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The Poet's Rest

| Lacklom, Inniskeen, Ireland
+353 87 136 7090
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor31%
  • Terrible18%
27 Oct 2017
“A total rip off keep away”
25 Jun 2017
“Felt totally ripped off and taken advantage of,”
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| Lacklom, Inniskeen, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on 27/10/17 At lunch time . The place was empty except for one other customer. And I can see why . It was like a fridge and the food preparation was appalling . We ordered two turkey dinners and it was prepared in front...More

1  Thank Padraig D
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The place should be called the High Way Man as felt duped by an enticing friendly atmosphere with an extortionate bill. After paying, I returned to complain about the price and got a small refund towards it. After reading the reviews I can see how...More

5  Thank EBanbridge63
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had a group of French visitors staying with us and decided to visit the Patrick Kavanagh centre. We enquired about food and were directed to the Poet's Rest. I rang up and outlined our requirements, basically sandwiches, tea and coffee but Martina insisted that...More

5  Thank Geraldine K
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I decided to check out this old cottage beside the Kavanagh Centre. I only wanted tea and something to go along with it as I had had lunch not long before.and had to decline the lunch dishes described by the lady working there. (As other...More

5  Thank tessmags2017
Reviewed 7 December 2016

WE Had lovely warm welcome into a quaint cottage with easy parking across road, the aroma of fresh cooked food also welcomed us inside. We sat down beside a warm log stove, was really hungry so I had an amazing stake, potato and two veg...Then...More

Thank Johnpoet
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this little village with a view to grabbing a light lunch and stroll with the kids after. This was the only real option and when we entered, we liked the quaint decor. The lady was pleasant and when we asked about lunch options she...More

8  Thank peter b
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The food was nice, the cottage quaint the price brought a tear to our eye. What an absolute shame when you leave what should have been a pleasant lunch and feel that we have learned nothing. Prices like this succeed only in destroying tourism, The...More

6  Thank roo882016
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Its a good setting, old style country cottage, a lovely pit stop if walking the Monaghan Way or just visiting. No menu or price list offered so we each order a toasted sandwich with a side salad and two coffees. Most sandwiches come with a...More

4  Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I turned up yesterday with my teenage daughter, hoping for a light lunch after visiting the nearby Patrick Kavanagh Centre (which by the way is first-class). The Poet's Rest was comfortable and quirkily furnished, but - ominously - there was no menu or pricelist. Instead...More

12  Thank 76JPQ
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here while passing through with friends we entered the little building which in itself is quaint with stove in the middle of room. Wld have been nice if it had been lit as it was colder inside this building than outside. Food wasn't great,...More

5  Thank ruggers K
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  • Address: | Lacklom, Inniskeen, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Inniskeen
  • Phone Number: +353 87 136 7090
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