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The Phoenix Restaurant

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Shanahill East, Castlemaine, Ireland
+353 (0)66 976 6284
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Top class vegan grub

Carlsberg don't do vegan restaurants but if they did... had a lovely time in our gypsy caravan glamping experience at The Phoenix Restaurant followed by an even lovelier vegan breakfast - hot scones, pancakes, breads, granola, fresh fruit salad- what a feast! Only sorry I didn't plan my evening... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
HellsBells2719
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Carlsberg don't do vegan restaurants but if they did... had a lovely time in our gypsy caravan glamping experience at The Phoenix Restaurant followed by an even lovelier vegan breakfast - hot scones, pancakes, breads, granola, fresh fruit salad- what a feast! Only sorry I didn't plan my evening meal there too! I checked out the menu and I don't... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A group of us had vouchers from grabone for this restaurant and it was recommended by several people so we were looking forward to it, I was especially as i had never had afternoon tea before unlike others who were with me. It became apparent soon after we arrived, even though we had booked weeks in advance , and called... More 

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stiniSwitzerland, Owner at The Phoenix Restaurant, responded to this review

It states clearly on the grabone Afternoon Tea For Two voucher that it is afternoon for tea for two. Each voucher costs €15 for two people and for that you get a plate of tapas dips and pates on dainty squares of bread, tea or coffee and a generous cake tier with home made cakes, swiss chocolate, crumble and a... More 

Navan, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This has to be one of the best meals I ever had, pure organic from start to finish,, Beautiful starter, mixed with everything, Then Prawn organic Atlantic pasta, delicious,, highly recommend this if you are in the area..

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Kerry
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Had some lunch here recently and while I did enjoy it, I didn't leave particularly full especially for what we paid. I did find it somewhat overpriced. We waited for quite a while for someone to appear in order for us to pay at the end which was a pity as customer service is high on my list of priorities,... More 

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Wales Great Britain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Stunning cafe & gardens. Greeted by two lovely dogs in the garden just so chilled and doing their met & greet job. Decor of the hippy, eastern type - Namaste statue to welcome you in. Outside under the canopy looked lovely, even a shawl to wrap around you hung over chair. Seaweed baths available plus accomodation if required. Now to... More 

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stiniSwitzerland, Owner at The Phoenix Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, it was a real pleasure having you and being able to cook for you...we love it when our guests come back a few times during their vacation, it means a lot. More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice restaurant but have to say the three meals (plus one kiddies) represented very poor value. 7.50 for a baby bowl of vegetarian pasta is about as poor value as I've ever encountered. 20 for vegetarian curry seemed very overpriced as did 6.50 for a small glass of wine. When I ordered a beer I was brought a Hefeweisen which... More 

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stiniSwitzerland, Owner at The Phoenix Restaurant, responded to this review

We have had two almost identical reviews about the prices of our food, for identical vegetarian dishes that usually receive rave reviews . The Firebird curry is sweet potato, chickpea, fruit & tofu, slow cooked in coconut, lime and freshly roasted whole spices. It is served with organic wild rice, a sweet caramelized carrot & dahl pate and a garden... More 

Cashel, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The food is good but at 20 euro for a veg curry or veg bake I have to say this is way over priced. If it had been better value I would recommend this restaurant but these prices are crazy for what we got. The place was empty when we were there and this was a Saturday evening in June.... More 

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stiniSwitzerland, Manager at The Phoenix Restaurant, responded to this review

We have had two almost identical reviews about the prices of our food, for identical vegetarian dishes that usually receive rave reviews . The Firebird curry is sweet potato, chickpea, fruit & tofu, slow cooked in coconut, lime and freshly roasted whole spices. It is served with organic wild rice, a sweet caramelized carrot & dahl pate and a garden... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Amazing from start to finish great atmosphere amazing food fresh ingredients old style charm with all the extras

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I can't remember eating better vegetarian meals anywhere. Delicious, substantial and beautiful. After superb soups, the main courses came with salads as well as perfectly prepared vegetables; spices, herbs and flavourings were very special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Truly homemade with the best ingredients available all served with generosity and friendliness. This restaurant is at the beginning road on the Dingle Peninsula on the way to Inch beach and affords lovely views of organ in gardens at their best.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shanahill East, Castlemaine, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Castlemaine
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)66 976 6284

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 56
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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