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The Old Fort

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Contemporary
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Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
+353 90 967 4973
Today
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: lovely food set in unique building recommended by bridgestone

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    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
WONDERFUL! NOT A BAD THING TO SAY

Myself and my partner ate here on Tuesday evening. We were informed the menu was recently changed and wow what a menu it was ! I had the risotto balls to start on recommendation by our waitress meaghan.For my main I had the little pigs and dessert I had the mud pie. What a feast it all was! The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Jjlowery
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Myself and my partner ate here on Tuesday evening. We were informed the menu was recently changed and wow what a menu it was ! I had the risotto balls to start on recommendation by our waitress meaghan.For my main I had the little pigs and dessert I had the mud pie. What a feast it all was! The food... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Nice location inside an old fort with nice interior (dim lights). Friendly staff. The dishes were okay (good prawns with bitter salad and sauce) to very good (duck).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Dined in Parkers on Sunday evening, very nice food and staff were so nice. Really enjoyable. Great to see the latest Restaurant of Parkers doing so well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visited this restaurant with a group of 14 people as part of a retirement celebration of a close friend and former work colleague, and overall had a great experience. I arrived a few minutes early with another close friend and sat to have a drink while we awaited the remains of the group This restaurant has been quite busy since... More 

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Birr, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Don't miss this great find, the meals are beautiful, well presented with a great selection and a set menu of 4 courses for only €24 if you wish, less courses available too for less money... The great atmosphere is set in an old fort, the staff are just brilliant, very polite, genuinely caring and attentive. Well done all - you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A rainy night on the Shannon promised little, however the old fort, cheered the evening. Excellent service, terrific menu and a great food. An old fort overlooking the bridge over the Shannon, what a fantastic venue. Just great we went back twice in the week both great. No complaints.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Thanks to the Old Fort for a fabulous meal. There were three adults and two children there for an evening dinner. I could not fault one thing.i had the cod and my husband had the three little pigs dish. The children had pizza and homemade chips with skin on. They all loved their food. My only suggestion is that as... More 

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Galway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have been passing this place for a few years now, but never got to call before. I didn't know what I've been missing! Very tasty food with full-on flavours. I know I'll be stopping by again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We had a wonderful meal at the Old Fort. The menu was so inventive , I brought a copy home with me. Fun to eat in such a great old building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This was a treat for a family birthday and the meal was enjoyed by all - the restaurant has wonderful views of the Shannon and the food was second to none, so tasty and presentation was wonderful, catered well for children too making them feel welcome, staff were very friendly and helpful without being too invasive while eating, definitely will... More 

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Additional Information about The Old Fort

Address: Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 90 967 4973
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Shannonbridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $18 to $36
Cuisine: Contemporary

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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 to $36
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Description

lovely food set in unique building recommended by bridgestone
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?