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Bloom Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


$17 - $33
Irish, European, Fusion, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

I had been on the lookout for a new place to eat in Portlaoise. After reading several reviews I was looking forward to trying Bloom for a birthday meal with friends. Unfortunately, the postivity ends there. On arriving to the restaraunt, there was noone there...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AJK6891
Reviewed April 11, 2019

Most recent visit was a "Christmas" lunch with a few friends in February. The food is always great, and Martin serves up real quality slow cooked food, with every dish cooked to order. Nice ambience and good welcome as well.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ballykilcavan
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I visited Bloom restaurant last month with a friend. We had a table booked for 7.30 pm on a Saturday evening. We ordered a bottle of the house white butvtge waitress told us she only had a chardonnay. We settled on that . We ordered...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

My second visit to Bloom with friends, and exceeded my expectations yet again. A very relaxing environment, lovely staff and Chef/owner Martin came out to chat with the customers which is a lovely touch I think, not many chefs do that. The food was exceptional,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CherylSCH40
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

I have visited here twice in the last year, the 1st time I gave it the benefit of the doubt as we were informed the were short staffed on the night, however when we went back the other night it appears things have not improved...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Second time to dine in Bloom.. it did not disappoint... food is amazing, lovely atmosphere, the Chef Martin is excellent, very talented & passionate, will definitely be back again soon

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

We were very happy with our choice of restaurant for the first evening of our weekend in Portlaoise. All five of us were very happy with our main course and the Chocolate Bread Pudding was so delicious. The waitress was pleasant and efficient. Prices are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jakiegoldie
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We could write lots about the inability if this establishment to cook even a darne of salmon but suffice to say, we won't be back. Dinner ruined because of pure ineptitude.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Well prepared fresh and interesting dishes Very enjoyable dining with friends. Calm and relaxed hosts

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Extremely enjoyed our experience Wednesday night. Delicious food, menu explained thoroughly. Fabulous wine selection, with excellent knowledge.Really knowledgeable about food. Produce seasonal and excellent quality. Hosts extremely friendly and professional, very kind and generous. Can't wait to return.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from Passport742308 | Property representative |
Hi Mary, im very sorry that im am only seeing your question now. Yes i cater for children and all items on the menu are cooked to order so i can cater for all allergies. I do use seeds and nuts in some recipes but always... More
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