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The Oarsman

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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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French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Bridge Street | Co. Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon N41 AK19, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

In a word, "Superb"....Everything about our visit was perfect, the food, the service, the ambiance and the brilliant live instrumental music by John added a real touch of class. The staff really could not have been more helpful or friendly, thoroughly enjoyable experience in every...More

Thank Camillepark7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you come to Carrick on Shannon you have to check out the food here. I work in the town and have to say it's my lunch of choice. The food is always fantastic, I would heartily recommend the chicken wrap, and the service is...More

1  Thank duffalump
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was here with 2 friends last weekend. I rang 20 minutes before (on a busy Saturday night) and the lady on the phone was very helpful in accomodation us. The service was great, the barman made us cocktails even though they don’t really do...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last minute on Sunday early evening. Hadn't booked, but the staff accommodated us and found a take by the fire, which was very welcome. The service was attentive and friendly, especially as they were so busy. My friend had beef cheek cottage pie with...More

1  Thank Irish i
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot say enough positive things about this restaurant Early on Tuesday morning I received a call from Jacinta to confirm our booking for that evening. On arriving, We were seated and Jacinta came to personally introduce herself and to introduce our Waiter, Zoltan. Both,...More

1  Thank Galen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food lovely, staff exceptional. Really lovely experience for a family birthday. We had few kids at the table who were made feel very welcome! Jacinta was extremely attentive and very professional. Everyone at the table commented on the service. Will certainly be back. There was...More

Thank Siobhan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here two days in a row. The food and service are both outstanding. Food for the children was excellent. Best coffee I’ve had in a long while. Beef brisket sandwich was so tasty. The home made bread is a must. The ice cream is...More

Thank Ger O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to treat ourselves to an evening meal and booked a table at The Oarsman. The maitre'd recalled that we requested a specific table and duly brought us to the same. He didn't need to explain the second. Delightful music on a busy Saturday night...More

Thank Moonlight_in_Mayo
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Visited here last evening with my husband and three daughters, everything about this place ticks all the boxes from the professional attentive staff, the creative delicious food, the wine list, the cleanliness of the toilets, the fantastic unintrusive background classical guitarist, the cosy atmosphere and...More

Thank kayla9
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My wife and I decided to brave the snow and visit Carrick today. Our trip was well worth it with a visit to the Oarsman. We have been there before in the evening but I have to say their lunch specials are brilliant. With the...More

1  Thank Alex C
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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$31
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, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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