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The Oystercatcher Bistro - CLOSED

Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3989
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
5 Oct 2017
“Nice ”
24 Mar 2016
“No longer trading as a restaurant!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Irish, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2015

I am embarrassed to report that not only was it delicious but for the first time in my life I was compelled to take a photograph, and I really don't like people doing that sort of thing. In my defence I have to explain that...More

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We were in Carlingford for the day and had not eaten, we waited for this place to open at 18.00 and so glad we did. They had Seafood Chowder as a starter but would happily do it as a main course for us. Not having...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We were here on our last night in Ireland and it was brilliant. Lovely simple decor and very nice host and hostess. I had Brill, which I hadn't tried before, with a garnish and new potatoes. my husband had Hake. Both meals were excellent +++....More

Thank kathy b
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I've been meaning to write this review for a very long time! We ate here in November 2014 and again in March or April 2015. The owner and his wife were fantastic hosts and chatted to everyone but I have to say the highlight was...More

Thank 300t5
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Second time to this delightful restaurant where the staff and food are fabulous. Had a range go oysters to start the night, followed by Hake and Lobster for the mains. Both dishes were soooo tasty and washed down with a lovely bottle of wine.

Thank K4877YOpaul
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

I have been several times on regular trips to carlingford. The place never disappoints. The last time we went with friends who said the seafood was fantastic and the oysters especially good. The veggie option for me was tasty, hearty and made with care. We...More

Thank Greg O
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We slept at the Oystercatcher Lodge, tired after travelling from Spain. It looked nice and menu attractive, so we decide to jump in. Very friendly welcome and food didn't miss to surprise us. I would definitely give a Plus for the Seafood and to their...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 25 August 2015

A really good friend and I recently took a trip down from Belfast to Carlingford on the spur of the moment whilst I was on holiday. We looked up Trip Advisor, which rated the Oystercatcher as a place to consider. We booked, pitched at our...More

Thank KevS7
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Had dinner with friends in the Oystercatcher last Friday - luckily got a booking on short notice. Great atmosphere - not a big restaurant . . Friends monkfish a tad spicey & my wife's pork belly a bit to fatty for them . My choice...More

Thank Dublin_IrelandSally
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

What can I say about this dish? Absolutely fantastic quality. The dish comes with Black Pudding, red onion, red cabbage and mash. The black pudding was to die for, it was freshly made, moist and crumbling on to my plate as I stuck my fork...More

Thank JoeCDublin
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  • Address: Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Cooley Peninsula  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3989
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Classical Bistro style, chef and wife team, unpretentious, mediterrean atmosphere, with quality fish game and meats products sourced locally, The Oystercatcher also offers its version of "Street Food" each Sunday afternoon, with local oysters, dressed crab, Carlingford smoked salmon and chowders
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