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The Fatted Calf Restaurant

Church Street | Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 643 3371
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“bread” (29 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (5 reviews)
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
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Church Street | Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Athlone, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 426 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Galway for the weekend and we were so pleasantly surprised. Food was totally delicious, staff very friendly and decor very cool. Very stylish place that should be on the map!

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Trip Advisor came up trumps again! Fab lunch at The Fatted Calf - wine, main and dessert were brilliant and the service was top notch 😃

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Listed as number 12 in the reviews, this must be incorrect because my experience this evening was nothing but exceptional. From the moment of being greeted to being seen to the door on leaving this establishment has it all. Knowledgable, welcoming, hospitable staff, super fresh...More

Thank Gerry P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, which you can watch being prepared. The burger is full of flavour, a tasty Caesar Salad + treble dipped chips!!, All with very friendly service. Recommend you try

Thank StuieBSolihull
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had best meal here during our trip to Athlone. The food was absolutely delicious, great wine and the service from our lovely waitress Aoife was excellent. So glad we got to eat there before their annual holiday. Enjoy the break guys you really deserve it....More

Thank shirleymaria3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited here recently for a birthday celebration with 8 other friends. the food was fantastic. We were on the 5.30 sitting. The scallops, which were a special of the day and the prawns from the supper menu were just fantastic. Many of us chose...More

Thank VodkaHelen
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Deserving winners of several rewards. The exceptionally tasty menu offerings will not disappoint. The lunch and early bird menus are keenly priced. Beautifully decorated. A must visit for the highest quality fresh local produce.

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We went here for lunch on the recommendation of a a friend and I must say it did not disappoint. Had the most amazing soup Butternut squash and roasted sweet potato it was beautiful. Would highly recommend this place.

Thank sikirby
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My annual lunch/day out for my birthday, was a surprise visit to the Fatted Calf, in Athlone, and it didn't disappoint. The staff were really nice and pleasant, the menu had a good choice and the food was really good. The atmosphere was relaxed and...More

Thank Mary2013Septenber
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had the pleasure of dining here last week. The staff were amazing, so friendly and efficient, and the meal was one of the best meals we ever had. We both had chicken ceasar salad which was delicious. And then I had pork belly (...More

Thank mikedawn2016
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Questions & Answers
Niamh S
4 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Fiona O | Property representative |
Yes, the bathroom facilities are wheelchair accessible, with all of the necessary handrails, and emergency pull cord as required by code.
Collette S
30 April 2016|
Response from Fiona O | Property representative |
Hi Collette, apologies for the delay in answering your question. We do not open on Sundays, with some exceptions e.g. Mother's Day or Father's Day. Our normal hours are Tuesday, Wednesday 5:30pm, Thursday, Friday and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 643 3371
  • E-mail
At The Fatted Calf Restaurant, our mission is to source and forage the best of local, Irish artisan produce, which we cook and serve on seasonal menus to our customers. All of our wines come from small, family producers from Wines Direct, Liberty Wines and Tindal Wines, our grass fed dry aged beef is supplied by John Stone Fine Foods.
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