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Bistro 53

No. 53 | Main street, Maynooth, Ireland
+353 1 628 9001
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
“sea bass” (29 reviews)
“crab claws” (11 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
No. 53 | Main street, Maynooth, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 625 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Luck enough to get a reservation for dinner at 20.30. Before going into restaurant, we took advice from owner and attended his brothers restaurant in Fagans Lane which is just around the corner, for cocktails. The service was fantastic. The staff and owners took time...More

3  Thank Christina S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch with business counterparts- a very nice restaurant, intimic with excellent food, price is quite fair, very good service.

1  Thank doritS94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really fab sea food. Fresh and plentiful. Great staff welcoming and attentive. €25 for 2 courses. Scallops fab starter. Sea bass moist and fresh. Seafood linguine really tasty

2  Thank mosi_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant. I had been there for lunch before, which was always good, but this was my first evening visit. The place was buzzing but luckily, we had booked a table so we didn't have to wait. The staff were so pleasant, especially our waiter....More

1  Thank Mandycat54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always another great experience in Bistro 53 in Maynooth. Fantastic lunch deal at €11.95 for 2 courses until 3pm. Nice setting with really welcoming staff. Flavoured water 🍓 🍓 was constantly topped up into my glass which was an added bonus . Enjoyed chicken...More

2  Thank Donal L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice tasty food good quality produce and well presented. Waiter service friendly and attentive. Nice atmosphere and clean restaurant. Great selection on menu.

2  Thank andclimbing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was not impressed by this restaurant, its quite expensive for food that's really not that impressive, staff not that friendly, when we were there the waitress managed to break a glass of water over my niece, without apologising, I thought I'd just not heard her...More

1  Thank price742014
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Went there on a busy Thursday evening, after reading good reviews, so decided give a place a try. Had scallops and black pudding as starter, and Tuna steak for main. Scallops nice and juicy, tuna steak perfectly cooked to medium rare. Place is busy, but...More

1  Thank dunlincitytourgroup
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I went for dinner with my wife to find a screw in my dinner thank god I did not eat the screw, crazy

10  Thank Des G
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Honestly the service was outstanding along with the food. It was fine dying done very well. Very affordable for the level of quality you are receiving. I would highly recommend and will 110% be back.

1  Thank Experience674809
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Yvonne B
18 February 2018|
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Response from Guido1505 | Reviewed this property |
A risotto takes about 20 to 30 minutes to cook.
24 January 2018|
Response from Irish_Nana_Carmel | Reviewed this property |
They certainly do. It's very popular so be sure to book well in advance.
Roza R
19 September 2017|
Response from MAL1976 | Property representative |
Hi. Please call 016289001 to book your table. We catwe for vegan aswell. There are not to many options for vegan but we can do it. Regards. Adrian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 53 | Main street, Maynooth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Maynooth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 628 9001
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