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The Old Arch - Bar & Bistro

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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James Street | Claremorris, Claremorris, Ireland
+353 94 936 2777
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been here before and reviewed it as excellent , and have been a few times since that review and my opinion is still the same, you can't fault this place everything about is great. Service, food, surroundings, lovely. Will return.

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Thank Jacqueline G
Castlebar, Ireland
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187 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had not eaten in the Old Arch for over a year but on a recent Bank Holiday Monday we decided to give it a try for a party of ten for lunch. We were not disappointed, standards in terms of both the food and the service have been maintained and there was a good choice for all on the... More 

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Thank Ros1943
Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistently good food. Consistently good value. Very simple formula but executed to perfection. Comfortably holds its own similar type bistros in Ireland. Have said it before.......another good reason to stop on Claremorris!

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1 Thank RushMorley
Donegal , Ireland
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a busy evening where most people were heading to see Christy Moore,we were only in waiting for a table when fortunately there was a cancellation, what a gem of a place this is ,lovely staff ,very nice lady seating guests,fantastic fish special thank you to the lady shopping in SuperValu for a great recommendation ,will definitely go back,lucky Claremorris... More 

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1 Thank Mary O
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, good service, plenty of food and choices, my sister is gluten free so they were very helpful to make her decisions. Portions are huge so you will never leave hungry, so much so I left out Desert which is a rare occasion from me. Facilities are great, lovely cosy atmosphere, open fire etc. Love it!

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1 Thank Edel M
Ireland
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have ate here on a number of occasions and have never been let down by the quality of the food. It's not the cheapest place to eat but you do get what you pay for.

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1 Thank IntoTheWest
Limerick, Ireland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner before a concert. Staff aware we were going to concert so ensured we were served in a timely fashion.. Food very tasty.. Staff very friendly and menu had lovely choices. Would highly recommend and would visit again if ever in claremorris

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1 Thank Vicki R
Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place so much. Myself and my husband go here on our date nights. The food is so tasty and the it's so easy to relax here. Service is excellent and staff are friendly.

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1 Thank sineaddeckiekat
Dublin, Ireland
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This bar / bistro is good value for family functions They offer good menu choices at reasonable prices. However the main function room is not wheel char accessible as its up stairs

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1 Thank PLivingstone
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Well done to the Old Arch who have upped their game. Service has improved and food is still delicious. Remember to book ahead of time as they fill up quickly. Prices are on the high side but worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: James Street | Claremorris, Claremorris, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Claremorris
  • Phone Number: +353 94 936 2777

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