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The Oarsman

Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon N41 AK19, Ireland
+353 71 962 1733
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (26 reviews)
“bread” (45 reviews)
“pork” (21 reviews)
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon N41 AK19, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful lunch, probably the best chicken wings in Ireland 😜 and the vegetarian flatbread was delicious 😋

Thank healysa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit here regularly on a Friday. Usually have the cajun chicken wrap. Its amazing. Less than a tenner too. Served with potatoe chips and a salad. Seems to have improved again. Service second to none. Good atmosphere too.

Thank Steve11737
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this great bar/restaurant today on a short visit to carrick on Shannon. Such a friendly welcome. Lovely pub atmosphere and very well looked after as a solo female. Felt very comfortable sitting at the bar as all the tables were full. Light lunch...More

Thank ChrissieLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mussels with garlic were excellent. Sea trout was nice but sweetcorn wasn't my favourite combination with the fish, courgette and potatoes. Dessert was delicious and surpassed expectation. All drinks were lovely including nice coffee. Tip: Reserve a table, we were lucky to get in for...More

Thank DancingAtDawn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were visiting on a Thursday evening, we sat downstairs in the bar area where a brilliant guitarist was playing. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal especially the homemade breads, moiled cheese and chowder starters, the mussels and the plate of local cheeses (which slipped...More

Thank HilaryJA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an evening meal and it was so good we came back 4 nights later. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The meals we had were fantastic and the complimentary bread is very tasty. We can highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful like announced... Have had Mussuals, Fish and Burger, fantastic Italian wine... Everything perfect. Thanks again for that excellent dinner. Will come again...

Thank daettli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve eaten in the oarsman several times and it never disappoints. Food and service are fab. But the wings oh my the wings are amazing. If you visit the wings are a must! Staff are super friendly and the wine and craft beer selection is...More

1  Thank GinaG1412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by accident but what a find. Friendly staff and great food, bread is wonderful! I’ll definitely be back!

Thank NEIL G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Generally I wont review until I've had a few experiences but the Oarsman has come up trumps over and over again. They can be a bit on the pricey side but the good news is you will not be disappointed. The atmosphere is that of...More

1  Thank MayBee2013
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Ciara O
24 October 2017|
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Response from bren D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you should go upstairs. there is two sections one over the bar, it has wooden floors and a little noisy. it would be better to get the the area at the side of the stairs for the group. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon N41 AK19, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Leitrim  >  Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Phone Number: +353 71 962 1733
  • E-mail
We are a multi award winning bar & restaurant featured in the Michelin Guide. We are passionate advocates of using well sourced quality local & artisinal ingredients. As we are the seventh generation of our family in the hospitality trade we know the importance of continuing the legacy of offering a high quality service led experience. We would love to welcome you to The Oarsman soon.
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