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The Old Bank House Restaurant - CLOSED

17 Lower Main Street, Portlaoise R32 W5NP, Ireland
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
19 May 2013
“Beautiful Lunch”
3 Apr 2013
“I wish i lived closer”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, Irish
17 Lower Main Street, Portlaoise R32 W5NP, Ireland
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

We went here for Easter Sunday lunch and it was absolutely fantastic. Great food, great service & great value. Keep up the good work. We will be back soon.

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed April 3, 2013

I had to stop off on a trip from Dublin to Limerick to Portlaoise to visit family and i was introduced to this gem....walking in to this premises was like a throw back to my youth. warm, friendly and a real homely feel, i have...More

1  Thank marianF440
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Lovely restaurant. Very old world. Friendly staff. Excellent food, very reasonably priced. If you're looking for somewhere a little bit different & very relaxing, then try The Bank in Portlaoise.

Thank DublinTherese
Reviewed March 26, 2013

From the outside this place looks really classy & high end - a very attractive building with good signage. But unfortunately it does not live up to the image. It's so poorly run & dirty that whoever owns/manages should be ashamed of themselves. We wandered...More

3  Thank Ger M
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Have visited this local restaurant on numerous occasions & in spite of a few previous issues, all to do with the service, have continued to go here to support local business & also because the food on the tapas menu is very tasty (cant comment...More

Thank C33Ireland
Reviewed March 10, 2013

i just want to stick my tuppence in...............when you save to pay for a special meal, for over 400 euro for 30 people plus children, , you do NOT expect to get 2 trays of sandwhiches, a bowl of cocktail sausage and a bowl of...More

Thank b1gobby
Reviewed February 14, 2013

i am a regular customer and i think the food and service cant be matched in portlaoise , try the tapas its something special .

Thank james k
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Three of us had a meal here Saturday night 09.02.13. It was the first time any of us had tried this place and I would advise that people spend their hard earned money on a nice dinner elsewhere! While the room looked pretty enough it...More

2  Thank StarvedofSun
Reviewed February 3, 2013

Was there last night 2-2-13 we ordered our food we waited at least 30 mins for a starter another 20 for a pint of Heineken. We are still waiting on our glass of water. My partner got seafood starter couldn't even touch it there was...More

1  Thank marklawless
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Had a meal here with a group of about 25 people, we arrived and had to wait for some time before ordering , once ordered the starter took 40 minutes to arrive, we had three tables of people and by the time our table was...More

Thank T-bert
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  • Address: 17 Lower Main Street, Portlaoise R32 W5NP, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois  >  Portlaoise
It is a tea rooms , restauranrt and tapas bar.
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