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The Fiddlers Elbow

Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 966 3863
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...ok, maybe it was the Lazy Lizard Chardonnay from France. But Mark and his granny rolled out the red carpet for us, nevertheless❗️ It was quite the memorable experience.

Thank Celine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had my sons confirmation in the fiddlers elbow the food was fantastic and staff very friendly and great service

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another very enjoyable meal for all within our party of 22 people made up of both adults and kids. Great value for money, a very warm welcome on arrival and an excellent service. We have had both confirmation and communion celebrations here in the past...More

Thank sean o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was absolutely great. It started with the service from our waiter Marc... he was so friendly and was kind hearted with a great sense of humor. We had a large party and everyone ordered something different. We were all happy with our meals as...More

Thank Dougmet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food , good service and nice atmosphere . Central town location. Good choice on menu. Also has a night club attached.

Thank PandCWmeath
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your concise 5 star review, i look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

On arrival to the restaurant we where greeted by a very friendly pleasant male manager, he explained we could sit for the carvey menu or there set menu. As we had three small kids with us we choose the carvey menu. We where seated at...More

Thank acb133
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent recommendation and that your family meal was so enjoyable. For us at The Fiddlers it's the combination of good food, good service and nice ambiance that should be standard in any food establishment; but it's the little things that make...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Set menu for Mother's Day / four generations eating / staff friendly Noted carvery running too which I was not informed about when booking so busy. Probably would of chosen cheaper carvery option as same kitchen / food ! Overall we had a nice lunch...More

Thank Mary B
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for spending your Mothers Day lunch with us. We do have a couple of items on our carvery menu that are also on our Sunday lunch menu, however due to these items being extremely popular choices we find it best to have the...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

As a family of 6 we don't get to eat out very often but we decided to treat ourselves on Easter Sunday and what a treat it was, upon entering the restaurant we were met by Carl the manager, he is friendly and welcoming and...More

Thank Deborah M
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us over the busy Easter weekend. I'm delighted our staff and kitchen team could accommodate your special dietary needs as we feel that it unfair for people to be penalized due to special requirements. The Fiddlers team will do their best...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited here for Sunday lunch for Easter. No option for vegetarians. All food my family had was cold and had to be taken away to be reheated in a microwave so we all ate at staggered intervals. This was despite it being all served on...More

Thank Eileen C
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

As much as we enjoy receiving the countless good reviews, we take very seriously the constructive criticism on the very few negative reviews we receive. So it was with disappointment i read your comments, as we find our carvery unit and the food contained within...More

Reviewed 29 March 2018

Our options were limited as many restaurants close on a Monday but we were glad that Fiddler's was open and we enjoyed our meal here from start to finish. The medieval hall decor is welcoming and avoids being kitsch. The service was first class with...More

1  Thank Tony O
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to post a review on your experience. Your well rounded review covers all aspects that we here at The Fiddlers consider extremely important, from the food, service, atmosphere, decor to wine list and most...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$34
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 966 3863
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The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €11 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!! 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €28.00. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
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