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Owenmore Restaurant

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Ballynahinch River Front | Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Recess, Ireland
+353 95 31006
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the castle about 10 years ago and don't remember this restaurant in particular, but it was such a pleasant surprise! The food and presentation were top notch. The service fantastic. The ambiance was perfect. My boyfriend and I sat by the beautiful fireplace they have in the restaurant after our meal and enjoyed dessert and port on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had diner here one night. Food excellent. Service a little bit stiff, could do with a little more informal "Irishness"!

Thank EugeneMaherCEO
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Top ranked dining. The food was crafted like artwork and tasted as good. The setting was beautiful and the staff was so accommodating.

Thank Katie D
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was a breathtaking breakfast with an unbelievable view of the stream and nature outside. The restaurant itself is classic with unparalleled ambience. We just happened upon this place by the beautiful site of the castle/hotel itself on a weekday morning. It had been raining but finally stopped when we arrived. Our timing couldn't have been better. The breakfast buffet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Loved everything from the chef prepared appetizer to the dessert! Venison, duck, fresh fish...amazing!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had my birthday dinner while staying at the castle at the Owenmore. Food and service were both fantastic.

Thank lstravels11
New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Owenmore is the fancier of the 2 eating establishments at Ballynahinch. It offers fine dining but solid and satisfying food. Overall, enjoyed the experience, but preferred the grub at Fisherman's Pub more. If you are staying multiple nights at the hotel, would recommend a visit if you have some extra time.

Thank Amy L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We sat here and watched the river while we were served a wonderful meal. The service was excellent and all of the food was very tasty.

Thank LorrieLeedy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Ballynahinch Castle has an excellent reputation and so to does its pub and restaurant. I dined at the Owenmore restaurant with my wife, brother-in law and his wife recently and it certainly did it live up to its reputation as we all had a simply fantastic evening. We arrived a few minutes late and asked if we could still take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on two occasions during our four night stay and it was amazing. Great locally sourced fish dish is the top attraction. Also pork raised on the farm attached to the castle is excellent.

Thank Peter D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballynahinch River Front | Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Recess, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Recess
  • Phone Number: +353 95 31006

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