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“Don't pass this place - there's nothing as good further down the road.”
Review of An Poitin Stil

An Poitin Stil
Ranked #1 of 11 Restaurants in Rathcoole
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Distillery barrels line ceiling in the lounge leading to an authentic whisky stil inlaid above the open fire place that has many of the working parts intact including the copper kettle & boiler that is still in use today to help heat the premises. Many of the original beams are used in the support structures and in the front public bar where the counter dates back before the 1970's. There are many unique displays scattered throughout the property including a letter sent from a passenger on board the titanic the day of its first and only sailing. There is General Tom Thumb's Jacket, The football & tickets used in Croke Park on Bloody Sunday in 1928 along with many other sporting memorabilia and genuinely traditional Irish pieces. This property is one of Irelands most famous eateries known all over the land for its ability to cater for all tastes and pockets it has Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner available all day every day. The large open plan Kitchen adds to the atmosphere and theatre of the property. Catering for large crowds on busy days is part and parcel of what makes The Poitin unique. There is something for everyone from quick lunches in the Bar & Lounge to full evening meals in the 150 seat restaurant The Poitin Stil is famous for the fact that at any time of the day you can get a hot meal in great surrounds at great value. Traditional Hospitality abounds at An Poitin Stil with entertainment 4 nights a week with a large dash of traditional music. Check out the "Session Under the Stairs" on a Wednesday night Local musicians drift in and out while partaking in a music session that echoes of days gone by an intimate setting where all are welcome.
Reviewed 10 January 2022 via mobile

Food is top notch, second time this week. Service, especially if Gillian is in charge of your table, is superb although a word of warning - it's superb in a way that reminds me of Durgin Park in Boston. Gillian takes no nonsense. Room is cosy and the bill reasonable.

What else do you want?

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 28 December 2021

Called there today and the offering was the same as three days ago , very disappointed food luke warm and the stir fry was NOT good , staff are nice but I asked could I get a salad and no option only carvery have to say I have been here a lot over the years but after today NO to the Potin

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 19 December 2021

Advertised here as vegan friendly and vegetarian options but on visit could only get roast potatoes and some veg, not even the gravy or white sauce was suitable. Very disappointing.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 14 December 2021 via mobile

We had dinner in the poitin on Sunday as a family. We used to be regulars and my husband would visit 2 nights a week on his was home from work. We were extremely disappointed. We always love the poitin for the steak on the stone which they no longer do. They food wasn’t bad but it was so expensive for what we had. Prices have definitely increased hugely. Our bill was more than we had ever paid previously. Not worth the price at all.. the staff are fantastic but unfortunately we will not return again.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 13 December 2021

We all had different main courses and everyone in our group enjoyed their meal. I had the chicken stir fry and it was the nicest I've had to date.
Desserts were divine.
The waitress was lovely and very pleasant.
A lovely relaxed evening
I'm giving it a 4 rating but that's because I think the toilets could do with a revamp.
The floor always looks dirty but it may be the floor tyle.

Date of visit: December 2021
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