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Zest Bistro

Shannon Town Centre, Shannon, Ireland
+353 61 361 045
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Ranked #4 of 21 Restaurants in Shannon
Price range: $6 - $30
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Zest Bistro was established in May of 2010 and is part of Shannon Knights Bars which was established in 1972. Our idea behind Zest was to offer customers a relaxed casual dining experience in a visually rich environment with fantastic affordable food and excellent customer service. Head chef Clifford Ryan has but together a deliciously tempting menu to suit all tastes. Zest also offers an all-weather outdoor dining area. Zest is open daily from 10am-9pm.
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English first
Spotsylvania, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I found this on trip advisor and was stoked it was also connected to the local mall (cheaper souvenirs). Glad we went!! Food was good, beer was cold, tea was hot and staff was lovely!!! Make the drive, do some shopping and eat here!

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Bucknell, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I ate there twice. First time food was excellent, best fillet steak I have had recently. Service very good if a little bit patchy. Nice decor in a modern style and atmosphere was good. Second time the food was very good but the service let down by the waiters male and female being distracted by their mobile phones. So they... More

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Shannon, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Lovely food, lovely service..... really good prices. I always enjoy an meal at zest, whether it's an evening meal, a lunch or just to pop in for a coffee and desert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast here on last day of recent trip to Shannon. Was sorry we hadn't tried it sooner! Food excellent, and great service.

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were wondering how the restaurant would fare after walking through their very busy bar in the front, but then we were seated in a nice quiet booth. We had excellent table service, the food was very tasty, and reasonably priced. Shannon does not offer a fine dining list of restaurants, but we were quite pleased with our dinner here.

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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Trendy and upbeat are the words that describe this bistro tucked into a shopping plaza. Service and price are excellent!

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

On a recent trip to Ireland we came across "Zest Bistro" in Shannon town. Myself, my wife & our 3 Teenagers ate there one evening. The food was excellent, the staff were very friendly, and the prices were very reasonable. Would definitely visit again, if back in Ireland.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

€12 for a chicken caesar salad which consisted mainly of salad leaves & €7 for a starter chicken & mushroom vol au vent which was tiny. Ridiculous prices. And it was the day menu which didn't show prices.

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shannonknights, Manager at Zest Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Claire, Thank you for your recent review of Zest Bistro. We are sorry to hear your experience with us was not to your satisfaction. We hope to see you again soon at Zest. Regards Zest Bistro More

Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

At here with business colleagues on a Christmas get together. the food is good value and well presented, however there were many items on the menu that were just "off" on the night. There was no explanation beforehand that the menu choices were unavailable and our waiter just said "they are not available so pick something else"!!! The restaurant opens... More

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Wicklow, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Fish and chips are to die for, nice atmosphere, nice people, lovely staff and a reasonable price, would definitely recommend a trip :)

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