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The Bay Tree Restaurant

3 Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 938 3848
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (22 reviews)
“caesar salad” (12 reviews)
“samosas” (5 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dined here as part of a hen party. He food was to die for and the service was excellent. Definitely recommend the cod on a bed of celeriac - delicious!!

Thank kelod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times and always love it so chose to come here for my birthday lunch today. Everything was perfect from start to finish.....really efficient and friendly service and as a 'starting to feel old' newly 41yr old , i left feeling...More

Thank Marsy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely restaurant! We both thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. You can see the class and quality from the menu and then the plating. Chef runs a very good kitchen indeed and every morsel was excellent. All washed down by a delicious red wine....More

Thank Harleyclarkey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here due to a family members recommendations. We weren't disappointed. I went for the fish cakes for starters & the lamb shank for mains, followed up by Paris Brest. The whole thing was really enjoyable. At €28 per head it's not the cheapest for...More

Thank Dundalk84
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Miserable dark wet windy winter night ..went through the door to an oasis of calm, quality and great service. Steak fantastic with creamy spinach and potatoes au gratin. Hake fish cooked to perfection. Small menu reassuring you everything fresh. A must visit if in Carlingford....More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We visited on a Thursday night in January and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.We had a set early evening menu which was amazing.Beautiful mackerel with delicious pickled vegetables and an exquisite goats cheese to start,Scrumptious chicken in a beautiful jus with lovely veg and potatoes and...More

Thank reidysf
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Service was so friendly and attentive. The food was outstanding, everything was cooked perfectly. Great atmosphere even though we were the only ones there for part of the meal.

Thank Geri M
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had a fantastic meal at the Bay Tree just after Christmas. There were 15 of us so it can't have been easy to deliver such high quality for every option and every course, but they did it! Totally delicious food served with a smile....More

1  Thank Julie R
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This was hands down the best meal I have had in Ireland during my 4 months here. I went with the duck, which was amazing!, the Cesar salad - very creative approach and the chorizo was a nice surprise. Carlingford is a fantastic town and...More

Thank weste8
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lovely cosy restaurant, warm ambiance. It is busy ,but service still excellent. Food is so good, we have been twice and I can not fault one thing. I had caesar salad, duck main and brownie for dessert, washed down with a lovely prosecco. yum.

Thank 32travelbug123
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peter D
11 March 2018|
Response from Andy E | Reviewed this property |
It is in season, not sure pre Easter. You had better call or check their website sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 19:15
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Cooley Peninsula  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 938 3848
  • E-mail
We are a beautiful little personal restaurant right in the center of a Medieval Village called Carlingford. Co. Louth. We provide a wonderful array of beautiful meals... Carlingfords only Michelin rated restaurant. We also have 7 beautiful B & B rooms located on our premises. We serve not only the freshest of produce, fish, meats and everything else on our premises. Our poly tunnel supplies us a lot of the year with fresh herbs, salad leaves from our garden which is also on site. We serve freshly ground coffee and lovely cups of tea in the morning and it is a delight to walk through our little garden on a summers evening. We have 2 private function rooms which can hold up to 40. Christenings, Communions, Birthdays, all occasions, specializing in our service for pre-wedding meals.
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