
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My family of 5 went there for lunch, The staff were very friendly..The menu had a good choice, and the food was served up hot................we enjoyed it and looking forward to going back.

Thank mobhi
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the old fort for lunch and were amazed with both the building and the food. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There are two large rooms upstairs but we ate in the bar because my wife uses a wheelchair. The waitress gave...More

2  Thank Robertakd
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Booked a table for 7 people in the restaurant on Saturday. The food was ok but this restaurant has no facilities at all for people with walking difficulties. The building in split in 2 upstairs and downstairs and when We arrived no effort was made...More

1  Thank mlcurley
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner for a wedding party for over 40 guests upstairs in a banquet room. From the starters to desserts, we were very impressed with the food. Also, the service was outstanding - we all got served at the same time for the same course...More

Thank Joan O
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place was packed & a single waitress managed orders, bar & table service, what a legend. The food was good, the atmosphere great a good spot if your passing through.

Thank StewyNT
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Friendly and helpful staff and wonderful food in interesting surroundings ... Would love if there was a handout available to explain the layout and history of the fort itself

Thank 292paddy
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location in a fabulous old mill beautiful view , good food lovely lamb shank good pork potatoes so so starters very nice lovely deserts . Service very poor not enough waiting staff . & those who were working were tan of their feet it...More

Thank cmurphy5790
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I always have a meal here when I pass through Shannonbridge, and on my most recent visit I had a delicious pork steak with plum and walnut stuffing. This was followed by a chocolate and caramel cake with vanilla and honey ice cream. The food...More

Thank StereoSurrealist
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$36
Irish, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Shannonbridge
  • Phone Number: +353 90 967 4973
  • E-mail
lovely food set in unique building recommended by bridgestone
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