Motte & Bailey Restaurant

Motte & Bailey Restaurant

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+353 90 648 1240+ Add website
Hours
Sun
12:00 - 16:0017:00 - 20:30
Thu
17:00 - 22:00
Fri
17:00 - 22:00
Sat
17:00 - 22:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.5 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Irish, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
features
Does this restaurant serve Bar / Pub food?
CUISINES
Irish, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles122 reviews
Excellent
89
Very good
23
Average
5
Poor
4
Terrible
1
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Caroline Kelly-Dunne
Dublin241 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 couples
We had our first experience of this fabulous restaurant yesterday and were absolutely bowled over with it. From the initial welcome right through to the end it was an absolute joy. It was busy, from couples to groups of people dining together. The menu has something for everyone. The 4 of us chose different starters and each one was top notch, fresh and full of flavour. 3 of our party had steaks and all agreed they were the best steaks they've had in a very long time.we didn't have room for desert but will definitely try to have some next time. This is an absolute gem of a restaurant. I'd highly recommend a visit and can personally recommend the Thai curry, it was mouthwatering. We can't wait to visit again. This is a chef who takes pride in the food they serve. The restaurant is in a very old country house which adds to the whole experience. The prices are very affordable and less than one might expect to pay for the level of quality. We can't wait to return. Huge thanks to Michelle for the welcome and excellent service
Written 4 September 2022
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Michelle F
Thank you so much for your kind words. It’s so kind of you to take the time to give us such nice feedback. It really means a lot. We hope to welcome you back soon again.
Written 8 September 2022
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Karen C
Dublin52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 couples
We finally got to revisit Motte and Bailey after Covid and it was even better than on previous occasions. Covid partitions help make the restaurant more cosy and private. Service was excellent. Starters of soup and Bacon and black pudding salad were faultless. Steaks and Duck dishes were perfect with healthy portions. Coffees were a perfect finish to a really good meal in lovely surroundings. Well done Michelle and Team.
Written 5 September 2020
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K957HPmichellef
Ah thank you so much for your kind words.
Written 6 September 2020
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Malanaphy
Dublin39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 family
We had the most delicious meal yesterday in Motte & Bailey. There was a group of 16 of us and everyone raved about the food! Nice large portions, extra veg, delicious steaks and an excellent wine menu! The girls serving us were really professional and helpful to us in everyday! Anna was one of them, the other, a brunette was also brilliant! Hats off to the chef for providing gorgeous, piping hot food to everyone. We will definitely be back , Thank you all!
Written 25 September 2022
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Bumpydog
Trim90 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 none
I'm sure that the food is wonderful, however, we didn't get the pleasure of confirming this. Given the remote location of this restaurant, most people would have to go out of their way to get there. That was us. We took a large detour on our way home to get there. We tried to call twice before detouring to have the phone unanswered. Then to get there to be told they were full was extremely frustrating. It takes 10 seconds to pick up a phone to tell prospective diners that there are no free tables. Remember the old adage...Manners cost nothing.
Written 26 February 2023
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Ds23
7 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 family
Had dinner here after a family christening recently. We had booked in on a Sunday afternoon. Place wasn't overly busy yet the service was terrible. We had a long wait for every course and some of our dessert had not even arrived when other had finished eating their meal. I had been really looking forward to dining here but can honestly say the food was just average and I definitely wouldn't be rushing back.
Written 26 February 2023
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Charlie D
County Offaly4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 none
My partner and I were about to dine here and then the Corvid virus arrived. Scroll forward four months and we finally get to eat here on a Sunday evening. Arrival to exit, the service was excellent, as was the fare. Highly recommended and we will be dining there again.
Written 20 July 2020
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Lorraine G
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 family
Where to start had the pleasure of attending my friends wedding yesterday. From the moment we arrived Michelle and all the staff could not of done enough. It was 5 star food and service. The setting was just magical from the candles, lights and flowers all done by the amazing team. The beautiful garden for the photos and to sit out in was a hidden jem. A special shout out to charleen nothing was 2 much and always in hand to help.
Written 12 July 2024
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d d
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 family
Ate here for my Dad's birthday, it's been a while since I've been and it was just beautiful! Had mains and desert, restaurant was so welcoming, warm and cosy. I had the fish combo which was divine. Had a drink in the bar afterwards, lovely cosy fire lighting, really enjoyed, highly recommend.
Written 4 March 2024
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Ann B
46 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 family
First time at Motte and Bailey for birthday celebration. Food was excellent big portions and so tasty. Great value!! Staff couldn't do enough very friendly and chatty. Would definitely recommend and will be back soon!!
Written 3 September 2023
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Lovetotravel
Dublin83 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 family
This was the best restaurant in the Athlone / Moate area. It’s now the best in the Midlands. An absolute gem ! Shane is the chef and the menu is always varied - and the food unbelievable. Michelle takes care of everything else with charm and charisma fitting a lovely rural eatery. Enjoy.
Written 2 February 2023
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fiona H
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
Outstanding food, value for money and excellent customer service. Both the restaurant and bar were extremely busy which is always a good sign. The premises was warm and welcoming by all the staff. Would highly recommend this establishment for food and a drink.
Written 15 January 2024
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Anne Marie D
Roscommon4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 friends
Had my 40th birthday here last weekend and can only say good things. Was treated wonderfully from start to finish, lots of personal touches. The food was beautiful... Try the lamb shank.. Yum x Pub right next door so a brilliant spot for a good night out. Thank you to Michelle, Shane and all the staff for making it very special.
Written 6 September 2022
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Michelle F
Thank you so much for your lovely word. Really great to look after nice people. Hope to see you soon again. Xx
Written 8 September 2022
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Roger M
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
Evening meal with friends, the menu was varied offering a good choice. Staff were welcoming and cheerful. Food was excellent, cooked to perfection and tasted as good as it looked
Written 25 April 2024
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Danc
Napa65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Amazing food excellent service geat Guinness. Had Salman wife hade steak. Both excellent meals. Great atmosphere. Definitely a revisit when I come back to Ireland.
Written 19 March 2024
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Anne T
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
This Restaurant serves fabulous food always. The staff are so friendly and professional. Well done all. 👏
Written 7 January 2024
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