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The Fiddlers Elbow

Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 966 3863
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time at the Fiddlers Elbow with a work colleague, excellent food pleasant service will be back !!

Thank jimfleming63
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently had lunch here...the disabled access was a refreshing bonus to the 5* service we received. The staff could not have been more accommodating and the food was delicious....I would highly recommend!! Thanks again for all your help xx

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We got a delicious meal, service was great and the atmosphere was lovely. Very suitable for any occasion really. If I had a small criticism I would say the cod portion was skimpy compared to the meal my partner got but it was still very...More

Thank ferneross
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a delicious panini in the sandwich bar recently. Carefully prepared by Kate who was very friendly and very helpful. Wonderful selection of fillings... As a connoisseur of paninis, I rate it No.1

Thank Drumgurl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Heading to the Shirley Estate for a charity evening event and decided to stop here (the town has lots of places). The service is typical Ireland, friendly but professional. Menu had a great selection but we both decided on fish which was excellent, although the...More

Thank baldandbeautiful666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by on our way to Dublin. Located right in town center. Vegetarian soup was hearty and served with brown bread - satisfied a very picky vegetarian. Chocolate pudding desert was excellent as well. Location is very deceiving. Expansive inside, but still comfortable. Used to...More

1  Thank Remy1027
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Fiddlers Elbow offer excellent food at reasonable prices. My wife and I ordered à la carte. My wife got a curry which was excellent and a lot of other diners were eating curry. Kids menu is also represented and the choice was varied. My...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having eaten here before several times on the a la carte menu, we decided to try carvery lunch on the Bank Holiday Monday. It had been quite a while since we had eaten carvery in The Fiddlers but the food looked nice so we got...More

Thank Foomom
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

...ok, maybe it was the Lazy Lizard Chardonnay from France. But Mark and his granny rolled out the red carpet for us, nevertheless❗️ It was quite the memorable experience.More

1  Thank Celine H
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This review had myself and the team in fits of laughter as Kate is quite often referred to as the granny of many a member of staff at The Fiddlers and further afield, (I think she quite likes the title really though)! Also once again...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Had my sons confirmation in the fiddlers elbow the food was fantastic and staff very friendly and great service

1  Thank Anita S
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your concise review of your son's confirmation with us. I'm glad you all had an enjoyable day and my team and I look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 966 3863
  • E-mail
The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €11 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!! 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €28.00. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
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