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The Road house

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Bar, Pub, Diner
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The Farmhouse Dublin Road | The Downs, Mullingar, Ireland
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Athlone
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Ten friends for dinner. Great value 3 course meal, generous starters potato skins, soup, bre salad. I had duck ala orange main course it was fabulous perfectly coked and fresh fruit pavlova. Also include a glass of procesco on arrival (Christmas special).. €25 euro pp. very friendly staff service excellent I will definitely go again.

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1 Thank Imelda J
Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

stopped here while travelling from sligo to dublin , we had lovely lunch with great choice on menu for both adults and kids . generous portions with a quick service and my daughter had the best chocolate fudge cake we have had in ages .nice clean restrooms we will be stopping here again

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Thank chefie02
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

i had a lovely dinner here You get three courses for 20 euro and they give you good portions and food is very nice

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1 Thank freshokeeffe
mullingar
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a great stop for Sunday lunch . While it serves the usual lunch menu , roast beef / chicken etc , portions are enormous and the food is always piping hot . In fact , I've often almost burnt myself with the mashed potato . They do a 3 course steak special as well which is great value... More 

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Thank abbafanandmore
County Westmeath, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

o when the fire is lit ya wont want to go home i do pop in for the grub as it is always top noch for food when i travel the dublin rd as its so handy of the bypass and the staff nice and helpfull too, good range of foods and nice spacious seatin too well worth a visit

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Thank pmcdermott74
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Late min decision to drop into roadhouse for dinner for the 1st time as in the area..food was really good and plentiful. Waitress was pleasant and prompt..can't really ask for me.

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Thank David L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We've passed by the Road House many times always promising to try it out. We finally did yesterday evening and what a gem we discovered! The food was delicious, so fresh and tasty and the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff was superb. A definite recommendation and we'll certainly be back!

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Thank Adrian B
Dublin, Ireland
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135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Had a drink here, great roadside bar, pints creamy and food looked good too as lots of people eating. good parking too, ideal for a stop on the road, not too many of them left now with all the motor ways

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1 Thank 562Christine
Bingley
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

The staff were rude, overheard one of the waitresses say 'they cant just turn up like that', we were a coach of about 40 !! Their adverts suggest you can just turn up !! The waitresses proceeded to stomp around in a most angry manner......their body language was atrocious, you two waitresses (think you know who you are) should work... More 

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Thank DoodleBingley
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Clean bright plesant decor and staff. Good varied menu, partner had all day grill. I had half chicken curry and rice served by efficient friendly waitress.

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Thank Anne201520

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Farmhouse Dublin Road | The Downs, Mullingar, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Mullingar

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?