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The courthouse

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1 Monaghan Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 969 2848
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

After yet another visit recently this restaurant exceeded my expectations yet again.. The food is exceptional, the staff are amazing and the ambiance is beautiful. Whether it be a romantic meal or Sunday lunch with the family you must give this place a visit!! ❤️

Thank Mags M
County Monaghan, Ireland
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal on Wednesday last. We had the early bird. Had not booked. The restaurant was very quiet. Enjoyed our visit save for the fact our modest gin and tonic cost 7.60 euros. The tonic was 2.80 euros alone.

Thank parklane1958
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had a family lunch, everyone was happy with the menu options and the food was full of flavour. Even the most fussy of teenagers had no complaints! The staff were friendly and service was prompt. The decor was a mix of traditional and modern with exposed stone and vaulted ceilings. Everything was eaten, even the vegetables! Looking forward to... More 

Thank Paul S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We always have a great time hear.Staff are friendly from the first greeting to paying the bill, great service. Quality food at a reasonable price. Nice size of portions,and a good selection of desserts which is the most important to us.

Thank Siobhan O
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, service & atmosphere. We ordered a fish main course & a steak, both were delicious & cooked just as we asked.

Thank nmb3
Dundalk, Ireland
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111 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for our wedding anniversary dinner & we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Very nice surroundings, tables are very well spaced apart & pleasant staff greeted us & dealt with us in a friendly manner throughout. We opted (as we thought) for the early bird menu @ €26 for 3 set courses. Both opted for seafood croquettes to start -... More 

1 Thank gazlough
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended. The fish croquettes for starters and hake for main dish were delicious. I was surprised there was no set menu available. Staff were pleasant although they did mix up the dishes which could have been a problem for my coeliac Husband but luckily mine didn't include gluten.

Thank tayco
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the Courthouse last night for a family meal and it was just delicious.the quality of the food and the presentation was superb.The lady who looked after us was extremely helpful with any information that we needed to know about the dishes. The only critic that I could have is that the early bird menu is very restricted. A limited... More 

2 Thank Raymond H
Ballybay, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My family went there last night to celebrate our son's birthday....the food was delicious, as agreed by all and the staff were curteous and did their best to make it a memorable night!

Thank martinawright
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had a truly delicious at the Courthouse today. We could not find fault with any course on the lunchtime menu. The childrens' menu was really superb and very good value for mony.

Thank Deirdre B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Monaghan Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 969 2848

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