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The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge

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Irish, European, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
+353 64 39010
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Blissfully located upon the shores of Lough Ree in the beautiful...
Blissfully located upon the shores of Lough Ree in the beautiful countryside of Athlone, The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge enjoys an incomparable setting on the edge of Ireland’s peaceful inland waterways.Guests can enjoy a warm welcome from our friendly team and with it, an innovative approach to modern and attentive hospitality. Famously delicious contemporary cuisine accompanied by an electric, carefully selected wine list is always on the menu, with the most flavoursome local produce regularly appearing as a daily special. The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge is a truly gourmet dining experience.
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  • 20
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good quality but poor choice

Good quality food, but the menu felt limited, not a lot of choice. IMO Go for the Liver starter and main course steak!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Fiona B
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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rep of ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Just returned from a one night stay , absolutely fabulous. Room and its setting was beautiful, attention to detail very good. Dinner was excellent ...food great...choices good, quality of the food excellent, service really top class. Lovely relaxed feeling around the place. Cocktails an added bonus. Only gripe and it is only a small one is that breakfast did not... More 

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear elizaRepOfIreland, Thank you for your lovely review. We are disappointed to hear that you felt the breakfast was not up to standard. However, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit & that you will return! Kind regards, Norma More 

Saint-Girons
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I went to the restaurant with my family one beautiful sunny day all was perfect the admosphere the service and the dinner... I recommend this place for all occasions. ..

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear EmmanuellePUECH, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit, Kind regards, Norma More 

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have been here a few times & have enjoyed every visit to the highest level. It has been a while since i have been here but hope to return soon. Whenever I have been everything has been "top-notch". The View is amazing, the food is above par & the service is excellent. One of the managers named Leonard helped... More 

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear paulfkane, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review. We really appreciate it. I have passed your kind words to on to the Bar & Restaurant staff. We would be delighted to welcome you back to Wineport in the future. Kind regards, Norma More 

Drogheda, Ireland
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

What a location! Do ask for a table overlooking the lake of if the weather is good choose to eat outdoors on the decking ( there are fleecy blankets provided if the evening turns cool!). This is a restaurant which understands that guests not only love the fine dining but they also appreciate robust, hearty cuisine. A 4 course meal... More 

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mary A, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review. We really appreciate it. I have passed your kind words to on to Gary. We would be delighted to welcome you back to Wineport in the future. Kind regards, Norma More 

Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good quality food, but the menu felt limited, not a lot of choice. IMO Go for the Liver starter and main course steak!

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Fiona B., Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We appreciate your feedback. Kind regards, Norma More 

Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Disappointing food, nice restaurant and nice friendly staff. May have expected more from good food reviews

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Starchild86, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are happy to hear that you liked the restaurant and the staff, but are disappointed to hear that you were not happy with the food. If you would like to discuss this directly with me, you are welcome to contact me directly by email norma@wineport.ie or by... More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Had dinner last night while visiting Athlone for work. The starter of quail and polenta was excellent and I will remember that for some time . The main of duck was dry and chewy. They sliced the breast so it had dried out completely . Thank you for taking it off my check. The service was okay, but with the... More 

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lori C, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We really appreciate it, as we really do appreciate all feedback. We will be discussing your comment at our next management meeting. Kind regards, Norma More 

County Tipperary, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

had bar food in the wineport on easter sunday on the sunny decking ,the service and food was great, best staff iv come across in ireland,the manager was so nice as well,we will be back asap

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Zackyemly, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We really appreciate it. I will pass your comments to the rest of the team. Kind regards, Norma More 

kildare
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Beautiful place to stay! Have nothing negative to say! If you want somewhere special this is the place. Great location, food and wine excellent.

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Buttonsbilly, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted with it. We look forward to welcoming you back to Wineport Lodge in the future. Kind regards, Norma More 

Park City, Utah
Top Contributor
263 reviews 263 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Not only was the service top notch but the meal was outstanding. One of the best preparations of sole I have ever had. Everything was tasty, fresh and well prepared. I would highly recommend this gem of a place if in this area.

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Norma W, General Manager at The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge, responded to this review

Dear VoxVolpe, Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreciate it. Kind regards, Norma More 

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Address: Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 64 39010
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
Average Prices: USD $22 to $61
Cuisine: Irish, European, Contemporary, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 64 39010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $22 to $61
  • Cuisine: Irish, European, Contemporary, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view

Description

Blissfully located upon the shores of Lough Ree in the beautiful countryside of Athlone, The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge enjoys an incomparable setting on the edge of Ireland’s peaceful inland waterways.Guests can enjoy a warm welcome from our friendly team and with it, an innovative approach to modern and attentive hospitality. Famously delicious contemporary cuisine accompanied by an electric, carefully selected wine list is always on the menu, with the most flavoursome local produce regularly appearing as a daily special. The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge is a truly gourmet dining experience.

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