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The Gatehouse - CLOSED

Parsons Street, Maynooth, Ireland
+353 1 629 1522
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (22 reviews)
“carbonara” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pizza, International, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
Parsons Street, Maynooth, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 3 April 2018

It is a wonderful place to celebrate a special occasion. We had a menu made specially for our party made up a family group of 24 of all ages. There were something to suit everybody, the food was delicious. The Waiting staff were efficient, kind,...More

Thank Lyons1
Alan O, Owner at The Gatehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your birthday with us. Hope to see you again in the future, regards, Alan

Reviewed 12 January 2018

First of all we came and smelled moisture. This smell was very heavy. Next - very cold inside :( . It was around 2 o'clock. Waitress came to us with menu after 8 min around and came back after 10! We just wanted to drink...More

Thank Kasia M
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Very friendly service. Best chocolate brownie in town!!!. It's a really nice little restaurant. Reasonable prices and a relaxed atmosphere. Thumbs up 👍

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Loved every minute of my trip to this restaurant service was Brillant so polite and accomadating. They handled a big group no problem. The food was Devine mouth watering very tasty would recommend this for lunch or dinner.

Thank AnnRebecca11
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Such a lovely setting for this restaurant beside the castle and close to the gates of the University. We visited on a warm afternoon and sat outside with our dog. There were several other diners outside enjoying the sunshine. Tables are well spaced and we...More

Thank Ulysses2012
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Very basic dishes, the service was pleasant. The scones were fine when available. If you want breakfast be sure to arrive in time.

Thank AAII_9
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lovely atmosphere in this place when I visited it last week with my husband who is now a mature student in Maynooth. Great menu with good choice and reasonable prices. Will most definitely go back when in Maynooth again. Great for parents with kids in...More

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The gatehouse is a good spot with two maybe three friends, but any bigger and you may struggle to find space... Great food no doubt, the cod in beer batter is amazing and likewise is the burger. Only thing I could fault about the meal...More

Thank Conor E
Alan O, Owner at The Gatehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Conor, thank you for your review and custom. We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Our coffee is dibar , which is the most popular coffee amongst high end restaurants in Spain and France, not instant. I agree our restaurant can get...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband popped into this restaurant in Maynooth for a bite to eat,was attracted to the outdoor seating which was picturesque,as we had our dog with us ,so outdoor seating was a must,we ordered pasta dishes and ,I can only say it was...More

1  Thank Jan W
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner are here this evening, friendly staff and fantastic food . The wings are excellent, I ordered the fish and chips (something I would never order) it was really really good, beautiful fish and batter was light and crunchy,Great chip's mushy peas...More

2  Thank kendeevy
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Pizza, International, Contemporary
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parsons Street, Maynooth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Maynooth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 629 1522
  • E-mail
Our cosy rivereside restaurant seats forty people. We also have an Al Fresco dining area seating up to forty people along the riverside overlooking Maynooth Castle. We serve lunch from 12 daily Monday to Sunday.Breakfast served on Saturday and Sunday from 10am Earlybird menu available at selected times. We have a dining area suitable for groups (communions,confirmations, birthdays business lunch) up to 30 people for a lunch or dinner booking, with stunning views of castle castle.Wine and bottled beer available Call us for more details.
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