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Monasterboice Inn

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Monasterboice, Drogheda A92, Ireland
+353 41 983 2989
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (49 reviews)
“potatoes” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Monasterboice, Drogheda A92, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 495 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited monasterboice Inn (locally known as Donegans) for a family function. There are large bright modern function rooms to the rear with views of the garden. Great food. High quality service. Reliable. Traditional. Beautiful refurbishment.

Thank Martina N
MonasterboiceInn, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Martina N, Thank you for your very positive review. We will look forward to taking care of you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wrote a while ago about the Chicken and Ham gone from the menu but I have to apologise for being too quick off the mark,they will still give that dish if you ask for it,It seems nothing is too much for this establishment and...More

Thank brendanhelen
MonasterboiceInn, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brendanhelen, Thank you for your very positive review. We do try to make sure our customers have what they would like, if at all possible. Thank you for taking the time to post your experience on tripadvisor. we will look forward to taking care...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely family meal in this lovely establishment,always busy so you may have to wait at bar for 10-40 mins, but it’s worth the wait, big portions, efficient and friendly staff, lovely bar and lounge, newly refurbished, one or two private rooms for private parties/meetings, sweet...More

Thank CLAIREGRUB
Roseanne D, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Clairegrub, Thank you for your very positive review, we will look forward to taking care of you again soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by our Airbnb host for dinner we arrived around 6 pm. We seated right away, My wife had the skirt steak and I had chicken. Both were excellent with ample portions and plenty of vegetables. One of the best places we ate on our...More

1  Thank BostonJandP
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BostonJandP, Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and that we were one of the best places you dined. We will look forward to taking care of you again next time you are travelling...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants. The place is always consistent both in the quality of food and value. on Thursday we were in the mood for one of the restaurant's famous dishes. The Full scampi. The restaurant is always very homely and the...More

1  Thank Time2judge
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Martin P, Thank you for your review, it is great to hear you enjoyed your scampi, chicken wings, our welcome and service. We are always delighted to hear such positive feedback, as it gives us encouragement to continually go the extra mile for our...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Its is a place a visit 4 to 5 times a year, I particularly love it in winner when the fire place is lighted, and I Am Able to wait beside it until oír table is ready. I love the decor all around the profesional...More

1  Thank Discover818561
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Discover818561, Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear you enjoy dining with us. The chowder is a favourite dish of many of our customers, but it is especially good to hear you come from Spain to have it. We will look...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

This was the worst meal I have had in a long time and all of us in our party felt the same. Service and staff really good but the food????? Shocking. Flavourless Bland and really bad presentationeg. The scampi wasnt cooked properly. Chef needs to...More

1  Thank MsCork2017
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MsCork2017, Thank you for your review, feedback is always good even if it is difficult to read, Sorry your experience was not acceptable, all I can say is that this is not normal for Monasterboice Inn, We apologise, and will endeavour to ensure what...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Welcomed at door straight away and shown to our table staff very friendly and helpful The fish we had and the beef dinner were both cooked very well. Came out almost unable to walk because we ate to much

1  Thank irish2704
Monasterboice I, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Irish2407, Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us, Please call again on the way to or from the airport, we will do your best to get your holiday off to a good start.

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to Donegans/the Monasterboice Inn since the early 80s, when my parents used to bring us in for a meal en route home from a day in Dublin. Now I bring my Mother (who is a resident in a nearby care home)...More

1  Thank iduggan
Roseanne D, Owner at Monasterboice Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Dear iduggan, Thank you. It is so encouraging to hear such positive feedback . We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know. We look forward to looking after you your family again soon.

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Following a lengthy absence I dined with some friends recently in the revamped restaurant. On arrival we were greeted with a sharp, univiting request to take a menu and wait. We sat patiently with no offer of a drink and eventually had our order taken....More

11  Thank stefan1978863
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Questions & Answers
209SLANEY123
23 February 2017|
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Response from Roseanne D | Property representative |
We do not take bookings in the bar at any time, the bar operates on a first come, first server basis. You can however book a table in the restaurant. Thank you for your enquiry.
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CAFRLY
23 April 2016|
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Response from Roseanne D |
Hi, delighted to hear you are considering coming to dine with us. The dress code is casual, we welcome families and look forward to taking care of you in July. Thank you for your enquiry.
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Wobbles917
29 July 2015|
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Response from MonasterboiceInn | Property representative |
Hi, of course you are more than welcome to dine in the bar with a pint. we would be delighted to look after you. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monasterboice, Drogheda A92, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Drogheda
  • Phone Number: +353 41 983 2989
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