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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family lunch in the Lime Kiln. Staff very welcoming and food was good. Not much by way of gluten free options for my daughter, no gluten free burger buns and few options as most dishes had gluten. That said, all of enjoyed our food and...will return again.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 16 May 2022

I have been dying to try this place out for a while as I have heard some good reviews and finally got the opportunity. I like the decor and the inside is very spacious and well set out. Very welcoming greeting when we arrived and...brought to our tables quickly. I will have to agree with other reviewers that the service is very slow although staff are quite friendly. I decided to try the pizzas as I heard this was one of their specialties. To be honest it was average and my son who ordered pizza also said it was average and that he had eaten better in other places. The winner was the scampi however, which one of our group ordered. Hands down the best scampi I've seen and tasted and was made from king prawns and not the usual small prawns. The batter was amazing on them.. Also worth a try is the Onion rings which were done in the lightest (almost tempura like) batter. All in all average enough meal, but with a lovely setting and friendly staff.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 21 November 2021 via mobile

Family meal, service was spot on and the food was excellent. The Covid 19 check in was done but word of advice open your Covid certificate on phone before going in as the lime kiln has not phone reception when inside. The tables were well...separated and we all felt comfortable.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 6 September 2021 via mobile

We stopped here for a meal on our way home from the beach so we didn't mind sitting outside. I didn't realise that they were serving their food in Styrofoam containers yet still charging the full price. I had queue up twice as we were...informed that two of the items we had ordered were not available! They had a one way system in play but when followed the directions , they led me to an area that was cordained off. I mentioned this to one of the staff members and she told me to ignore it! We waited 45 minutes for our food only for to it given to nearby table. They was no numbering system in place.Surely they time during lockdown to come up with something! We were then handed the food by the people who had opened and handled our order! I informed the manager but she wasn't very concerned. I would never darken their door again. They should look up faulty towers to perhaps improve their business.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

We have been here a few times after randomly stumbling across. We know travel out of our way multiple times a year. Food is 10/10

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

This is our absolute favourite and go-to when we want a nice dinner out or have family to stay. Everything i have had on their menu is fabulous! Goats cheese spring rolls as a starter are to die for, as well as the burgers, sweet...potato fries and my Dad keeps talking about their caramelised onion flatbread thing. A nice selection of drinks too. Pre-covid, it was lovely to go into the pub part and listen to live music, hopefully one day that will be back! Post-covid we have been twice and still fantastic.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

We dined here early evening, by the time we were leaving it was full. A need to book ahead is essential. Menu not the same as before but good enough for choice only one exception though .. Would like to see more variety for GF...options even on this restricted menu. Mussels was the only GF option for a starter on our evening. Even at that all was fine and look forward to returning. 5 star rating as usual.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 7 August 2020 via mobile

We have not been to the limekiln since covid 19 began, I would give the restaurant and staff full marks for attention to detail, social distancing, wearing masks, one way system, detailed cleaning of tables chairs even menus. The meals were excellent and value for...money, if you are a Guiness drinker the pint has improved and its good. We will be back very soon.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 2 August 2020

Went for food and drinks last night with family!! Absolutely amazing food and exquisite service! Cant imagine how difficult it must be to be in the restaurant industry at the moment but the limekiln went above and beyond to make sure we were well looked...after!! HIGHLY recommend this gastropub! Looking forward to our next visit already!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 30 July 2020 via mobile

Arrived at the Lime Kiln convinced it was the restaurant my wife booked earlier in the week only to learn it was someplace 25km away. Jim from Duleek cabs saved the day obviously knew the owner who was able to accomadate all 9 of us....What a stroke of luck, the Staff could not have been nicer, the food was great and the 2 pints I had were top notch. Highly recommended great menu, chicken wings to die for!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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I would recommend you do yes, very busy place
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The Lime Kiln is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4