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Purple Onion

Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
+353 43 335 9919
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic potatoes” (10 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

I have eaten here on several occasion and the food is consistently delicious ! Lovely, friendly efficient Staff too :-)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CaroilinC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends for an evening meal and the quality of the food and professionalism of the staff made this a very pleasant experience. Well done to all concerned.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Tasty food and warm atmosphere. Nice spot for Sunday lunch, may need to book in advance. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 139alanm
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to this restaurant on many different occasions, and each time the food and the ambiance is excellent! I’ve found the restaurant very clean , the staff always friendly and willing to help! It’s situated a few miles from Longford Town and offers a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vinnyconnaughton
Reviewed 11 November 2018

As you drive to Westport there is a dearth of watering holes till you hit Termonbarry. We chose the Purple Onion at 2 pm on a Sunday. It was packed. "No booking? Oh, we'll find a table, here you are!" The cheerful, friendly and good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ian G
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here, a little family soirée early bird menu. Gorgeous food, buzzing spot! My sister had the duck and loved it! We even got to have a look around the gallery afterwards. Great spot! Don’t miss it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CaroleIrl
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Went here on September 8 for a birthday dinner. Small group. Everyone absolutely delighted with their food. Not a single hint of dissatisfaction. I’ve been here many times over the years. This time a new starter was offered: Smoked Duck. It was heavenly. I don’t...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Longfordian
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after it caught our eye on our outward journey so said we'd stop on the way back. It was a very busy Saturday night but staff found a table for us. Food was delicious and service very good. Will definitely return if passing...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank elainen805
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This place is not just good its really good. Great food, great service. The staff here are excellent, its a step above your regular restaurant Also they have a lovely menu on offer. Terific soup and delicious deserts. Enjoy

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lilolil74
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This restaurant goes out its way to ensure customer satisfaction. We took friends visiting from Australia for a meal and didn't give the restaurant a lot of notice we were vegan but they out did themselves with the meal quality. What can I say about...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tcstein
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18 December 2018|
Response from RugbyJuda | Reviewed this property |
Not sure...I would imagine they are..maybe give them a ring..043-3359919
18 December 2018|
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Response from Longfordian | Reviewed this property |
Honestly don’t know but they’re very hardworking couple so I’d expect them to be open. You could call now before Christmas to enquire. It’s well worth a visit.
Carmel T
28 May 2017|
Response from BadHof-fans | Reviewed this property |
Closes at 19:30 on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Roscommon  >  Tarmonbarry
  • Phone Number: +353 43 335 9919
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