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Carlingford Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
The Carlingford Arms, a long established bar, seafood and traditional Irish restaurant is situated in the heart of medieval Carlingford. The Carlingford Arms Menus are available throughout the week (we are open 7 days a week) in our restaurant, Bar & Lounge serving local CARLINGFORD OYSTERS, freshly caught seafood, prime cuts of locally sourced beef as well as our delicious CARLINGFORD SEAFOOD CHOWDER. The selection of food also includes a full children's menu, vegetarian alternatives and our homemade desserts. Our wine list is constantly being updated with new and exiting flavours to complement the menu. The restaurant enjoys full bar facilities.
US$6 - US$34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch 3x adults and 3 kids and a toddler.. great character in the bar and really friendly staff, especially Darragh who was full of banter and a definite asset to the bar/restaurant. All the adults had the burger, the kids had the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank erin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in for lunch after a wander around Carlingford. The main meals were moderately expensive but we all settled on toasties and the soup of the day, which were pretty reasonable at around €4-5. Very pleasant pub, good service. I imagine that in summer...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Neil B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub and restaurant, food was great, nicely presented and good taste. The atmosphere lovely. Greeted nicely and well looked after. Only slight groan would be the prices, but recommended

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Z9398YTmarkb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in by chance for lunch. Two meals were chowder and vegetable soup. Service was good in spite of it being busy. Bar is in a great location in Carlingford. The food - chowder was very good with plenty of fish and not bulked up...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Maybe that's why we were able to find parking on the street very close to the restaurant. Carlingford is a very quaint old town. The Carlingford Arms is well suited to this place, a small friendly restaurant with bar. I think most of us ordered...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pk1363
-TheCarlingfordArms-, Manager at Carlingford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi pk1363 Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Wonderful to hear you had such a nice evening and what a lovely connection you have with the village. All our seafood is sourced from a local Fish Monger and comes right...More

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent Service from the girl behind the bar around 6.00 o ‘clock. Beautiful Irish Coffees one blind one. Live Music. Well done. We will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SandraDublin_Ireland
-TheCarlingfordArms-, Manager at Carlingford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2018

Oh you cant beat an Irish Coffee here at the Carlingford Arms; sitting beside our warm open fire- makes you never want to leave !!! Thank you for the lovely review and see you again soon.

Reviewed 15 November 2018

Excellent service from Chris, and probably nicest fish & chip in the country. More compliments to chef.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Morgansfinefish123
-TheCarlingfordArms-, Manager at Carlingford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review. All our fish is locally sourced and guaranteed to taste delicious, so we definitely agree the finest fish and chips in Ireland are here at the Carlingford Arms !!! We will pass on your compliments to Chris our...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and very warm friendly welcome, great staff! Would go there again!! Recommended, it’s hard to choose in such an exciting town! We chose well

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank StephenMcG2014
-TheCarlingfordArms-, Manager at Carlingford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Hi StephenMcG2014 Thanks so much for the lovely review. Carlingford has so many lovely places to visit !! Thank you for choosing us hope to see you again soon !!

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Called in just be chance last weekend with my mummy’s and dog (small yorkie). We asked a girl called Sharon who turned out to own it could pebbles sit in with us at the back. She allowed her thankfully. She was so nice for letting...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank seanamariec
-TheCarlingfordArms-, Manager at Carlingford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

HI Seanamarie C, Although it is not always possible for us to accommodate pets we are happy we were able to play host to little pebbles on that particular day. I am guessing pebbles also enjoyed some yummy roast beef - that’s if there were...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This place is where it’s at! I recommend the seafood chowder but understand it is a BIG bowl! The first night I got this and an entree (chicken breast with champ and tobacco onions) it was so much food! Had the chowder the second night...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank papasprocket
-TheCarlingfordArms-, Manager at Carlingford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Hi Curtis B, Awesome review thanks so much for making yourself heard, if your coming to the Carlingford Arms you better come hungry all our portions are big and tasty just what you need to set you up for a night of fun entertainment! We...More

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31 July 2017|
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Response from angelanp | Reviewed this property |
We got a starter between two,two main meals and two desserts. It cost just over 50 euro for all that. Didn't get pints.
Megan S
25 March 2017|
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Response from Sandra E | Reviewed this property |
Hi Megan , I was a visitor to Carlingford. You will definitely have a ball there . Perfect for a hen night or weekend for sure . The atmosphere is electric so it is . You will not be disappointed at all. People are the best... More
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