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The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
0906473077
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Ranked #11 of 79 Restaurants in Athlone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Nice cozey restaurant in the heart of Athlone.
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It was just by luck that we had food here, but I will definitely be returning & recommend to friends. The food was amazing, staff very friendly & helpful & very good value for money.

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It is a long time since i dined in Hatters...i dont know why...maybe it is a little low profile. ..but i can tell you this much..i will soon return. My experience was one of a magnificently cosy setting, friendly conpetent staff and most importantly decent honest tasty uncomplicated fare.The pork main course was really nice served with beautiful rustic potatoes... More 

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Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Good, hearty food, relaxed atmosphere and good value for money. Just downstairs from Gerty's pub so no distance to travel for great fun in Athlone. Highly recommended!

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Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Food okay , staff okay, nice atmosphere ,would not rush back ,good for groups , menu could have been better

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County Roscommon, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Visited Hatters Bistro last week and had an enjoyable meal. We had deep fried brie and chicken wings for starters which were both very tasty. For mains we had salmon and duck served with potatoes and vegetables. Both dishes were well presented and food was excellent. The staff were friendly and efficient. The restaurant was quite busy for a tuesday... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

just back from athlone. ate in hatters on monday night with my two sisters and my niece. excellant food experience. wonderful staff and had pleasure to meet the owners who were very friendly.

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Second stay this year in Athlone, visited the pub upstairs from Hatters the last time and further led astray by Denis and Helena this time that we did both bistro and pub. High quality food and wine in small but fantastic venue. Everything was cooked very well the scallops and cheesecake were the highlights plus the duck was just right.... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We were cruising on the Shannon & stopped in Athlone'. Hatters Bistro is a fabulous find - quite old fashioned inside, with a warm & cosy atmosphere & memorabilia of old movie stars.. The Barbary Duck is recommended along with the Pork dish - the food & service was excellent & overall good value - worth a visit

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N.Ireland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Ate here last night with my husband. He had the brie for starter which was very good but could have benefited from a little more coulis. For mains he had the duck which he again enjoyed. I had the pork. They gave me a steak knife for the pork but to be fair you could have eaten it with a... More 

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Khalkis, Greece
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

From all the dishes all three of us agreed that we loved the caramelized lemon pie !!! I tasted the beetroot risotto and my friends pork with calvados sauce and fajitas with beef, good sized dishes, nice presentation and tasteful. all the staff is really kind and especially George when he heard that we are Greeks he came and talked... More 

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Address: The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
Phone Number: 0906473077
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Irish

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