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“food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Timmy Macs Bistro

Timmy Macs Bistro
Fitzgerald's Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, Ireland
353 61 605 100
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Ranked #14 of 18 restaurants in Adare
Price range: $7 - $34
Cuisines: Irish, International, Bar, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Set in the family-run Fitzgerald's Woodlands House Hotel, Timmy Mac's is an informal and welcoming restaurant offering Irish dining at its most traditional. Cream and green tones add a vibrant touch to the rustic interior, where hearty home-cooked dishes are served next to the crackling open hearth fire. Visitors can choose from our extensive menu, which includes healthy eating options, while enjoying some good old fashioned hospitality. The cottage garden is perfect for laid-back summertime barbecues, with seating in the thatched gazebo or outdoor dining area. Entertainment is courtesy of a buzzy crowd of musicians, storytellers and Irish dancers, as well as the popular thatched games area.
dubliner
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

great 3 course menu for 25 euros.
great food
great service
have dined there twice. found it excellent

Visited August 2012
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English first
belfast
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115 reviews 115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Food is good, service is poor”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

The food is good hear with a reasonable price (Adare is expensive). Service is poor (pleasant staff) and their is a lack of staff. The stir fry tastes exactly the same as the Fajita mix. The pasta was very good.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Limerick, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Food is great but a tad expensive.. Staff lovely and spotlessly clean. Always enjoy the food, All the locals eat there so that says how good it is.

Visited July 2012
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Limerick, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Service dreadful”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Called on a Sunday afternoon, got served after fifty five minutes after I reminded staff that we were there. Food only average.

Visited June 2012
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JSleator, Director of Sales at Timmy Macs Bistro, responded to this review, July 23, 2012
Thanks for taking the time to post your review on tripadvisor. We are disappointed to learn of your experience.

Timmy Macs is an extremely busy restaurant, so sometimes due to popularity it is not unusual to wait a little while. Staff will generally point this out.

The bistro has been in operation for over 10 years, and thankfully is a busy place, with many loyal customers. The Bistro has undergone a refurbishment in 2012, and the current menu was introduced just 2 weeks ago. The Bistro menu was created with our customers in the form of tastings where we record feedback on the dishes, and make improvements as required. We are fairly sure no other restaurant does this in the region so do feel confident that the food served is of high quality, is guaranteed Irish, and is cooked to order.

Again thanks for your feedback, and I hope you will try us out again for a second opinion.
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ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Fabulous home cooked irish meals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

I really love this restaurant and in fact will come out of limerick city to eat there. The gluten free options are brilliant and the soup is really nice. They do a great lunch special of soup and main course for 12 euro which is so filling. Their home made breads are lovely and fresh every time i have visited. They give a great child meal and to be honest usually one would do our two boys to leave a bit of room for dessert. We will def be back. Try it, you wont be disappointed.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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