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The Oarsman

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Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
+353 71 962 1733
12:00 - 21:00
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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Outstanding service and food.We were a party of four and everything was perfection. Background classical guitar music really added to our visit. Can't wait to return.

Thank junglejim41
Sligo, Ireland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled from Sligo to Carrick on Shannon for lunch in the Oarsman on two different Saturdays in May and neither visit disappointed. The food is fantastic, brilliant value, excellent service and lovely atmosphere.

Thank Lisa W
Belfast, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the good reviews here, we called in on the off-chance of getting a table without a reservation. It was very busy and a waitress said she'd find out if a table was free. We waited for a good while for a table and she managed to get us a seat at the bar. As I understand there was... More 

Thank ro1s1n
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Oarsman and had the most amazing food and service, as always! Thanks Roman and team. A great selection of gins too!

Thank Dee D
Cavan, Ireland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

cant speak highly enough of this place, the flavours are awesome, different specials every day and the old reliables, very reasonable for what you get

Thank 30sumthing
County Donegal, Ireland
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely pub/restaurant. Great variety of beers and excellent choice on food menu. Food was very tasty & served by very friendly, engaging staff . Well done all, your numerous rewards are clearly justified.

Thank _rgilgunn
Mullingar, Ireland
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressed with the quality of food served at Saturday lunch at the restaurant section. Service was impeccable from every staff. Every dish was presented and cooked to perfection, no over embellished but extremely tasty. Highly recommended is the pan-fried hake with chorizo and beans cassoulet - mouthwatering! Kids dinner were all homemade and very tasty. Complimentary dessert for kids... More 

Thank YLMc
Dublin Ireland
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68 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about The Oarsman from a work colleague so decided to give it a try when we stopped in Carrick on Shannon during our cruising holiday. The menu is varied and the food was divine. The value menu has two courses for €23.95 so we shared a starter and dessert and had a main course each. I had the... More 

Thank Tonopase
Strokestown, Ireland
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, service, atmosphere and choice of drinks including craft beers. Whats not to like!! Highly recommended. Please consider opening on a Sunday!!!!

Thank Matchu7
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner last night with friends, food was amazing. Ordered from the a la carte menu. The goats cheese menu was stunning, the beef main melted in the mouth. Good service and decent price. Would recombined this place friends :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
French, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Leitrim  >  Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Phone Number: +353 71 962 1733
We are a multi award winning bar & restaurant featured in the Michelin Guide & McKenna's Top 100 Restaurants. We are passionate advocates of using well sourced quality local & artisinal ingredients. As we are the seventh generation of our family in the hospitality trade we know the importance of continuing the legacy of offering a high quality service led experience. We would love to welcome you to The Oarsman soon.

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