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The Roost

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
+353 1 628 9843
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Today
12:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Athlone, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

food is great, they offer student specials aswell! Staff are blunt but they do their job and thats what counts. Good variety of food aswell. value for money

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Thank MackCD
ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have started visiting here to eat only recently but have to say it is top notch! Great variety on menu and very reasonably priced with good size portions piping hot.. The Sunday roast dinners are definitely worth a mention too.Highly recommend this place.

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Thank sado
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in the roost quite a few times and have never had a bad experience always great live bands late bar and dj till the early hours

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Thank jennie k
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for something to eat with my 19yr old Son (the poor student). The service was quick and friendly. The menu is basic diner fare. I had a bacon & cheese burger with fries and he had southern fried chicken goujons & fries. The burger was homemade and quite tasty and my son informs me so was the... More 

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Thank Karen L
Donegal Town, Ireland
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166 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Was meeting up with a college relative and decided to get a quick snack. The room was dark and dull. The food which was mostly bar type was OK and served in good time. If you are not a college goer it is not the place to be. Average pricing.

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Thank Margaret777
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the experience! Nice variety of beers, lovely irish whisky and cute people you can find in! I will be back!

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Thank Marc V
Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I believe the place could do with a good clean.... also the toilets need to be addressed properly more often they are filthy and smelly. didnt try the food, its been 8 years or so since i was last on the premises and it looked different and to my mind not as good but that is personal preferance, a fight... More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Booked a table for 10 the day before we ate at the Roost. All was ready for us and the food was very good. Service was good and the staff were pleasant. Would return again.

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1 Thank Katekelleherknockroe
Sligo, Ireland
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I cannot comment on the food as I have not eaten here but the location and standard of the place is good . Good beers selections and friendly staff. always a pleasant atmosphere but I have to say I have only been in "early doors".

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Thank John H
Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Delighted to find this for our 4 hungry kids and us. Comfy chairs, delicious food, great value, excellent service. Perfect dinner out experience.

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Thank BritaMc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Maynooth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 628 9843

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?