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The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge

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European, Irish, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
+353 64 39010
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Scenic view
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Fantastic Location

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Eithne S
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Athlone, Ireland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Athlone, Ireland
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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Tenerife, Spain
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 

Athlone, Ireland.
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely place on the banks of Lough Ree with great views...Food was good but the quantities were child size and it was expensive...

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

Dear WestmeathRamblers, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your feedback, and will be discussing your comments with our team. Kind regards, Norma More 

Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Lovely situation, right on Lough Ree, so relaxing and beautiful. Staff very friendly and food amazing.

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

Dear Mary W, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate all feedback. Kind regards, Norma More 

Leitrim, Ireland
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

As big fans of The restaurant we were not disappointed by the location really great setting and lovely atmosphere. The food was good however i taught it could be bit a better. I should have looked at the bill before we left as we got over charged.

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

Dear patrickcurran, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your feedback. We would really appreciate if you would phone us to discuss your review & your overcharge as we are anxious to rectify this. 09064 39010 Kind regards, Norma More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Beautiful location. On the shores of the lake it is a beautiful and romantic setting. We really looked forward to dinner but it didnt quite meet our expectations. The mains were incredible but starters and deserts were just ok. Service was quick and professional although i did see the woman manager scold the waiters at every chance (maybe its because... More 

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

Dear Amanda G, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your feedback. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your starter & desert, as much as you enjoyed your main course. We hope that you will choose to visit us again, Kind regards, Norma More 

Athlone, Ireland
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

First and foremost, I must state that this is my first time to write a comment/review on trip advisor and wouldn't by nature be in the habit of making complaints. I am in no way either a "foodie" or food snob/critic. I do however like the occasional treat and to spend quality time with family and friends over a nice... More 

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

Dear Sticks82, Thank you for your very thorough review. We really appreciate all your feedback. You have made some very valid points & we will discussing all these points with our staff. If you wish to contact me directly, I would be delighted to discuss your review with you. Kind regards, Norma Wilson More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Lovely place and people but we got a starter of pork belly which was awful. Cold , pale and served with leaves , we had to send it back , will never order Pork Belly again. They had no problem changing if but nobody asked why we wanted to change.

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

Dear djangounchained, Thank you for your lovely review. We are very sorry to hear about your pork belly starter, but we are delighted you enjoyed the place & the people. Kind regards, Norma Wilson More 

Achill Island, Ireland
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had breakfast and dinner at the restaurant as we stayed here. Breakfast was a very well presented buffet and menu items were also available. All the food was excellent but nothing exceptional. The views and the weather were exceptional. On our last night we had dinner. We ordered pre dinner cocktails which they forgot to bring. Then they brought... More 

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

Dear AchillShoreView, Thank you for your review. Thank you for all of your feedback, we really appreciate it. You have made some very valid points, & we will definitely be discussing them with the staff. Kind regards, Norma Wilson More 

Drogheda, Ireland
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The food was delicious and the service was excellent. We shared a large starter of seafood and we both had the venison which was melt-in-the- mouth. There was a great buzz in the place and still we could have a quiet conversation which is what we like. The waiting staff were brilliant and didn't keep coming up to the table... More 

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

Dear Maura C, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Wineport. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Norma Wilson 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 - 62
  • Cuisine: European, Irish, Contemporary, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, 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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