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The courthouse

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1 Monaghan Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 969 2848
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2 reviews
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We always have a great time hear.Staff are friendly from the first greeting to paying the bill, great service. Quality food at a reasonable price. Nice size of portions,and a good selection of desserts which is the most important to us.

Thank Siobhan O
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7 reviews
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, service & atmosphere. We ordered a fish main course & a steak, both were delicious & cooked just as we asked.

Thank nmb3
Dundalk, Ireland
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112 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Went here for our wedding anniversary dinner & we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Very nice surroundings, tables are very well spaced apart & pleasant staff greeted us & dealt with us in a friendly manner throughout. We opted (as we thought) for the early bird menu @ €26 for 3 set courses. Both opted for seafood croquettes to start -... More 

1 Thank gazlough
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016

This restaurant was recommended. The fish croquettes for starters and hake for main dish were delicious. I was surprised there was no set menu available. Staff were pleasant although they did mix up the dishes which could have been a problem for my coeliac Husband but luckily mine didn't include gluten.

Thank tayco
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited the Courthouse last night for a family meal and it was just delicious.the quality of the food and the presentation was superb.The lady who looked after us was extremely helpful with any information that we needed to know about the dishes. The only critic that I could have is that the early bird menu is very restricted. A limited... More 

2 Thank Raymond H
Ballybay, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed July 25, 2016

My family went there last night to celebrate our son's birthday....the food was delicious, as agreed by all and the staff were curteous and did their best to make it a memorable night!

Thank martinawright
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We had a truly delicious at the Courthouse today. We could not find fault with any course on the lunchtime menu. The childrens' menu was really superb and very good value for mony.

Thank Deirdre B
Llanfyllin, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2016

This was my third visit and my partner's first and he fell in love with it at first sight! The food is imaginative, skilfully cooked and beautifully presented and the surroundings are understatedly sumptuous with beautiful lighting and just the right amount of buzz to be relaxing but fun. Connor always delivers a fabulous dairy-free meal for me and I'm... More 

Thank car0line1973
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7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Myself and two friends went for Sunday lunch. It was ok alot of food not too my liking. Staff were lovely and welcoming and made u feel at home right away.

1 Thank Mary B
Monaghan, Ireland
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

The menu reads vey well, but does not live up to the description on the plate. The rabbit pasta was pasta.....nothing more, nothing less. Make your selections wisely

Thank 492home

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Monaghan Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 969 2848

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