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The Old Fort

Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge N37 XT54, Ireland
+353 90 967 4973
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge N37 XT54, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Our party of 10 thoroughly enjoyed our recent experience. Amazing food, good portion sizes. The building itself is phenomenal and we were given a tour and history lesson. The two gentlemen, the chef and front of house, were beyond accommodating to us and facilitated our...More

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Visited the Old Fort for a family function two weeks ago- had been there two years ago and was a bit apprehensive. The meal then had been mediocre and the place tri na cheile. This time the meal was superb with a variety of dishes,...More

Thank cathpat50
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is set in an old fort building and is steeped in history. We visited for a family evening out on a Saturday night (2a + 2c) and the food was fantastic. All three courses were excellent in both taste and presentation. Service was...More

Thank Aztec_Flyer
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant reopened during the summer under new owners. I booked in for dinner with a friend on Saturday. Our evening was fabulous! The food was delicious and the service and attentiveness of the staff exceptional. Once we had ordered our meal homemade tomato bread...More

2  Thank Carrie8844
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful and historic building is the setting for this restaurant. The staff were friendly and helpful and I had good expectations of the food after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. Disappointment is an understatement! From starters to main course fine or even mediocre dining...More

Thank maria1916
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I went here with my fiance, father, and stepmother. The food was absolutely to die for. The dessert, had our eyes rolling around in the backs of our heads...a mango chocolate mousse creation by the Chef and co-owner. We're American, where craft beer is a...More

1  Thank Erin M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I visit the Old Fort each summer when I pass through Shannonbridge, so I got a bit of a shock when I heard on the internet that it had closed down. However, it's now open again with new management and the food is just as...More

Thank StereoSurrealist
Reviewed 11 August 2017

would recommend the old fort, good food and service. Good value, great for family occasion's. in the heart of shannonbridge, great area.

Thank claire k
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely building and for the most part excellent food. All of the staff were very friendly and added to the whole experience. The food was excellent, very small menu and if I'm honest I would have preferred the blue cheese sauce that comes with the...More

Thank Kieran S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in last night at 9 pm . . We were taking a chance as we had no reservation ..to our delighted they accommodate us ..we had prawns to start , delicious .steak & chicken for mains , again yummy . This restaurant is...More

Thank Tuar Ard C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$17 - US$37
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge N37 XT54, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Shannonbridge
  • Phone Number: +353 90 967 4973
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Newly reopened historic building housing this beautiful restaurant. Well worth the visit to have the opportunity to dine in our historic setting.
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