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bastion street, Athlone, Ireland
+353906498765
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Ranked #11 of 76 Restaurants in Athlone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Mon 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Lebanese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Roscommon, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

My partner and I have been meaning to visit this restaurant for some time. I am only sorry that it took us so long. It's a small restaurant with a good atmosphere. The waiter was friendly and knew what he was doing, there was no rushing us to order, etc. I had the Beef Stew and spiced potatoes with chilli... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We decided to visit Al Mezza on a Saturday night for some exotic lebanese food. Unfortunately that was not the case... The portions were tiny and the food was extremely blant and spicy if that can be ever achieved.. All of our dishes felt like they were microwaved frozen meals with a bit of seasoning on top... In general the... More 

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Milad S, chef at Al Mezza, responded to this review

Hi Mia, thanks for your review, even though it was far from positive. I am the chef for the restaurant and would just like to take a moment to respond to some of your points; while as a chef I appreciate that not everyone has the same palate, your claim that the food was "bland and spicy" is vague and... More 

Ireland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We enjoyed lamb, chicken and prawn with lots of veggie dips and other delights. All were reasonable in price and super tasty. The place was cosy even though quiet and service was excellent.It felt more like the eastern Med than midlands Athlone. This restaurant is well worth checking out - maybe leave the cocoon of the hotel restaurant and seek... More 

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Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Been there few times, last time food was superb, tasty, four of us had starter, main course, dessert, coffee and two battles of wine, all this for less than 140e. Service excellent, girls polite, clean, food really nice, nothing spectacular but again I wan't to go there again and again and again :)

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Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Has to be one of the best restaurants around. Gorgeous food. Has to be tried. Will definitely be going again.

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Kanturk, Cork, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I love Lebanese food and this restaurant was really nice. I had a vegetarian platter with loads of different things and it was really good!

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Cork, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This restaurant is the best place in Ireland to have a Lebanese food. I had been there for 6 times and every time I enjoy the food. It is really delicious , tasty and good value for money. I highly recommend this restaurant for anybody visiting Athlone.

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

What can I say other than amazing. One of the best restaurants I've eaten at. The food was fresh and cooked to perfection, it was nice to see traditional Lebanese food cooked properly. The atmosphere is perfect, lovely middle eastern music accompanied by a very nice waiter. It was relaxing and enjoyable, I almost forgot I was in athlone. I... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Excellent flavorsome food ,great value for money and friendly staff with a really nice atmosphere. We regularly go back to this restaurant as it never disappoints

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We've just been here after seeing the reviews and it's brilliant the food and staff are lovely and prices are very reasonable. Don't think there's one thing I could complain about.

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Additional Information about Al Mezza

Address: bastion street, Athlone, Ireland
Phone Number: +353906498765
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Lebanese

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