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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

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Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (29 reviews)
“fettuccine” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited Il Collosseo with a party of 8, all having sampled the wonderful service and food before and we weren't disappointed. The prawns to start were superb, the veal for main incredible, not forgetting the Italian potatoes. My Dad had the red snapper, my wife...More

Thank cedjags
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tried Il Colosseo while staying at the nearby Radisson Blu. It was Saturday night so it was busy with a hen night and other large groups, but I managed to get a table without booking. Both the food and service were excellent. I had...More

Thank Neale A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here on Friday 22nd after my wife had booked based on some good reviews from friends and I am very glad we listened, I honestly cannot fault either the quality of service or the food itself. Having been fortunate enough to visit Italy a...More

Thank James Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a last minute decision to eat here today and hadn't visited in a long time . Four of us had a very tasty meal for exceptional value and service. Highly recommend if in the area to try this place. Tastefully decorated nice ambiance Will...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My hubby and I had the pleasure of dining in this first class establishment last night. What a cracker of a restaurant. The service was top class and the food was to die for. Every mouthful was savoury and succulent. You can see the food...More

Thank MagsGalway_Ireland
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I say surprisingly as you don't expect to have one of the most amazing Italian meals ever in Athlone. And that's not me getting at Athlone at all, it's just that when you take a boat out alone the Shannon, you presume you'll be eating...More

Thank RebeccaMOB
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My husband and I ate here recently on a recommendation from a friend who found it a few years ago. We were staying at the nearby Radisson hotel. It is a busy place with friendly efficient staff. The menu is varied. Every dish we and...More

Thank Anna70990
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Walked in on a Saturday night no booking. 3 of us seated within mins. 3 course meal finished within the hour and table back in time for next booking. Excellent food all round. Nice decor and large choice. We'll return again.

Thank paddy08
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Service and atmosphere was great. Steak and pasta was amazing. You need to try the chicken pasta with Focaccia bread. Wine was lovely. All in all this was a lovely, romantic, affordable restaurant.

Thank Aimzk91
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We arrived at this lovely busy restaurant without a reservation and were not disappointed. Had to wait a short time for a table to become available and were happy to do this. Even though the staff were very busy they still had time to smile...More

Thank Elen777
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Niamh S
10 August 2017|
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Response from ghostchild2 | Reviewed this property |
No you have to go up a set of stairs to get to it. I don't ever remember seeing a lift.
25 May 2016|
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Response from RoscommonTony | Reviewed this property |
No they serve wine and beer delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 647 5094
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