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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” (29 reviews)
“bread” (49 reviews)
“mussels” (25 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

On our recent visit to Ireland, one of our priorities was trying to experience highly regarded pubs. In our research, The Oarsman was one of those pubs. The outside of the pub is covered with awards--great sign! We were greeted by a super friendly bartender....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cocoabeth
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went twice over Christmas for lunch. Firstly New Year’s Eve lunch with the family and secondly lunch on 15th Jan. Both times food excellent as always and staff were better than ever.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 299marke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Oarsman for a family get together recently. We had eaten at the Oarsman over 3 years ago, and hoped the quality of the food would still be as good as we remembered. It was just as wonderful as we had remembered....simply delicious!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FallonO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been visiting this place throughout the years and it has never disappointed. The food is absolutely delicious every time and Ronan, Connor and the Team are so attentive, friendly and skilled at what they do, day in and day out, that you will want to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Enrico P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was outstanding Had pork shoulder special, perfect sized portion, could not fault the dish, service was also perfect even with the busy lunch service, Guinness was spot on too Thank you

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I ate here last night and it was as always excellent! Warm and cozy with lovely service despite being booked out. Thanks Guys!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sandeleven
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Visited for the first time last Friday for lunch. Very busy but staff were very quick to take our order. Food was excellent and very reasonable in price. Lovely cosy warm atmosphere. Will definitely dine there again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IrisCudd
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I love visiting the Oarsman for a late lunch. The food is absolutely fab. Today we enjoyed a fab meal starting with roasted veg soup & steamed mussels. Next a beef burger & the dish of the day which was braised pork with creamed mash...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Rhona42
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

I dropped in unannounced on Thursday evening when breaking my journey to the West. Initially I feared there was no free table but the very welcoming staff, realising I could not linger all evening, fitted me in. There was an offer of two courses for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joan B
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Called into The Oarsman on a Rainy Friday night, it was warm, comfortable, cosy, with a talented guitar player playing soft music, “Heaven” the food was amazing, delicious chowder, mussels, and a steak cooked to perfection. After dinner we moved to the bar for some...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dineg
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Ciara O
24 October 2017|
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Response from 54brend | 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$28
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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