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headfort place, Kells, Ireland
0469240084
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 96
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  • 46
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 5
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  • 1
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious and resonably priced

For such nice food the price was very reasonable, I tried something new and exotic, my boyfriend went for his favourites, we were both very happy with what we got.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Gillian B
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For such nice food the price was very reasonable, I tried something new and exotic, my boyfriend went for his favourites, we were both very happy with what we got.

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Thank Gillian B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was staying in the hotel and decided to have an early dinner in the restaurant. Definitely a good decision. My husband and I were travelling with another couple and we all had different starters and mains. Each one was excellent. My husband raved about the beef rib and the side of garlic potatoes was delicious. The waitress was more than... More 

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Thank PamelaKatreania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an amazing meal in this fab restaurant last night. The duck to start was yum and the steak was perfect, as was the chocolate mouse. The service by Fiona and all the staff was top class. We will definitely be back!

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Thank Bernie D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really can't speak highly enough of our experience here. We were on a 2 night getaway and staying in the adjoining hotel. From the moment we opened the door we were met with friendly faces. The atmosphere was really good and lively and fabulous decor. Our waiter (David, if I remember correctly) was the best I've ever come across.... More 

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Thank brownboot
Kells, Ireland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Short and sweet...anything on the menu is good. They have a great menu, we never sway far from the early bird although their specials never disappoint. Great value, great food mostly local too and great atmosphere. We come here quite a lot and never had a bad meal. Recommended

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Thank uichonduibh
Kells, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Myself and my husband arrived on a busy Friday night after not visiting the Vanilla pod since they changed their menus. I had the Goats cheese fritters and the Fillet steak and my husband had the Mushroom tart and the beef rib. My husband loved his beef rib and said it was a melt in the mouth. My fillet steak... More 

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3 Thank Hibernia2015
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Excellent Breakfast, just what I needed after a fun packed Hen weekend! flexible with menu items and staff really friendly

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1 Thank laceygr
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here a few months ago on our way through. Just looking for a quick bite but were really surprised. The food was really lovely. Very tasty and well presented. Reasonable prices too. Would recommend to people and would definitely go again if in the area.

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1 Thank Hannah S
Moynalty, County Meath, Ireland
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I have just had one of thebest nights out with friends. The food was fabulous I had goat cheese tartlet to start steak for mains the nicest I have ever had full of flavour and so tender the g girls had 5 choc bombs for dessert which looked delicious and they were. The service was great and the setting was... More 

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1 Thank Marie C
Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I called by chance today as we were passing through Kells. What a find! The food was outstanding, the quality, the taste, everything. We both had 3 courses from Sunday lunch menu and nothing disappointed. The food was amongst the quality that one would be check in top restaurants in Belfast and Dublin. I will go back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: headfort place, Kells, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Kells
  • Phone Number: 0469240084

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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