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The Bay Tree

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Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
00 353 (0) 42 9383848
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12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 123
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
John Dory to die for!!

After having a quick look at the menu we called into this lovely restaurant, spoke to Conor the owner who was inviting and funny, we were the first table in that evening but we def weren't the last the restaurant ended up full an no wonder. The oysters were fresh an the Asian dressing wonderful, my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
sonia8e
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ireland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

After having a quick look at the menu we called into this lovely restaurant, spoke to Conor the owner who was inviting and funny, we were the first table in that evening but we def weren't the last the restaurant ended up full an no wonder. The oysters were fresh an the Asian dressing wonderful, my main of John Dory... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

To die for, 3 courses of some of the finest food I have ever eaten :) The quality of food and service is a 10 out of 10 dining experience - You can tell the food is made with passion because of the 9 different dishes we had they where all FLAWLESS! Top dishes for us - The 'Oysters Kilpatrick'... More 

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Dundalk, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were in Carlingford purely by chance after a wonderful walk on the Cooley mountains. We have had many meals in various restaurants in Carlingford but had not tried the Baytree so we decided to give it a go. What a gem .The presentation was exquisite and the food was literally bursting with wonderful flavours. Conor, the chef and owner... More 

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Dundalk, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Thank you kindly for two wonderful nights of dining. The food was spectacular on both nights. Staff efficient and friendly. Value for money for such a large booking.

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We 'discovered' the Bay Tree in 2013 and have been returning ever since. Our most recent visit was for Sunday lunch... ... with a choice of five starters, four mains and four deserts. We both had the confit of duck, as good as anywhere in France. I had the rum and raison creme caramel with home made honneycomb - Wow!... More 

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Dublin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Ate in this Restaurant on both nights of our stay in Carlingford, stayed at the Belvedere B & B adjoining the Restaurant. Had booked the Restaurant for the first night for convenience so we wouldn't have to go looking elswhere, it was so good we booked for the following night. Will definitely return, nice atmosphere and lovely staff. The sough... More 

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County Armagh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Spend alot of time in Carlingford and decided to have a change and stay somewhere different. The staff were wonderful and happy to help and enjoyed doing it. Rooms were to the highest standard. Warm, spotlessly clean and nice decor.Bedding, soft and fresh.I noticed on leaving cleaning staff in another room had everything lifted up from the floor and were... More 

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Munster
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

As we were residences in the adjoining Belvedere House B&B we decided to eat on site for convenience initially. On the first night the food and the recommended wine was exceptionally good as was our waitress. 5* without a doubt! But on the second occasion my sister's salmon and additional serving of vegetables, both from à la carte menu were... More 

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Carlingford, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Set menu-great value-perfect portions-good wine -great service-good value at set price-all on a New Years Eve night

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Dundalk, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The Bay Tree restaurant is certainly worth a visit in Carlingford Village Food is Fab Atmosphere excellent and great staff Can't say enough about the wonderful food Children welcome also

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: 00 353 (0) 42 9383848

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?