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Irish, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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All reviews bombay potatoes potted crab steak monkfish potato skins chicken supreme salad last night from start to finish great night cooked to perfection top class attention to detail staff were very friendly second to none lorraine shirley
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Reviewed 25 November 2022

After experiencing a very poor meal the night before at the local hotel, we decided to look at food places around Monaghan. After reading the reviews we decided on the Batch Loaf. What can I say, other than what a gem of a place, family...friendly, excellent value and the taste. 10 out of 10. Must try place, you won’t be disappointed.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 15 November 2022 via mobile

I like this restaurant. Very nice food and very good vegetarian and vegan options. Good atmosphere and exceptionally pleasant staff. I’m deducting a mark because I bought three gift tokens online and filled in recipient details with a message to the recipient. The Batch Loaf...sent the tokens out in an envelope with nothing else, no message, no indication who had sent it. Charged extra for delivery too. No satisfaction in dealing with TBL afterward either. Blamed PayPal, even blamed their own website. Disappointing from otherwise professional set up.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 13 November 2022 via mobile

We were visiting Monaghan and saw the wonderful reviews and thought we would try the Batch Loaf ourselves. We weren't disappointed. The food staff and atmosphere were amazing. The had a great children's menu too. All our dishes were so tasty from Monkfish curry to...steak to shank of lamb delicious.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 3 November 2022 via mobile

My favourite restaurant, lamb shank is so good but the star is the warm cod and prawn salad, best starter ever

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 20 September 2022

Another place we've been to pre and post pandemic. Food remains very high quality and we think its the best in town!!! Love the lamb shank....

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 19 June 2022 via mobile

Went last night with friends. Was great to see the wonderful staff,experienced the great food, felt like home. Keep up the great work.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 19 April 2022

My partner and I, along with 2 friends went to the batch loaf for dinner. The food was beautiful!! I got the beef spring rolls and the chicken supreme! One of my friends steaks came out well done when rare was requested, the waitress was...very apologetic and replaced it with a perfect steak along with a beer on the house and an extra side. The service was amazing and all the waitresses we met were the loveliest girls! Had a great night followed by drinks below in an poc. Thanks for a brilliant night.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 18 April 2022 via mobile

Almost faultless ..service excellent,the interior spotless,the food very good, some starters especially potato skins didnt hit the spot but the rest of the evening..excellent cuisine

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 16 April 2022 via mobile

Overall a nice dining experience. Staff are excellent and friendly. One complaint: my husbands potato skins were v disappointing. They were lukewarm, poorly presented and lacked maybe some cheese or bacon bits and maybe a small side salad.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 21 March 2022

We were booked into The Batch for food at 5.40pm on Friday 18th of March with friend's who had never eaten there before. We told them we would be there at 4.30 for drink's first & when we got "To The Poc" a table had...been reserved for us. Excellent touch💕The cocktail bar & menu is fab, as is the pub itself. Pure luxury 🍾🥂💕 & Pauline & Mick ( the senior bar staff ) are absolutely brilliant. Nothing is too much trouble for them. Now for the restaurant...what can I say except that it was superb. One of our party is a vegetarian who will sometimes eat fish if it is first rate...which was what she received in The Batch. Potted Crab, Cod & Prawn salad, House Special Risotto & The Potato Skin's with dip's started us off....everything was perfect. Steak's, Monkfish & Prawn's with wild rice in a beautiful sauce and an array of side dishe's were our main's....everything cooked to perfection. The wines were so complimentary to our food & that was thanks to Shirley ( she know's her stuff). Herself & Magda looked after us to perfection. The attention to detail is second to none. I could easily write an essay about our time there & how great the food & staff are...& how fabulous the bar is downstairs...but do yourselves a favour & try it out. You certainly won't be disappointed. A definite 10/10...if not 11💕👍More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 18 March 2022 via mobile

Service was faultless but I am absolutely amazed that it has 5 star reviews based on the quality of the food. We had two starters, spring rolls which were homemade and very tasty, the other starter potatoes skins were just that .. plain potato skins...which came with sauces on the side, nothing full of flavour I would have expected a mixture of potato to “fill” the skin. For mains I had the Asian salad, it specifically says coriander salad , my salad had none and the vinaigrette lacked any kick / tang / flavour. My partner ordered a steak and it was not good.. the quality it tasted like it had been frozen.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 27 February 2022

Had another wonderful experience. The food , the service, the staff.....everything to perfection. Looking forward our next visit. Shaker

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 6 February 2022

Well, what can I say! Hands down the best place....the food is absolutely amazing, in particular the risotto! Stunning decor, fab cocktails with a laid back and relaxed atmosphere. The staff are brilliant and cant do enough for you. 100% 5 star 🌟 The best...night and I cannot recommend this venue enough.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 4 February 2022

Excellant service, Great Quality food, Nice ambiance. centrally located. staff were very friendly. covid rules in place and activated.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 23 January 2022 via mobile

From start to finish great service and the staff are all lovely and friendly. Food was cooked well and left very satisfied. Fab set up from all front of house. Definitely will be back in very near future.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Maria M
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Response from Simplyred77 | Reviewed this property |
The mains varied from €16 to approximately €22 on average.
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oliver m
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Response from janetmI1887AF | Reviewed this property |
If you just message The Batch Loaf directly on their App or FB page they will answer your questions promptly & you can also view the menu online as well. Hope this helped. Ps...The food is amazing.
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
I believe there was some GF options. I didn’t pay particular attention as I don’t need to worry too much.
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The Batch Loaf Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5