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Ladyswell Street, Cashel, Ireland
+353 62 62299
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating
Good for: Families with children
Description: Welcome to the Rockhouse Restaurant. Traditional Irish home cooked food...
Welcome to the Rockhouse Restaurant. Traditional Irish home cooked food served daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, reminiscent of wholesome family dinners. Delicious recipes, locally produced and freshly prepared, full of our traditional food culture and our pride in our beautiful, simple Irish food. Outdoor seating available with beautiful views of the Rock of Cashel.
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fast service and good food

We had Irish stew and chicken for our lunch meal. Both were very good. Make sure you get the chocolate cake and have them warm it for you! I can taste it now!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
sdd50
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rome, ga
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Delaware
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Perfect place for lunch after visiting the Rock of Cashel. Cafeteria style, with inexpensive hot and cold dishes, including a selection of soups. The proprietor was exceptionally friendly and engaging -- which is saying something in Ireland of a thousand welcomes.

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Thank aflynn33
steakhouserock, Manager at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review, I am delighted that you enjoyed our food and service. I enjoy taking time to chat with our customers and it was my pleasure to meet with you also. Kind regards, Joe. More 

Lake Forest, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A buffet style restaurant with friendly staff. I had the beef stew which was excellent and my sister had the shepherd's pie, also excellent. Hearty and wholesome!

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Thank lkumar64
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive comments in your review. It is great to read that you rated your food as excellent, hearty and wholesome. I am delighted you enjoyed your meal and we hope you return to visit us again, regards, Joe More 

birr
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Called in to this little gem on our way to Cork , firstly the staff are brilliant , the girl behind the counter was able to name everything off the menu (with a smile) the man that was there couldn't do enough for us,chatting the kids & us alike even though they were busy enough , the food was excellent... More 

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Thank BirrTeresa
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, it was our pleasure and I am delighted that you enjoyed your food, visit and would recommend us. We hope you will visit again in the near future. Kind regards, Joe More 

Michigan
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Arrived here by default while visiting the Castle. We got there when it first opened and there wasn't a sole around except us. We came in the back way, from the Castle side and were lead up, down and twisted turns to a buffet room. Very nice girls behind the counter offering us lunch. Of course, I got the Shepard's... More 

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Thank realmccoy13
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear realmccoy13, it was a pleasure to read your descriptive and entertaining review, I am delighted you enjoyed our Shepard's Pie and even more delighted you thought it was the best you tasted throughout your trip. We hope you will visit us again. Kind regards, Joe More 

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153 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

called in with my children and had really wholesome food with good portion. the staff were friendly listening to my child's particular food request and getting it wright. Finished with a lovely desert with no rush or panic by staff to hurry us.

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Thank DinkyIRL
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear DinkyIRL, I am delighted that you called and your family enjoyed your meal. Thank you for your positive comments and for taking the time to give us a good review. We looking forward to seeing you again, kind regards, Joe. More 

Kells, Ireland
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Joe Ahearn's restaurant, The Rock, is well situated near the Rock off Cashel with an entrance in the car/coach park as well as an entrance just off the main road . The best home scones ever! Plus delicious homemade food, great brown bread. Very friendly staff and quick service. Perfect for groups or just two people.

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Thank Anne F
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review and your recommendation for my restaurant. I am happy to see your comments on our own homemade scones and brown bread and the service we provide as we try to ensure everyone enjoys their food and visit. Hope you call again soon, Joe. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Arrived here on a rain soaked Sunday. Was a little put off by the coaches parked outside however, once inside the personality of the owner "Big Joe" was welcome enough. We had the Shepard pie which came with salad. It was both beautiful and filling. Food was served fast and by pleasant staff. I wasn't driving so had a sneaky... More 

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Thank Bentley11
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review, delighted to have met you and equally glad you enjoyed your visit to my restaurant. Hope we see you again. Regards, Joe More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Visited several weeks ago as part of a tour. Restaurant was clean and homey. Food was warm and comforting, just what one needed after a rainy, windy tour of the Rock monument. However, our trip to rockhouse was made a true 5 star experience thanks to the amazing service of a young waitress named Shinead . Shinead personified all that... More 

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Thank FayeKRedmond
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

As the owner of Rock House, I was delighted to read your kind review and would like to thank you for taking the time to post your experience. I have commended the staff involved who were equally pleased with your review. I hope you enjoyed your visit to Ireland and that we see you again. Kind regards, Joe More 

rome, ga
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We had Irish stew and chicken for our lunch meal. Both were very good. Make sure you get the chocolate cake and have them warm it for you! I can taste it now!

Helpful?
Thank sdd50
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review and for sharing the best way to have the chocolate cake!! Glad you enjoyed your meals and your visit. Hope you call again. Joe More 

Portlaoise, Ireland
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I think we were probably lucky that we timed our visit after visiting the Rock of Cashel and by that time the several coaches in the car park were just leaving = The staff very quickly cleared up and found us a table - we had the place almost to ourselves and it was quiet an added bonus. The service... More 

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1 Thank 33Irish33
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear 33Irish33 Thank you for your lovely review and positive comments. I am delighted that you and your friend enjoyed your visit to our restaurant. Although it can be busy at lunchtime ensuring every customer gets great service is very important to us, so I am very happy with your review. Thank you for visiting us and we hope you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ladyswell Street, Cashel, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Tipperary  >  Cashel
  • Phone Number: +353 62 62299

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Welcome to the Rockhouse Restaurant. Traditional Irish home cooked food served daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, reminiscent of wholesome family dinners. Delicious recipes, locally produced and freshly prepared, full of our traditional food culture and our pride in our beautiful, simple Irish food. Outdoor seating available with beautiful views of the Rock of Cashel.

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