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Zest Bistro

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Shannon Town Centre, Shannon, Ireland
+353 61 361 045
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here a couple of years ago and visit periodically... I think their food used to be a lot better and it's starting to go down hill a little. The food is just average. They do a really good Fisherman's stew with homemade brown bread. The mushroom risotto is also pretty good. Whenever I go there I usually do... More 

Thank Amanda M
Zwingenberg, Hessen, Germany
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something has changed here. The menu is now a cheap looking plastic, er, thing (always a bad sign), and the selection seems to have narrowed. There always used to be something interesting available but not this time. Did I say I really didn't like the plastic thing.

Thank Paul H
Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for dinner recently with a friend and we both had an awful dining experience, I had the curry which was tasteless and my companion had the burger which was bland...the service was the only saving grace. Over priced for the food that was served

Thank percron
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Had Sunday family lunch here recently. The decor is good. The menu is extensive and looks impressive. The staff are friendly enough. The overall price was good. However the food was just fine. I have had much better. The Bang Bang Chicken had near cremated vegetables underneath. The pizza my children shared was fine but the size was too big.... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Our host at the Airport Manor B&B recommended Zest. The foot was very good and service was solid. My wife had a beef dish that was delicious - don't know the name, but it was a tower of beef shaped like Blarney Castle! Great place in Shannon and a short ride from the airport.

Thank Kevots
London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Recently visited Zest Bistro with my family and was blown away by their steak sandwich. The service was excellent as usual however I was disappointed when I noticed they had changed the menu since my last visit. My favorite dish was no longer on the menu but the steak sandwich more than made up for it. It was excellent. It's... More 

Thank ChrisHarold
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I went last night. 20 Euros for a steak meal and a drink. It was really great. Nice food and good service. Might go again tonight. Very enjoyable.

Thank Mirkwood65
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to Zest the night before our return flt to the States (it's very close to Shannon airport). We had to wait a bit for a table so we had a drink in the pub. Dinner was pretty good . I had Cod with mash and veg (broccoli) which was very good . My wife didn't... More 

Thank David G
Shannon, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We went for Sunday lunch today in Zest in Shannon, we ordered Salmon and Roast Beef was the tastiest lunchtime meal. Was very reasonably priced and value for money and very filling.

Thank Maria O
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Ate here two adults and three kids great food and excellent service try the steak with sides and a pint €19.50 and kids had starter and main for €10 great value for money

Thank john m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $34
Irish, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shannon Town Centre, Shannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Shannon
  • Phone Number: +353 61 361 045
Zest Bistro was established in May of 2010 and is part of Shannon Knights Bars which was established in 1972. Our idea behind Zest was to offer customers a relaxed casual dining experience in a visually rich environment with fantastic affordable food and excellent customer service. Head chef Clifford Ryan has but together a deliciously tempting menu to suit all tastes. Zest also offers an all-weather outdoor dining area. Zest is open daily from 10am-9pm.

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