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The Old Barracks Restaurant & Bakery

Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
+353 91 877 406
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (23 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
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Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just stopped in with a group and was very impressed with the service, the food, and the staff were all absolutely lovely, could not do enough for us, very helpful, highly recommend the old barracks.

Thank Ladyskyline
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for a late breakfast/ early brunch, about 11.30 a.m.. l don't want to knock it too much, it wasn't terrible. But everything seemed to be reheated and a bit dry, except the eggs, which were freshly cooked.

2  Thank 475philr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a full Irish breakfast and a cuppachino, good value and very pleasant staff. Restaurant was busy with locals which is always a good sign ! Thank you.

Thank N_Hugs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible tasty, well thought out and beautifully presented food. The staff are always so friendly and helpful. The cakes and yummy treats are so amazing. I would highly recommend!!

2  Thank jennylittle2703
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I am a frequent customer of the Old Barracks! On every occasion whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner service and food are both outstanding. Staff are extremely friendly, curteous and so good with children. Food is always beautifully presented and always delicious. I can see...More

3  Thank shellyclare
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here many times, solo, in a couple and with small children. By far my favourite place to eat in Athenry. Food is great and well priced. Children’s portions could perhaps be a little bigger but otherwise food is excellent with no complaints here on...More

1  Thank Celtic_Hawthorn
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a comfortable two nights in the Lodge accommodation across the road from the restaurant and bakery. Breakfast and coffee was very nice and the staff exceptionally friendly. Food was good quality and well presented. Would have liked to try some of the cakes but...More

2  Thank Keith1612
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous night here- top quality service, food & accommodation. highly recommended - staff so friendly and helpful.

2  Thank Roam589716
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

5 of us had lunch in The Old Barracks today and from start to finish it was fabulous. The service was really good and the staff were so pleasant. We had the burger, roast beef and chicken curry. Portions were really big and the food...More

3  Thank SarahCa78
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Cant put into words, how much we enjoyed our overnight stay at The Old Barracks! Between the great care & special touches/detail, by Scott & All the Team, from the moment we arrived yesterday ..to the fantastic food last night...the 5 star accommodation & so...More

3  Thank Patricia C
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8 May 2017|
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Response from scott f | Property representative |
Hi Helen, I work closely The Old Barracks and just happened across your message, We would be delighted to host your group on the 25th May at 5 pm. Please send us an email and visit our website, we can take it from there, I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
  • Phone Number: +353 91 877 406
  • E-mail
The Old Barracks Restaurant - Bistro - Bakery - Catering Set in the historical walled town of Athenry, The Old Barracks serves the finest in locally sourced produce in our award winning venue. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The home of great food & flavour in Athenry!
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