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The Thatch

€€ - €€€Irish, European,
Crinkill, Birr, Ireland
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“duck” (14 reviews)
“garlic potatoes” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Crinkill, Birr, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had salmon for lunch, no problem doing it dairy free. Lovely staff, very friendly and very helpful. Open fire was nice too!

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate there this evening as a couple. Had heard a lot about the restaurant but we were very disappointed. I had the terrain for starters which I couldnt eat. I had the duck for my main which was a bit tough. Stuffing and sauce...More

Thank traveltravel2016
Reviewed 14 October 2018

we called in saturdaty evening to this lovely pub/restaurant, the menu is very reasonably priced with a set menu of 2 course for 25 euro or 3 course for 30, the food was excellent and the staff were very friendly, the toilets were very clean,...More

Thank Pat Pabbo C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Lovely location and real home cooking . Nice staff and owner came out to us and we had a real old fashioned chat about food and everything else that was going on in the world. Will go again when I am in Birr as it...More

Thank R3827FCdanielc
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Super fantastic - service and food! Great gluten free choices (I had leg of lamb - unbelievably good). Love the ambience - the cozy room you are asked to sit in to review the menu, the restaurant, the bar area - so beautiful. Would thoroughly...More

1  Thank Deb G
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub/ restaurant which is just outside Birr in Crinkle. Just lovely food. Big portions and great staff. Be hungry when you go there and perhaps incorporate it into a walk there and back if you are staying in Birr. Best atmosphere in the...More

Thank mumofteenagers2018
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Passing through Birr and called in. We had no booking and even though very busy we were given menu's and got table soon after. For starters we had Smoked chicken croquet salad and Seafood chowder. Both were of the highest quality. For mains we had...More

1  Thank patclaire123
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Lovely old thatched pub. Great atmosphere and lovely people. Great music and sing song the night we visited.

Thank Maeve010
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in this lovely pub after a long day of sightseeing. Loved the place! The service was outstanding and the staff were friendly and great craic. We were very impressed with how well dressed the staff were and the easy going manner they interacted with...More

2  Thank Shane G
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here recently following a visit to Birr Castle. The food was delicious and the waiting staff outstanding and very friendly. Definitely worth visiting this lovely thatched pub.

Thank maryhW9899HP
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29 August 2017|
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Response from Keith L | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Contact the restaurant.
Barbara D
9 January 2017|
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Response from karen g | Reviewed this property |
the thatch inn restaurant tel. no. is 0862656336 or 0579120682. Karen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crinkill, Birr, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Birr
  • Phone Number: 057-912-0682
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