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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, Lunch, Dinner, 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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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 10
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  • 6
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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:
  • Scenic view
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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166 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 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
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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
247 reviews 247 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 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 

Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Magically set on the edge of the lake. Went there for lunch, which is a bar menu during the day. Lived up to all expectations. Will be back again

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

Dear Don O, Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Wineport. Kind regards, Norma More 

Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Get a table by the window! We ate early., at 630 and had the benefit of early bird price €30pp, and great views. The food was good as on the a la carte menu the wine was great and not too expensive.

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

Dear ColetteM1, Thank you for your review. We are delighted with your feedback. Kind regards, Norma More 

Athlone, Ireland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The location of this restaurant is amazing. It looks out on the water. On arrival all of the trees surrounding the restaurant were decorated with fairy lights so it looked magical. We had drinks on arrival in the bar beside the fire. Service was excellent & food was very good. It was Valentines and there was a set menu which... More 

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

Dear Eithne S, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the setting & the service, but are sorry to hear that you felt the menu was expensive. We hope to welcome you back to Wineport Lodge in the future. Best Regards, Norma Wilson More 

Tenerife, Spain
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had a lovely time at the wineport. The management and staff were attentive and friendly. The menu was first class and the food delicious. I can highly recommend this to anyone.

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

Dear Jennifer409, Thank you for your lovely review. we are delighted you are happy to recommend us to others. Kind regards, Norma More 

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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 - 60
  • Cuisine: Irish, European, Contemporary, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic

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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