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Address: Dublin Road | Birdhill, Tipperary, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 61 379 227
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Overpriced mediocre food served in a tired setting. Staff are good but that's were the positive experience ends. One to avoid.

2 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2014
Damien O
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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

There is a different Matt the Thrasher premises on the Limerick road I believe, & it seems this premises in Dublin, is getting their reviews, which is a shame. Tripadvisor should remove the unwarranted comments from this profile. Because.This gastro pub is a real treat!! Finest of fresh fish & seafood served, I have dined here many times & always... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here with a friend on the road to the West. What a lovely place. The very charming owner invited us to sit at a nice table by the fire, and told us the specials. We chose to have the seafood gratin which was delicious. Just perfect with a chilled glass of Sauvignon blanc. We really enjoyed our visit. Our... More 

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carlow
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stopped here on way to Kerry and it's amazing how things change. This place used to be so good but no. Mushroom soup tasted of nothing literally no flavour at all, very odd. My wife got a prawn and potato tart with a wine sauce. Served in I think a scallop shell ( these used to be ashtrays one time)... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stopped here on our way to Limerick last week amd were greeted by a lovely lady who seated us and gave us the menu which had a good choice. Really nice decor. The food is nice, I had the organic sausages and mash with Guinness gravy, good portion and tasted very nice. I would be happy to return.

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Limerick, Ireland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Beautiful location in beautiful village but Ted the guy at the door is destroying their business .He is in hospitable , rude and arrogant .He is giving the Irish hospitality sector a bad name.Food over priced and medocore. Best option is to by pass this place..

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Ireland
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46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stopped here for lunch last Sunday on the way to The Europe Hotel in Fossa. We were greeted by the owner at the door and promptly shown to a table, given the menus and explained the specials. After a few minutes we realised the table, next to the entrance, was a little too cold for our liking, so we... More 

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Glanmire, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I ate here about 2 hours ago. It was terrible. Greeted by an insincere husband and wife. I ended up paying 25euro for a steak which frankly was off and I returned. Becuase the mal only came with 3 baby potaties, I asked for me. I was happy to receive 3 more ( as the steak was inedible). They then... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

dont ever stop at this place, my wife and I and our small baby went recently, The baby was a asleep and in a carry cot but even he would have felt the cold unfrieldly nature of the owner and his wife. one of the girls behind the counter dropped a glass, could happen anyone, well the way he treated... More 

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17 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Overpriced mediocre food served in a tired setting. Staff are good but that's were the positive experience ends. One to avoid.

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Limerick, Ireland
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I visited this resturant for breakfast a few weeks ago and was greated by a lovery memeber of staff her name was Isabella I never tip for breakfast but this girl was so nice I left a €5.00 tip. It was nice to be there however the price as always is a bit to steep. Also I agree with some... More 

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