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Hatters Bistro

The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 3077
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (24 reviews)
“greek salad” (3 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely heavenly delicious food, what a treasure - wii be back! Great service and friendly staff - perfect place to eat but booking is advised!

Thank maryclerk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Wednesday night and the place was buzzing. A few different large parties all appeared to be enjoying themselves & their food. We thoroughly enjoyed all 3 courses and was great value on early bird menu. Staff were excellent too. Will definitely be...More

1  Thank BarrysMrs
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is my favourite restaurant with such a big character! The food was amazing, every course we got was flawless! It's great value for top of the range food served to a Michelin standard! We will definitely be back again to try another dish!

Thank Eddie C
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent value and the food was delicious . All 3 courses were beautiful. The staff were so friendly and helpful and I cannot wait to go back again to taste another dish!!

Thank Caroline O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Dined here on a social night out and was very happy we chose it. Food was very good with plenty of choice. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and service was professional. The atmosphere was great. Desserts were really good. Love the fact...More

Thank fitzzyma
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Hatters offers an appealing and varied menu. Set menu options offer excellent value while maintaining high standards. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived here last minute one evening and it was a very pleasant surprise. Lovely ambience in this old world Hollywood themed restaurant. Shown to our table by a very nice young man who promptly took our drinks order. Food was excellent, well presented and served...More

Thank Monica1704
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Hatters was 'our' place that we went but visited here recently it was a Saturday not too busy but we felt that was a rush get us out we had two course and was all eaten and out in 35 minutes.. it was just go...More

Thank Sinead K
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Was away with friends to Athlone and decided to return to Hatters for a meal. Had to go early as really busy. There last year and really enjoyed it but not this time. Food ordinary especially the main course. Feel it needs a gizz up....More

Thank Dermot C
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend brought me for a meal for my 30th Birthday...she had booked the meal a week in advance and was told we would have to be gone by 8.30, our meal was booked for 6. It was a Saturday night and I understand it...More

Thank DessieAthlone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 647 3077
  • E-mail
Welcome to Hatter's Lane Bistro at Strand Street on Athlone's Leinster shore. Ideally located 3 minutes from the Town Bridge, Radisson, Prince of Wales and Sheraton hotels. The Hollywood themed bistro offers a welcoming cosy atmosphere with open fire, check table clothes, walls adorned with movie star icons. The background music is easy listening typically featuring tunes from Sinatra, Martin, Bennett and the likes...
Running in tandem with Gertie Brown's old world award winning pub, Hatters Lane offers the customer a unique and satisfying dining experience and hopefully will continue to serve great food well for years to come...
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