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The Lime Kiln Gastropub opened in March 2015, after extensive refurbishment in the village of Julianstown. Offering an exciting food menu, great wines and a range of specially selected craft beer from around the world. We know that great food starts with great ingredients, and we aim to offer the best of our locally-sourced produce on our menus. We believe we have created something unique and exciting here at The Lime Kiln and together with our talented team we look forward to welcoming you to enjoy our hospitality...! Winner of "Best Gastropub in Meath" 2018
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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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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Reviewed 9 March 2020

top food ,great menu choices and top quality service , good relaxed atmosphere 10/10 on all front a great little gem on the outskirts of town and not far from motorway

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 8 March 2020

I was just in the Limekiln for lunch with family members. They were delighted with their meal and it was great value. However my vegetarian chilli arrived tepid so I sent it back to reheat. I waited 10 minutes for it to arrive back and...it was truly bland, underseasoned and tasteless. Vegetarian option was very small but priced the same as a well filled plate of meat and veg. This was my third time coming and each time I have been disappointed. Please try to make vegetarian food taste better...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

Really nice staff , so warm and friendly-made such an effort as I was on my own, really good food and cosy area. Definitly be back

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

The food is never an issue. It is always excellent.The food is the best in area. The service was very good. We had the avocado salad with the chicken which was so, so good. We had the flat bread which was also very good. Looking...forward to the next visit.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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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