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The Old Thatch Inn

116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7946 8322
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, British, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a tour guide I take my guests here for lunch on a regular basis, but so far the staff have not recognised me nor acknowledged that I am bringing international visitors through their door three or four times a month. As most of these...More

Thank frugalculture
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Thatch knows they didn't deliver today but to give them their due, immediately, they sorted the problem. For this I commend them. The young waitress, front of house, deserves massive brownie points on the handling of the situation. She deserves praise.

Thank Bernie M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great food little bit pricey tho but as it was an occasion we didn't mind but not sure if go again due to pricing. Staff really good and friendly great location also

Thank ladyOfLeisure89
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We went here with some local friends to celebrate our birthdays. We each got a starter, main dish and dessert. We tried Champs for the first time and the atmosphere was very quaint.

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Called in for a meal on the way past, taken to the rear of the pub to a bright and spacious dining area. Had a nice, well proportioned meal, couldn't really fault the place other than we couldn't really hear the young lad singing in...More

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Just a moment of the main Belfast to Derry road, this place is a traditional style Irish pub. Ample car parking space with views over fields filled with cattle and sheep. Out door area handy if you have kids with you. Simple menu served in...More

Thank alan m
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had one evening meal at the Old Thatch Inn. It was okay nothing to complain about,and nothing to rave about.

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Bar service very poor and prices are very expensive compared to other establishments. One good feature of it is the ample parking spaces.

1  Thank Tim F
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Called here midweek at lunchtime. The building has a lot of character. The food was ok with substantial portions and well priced. Pleasant waitress. Would return if passing again.

1  Thank LindsayLog
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We called in without pre booking and was treated extremely well by Lucy. She got a table set for us in a short period. Food was excellent and the service was good. Shauna and Lucy were exceptional waitresses, made us very welcome and recommended dishes....More

2  Thank Jacqueline D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$33
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Magherafelt
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7946 8322
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Description
The Old Thatch Inn is one of the oldest pub restaurants in Northern Ireland. At the Old Thatch Inn Castledawson we offer good food at a great price. We are family orientated and cater for all.
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