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The Restaurant at Wineport Lodge

Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
+353 64 39010
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Ranked #20 of 74 Restaurants in Athlone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $71
Cuisines: European, Irish, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

What a besautiful setting for sundowner cocktails. Trasvelling with mother and 2 sisters we stopped for a coffee and were tempted by the cocktail menu. Lovely friendly service from funny waiter added to the blanket clad experience. We'll be back for more.

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

Dear Lily M, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit to us. Best Regards, Norma Wilson General Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night in the Wineport Lodge and dined in The Restaurant that night with my girlfriend. Food was very average overall. Beautiful setting by the lake while the sun set. We had crabmeat salad to start which was just OK. We ordered steaks for main, mine (ordered medium) was well done - I expected better from a restaurant with... More

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

Dear Ohallorankevin, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am sorry to read that you left disappointed. I will bring your review to the attention of the kitchen. Hopefully, we will have the opportunity to welcome you back. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to. Best Regards, Norma Wilson General Manager More

Ireland
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

My wife & I had a light lunch at this lovely setting - the staff were outstanding - totally friendly and efficient. I had the mushroom soup which was flavoursome. My wife had the seafood chowder which was disappointing - it was more of a vegetable broth with one small piece of salmon,three miniature shrimps and about 10 mussels -... More

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

Dear CharlesX, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am sorry to read that the chowder was not to your satisfaction. I have passed your feedback to the kitchen. Best Regards, Norma Wilson More

Wicklow, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I have eaten here on previous occasions and returning this week the food staff and ambience is as inviting as it always was.We stayed a couple of nights and so we got a great overall view of the breakfast and dinner menus.The food was cooked to perfection and done as exactly as we wanted it.The staff are... More

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

Dear sean g, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Wineport. Best Regards, Norma Wilson General Manager More

Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I have eaten here twice in the past few months and enjoyed both family occasions, both birthdays. Both were for early bird dinner and both were very good. The food at wine port is modern European with many nice touches in preparation and presentation. The service is excellent, attentive but never fussy. The situation is excellent on the lake, has... More

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

Dear Patrick C, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your visits to us. Hopefully we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, Norma Wilson General Manager More

Athlone, Ireland
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Wineport Restaurant is already so well known that is hardly needs a review from me. It is the location for the RTE TV series 'The Restaurant', where celebrities display their culinary skills. However, on this occasion the regular chef was doing the cooking. My husband brought me there for a meal to celebrate my birthday and it was lovely.... More

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

Dear Margaret F, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Great to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. Best Regards, Norma Wilson General Manager More

Longford, Ireland
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I had been wanting to visit the Wineport for some time so perhaps my expectations were set a little high. The Wineport is in a beautiful location and the setting could not be faulted, I would actually love to spend a night here to wake up to the views.....I was dining in a group, service was quick, although there was... More

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

Dear Prettypink21, Thank you very much for your feedback. We really appreciate it. I have passed your comments on to the kitchen. Kind regards, Norma More

Dublin
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I booked this venue and restaurant for my wife's 50th birthday in September 2013. The staff were brilliant and could not have been more helpful. The location is exquisite sitting right on the edge of the Shannon facing the western sunset. We booked a boat trip for the 26 of us and with a combination of excellent weather and lovely... More

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

Dear mountanville, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am thrilled to read that you enjoyed your evening with us. Best Regards, Norma Wilson General Manager More

Mountrath, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Here as part of a group for a corporate dinner. Very nice place overall. Food was excellent as might be expected. Nice atmosphere and very civilised clientele. Had some very lovely food and would definitely recommend it to anyone in the area,

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

Dear jpcampion, Thank you for posting your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your evening with us. Best regards, Norma Wilson General Manager More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My wife and I booked a night here for our anniversary. To say I was pleasantly surprised would be an understatement. This place is beautiful and the food was excellent. Every single morsel of food I put in my mouth was delicious. The setting of the whole place is lovely and tranquil. The staff were lovely too. I'll finish by... More

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

Dear Eamonn, Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful review. We are really thrilled with it. We look forward to seeing you soon again! Best Regards, Norma Wilson More

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