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New Forest Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, , Healthy
Higginstown, Tyrrellspass, Ireland
+353 44 922 1100
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Irish, Contemporary, Healthy, European
€€ - €€€
Higginstown, Tyrrellspass, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve had a few nice Sunday dinners here. Lovely views. Good spot for lunch or dinner! Friendly servers.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shivvyc
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I went here on Saturday evening to celebrate my Graduation from University Galway. I came with my husband, a friend and her husband. The atmosphere and setting were just right for the occasion and we were certainly not disappointed with the food, it was excellent....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MAUREEN M
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

What a heavenly place to have lunch. The place is spectacular. The food is absolutely delicious. Both management and staff all made us feel very welcome and important. Very busy place on any Sunday I hear. Excellent value and can’t wait to get back again...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank eileenb676
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The reception for my niece's wedding was held here recently and it was a wonderful day. the venue was just perfect, the food was good and the service was friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BJP074
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Four of us dined there recently for a birthday lunch. It was extremely busy and there was a great buzz around the place. You do have to book at the weekends because it is so popular. The selection on the Sunday menu was really good,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank penelope105
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Called here in a spur of the moment, I had the seafood chowder, it was very tasty, the service was quick but unfortunately I felt it was a bit cool ,by that I mean not very attentive. Will call again because I do like a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank patrickmV4528CY
Reviewed 31 March 2018

The conservatory extension off the main building is a nice setting but the food was poor. The main course of lamb was dried out completely - must have been cooked and cut long in advance and reheated. It was very bad. In addition the coffee...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Minom P
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Fabouls setting. Dinner for four and have to say really enjoyed it. Staff very friendly, food was so fresh and hot. Lovely menu loads to choose from. We had a small room to your selfs which was nice, everyone enjoyed the meal and I would...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Really excellent spot for an evening meal. delicious steak. Friendly staff. Private. Relaxed atmosphere. Regular visitor. Never disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ideatanythingbut
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I love this restraunt and its surroundings are just fabulous to look at on the drive in and whilst eating in the restraunt looking out at it. The staff are so friendly, chatty and attentive. Always so well looked after when we visit here, the...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank SarahE2535
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Irish, Contemporary, Healthy, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higginstown, Tyrrellspass, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Tyrrellspass
  • Phone Number: +353 44 922 1100
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New Forest House was originally constructed in the 1700's and has been carefully maintained and restored retaining many of its original features. It now contains our Clubhouse, beautiful conservatory Restaurant, Lounge and Private Dining areas. The original courtyard buildings have been converted into luxurious two bedroom lodges for a short break or longer stay in these beautiful surroundings which are only one hour from the centre of Dublin or Galway. New Forest Restaurant has become a hidden gem in Irish culinary circles, familiar faces can be seen returning regularly to enjoy the superb selection of dishes that are available. A recipe of excellent food served in first class surroundings by warm and inviting staff ensures your visit to New Forest will be a memorable experience.
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