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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (30 reviews)
“fettuccine” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Had a last minute decision to eat here today and hadn't visited in a long time . Four of us had a very tasty meal for exceptional value and service. Highly recommend if in the area to try this place. Tastefully decorated nice ambiance Will...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My hubby and I had the pleasure of dining in this first class establishment last night. What a cracker of a restaurant. The service was top class and the food was to die for. Every mouthful was savoury and succulent. You can see the food...More

Thank MagsGalway_Ireland
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I say surprisingly as you don't expect to have one of the most amazing Italian meals ever in Athlone. And that's not me getting at Athlone at all, it's just that when you take a boat out alone the Shannon, you presume you'll be eating...More

Thank RebeccaMOB
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My husband and I ate here recently on a recommendation from a friend who found it a few years ago. We were staying at the nearby Radisson hotel. It is a busy place with friendly efficient staff. The menu is varied. Every dish we and...More

Thank Anna70990
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Walked in on a Saturday night no booking. 3 of us seated within mins. 3 course meal finished within the hour and table back in time for next booking. Excellent food all round. Nice decor and large choice. We'll return again.

Thank paddy08
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Service and atmosphere was great. Steak and pasta was amazing. You need to try the chicken pasta with Focaccia bread. Wine was lovely. All in all this was a lovely, romantic, affordable restaurant.

Thank Aimzk91
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We arrived at this lovely busy restaurant without a reservation and were not disappointed. Had to wait a short time for a table to become available and were happy to do this. Even though the staff were very busy they still had time to smile...More

Thank Elen777
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday evening, just after 5, without a booking and were quickly accommodated. The restaurant was very busy. The food was delicious, so tasty and fresh. Negro Amaro wine was delicious. Very pleasant staff and prompt service. Love coming here, will be...More

Thank Puds267
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went out on a Monday evening and tried the Il Colosseo , from the outside it looks small and pokey but it was quite spacious inside we ordered the starters and waited quite a while when it arrived ( I had...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Just back from a hen party here. Good food , good service, good value menu to please all. Had a nice almost private area down the back at the bottom of the steps. One downside only one toilet and no one could get in for...More

Thank GalwayGal08
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Niamh S
10 August 2017|
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Response from ghostchild2 | Reviewed this property |
No you have to go up a set of stairs to get to it. I don't ever remember seeing a lift.
26 May 2016|
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Response from RoscommonTony | Reviewed this property |
No they serve wine and beer delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 647 5094
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