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$$ - $$$Irish, ,
65 Main Street, Portlaoise 0000, Ireland
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“lasagna” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
65 Main Street, Portlaoise 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

I had dinner here today with my daughter, it was our first visit here under the new name after hearing great reviews about the food we decided to try it ourselves. The layout is still the same but updated with new furniture. We were greeted...More

Thank Imelda D
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch. The Shepherds Pie was wonderful, as was the Lasagne. Great pub atmosphere and friendly staff. The only thing not to my liking was the fact there was no soap in the toilets. It set me to wondering how the kitchen staff...More

Thank Two_Sombreros
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

I visited lethean last sunday evening with my daughter & her partner when we arrived der was a small crowd watching a soccer match & a rugby match on the bug screen, the barman took our order i was the only one to have a...More

1  Thank Imelda D
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Staff were very friendly and it was very clean and well presented but the food was really poor quality, chips were cold, food lacked taste and were poorly presented

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed April 9, 2017

In the heart of Portlaois is this great food pub. Very good food and service. Function rooms for private parties and great place to visit when out on the town

Thank bridandtom
Reviewed February 19, 2017

great staff and very affordable good food. would always recommend here to people that are looking for somewhere to have a good lunch.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Family friendly with a good selection on the menu. We had a 2 yr old and she was welcomed and small bowl of dinner provided. Staff were friendly and helpful. Food excellect

Thank Dol_Mountmellick
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to eat there on a Friday night. We sat at a table after passing by the waitress, and waited. She proceeded to attend to a leaving group, and then got busy behind the bar doing this and that. Then she left to the...More

Thank Epicurieux37
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Went in Sunday at 17.45. Was told they were only doing pizza. Ordered a pizza. Waitress came back a few minutes later to say what I ordered was the only pizza they didnt have. It's basic enough to make sure staff know what's on and...More

Thank ditbujin O
Reviewed October 2, 2016

If there's nothing else open in town then try this place but don't expect too much. Be prepared for an unwelcoming attitude and limited vegetarian selection.

Thank Paul H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Main Street, Portlaoise 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois  >  Portlaoise
  • Phone Number: +(353)00353578663544
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