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Purple Onion

Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
+353 43 335 9919
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (24 reviews)
“garlic potatoes” (10 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 1 week ago via mobile

Another great find, in the midlands of Ireland. Really great menu, lots of choices. Lovely atmosphere, great service.

Thank Brewster18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on route to the West. I have to admit we went next door to a different place first called Keenan's who when we went in ignored us as we stood at the wait to be seated sign. Glad they did really...More

Thank RugbyJuda
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here on several occasions and we have never been disappointed. It’s proper home cooked food made to order...absolutely fantastic. The service also has to be mentioned as it’s really first rate.

Thank Matchu7
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Was good food and traditional dishes. Service was friendly. If you like heavy lunches it is possible you like it. No many light options.

Thank MitchellvanVliet
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The food and the service were extremely good. We were visitors to Ireland and staying in nearby Longford and it was on a list of good places to eat provided by the B&B in which we were staying. We were so impressed by the friendly...More

Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I must start off by saying that I worked in restaurants in Dublin for years so I am a bit more critical I would say than most. However On entering the restaurant (Sunday 3rd June) I wasn’t even sure it was open, the ambiance and...More

Thank LCLeyla
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I had heard a lot about this restaurant and its excellent food but as soon I arrived I found the place to be somewhat tense. The boss of the restaurant was constantly giving out to his staff in a rude manner and all the customers...More

Thank rustysp00n
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic meal last night (05/05/18) in The Purple Onion. This was our first time there and the food was amazing from starters to dessert. The house white was absolutely gorgeous and we forgot to ask what it was .. ..next time. The dessert wine...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We were four together who got a table at the last minute this weekend. Seated quickly with a comprehensive walk through the specials by the waitress. Superb speciality gin and tonics to start and nice and free bread arrived. The steaks we had were faultless...More

1  Thank JJ747-400
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Really good food, starters excellent, the sea bass was as good as any top fish restaurant. Friendly service & atmosphere

Thank LD_Loneranger
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Carmel T
28 May 2017|
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Closes at 19:30 on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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