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The Locke Restaurant - CLOSED

The Docks | St Peters Port, Athlone 0000, Ireland
+353 90 649 4517
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
25 Apr 2015
“SO Closed! !!!!”
13 Apr 2015
“This restaurant is closed for months”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Docks | St Peters Port, Athlone 0000, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 247 reviews

Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

This place has been closed for over 3 months. It should be removed as it's very misleading for all. Why has it not been removed. It's closed no point in having this listed

6  Thank martina l
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Why is this restaurant end rated at number 2? It's closed and you are providing incorrect information at trip advisor allowing people to go here to find it closed? Give the other good servicing restaurants a chance?

11  Thank markp1975
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Reviewed 27 February 2015

Last time I ate here..before Christmas 2014, it was lovely although the restaurant was cold. Sorry to hear it has closed but it has.. so remove it as #1!! Misleading for potential visitors to Athlone.

13  Thank anitadeco
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Trip advisor should remove this place. It's closed about 2 months now. It's pointless having it here & especially as most of his reviews where made up by friends. It's all false

21  Thank Honest J
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Great food in a lovely atmosphere. A long evening filled with delicious dishes, good company, and a wonder ful setting.

Thank mfeurich
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Passed by this restaurant recently and we were shocked to see it had closed! We have eaten in The Locke on several occasions and we were never disappointed, most recent was new years eve. The food was always delicious, service excellent, presentation superb and staff...More

9  Thank Martina F
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Made a booking for Wed night, then our plans changed so i rang to go on Thur night. The guy who i spoke to said fine, no problem. Asked directions at our hotel and was told they had closed two weeks ago. Went to the...More

17  Thank Carmel277
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

in town for a Groupon weekend.asked a local where to eat and she said the locke.on a par with a Mitchell star we ate at in France last summer.pure class

3  Thank Tommy L
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

Food was melt in your mouth, staff very welcoming and early bird excellent value. Will be back again.

4  Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 2 January 2015

The Locke is by far my favourite restaurant in Athlone. Specially during the Christmas holidays the atmosphere is magical. The venue on its own is simply unique and the food is absolutely delicious! The staff is very attentive and always very polite. I love the...More

3  Thank Mia L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$18 - US$43
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Docks | St Peters Port, Athlone 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 649 4517
  • E-mail
The Locke Restaurant, Athlone is located in Athlone's historical quater and is set in an enchanting 150 year old church which stands proudly on the waterfront. The church was the original Anglican church in Athlone and dates back to the early 1800's. The church still retains most of its original fetures which now form part of the gorgeous restaurant that is The Locke. The Locke is situated beside the beer garden entrance to Sean's Bar, Ireland's Oldest Pub, Athlone Castle and is in the heart of the bustling nightlife of Athlone. The restaurant is one block away from the Dean Crowe theatre. It also also is within walking distance of some of Athlone's wonderful attractions, such as the Viking Boat Cruise and the Luain Gallery. The core of the restaurant, set in the captivating and magnificent church which dates back to 1858, now known as the Locke Restaurant is the second level with its high church beamed ceilings, warm, atmospheric lighting, panelling and rich carpet. The cosy snug bar located on the lower level has a dramatic feel about it. There is live piano and harp sessions every Saturday night in the bar area of the restaurant and all are welcome to come and enjoy it, even for a drink. The Locke Restaurant is a proud Irish Restaurant, specialising in fine Irish cuisine and seafood with a strong focus on local suppliers and produce. Our award winning Head Chef and his excellent team cook everything fresh to order and take great pride in the quality and standard of food they produce.The Locke Restaurant is open from Tuesday to Sunday served full evening, Al a Carte Menu from 5pm to 9.30Pm and There is also a great value Early Bird Menu available each day from 5pm to 7pm with 2 courses starting from €21.00 Per person. The Locke also has capacity for groups and parties with our private dining room options available for small or large groups and parties. We also have Group Menus and tailored packages for groups.
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