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The Headfort Arms Headfort Place, Kells, Ireland
+353 46 924 0084
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (19 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Headfort Arms Headfort Place, Kells, Ireland
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Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

What an unforgettable evening!our table was ready at 730 as booked,we entered a busy,busting full restaurant,yet our table was private and the dim lighting set a warm romantic setting.we had two glasses of wine while we decided on our food from a fab menu.already looking...More

Thank jamie66
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Apparently the hotel and restaurant is popular with golfers and business people alike and is one of the best in Kells! Having walked around Kells I'd say there really wasn't much competition. We ate here on our last night and I have to say I...More

Thank CorsetQueen
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife, son, and I came here for dinner because we were staying at the Headfort Arms. Our dinner and service was fantastic! We both ordered off the early bird menu. I got the chicken wings and Irish chicken dinner. Absolutely wonderful! My wife got...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service that we had come to expect from the hotel staff. Very nice crab and black pudding starter. Really nice ribs for the ll and prawn pasta for me. Damn good pud too. Very reasonable although €11.20 for a rock shandy was a bit...More

Thank Tattooed-oik
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Cramped dining area,small portions and extortionate,city prices in a small town.Don't know who submits some of the reviews on this place!!

1  Thank hmtkelly2000
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Availed of the 3 course meal in the vanilla pod. brilliant value for money. the portions were huge. the food was cooked to perfection. very well presented. the service was second to none. so helpful and extremely professional. overall excellent experience.

Thank Salley O
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The Vanilla Pod always exceeds expectations when we visit. As a strict vegetarian I always know I will get a top notch meal. Have never been disappointed by the variety of foods offered on the separate veggie menu. Would always book here for any family...More

1  Thank dlynch_10
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Visited here and had two nights worth of dinner as part of a two night package in the headfort arms hotel which this is part of. The staff were brilliant and accomodated us very well, it was a group of 11 of us. There wasnt...More

Thank hellrazor007
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast in the Vanilla Pod and it was lovely. There was self service cereals, crossiants, danish pasteries, juices, toast, fruit, scones, and yoghurt. Then after all of that there is a cooked breakfast menu to choose from too including tea and coffee. The...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Always stop by wen I'm in the area love the full breakfast and cakes are delicious great spot for a bite with friends

Thank Mary D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Headfort Arms Headfort Place, Kells, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Kells
  • Phone Number: +353 46 924 0084
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