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“The best restaurant in Strandhill” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Venue

The Venue
Top Road strandhill | Sligo, Strandhill 0000, Ireland
353 71 91 68167
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Ranked #3 of 5 restaurants in Strandhill
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Strandhill, Ireland
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214 reviews 214 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 67 cities Reviews in 67 cities
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
“The best restaurant in Strandhill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The Venue always has consistently tasty good food, and a nice range on their menu. It's now my favourite restaurant to eat at in Strandhill after another place nearby has recently changed menu & possibly chefs & has gone downhill.

Great views in the summer or winter daytime, a nice relaxed atmosphere, good service and a great pint of Guinness! I'll be back here shortly!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Limerick
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Good atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

Good selection of dishes, service was v good, restaurant was full on a weekend night, bar area is small and has music on weekends but very little sitting room there.

Visited November 2013
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west of ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Lovely Relaxing Restaurant.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I had some of my family visit Strandhill this summer from Boston U.S.A. Naturally we wanted to take them somewhere nice for dinner & decided to book the Venue. We had about twenty four people in all & arranged it all well in advance. We were truly delighted with the courtesy.excellent food etc. I could not speak highly enough of this place, everything was first class. We will certainly be returning to the Venue.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Best "Seafood Mornay" !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

Quaint restaurant situated in a very picturesque setting. The "Traditional Pub" as you enter is charming and inviting with a small open fire burning and "locals" bantering. The dining room to the rear is large and a little on the "cold" side (temperature and decor). My friend and I shared a starter of Thai Prawns... 6 to a portion, Hot and well spiced. Would have enjoyed a little more of the yummy dipping sauce. The Broiled Lobster was tender and tasty. The dish that stole the show was my "Seafood Mornay"!!! I would return again tomorrow just to have this fabulous dish again. Would Definately recommend this restaurant to anyone for value, service, location and Quality/Fresh seafood. And if you order a different Entre.... Get a portion of the "Mornay" to take home with you!!!! ;-)

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Edmonton, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I was expecting the usual pub fare but the food was fantastic. I think it helps sticking with seafood, whatever they have fresh though steak & chips looked good also. We had mussels followed by whole sea bass, top notch. And the Guinness was good too. Great view over the bay. Unexpectedly one of the best meals of our trip to Europe.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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