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Monasterboice, Drogheda A92, Ireland
+353 41 983 2989
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Sun - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always known for it's excellent steaks and has lived up to that reputation for as long as I've gone there. Normally a very busy establishment so I recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. Cuisine is distinctly Irish, very well prepared with generous portions. The type of establishment that will immediately remind you of family meals out as a child.... More 

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Thank Martin H
Letterkenny, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Sunday lunch there on my Way back from business meeting in Dublin. Had a friend with me who had dined there before. I was amazed with the service we got and the food was really good and quite reasonable.

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Thank Charlie D
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Dear Charlie D, Thank you for your review, and your many positive comments, we will look forward to taking care of you next time you pass our way. More 

Ireland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called on a midweek teatime. Decent crowd in restaurant, no problem getting table. Service was good, professional. Neither of us took starters. I had the fillet steak which was cooked exactly the way I ordered it, it was absolutely beautiful. We also had the 'half' scampi which was melt in the mouth, really nice. Given the size of the 'half'... More 

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Thank girlsdad
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Dear Girlsdad, Thank you for your review. It's great to hear you were satisfied with our food and service, we will look forward to taking care of you again soon. We will take your comment on board about the atmosphere and see what we can do. Thanking you. More 

Drogheda, Ireland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Are you a simple man/woman? Do you like a simple menu with good solid non fancy food? This place is the best around for that. Steaks are famous, so famous I've heard of people driving 30 miles to have one. People still cut off the M1 motorway onto the old Dublin Road location just to have lunch here. Nobody beats... More 

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Thank Sean M
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sean M, Thank you for your review, and all your very positive comments. We try every day to get it right for our customers, so it's very encouraging for the whole team, when we get a review like yours. In the evening we bring down the lighting with dimmers, perhaps we didn't the evening you were here. Thank you,... More 

County Donegal, Ireland
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here for dinner with no reservation but we were guaranteed a table within 30 mins which we got .... very busy place .... staff were lovely....food was lovely....will definitely call again when passing....

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Thank Princesscoco21
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Dear Princesscoco21, Thank you for your review and your many very positive comments. We are delighted to hear you were happy with our food, service, and staff. We will look forward to taking care of you again, next time you pass by our way. More 

n.ireland
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very disappointing meal. Firstly, we waited 55 minutes for our food after prompt table and order also taken quite quickly. After finally getting our food my burger was burnt and dry. Waitress was very apologetic and they did reduce the bill but this is the second bad experience in a row with waiting a long time on food... More 

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Thank shellyN_ireland
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Dear ShellyN_Ireland, Thank you for your review. Firstly, I apologise, you were waiting too long for your meal and it was overcooked, there are no excuses, things went wrong, and it should not have happened, we apologise unreservedly, and assure you that we will endeavour that this will not happen again. Please call again. More 

Dublin
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We haven't visited this old 'watering hole' for quite some time but the food and service are still as good as ever. They've also brightened up the decor in both the bar and the lounge/dining area since our last visit with a lot more natural light flooding into the place. Well worth a call if your passing by on the... More 

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Thank SJPDublin
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Dear SJPDublin, Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, especially after a long while. We will look forward to taking care of you again soon. Thank you. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on Bank Holiday Monday 31st October without a reservation at 2 o'clock approximately. It was very busy but we were given a number and asked to wait at bar. We had just started on our wine when we were called. Very impressed with the machine that beeped that we were handed!! Lunch was first class as was service.... More 

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Thank Judy O
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Dear Judy O, Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We will look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

glasgow
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982 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant/pub was extremely busy on a Bank Holiday Monday but our table had been reserved and we were seated quickly. There was an a la carte menu and a set menu. I had the plaice fillets which were served with chips, onion rings, cabbage and carrots. There was a generous helping of tartare sauce. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The... More 

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Thank susanwalsh
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us, we will look forward to taking care of you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently had an evening meal here with my family while visiting Ireland. Its been a few years since I had been before. The restaurant was a pleasure to eat in. The staff very attentive and the food amazing. The portion sizes though were on the large side, we really ordered more than we really needed. but all very tasty and... More 

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Thank David C
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this review

Hi David C, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed restaurant, our food and our service. we will look forward to taking care of you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monasterboice, Drogheda A92, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Drogheda
  • Phone Number: +353 41 983 2989

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