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Cistin Eile

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80 South Main Street, Wexford, Ireland
+353 53 912 1616
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have visited Cistin Eile many times for dinner and have recommended it to our friends for its great Irish food. A recent lunch visit made us decide to give a few other restaurants in Wexford a try next time: we called from London to book a table for lunch: "No problem" we were told: the male member of staff... More 

1 Thank Anne R
Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here today for an early lunch. We were told when we arrived that we were unfortunately to early for the fish of the day. We ordered a salad and a corned beef sandwich which were both delicious. The fish monger later arrived carrying the fish of the day, from the market or a boat he didn't say. The staff... More 

Thank Georse
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the food here. Went for a hen night and the restaurant were very accommodating allowing us to bring in a couple of bottles of champagne to toast the hen All 3 courses were well cooked and a bit different to the usual. The dessert in particular was really good Highly recommend

Thank moneyhooner
Oban, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely recommend Cistin Eile. Food was fantastic: between us all we had lots of dishes including the wild goose terrine, fish fritter, Wexford Rissoles, sea trout, venison, market fish and beef. There were 9 of us celebrating our sister's 60th birthday, the staff were friendly and helpful, the restaurant was buzzing and we had a really njoyable night all round.... More 

Thank PatTyrrell_12
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here last week for my birthday, we had not booked but we're lucky enough to secure the last table. The restaurant was very busy with the first of the Christmas parties. I had the market fish of the day and my husband chose the large chicken Caesar. The service was great despite the staff being run off their... More 

Thank Edwina69
County Wexford, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second choice for our Christmas lunch; most of us had been here at least once before. We made an advance booking for eleven and the tables were pulled together and festively set. We chose from the standard 14 dish menu, I would guess that half the dishes were Irish provenance. The fried chevre goats cheese being helpfully... More 

Thank JudyRobinson
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly go here for lunch. I would never order corned beef anywhere but I get the corned beef sandwich every time I go here. Excellent quality and value for money. Staff always friendly.

Thank MODireland2010
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Now,I had been few times in Cistern Exile and I would like to say that is different and a lot of work involved. Usually I would go for a traditional Irish dish ,and their is plenty of choice...But most of the plates are decorated, dressed etc with some sort of sauces what makes the dish look nice, but they are... More 

Thank andrew m
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

6 of us had an amazing meal in Cistin Eile last night. The flavours were outstanding, couldn't fault a thing. I had the bluebell goats cheese with beetroot slaw, market fish with wild garlic and the trifle, I will be dreaming about it for a long time. Prompt service and great wine! Do yourself a favour and go!

Thank Andrea092
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Absolutely fantastic restaurant. Visited here the other night with a work colleague and it is amazing food, really fantastic. I cant say enough great things about it. Hats off to the chef and staff. Its brilliant.

Thank The_Python

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 South Main Street, Wexford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wexford  >  Wexford
  • Phone Number: +353 53 912 1616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?