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Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant

King Street, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 983 5410
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (10 reviews)
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Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
King Street, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The beautiful decor including original ‘Battle of the Boyne’ frescos are the perfect setting for an enjoyable dining experience. The menu is always well thought out, with an emphasis on local produce. Service is also ‘quiet’ but efficient

Thank Jackie Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoy the Scholar's restaurant from time time and have never been disappointed. (It is a 90km return journey). Today we went there for Sunday lunch. We got a table at short notice. The place was full - families with First Communion...More

Thank tonybrogan
Scholars1867, Owner at Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are delighted that we were able to deliver such a good service for you on such a busy day. Thank you for making such an effort in regards to the 90k round trip. It gives us great confidence...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited the restaurant for dinner after reading a review on trip advisor. Being a Friday night on a bank holiday weekend I was a bit worried we wouldn't be able to get a table but luckily the could accommodate us. The...More

1  Thank travel_mumsplusone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful hotel. Superb food. Exceptional staff with a shout out to Sean on reception. The wonderful lady on breakfast service and the gentleman with no hair (sorry) on dinner service. The brothers who run the business were there to make sure everything runs smoothly and...More

1  Thank stephanie c
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Beautiful place, a historic building preserved in great condition. The service was excellent, the food and presentation also. I think however that most of our party of twelve would agree that the portion size was on the sparse side. However I would certainly return in...More

1  Thank stegmckegg
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter brought me to scholars for Afternoon tea for mothers day what a beautiful room we where in. Delicious sandwiches and really tasty pastries. Wonderful staff. If your looking for somewhere with lovely stylish rooms to eat in and good food you really have...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've eaten here in both the bar and the restaurant and loved it! The decor is old worldly with great character. I'd recommend sitting in the bar before a meal in the restaurant, or even staying in the bar / lounge area. The menu is...More

1  Thank JaveyF
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Wish we had longer to spend here. Food was amazing, in a stunning surrounding. Will return next visit to Drogheda.

Thank ktfine
Reviewed 17 March 2017

For a special occasion, my wife and I decided on a meal in Scholars. What a brilliant choice. Our servers were Eugene and Mark and their service was excellent. They were most helpful in describing the ingredients of each dish. As it was, the food...More

Thank DroghedaPoL
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely food. Had a beautiful fillet steak with all the trimmings. Followed by a lovely brown bread and honey Icecream dessert. A well made irish coffee to finish. Service was good. Very quiet in both the restaurant and the bar. It was Sunday night. Enjoyable...More

Thank RayFoley
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Sid K
Do u serve any vegiterian meal?
12 January 2017|
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Response from MarkMcGowan | Property representative |
Sid We have a full three course Vegetarian menu. At the moment we have a goats cheese tart or poached peached with blue cheese salad. For main course we have chick pea fallafel or butternut squash risotto. Thank you Mark... More
Dylan D
Is there a gluten-free option for your menu and if so what is the option variety?
12 September 2016|
Response from MarkMcGowan | Property representative |
Hi, the majority of our menus are gluten free in our restaurant. Any dishes that are not gluten free can generally be altered once mentioned to a member of staff. Ie Gluten free bread exchanged on the soup or black pudding... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$39
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Street, Drogheda, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Drogheda
  • Phone Number: +353 41 983 5410
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Scholars Townhouse Hotel
Scholars Townhouse Hotel restaurant is an award winning 2AA rosette restaurant. Proving modern Irish cuisine with International influence of todays culture in Ireland.