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Rockhouse Restaurant

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Ladyswell Street, Cashel, Ireland
+353 62 62299
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
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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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
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rome, ga
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Michigan
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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60 restaurant reviews
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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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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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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 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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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 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

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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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

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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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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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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!

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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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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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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 

Cashel, Ireland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I have been here for a lunch stop many times. There are lots of dishes to choose from - from a sandwich to a traditional Irish dinner. The staff are fantastic and always willing to go that extra step to make sure you are enjoying your experience.

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steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Caggie111 Many thanks for your great review and kind comments, it is especially good to hear such a positive review from returning customers and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Joe. More 

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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

great food great ambience comfortable seating many specials every day withing 2 blocks of the town parking close to most stores in the town center great choice while visiting the rock of cashel castle

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steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hecdav1, Many thanks for your positive review and for visiting us at Rockhouse. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit to our restaurant and to Cashel. We hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards, Joe More 

County Tipperary, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This restaurant is located 2 minutes from the Rock of Cashel. Straight away in entering the restaurant it looked fun, fresh and the food looked good too! It was obviously a busy spot, but my friends and I enjoyed our time here. The staff were very friendly and looked after anything we needed in a heartbeat. The food was from... More 

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steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, it was a pleasure to serve your group and I am happy you enjoyed your experience at Rockhouse. Hope you visit us again soon. regards, Joe 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

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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