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The Poets Rest

Chapel Street, Slane, Ireland
+353 41 982 0738
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“pizza” (14 reviews)
“nachos” (7 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
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American, Irish, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
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Chapel Street, Slane, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Shirley and the girl on reception (I didn't get her name) were amazing and friendly. The setting was surprisingly beautiful inside and out in the beer garden. Food was amazing, especially the muscles and flower pot brownie, which was served with a candle and the...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

First time visit. Very impressed from the meet and greet . Nice layout & atmosphere. Everyone in our group very impressed with their choice and very reluctant to SHARE !. Start to finish a very nice experience. Definitely will return.

Thank TLM666
Reviewed 21 June 2017

You like the way this location is decorated or hate it. But the dishes are good and tasty, although quite high priced. Nice staff serving. No Guinness beer on draft is a shame, however ;-) This location is absolutely not irish in appearence, but a...More

Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Large restaurant for a small village. Prices were average, although it is strange that the fries have to be a side dish, when you buy a burger... it makes it a little bit an overprized bruger. But the quality was good and the presentation beautifull....More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Under new managenent. Fab menu now and lively surroundings. Old place was tired and dull. Check out the Inside Out pages on Social Media

2  Thank SCKav
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Have visited several times since they opened. It's so much better than The Poets Rest which was a nice local restaurant but could be hit and miss with hours of opening and food wasn't always up to par. Inside Out is amazing. The new decor...More

1  Thank Notmyrealname32
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We dropped into The Poets Rest on Sunday .The place is nicely done out and the staff very helpful and friendly. The food was good . The tomato chilli soup spicey and tasty , however served in a flower pot, I'd prefer a bowl. The...More

1  Thank Daneoinl
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

it was alrite, much the same as home cooking an im a great cook !!! but this was dearer ! bad parking outside. so park on the roof . more room. its closed now so ther u go !!!! nothing to see here !!!! move...More

Thank kaleesie987
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I heard from the locals that it was sold and will reopened soon as a restaurant. i can tell you that it is in a really nice building and I hope it again becomes a restaurant. Slane needs another one for sure.

Thank lindawojcik
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal my first time to visit the poets rest food was excellent and staff were very efficent will definitely return again highly recommend it

Thank budaone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Street, Slane, Ireland (Formerly The Poet's Rest)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Slane
  • Phone Number: +353 41 982 0738
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Established in 2011, The New Poet's Rest fuses classic and modern cuisine in a casual and contemporary setting. Newly refurbished in 2014 with revamped menus with all time favourites and new additions of our own invention, we have something for everyone. Whether it's a quiet night out for two, or a bigger occasion, we cater to all. Dietary requirements can be met also. Bookings or walk ins.
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