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Wm Cairnes & Son Gastropub

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Scotch Hall | Marsh Road, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 980 6464
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here on many occasions. Service is very spatial!! On arrival you can wait upto 5 mins to be seated as no staff anywhere, even behind the bar!! When served the food is really tasty and service excellent when there is a fluctuation of staff. When you go to pay, there is either 5 staff or none, never an... More 

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The d hotel D, Supervisor at Wm Cairnes & Son Gastropub, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Wm Cairnes & Son Gastropub. Your comments and feedback are essential to us. We really appreciate the positive feedback we received in regards Gastropub Food. Thank you for your comment I have made all the staff aware of this, I hope the next time you dine with us this problem will not reoccur. Jack... More 

trim co meath
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went for something to eat but I found the Menu very limited, My Husband had Fish and Chips he said they were ok had Piri Piri Chicken not much a taste of it, Staff were nice The menu would want to improvem

Thank aly56
Drogheda, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went for dinner in July and it was so bad. We stood inside the door for 6 or 7 minutes as it said wait to be seated. Eventually I went to the bar to ask if we could sit down somewhere, the place was nearly empty. They put us at a table that was dirty and sticky. I had... More 

1 Thank DaraHope
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

It's a good place to take friends, have some beers and annoy a nice match. The food is pretty good, although they don't have too many options.

Thank Ricardo J
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This was advertised a gastropub but it had stopped disappointingly small menu. I ended up not ordering anything but my husband had wings that were pretty small. Good music playing and it looked like it would be better as just a pub rather than restaurant

1 Thank katestar99
Pleasant gap
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83 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had lunch and dinner here during our stay. Both were very good with the service being great. Everyone was friendly and greeted you with a smile and were attentive. If they are not too busy you may even be allowed to pour your own Guiness from behind the bar, just make sure you do it right!

Thank Steve459
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for a few pints to catch a game or some of the bands that perform live. Good selection of international and local beers. The food has gone downhill somewhat over the last year or so. Service is great but the quality of the food does not justify the price

1 Thank Jonathan W
County Meath, Ireland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place use to be brilliant, hopping and lovely food, but in the last year you can taste the shortcuts, such a let down

1 Thank Johnconway2828
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Enjoyed our food and pints immensely. The first time we stopped in we even got a lesson in pouring the perfect pint of Guinness from the bartender. All the staff was friendly and service was very good. It was attached to our hotel which made it very convenient also.

Thank nandipandi
Bettystown, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We popped in here for lunch and we were quite disappointed with what we got. The menu has changed since we were last here and not necessarily for the better. One of our party ordered wings and they came in so much sauce there was half a bowl of sauce left when they were finished. I ordered a Club sandwich... More 

1 Thank Orlahen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood, International, European, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scotch Hall | Marsh Road, Drogheda, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Drogheda
  • Phone Number: +353 41 980 6464

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?