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The Oarsman

Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
+353 71 962 1733
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
1 week ago
“A truly great bistro pub”
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
French, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came here with my wife for an anniversary dinner before heading to a show. The food is absolutely beautiful and the staff superb. Has to be the best restaurant in the area. Top class

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ourselves and friends from Scotland had the most lovely dinner in The Oarsman last Friday night. Starters, main courses and desert togeather with the wine list were all first class and the service was,as ever, up to the mark. The selection of craft beers and...More

Thank boyler2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for lunch on a busy Saturday on our way to in laws in Sligo. Was here many years ago for my sisters hen and remembered the food was amazing. Booked for 12.30 as the last time we called for lunch it was so...More

Thank Dubheire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the oarsman today for lunch and it was superb. Their chicken wings are delicious and the service is top class. We had the yummiest deserts ever. Mine was pear and almond tart with ice cream and cream and my husband had apple and...More

Thank Roisin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years I have gone to a lot of eateries of many and varied ratings , stars and awards- Lord knows my waistline has suffered for it ! Very rarely you stumble on a spot that immediately goes to the top places you have...More

Thank Thehappyfarmer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wow, the food, the craft beer, the service, the staff the atmosphere. this establishment well deserved its high rating on Trip advisor. it wasn't cheap, but it was worth every cent. I would highly recommend to anyone staying of passing through Carrick-on-Shannon or the surrounding...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding service and food.We were a party of four and everything was perfection. Background classical guitar music really added to our visit. Can't wait to return.

1  Thank junglejim41
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I travelled from Sligo to Carrick on Shannon for lunch in the Oarsman on two different Saturdays in May and neither visit disappointed. The food is fantastic, brilliant value, excellent service and lovely atmosphere.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

After reading the good reviews here, we called in on the off-chance of getting a table without a reservation. It was very busy and a waitress said she'd find out if a table was free. We waited for a good while for a table and...More

Thank ro1s1n
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Visited the Oarsman and had the most amazing food and service, as always! Thanks Roman and team. A great selection of gins too!

Thank Dee D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Leitrim  >  Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Phone Number: +353 71 962 1733
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We are a multi award winning bar & restaurant featured in the Michelin Guide & McKenna's Top 100 Restaurants. We are passionate advocates of using well sourced quality local & artisinal ingredients. As we are the seventh generation of our family in the hospitality trade we know the importance of continuing the legacy of offering a high quality service led experience. We would love to welcome you to The Oarsman soon.
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