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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” (27 reviews)
“duck” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Crinkill, Birr, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Love eating here. Food is excellent and varied menu choices always available on the menu. There is also an early bird menu.The entree mushrooms is the best I have tasted as it is stuffed with potato. The prawn pastas are very tasty and the steak...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank karen g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a busy Saturday with small children. Excellent service throughout by staff who went above and beyond to accommodate little people. Good value and above average food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Declan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here with a group of co workers for christmas everything was very good starters mains desserts all 100% great service and staff well done to all

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wanttobecritic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So after seeing loads of great reviews for this place we decided to give it a whirl. We were greeted by a young blonde lady who didn't seem too happy about having a couple of new customers at 8.10, even though they serve until 9pm....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Moonbug368
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Poor quality of food we were cramped into our seats too many at one table. Only had starter and main service slow

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary C
Reviewed 16 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 11 November 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Deb G
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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