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The Roost

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
+353 1 628 9843
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“pub food” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As we all know Maynooth is a University with anything up to 11,000 students so no surprise that most places are busy especially when dropping kids off to College. The menu was nothing fancy and the decor was the same. What was unusual was that...More

Thank OwenMcKeownDlk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Maynooth, you must have to visit this place! Have your lunch, dinner, listen music or dancing

Thank Micireland2
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in Maynooth for a night make sure you head to the roost for a lively atmosphere and a bit of live music. We had a great time even though it was packed. Good spot recommended to us by local friends.

Thank suzdow
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This great local pub in Maynooth has great food and good atmosphere,there's always a friendly welcome from the waiting staff, busy at weekends especially sunday evenings during term time. A well run traditional establishment.

Thank fintan h
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is our third year stopping off at the Roost in Maynooth on our way back from our annual trip to Seapoint Rugby blitz. As usual 'Jaz' and her staff looked after us and managed to feed 50 children and 30 parents/coaches within 15 minutes...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

So, English guy on business trip to Ireland I obviously got a local colleague to take me to his local bar for a Guinness! Very atmospheric bar, kind of what I imagined local Ireland to be. Guinness lived up to expectations completely

Thank Sleightym
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We needed something fairly quick as we were attending a concert in town. Good selections, good service and timely turnaround. We returned after the concert and they had a great band. Stayed until almost 1 AM. Despite being a college spot, we (much older) never...More

Thank ontheroadagn7
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of eating and drinking at this establishment when I went to see my daughter who is studying abroad in Ireland. It is a top-notch place as far as entertainment and atmosphere. As far as the food goes we had a party of...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly great value. Good all round grub. Location handy in maynooth. Friendly staff. Spicy chicken wings are great.

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I ate here recently and was pleasantly surprised. The menu offers a great variety of food, as well as early bird options and daily specials. I ordered the pan fried chicken. It was very tasty and not a bit tough or dry. The staff were...More

Thank Karl J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Maynooth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 628 9843
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