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All 5 Rathdrum Restaurants

Bates Restaurant

3 Market Street | Market Square, Rathdrum, Ireland
+353 (0)404-29988
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Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Rathdrum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $139
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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    5
    5
    2
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Myself and my partner recently visited Bates restaurant on a trip to Rathdrum. On a miserable and rainy night we were delighted to step into this warm and welcoming restaurant. The atmosphere, decor and food were all just perfect. I ordered the marinated chicken salad and the steak, while my partner order the seafood chowder and trout for main. Neither... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Very good and excellent choice of food. Local irish specialities with an Italian twist.. excellent service.

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We went back to Bates recently for our anniversary. The welcome from Boris and his staff was warm and friendly. The atmosphere is cosy and charming in this historic building, (officers quarters in 1798 Rebellion). They have kept the standard of the food up, everything is well presented and the open kitchen adjoining the restaurant means that the food always... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were very impressed by the food served at Bates Restaurant. The old building had a lovely relaxed and comforting feel about it, I guess the roaring fire helped! The menu was extensive for a small village eatery with lots of local produce to choose from. My husband would agree with the previous reviewer he had the seafood chowder and... More

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

They do a really good deal on 2 courses and that's what myself and my partner had. Can TOTALLY recommend the seafood chowder it is absolutely delicious. Great food, lovely glass of house red (the Cabernet Sauvignon) and the waiter was friendly and attentive without being OTT. Lovely historic old building, they used to make coffins there apparently, well worth... More

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Went to Bates Restaurant recently and would have to say that the food was excellent, but we ordered a particular French wine, and when it was served, it was a Romanian version, the wine was good but we had asked for French Merlot not Romanian, the wine was presented for us to taste, but we should have checked the label... More

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Antwerp
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I went with 4 friends last night. The service was... well, the waitress was awesome, the waiter should get a new job in a pub - but he's friendly, within his limits. The wine menu is good; with meats I would recommend the Malbec (33 euro). Good value. The food..? Well, what to say: it was awesome! The starter was... More

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Stamford lincolnshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is gem that is not known to many travellers in County Wicklow. It's well worth a visit. We went on a Thursday evening and it was seventy five percent full by eight pm. The food is amazing, very tasty and a friendly restaurant with a great atmosphere. Food was superb. Just get yourself down there, the best place in... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Everything about this restaurant is excellent and we will be back. The menu is varied with local produces the staff attentive and it is well priced

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is one of the best meal I've ever had in Ireland!!! It merges Italian and Irish cuisine....in a perfect way!! I'm Italian and I'm leaving in Ireland...eating in this place was like being back in Italy!! Authentic Italian taste!!! The staff is friendly and they really care about details...which is very unusual in Ireland...and especially they bring you bread... More

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Additional Information about Bates Restaurant

Address: 3 Market Street | Market Square, Rathdrum, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)404-29988
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Rathdrum
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 139

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