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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews louisiana chicken wings fries steak sandwich spring rolls hake down stairs the pub last friday saturday evening garlic mushrooms couldn't do enough top class keep up the good work from start to finish porkys caribbean
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Reviewed 26 November 2021

A trip to Monaghan called for a trip to my favourite restaurant, Porkys @ The Squealing Pig. The restaurant upstairs is closed mid-week and food is served in the bar downstairs which is very well laid out with lots of space and comfortable seating. We...were seated in a booth with very comfy soft leather seating and the pub was spotless. It definitely didn’t feel like a typical pub and felt more like a restaurant. The Christmas decorations were up so that added some festive cheer! Very pleased and reassuring to have a lady check our covid certs and ID at the door. There is an A La Carte Menu which has a great selection of dishes with something for everyone and then they have a really good value mid-week menu with 3 courses for €20. We were a party of 4 and ended up picking from both menus. I had the midweek menu and had garlic mushrooms, Pan -Seared Fillet of Hake followed by Oreo cheesecake, and everything was freshly cooked, very tasty and piping hot. My friends had a mixture of spring rolls and chicken wings as starters and then a Supreme of chicken and steak sandwich for mains, all accompanied by a choice of side dish which included camp, roast vegetables, and a side salad. Their mains were followed by ice cream with hot chocolate sauce and likewise, they were delighted with the food. The service was friendly, efficient, and professional. Overall, a really enjoyable dinner out, excellent food in a very comfortable and safe restaurant. Couldn't ask for more on a Wednesday night!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 22 November 2021 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here last Saturday night. Service was friendly and food was excellent. We were a party of eight and everyone was impressed. Keep up the good work

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 30 October 2021

The food was sublime, the staff were amazing and the atmosphere was electric. We couldn't recommend The Squealing Pig highly enough. We had the pleasure of dining here around Halloween and the decor along with the staffs costumes just topped off an already terrific evening....If you're a sticky toffee pudding lover like myself you better get over to The Squealing Pig ASAP because it has to be one of the best desserts I've ever tasted. Overall we had an absolutely wonderful experience here!!!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 22 October 2021 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food. Stopped on a long journey instead of going to McDonalds and we think we’ll have to make more long journeys this direction just to eat here! Louisiana Chicken and the Honey Chicken Strips surpassed any expectation, Carribean Fries were outstanding, Champ was...delicious. Cocktails were good and the staff were friendly and helpful too, if there were 6 circles available, this place would get them, in fact, all of the circles!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 17 October 2021

Dined here midweek for special combo menu, food and cocktails class, service was good with friendly staff

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 27 September 2021

Very relaxed atmosphere in bar and in the restaurant. The decor is lovely, nice and cosy. Our meal was excellent from start to finish. Would highly recommend and we will definitely be back soon.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 18 August 2021

Dined here on spec last Friday night. Were seated outside and our Covid Passports were checked. Food was first rate and reasonably priced. Service was prompt and attentive.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 16 August 2021 via mobile

We had dinner here Sunday evening 16th August. The food & service was super .. wings & ribs were a huge hit .. staff very attentive. Went down stairs for cocktails the owner couldn’t be nicer .. had a super evening .. will be back.... Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 15 August 2021

We had starters and main courses, the food was delicious! Unfortunately we were too full for dessert :( We had cocktails and they were also very nice. Staff were so friendly and helpful. Lovely warm, welcoming atmosphere. Will definitely be back! :-)

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

Had the awful experience of pebbles and grit in the salad of the burger. Had originally went for the ribs from the menu but there was none available and on asking for ribs as starters we were also told they had no ribs for starters...too. Opted to go for the burger which was tasty looking unfortunately within a couple of bites ended up finding pebbles and grit in what I believed was the salad dressing on the burger, returned the plate to the staff at the bar showing the pebbles and grit in the plate, a few mins later one lady told us they believed it was also from the salad. Which clearly wasn’t washed or inspected by the catering staff. I was offered another meal and told the meal wouldn’t be added to our bill, surprisingly considering I could of broken my teeth. We were charged for the rest of our meal which included a couple of soft drinks and my partners & childs meal. The food did look good but clearly food preparation is clearly substandard.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Porky's Restaurant at The Squealing Pig is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4