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The Old Fort

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Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
+353 90 967 4973
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: lovely food set in unique building recommended by bridgestone

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic Atmosphere, Superb Food, Attentive Service :-D

The Old Fort enjoys a great location right on the River Shannon and is sumptuously decorated throughout. The food is consistently excellent and very reasonably priced with a four course meal every night at 22 euro plus supplements on certain main courses. The waiting staff are efficient, personable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
Pamela C
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The Old Fort enjoys a great location right on the River Shannon and is sumptuously decorated throughout. The food is consistently excellent and very reasonably priced with a four course meal every night at 22 euro plus supplements on certain main courses. The waiting staff are efficient, personable and extremely professional. I could not recommend a restaurant more highly and... More 

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Ballaghmore
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The old fort has been taken under new management by Parker's Restaurant. What can I say these people know what they're doing this newest venue is amazing, the character of the building with their simple little touches are just fantastic, not to mention the friendly service and delicious food to add to it. Lovely cosy area downstairs with bar area... More 

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Delray Beach
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The food was amazing. We all had steaks and they were cooked to perfection. Great portions too. Try the calamari. It was amazing. The venue itself is also gorgeous. Right on the river Shannon. A must visit.

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County Meath, Ireland
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Amazing place! A genuine old fort. Absolutely beautiful however the restaurant was quite small. The food was cooked to perfection! The 14oz steak was absolutely amazing, mouth watering. Little bit pricey but not unreasonable for a treat. Sea food pasta was also lovely. Everything was beautifully presented.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Old Fort is a Very nice steakhouse,in a building of strong character and with 250 years of history. The food was very good and really good service. We had a 2 course special : Starter Argentine chorizo and Main was Rib Eye on Bone for under €27!!!. All aged beef huge portions. Nice Argentinean Wine Malbec I'd definitely return... More 

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Birr, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Terrible service, very odd (and limited) menu set up, and ran out of most desserts (and food, or so it seemed!)

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Dublin, Ireland
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Had table booked for 8 people for8 o'clock arrived at8.10 and were told now langoustine left no mussels left either so got deal of manager for 2 course meal for 19€. Settled in ordered drinks sit back relax only to be told by waitress that wine was gone and that out of 3 Heineken we ordered we could only have2... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stopped over night at Shannonbridge while cruising on the Shannon. We decided to have an evening meal at The Fort. We were shown upstairs to the restaurant by a pleasant young man. The setting was very nice overlooking the Shannon. We were looking forward to a meal that would be fitting for its surroundings! We found the a la... More 

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TheOldF0rt, Owner at The Old Fort, responded to this review

Dear Customer I want to apologize for the poor service received the other day when you visited my restaurant . I am appalled by the treatment of one of our staff to you as a customer. I firmly believe that the customer comes first and that customer service is vital, so it saddens me to hear that one of my... More 

Sligo, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Visited here 7:30 on Wednesday eve, on time for early bird! I went for the early bird choices which were limited, but choice of three starters and two mains and all looked good. I had a great steak, Liz went for seafood platter from a la carte. Both were top class. Service was prompt and friendly. The chef came into... More 

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Dublin
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Old Fort itself is steeped in history. It's in the most amazing setting with ample car parking. You will be greeted by fantastic and professional staff and the food selecton is very comprehensive. I had Zebra and it was just divine. Our friends adored the whole experience from start to finish. They are bringing some great memories back to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Shannonbridge
  • Phone Number: +353 90 967 4973

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 31
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary

Description

lovely food set in unique building recommended by bridgestone
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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