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New Forest Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, , Healthy
Higginstown, Tyrrellspass, Ireland
+353 44 922 1100
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Irish, Contemporary, Healthy, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Higginstown, Tyrrellspass, Ireland
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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

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed a lovely meal. Service was very good and attentive. We were in the green room. Thank you

Thank Stenoo
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Fabulous old world three story house with a golf course attached excellent restaurant just off the main Kilbeggan Tyrrellspass rd fab food great service friendly staff well worth a visit

1  Thank goy359
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Recently dined here for a work lunch. I opted for chicken curry. The service was good, the food was good, the atmosphere was good. I couldn't fault it. Would recommend.

1  Thank dkt2010
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Does what it says on the can. Good Irish food with very pleasant, friendly staff. Beautiful Dining room with lovely views of the golf course. Make sure you book for Sunday lunch!

2  Thank AchillShoreView
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Although sounding fancy, facing the beautiful Golf Greens, driving through wonderful forests and pretty paths, the food served in this "fine dining" restaurant was obviously microwave re-heated especially mash and veggies, all overcooked, meats totally hard and overcooked, cake desserts were once again : overcooked,...More

Thank Emelinemeuh
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited here for Sunday evening dinner during the August Bank holiday weekend. They served a very reasonably priced three course menu for under €25 per head. We weren't in a position to stay long as we had to be somewhere else...More

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Called on a beautiful summer's day and was greeted at the door with 'Lunch is finished' and major arm movements and lots of eye-rolling. Thought we had committed the crime of the century. We didn't even want lunch! Thought the manager very rude and the...More

Thank 857lulu
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Staff are really nice and friendly and the views are lovely out the windows. Tables are too close together and so are chairs, people need their space.

Thank Dervilla
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I went to new forest with my family for a small celebration. Outside looks amazing very impressive. It's located on a golfing course. Great first impressions. Staff were very friendly and welcoming and this is was noted as all too often staff impact on your...More

1  Thank Trea86
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$47
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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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