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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
About
House Of Plates is a casual, contemporary restaurant with a focus on good quality Irish food. We are passionate about using locally produced, seasonal and wild foods.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Irish, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (315)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm vegan and my partner isn't. We found excellent food for both of us. There was one vegan option on the main course and they were willing to adapt another vegetarian one. My partner had a beef dish which was cooked to perfection. Excellent service...from start to finish. Lovely surprise touches like a surprise pre started.and a homemade tiny icelolly at the end.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 10 December 2021

Top quality well presented food in a lovely atmosphere. Definitely recommend, can’t wait to return again.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 5 December 2021 via mobile

What an amazing restaurant. The staff and atmosphere were brilliant. As a vegetarian it was one of the best meals that I have eaten in years. There were several choices and the attention to detail was fabulous. Couldn't recommend it any higher.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 11 November 2021 via mobile

Have been here a few times over last month. Slight change in concept but the quality and service is still excellent. As always difficult to state how good food tastes but definetly one of best meals we have in Ireland in last year. Food and...service superb. Service was excellent, each dish explained and questions answered and all in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Well done to chef Barry Ralph and all his staff.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 28 October 2021

The food had a taste. You may enjoy their food. Very nice toilets. this bit is just to get it to one hundred characters

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 13 October 2021 via mobile

A group of six of us dined here last weekend. I was initially concerned I would miss the “small plates” concept which I associated with House of Plates . I was so wrong ! We had a stunning meal , each tiny element of each...course was divine . We loved every bite and are already planning our return . Food , atmosphere, staff all top class . Thank you House of Plates.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 12 October 2021

Absolutely divine.... not only did the food taste good but it was like a form of artwork on the plate. The staff where so attentive & had a great sense of humour. Loved all the little tasters that where given out between each meal. It's...the attention to detail that makes this restaurant memorable & memorable it was in the most excellent way.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 October 2021 via mobile

Re-visited House of Plates on Chapel Street, Castlebar this evening for a special night out and it was even better than our visit pre-COVID. The food was stunning, the service was spot on and the ambiance was just perfect. The food in this restaurant is...as good as any fine dining experience that we have had in Ireland. It is beautifully presented, fantastically conceived and worth every cent. If you are coming to Mayo don’t miss the opportunity to visit House of Plates.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 19 September 2021 via mobile

We called in for tapas, which they don’t do any more so we had Sunday lunch. We had starters that were lovely, Sunday dinners that were so fresh & tasty. But the Creme Brûlée with miso fudge and passion fruit coulis, served with thyme shortbread...fingers was out of this world. It was a taste explosion & just sublime. Some of the best food I’ve ever had. 😍More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 12 September 2021 via mobile

The standard of service, the delectable food and the welcoming interior make House of Plates an absolute must visit if you are in the region of Castlebar. Absolutely first rate, thank you!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Response from cjudge109 | Reviewed this property |
4pm to 10pm Wednesday to Sundays 12 noon to 4pm for Brunch on weekends The email is on their website (can't copy in here)and maybe a message on Facebook aswell saying you are trying to contact them.
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House Of Plates is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5