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Rockhouse Restaurant

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Rock House Ladyswell Street, Cashel, Ireland
+353 62 62299
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San Diego, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate upstairs at the buffet (carvery?) location. The food was excellent -- fresh, filling, and very reasonably priced. Although the place was packed and somewhat challenging to move around in, the staff did an awesome job of attending to everyone and everything.

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Thank JanKnee
kansas
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked behind the restaurant which is the parking closest to the Rock. We needed to eat and did. The food was not bad and not too expensive. They were giving free passes for a family of four to the Rock. They may still be doing it. We had the OPW pass so we gave our tickets to a family... More 

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Philadelphia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, friendly staff. A bit on the tourist-y side, but forgivably so. Convenient to The Rock and Hore Abbey, but be mindful that the parking lot doesn't accept credit cards and the only ATM is in the middle of town.

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Kentucky
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

If you want good food and are in a hurry to have a group served quickly and with a friendly smile, this is the place! I had a group of 30 there and since it is cafeteria style upstairs we were able to go through the line quickly and select and the food is really very delicious. Everyone was very... More 

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Delaware
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Perfect place for lunch after visiting the Rock of Cashel. Cafeteria style, with inexpensive hot and cold dishes, including a selection of soups. The proprietor was exceptionally friendly and engaging -- which is saying something in Ireland of a thousand welcomes.

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Thank aflynn33
steakhouserock, Manager at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review, I am delighted that you enjoyed our food and service. I enjoy taking time to chat with our customers and it was my pleasure to meet with you also. Kind regards, Joe. More 

Lake Forest, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A buffet style restaurant with friendly staff. I had the beef stew which was excellent and my sister had the shepherd's pie, also excellent. Hearty and wholesome!

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Thank lkumar64
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive comments in your review. It is great to read that you rated your food as excellent, hearty and wholesome. I am delighted you enjoyed your meal and we hope you return to visit us again, regards, Joe More 

birr
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Called in to this little gem on our way to Cork , firstly the staff are brilliant , the girl behind the counter was able to name everything off the menu (with a smile) the man that was there couldn't do enough for us,chatting the kids & us alike even though they were busy enough , the food was excellent... More 

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Thank BirrTeresa
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, it was our pleasure and I am delighted that you enjoyed your food, visit and would recommend us. We hope you will visit again in the near future. Kind regards, Joe More 

Michigan
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Arrived here by default while visiting the Castle. We got there when it first opened and there wasn't a sole around except us. We came in the back way, from the Castle side and were lead up, down and twisted turns to a buffet room. Very nice girls behind the counter offering us lunch. Of course, I got the Shepard's... More 

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Thank realmccoy13
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear realmccoy13, it was a pleasure to read your descriptive and entertaining review, I am delighted you enjoyed our Shepard's Pie and even more delighted you thought it was the best you tasted throughout your trip. We hope you will visit us again. Kind regards, Joe More 

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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

called in with my children and had really wholesome food with good portion. the staff were friendly listening to my child's particular food request and getting it wright. Finished with a lovely desert with no rush or panic by staff to hurry us.

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Thank DinkyIRL
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear DinkyIRL, I am delighted that you called and your family enjoyed your meal. Thank you for your positive comments and for taking the time to give us a good review. We looking forward to seeing you again, kind regards, Joe. More 

Kells, Ireland
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Joe Ahearn's restaurant, The Rock, is well situated near the Rock off Cashel with an entrance in the car/coach park as well as an entrance just off the main road . The best home scones ever! Plus delicious homemade food, great brown bread. Very friendly staff and quick service. Perfect for groups or just two people.

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Thank Anne F
steakhouserock, Owner at Rockhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review and your recommendation for my restaurant. I am happy to see your comments on our own homemade scones and brown bread and the service we provide as we try to ensure everyone enjoys their food and visit. Hope you call again soon, Joe. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Irish
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rock House Ladyswell Street, Cashel, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Tipperary  >  Cashel
  • Phone Number: +353 62 62299
Description
Welcome to the Rockhouse Restaurant. Traditional Irish home cooked food served daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, reminiscent of wholesome family dinners. Delicious recipes, locally produced and freshly prepared, full of our traditional food culture and our pride in our beautiful, simple Irish food. Outdoor seating available with beautiful views of the Rock of Cashel.

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