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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%
Travellers talk about
“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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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Called in for lunch beautiful place with some stunning art work on the walls. Husband and i had a lovely lunch they make there own pear and tomato chutney gorgeous brought some home ..definitely stop on way through food really good and staff lovely.

Thank pinogrigo1
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Fantastic food and service, had the warm chicken salad to start and it was so tasty and had fish.... the only issue I have is the the fish is a full fish so you have to take out the bones, it does tell you this...More

Thank JohnsonJ3
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Nice clean pub with a good menu, friendly staff, pleasant ambiance. Set in an old building about 10 minute drive from central Longford.

Thank realsh
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

On entering the restaurant ...the lighting was dim and atmosphere relaxed and inviting. A happy and proud waitress served us .she was proud of her workplace. Then the food arrived ...alive and wholesome.soup with spices.bread with hummus like no other. Fish and beef that were...More

2  Thank David G
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband frequently eat here and consistently excellent. The steaks are delicious and very hard to pass on menu. Had prawns for starter and they are gorgeous big and juicy. The staff are all very friendly efficient and helpful. It’s definitely worth stopping...More

1  Thank cavandoll
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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