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Calvey's Restaurant

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Keel | Achill, Ireland
+353 98 43158
05:00 - 11:00
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Province of Malaga, Spain
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

This restaurant is no longer open. It used to be excellent but has been closed for some time now. It has become a gift shop. You can still buy local meat at Calvey's butchers next door.

Thank Marye S
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

We enjoyed a really delicious meal here. They serve a wide and varied menu. Lots of lovely fresh seafood and they are famous for their lamb. We tried the Achill dish which was the rack also try the fresh lobster and the huge steaks. Service was friendly and professional. A relaxed atmosphere with a busy buzz of happy diners. A... More 

1 Thank Marion M
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Displaying signs of Award Winning Restaurant we were excited about our visit to Calveys. We arrived on Sunday evening at six o'clock. there were five in our party. Three from our party ordered soup as a starter, there was no bread served with the soup. I asked the waitress was there no bread, she looked annoyed to be asked and... More 

Thank gina333
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

It was a Saturday night and it was hopping! We had to wait 30 mins for our table but it was worth it. We had goats cheese and beetroot for starter and tagliatelle and prawns for mains - delicious. The highlight though was the rhubarb & strawberry crumble and the little pot of custard on the side - have to... More 

6 Thank SkinnyminnyMoo12
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

I have never shared a review on tripadvisor before but must recommend you dine at this restaurant. We a party of three were blown away from start to finish. We had their Seafood Platter to share for our starter. The biggest freshest Lobster surrounded by juicy crab claws, a bowl of steaming hot mussels, oyster and some dillisk we were... More 

3 Thank Danwood223
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Really great seafood here. Had the seafood platter. Just what you would expect when you are on an island. Crab. Lobster. Mussel. Oyster. Nice lamb from Achill. Friendly and fast service. We really enjoyed our night.

2 Thank 430fraserb
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87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

First visit to achill. Could not say that we saw any restaurant that wowed us from the outside. Arrived at calveys sat night. Inside is tired & dated. The food however was very good... The young staff were lovley, friendly and helpful. We relaxed and enjoyed the good food . However Our whole experience in this restaurant was tainted by... More 

3 Thank declanIreland
Bangor, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

That about sums up Calvey's, an unassuming restaurant on the side of the road in Keel. The interior is very dated, not unclean or unpleasant, but dated, which initially was disappointing. But, the service was very good indeed. I was a little awkward and ordered two starters instead of a main and was very impressed. The tempura prawns were big... More 

Thank Jonnyk84
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Fine place for fine dining with spectacular views on Keel beech. we loved the lamb. But you can also eat fantastic fish.

5 Thank Gitta R
Ohio City, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

We were on Achill for four nights and dine here for two of them. We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and the friendly service. The food was awesome we loved the selection of fresh fish I had some local sole on the bone as it was my first time having the dish I didn't know what to expect but it was... More 

2 Thank 107jo_M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
05:00 - 11:00
05:00 - 11:00
05:00 - 11:00
05:00 - 11:00
05:00 - 11:00
05:00 - 11:00
05:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keel | Achill, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo
  • Phone Number: +353 98 43158

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