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Zest Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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Shannon Town Centre, Shannon, Ireland
+353 61 361 045
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get it every time love it and also the chocolate fondont !!! So so good. Staff are all so so nice :)

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Not a bad place is you're looking for something different than the Oakwood Arms. Staff is very friendly, the service is excellent, atmosphere is cozy, and the food is good.

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Shannon, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited with some friends and the place was really cold. We asked to be moved but there was little improvement in the temperature. Fish and chips were greasy and hard (in that order). Food quality was poor and only gets a 3 star rating for the delicious mince pies.

Thank Rineanna_OSullivan
Clonmel, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Prices were very reasonable and I heard nice things about that place so I decide to try myself on the way to airport. Unfortunately I was disappointed because burger meat was really dry and it was not much taste in it at all, fries were fresh so plus for that but main weak. Was it worth to go here especially... More 

Thank maggiedino
Shannon, Ireland
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Very nice place!!! Good & fresh food, reasonable prices, nice staff! It is a bit too dark for me but still like the place lots!!

Thank ewaczek75
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Great food for sure amaizng chicken burger some prawns as well nice service just poor deserts menu. Have some steaks in good price.

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Athboy, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Staff were friendly and the food was good and reasonably priced. An enjoyable diversion when we stayed 100m down the road in the Oakwood hotel. The chocolate fondant I had for dessert wasn't my cup of tea but I enjoyed the other courses. The fondant was recommended by our server and he really did seem to like it.

Thank Paulb0hs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Came to Zest because we didn't want to travel far from the country inn where we were staying. Turns out this was a fine place to go for a hot, very good meal of either fish and chips or grilled cod. It's located in a mall but we wanted something casual and easy after 5 days of travel.

Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a nice little place, friendly staff and good food. The table settings are better suited to 3 or 4 diners, we had to line up a lot of the little tables to get us all in. Accommodating and attentive staff helped make it a greal meal.

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CO. Clare
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We visited Zest on Saturday.. 8 people for lunch... at a peak time for lunch on a Saturday, there were 2 other people in the whole restaurant and on reflection, I can see why. 1. Service Awful... the girl serving us just didn't want to be there.... it was a family lunch in the middle of the day and once... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $32
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
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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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