Restaurants

With accolades and awards decorating the walls of restaurants in Athlone and cuisines from throughout the world, eat, drink, enjoy and repeat at the heart of Foodie Heaven.

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The Fatted Calf

Established as a destination for good food and drinks, The Fatted Calf is run by husband and wife team, Feargal and Fiona O'Donnell. Their focus is on finding the best, fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, that the Midlands has to offer. Their food is a take on modern Irish food, served in a relaxed, comfortable, setting. Some of recommended specialities include seared King Scallops served with Lisduff Black Pudding Bon Bons and Blood Orange and Carved fillet of John Stone Beef served with Glasson Mushrooms and Bordelaise Sauce.
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Il Colosseo

Looking for that authentic Italian experience in the heart of Ireland? Il Colosseo is to place to be, serving traditional Italian and European dishes. The restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet meal for two, a family gathering or large party.
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Corner House Bistro

Corner House Bistro has become a favourite dinning choice for locals and tourists alike. Run by husband and wife team Joe and Linda Connolly, The Corner House Bistro offers customers a high quality dinning experience with a very personal touch. With a mix of casual furnishings, interesting menus and excellent service, Corner House Bistro is a must for diners with a passion for food.
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Al Mezza

The name Al Mezza comes from the custom by which Lebanese food is often served. Similar to the tapas of Spain and antipasto of Italy, mezze is an array of small dishes placed before the guests creating an awe-inspiring array of colours, flavours, textures and aromas. Look forward to pickled vegetables, hummus and bread, grilled marinated seafood, skewered meats and lots more.
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L’Escale restaurant at Hodson Bay Hotel

L’ESCALE ESTAURANT – Fine dining with flair at Hodson Bay Hotel. Whether it is a romantic dinner, a celebration get-together, a meal with the girls or a well-deserved treat, our award winning L’Escale Restaurant is guaranteed to delight.
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Waterfront Carvery and Bar at Hodson Bay Hotel

THE WATERFRONT BAR – A FAVOURITE FOR GUESTS AND LOCALS. A carvery lunch that’s famous for it’s variety, flavour and value. A gastro bar menu that features all your classic favourites, served all day long, along with a delicious selection of homemade sweet treats. A bar that’s warm and welcoming with great draft beers, craft beers and a selection of spirits that is second to none… welcome to The Waterfront Bar.
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La Provence at Sheraton Athlone Hotel

La Provence at Sheraton Athlone Hotel is a brassiere-styled restaurant with a menu that connects you to our Lakelands location. Sheraton’s Prime Irish 10oz SIrlion Steak is a must to sample on our food trail. All our dishes are paired with wines to enhance your dining experience.
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Wineport Lodge

Rustic in style, unpretentious and always generous on the plate… at Wineport Lodge you’re in for a dining treat. The aromas from the kitchen and the bright hearty dishes draw you in. Then the uninterrupted lake views and natural styling beg you to stay a while. Whether for a lunch to linger over or a dinner that brings the whole gang together, here you’ll find food you’ll love.
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The Motte and Bailey

The Motte & Bailey Restaurant is located in the picturesque village of Mount Temple alongside Egan’s Bar & Lounge and directly adjacent to Mount Temple Golf Course.
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The Villager

A awarded ‘Westmeath’s Best Gastro Pub’ at the 2016 Irish Restaurant Awards, The Villager is ran by local husband and wife tea, chef Cathal Moran and Maeve Lennon and is a real gem in the heart of Glasson Village. It really has has something for everyone. Call in for a coffee, a pint, meet up with friends and family or a romantic dinner for two. Serving everything from a pig on a spit for that special occasion to stone baked pizzas cooked just the way they should be, they offer wholesome rustic fare with great flavours, friendly efficient service in a warm and lovely ambience. Try the Parmesan fries and buttermilk goujons washed down with your favourite pint… delicious!
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Grogans of Glasson

Right in the heart of the picturesque village of Glasson lays this charming olde worlde pub and restaurant. Moira and Miriam Grogan are your hosts and they preside over a wonderfully atmospheric traditional family pub and restaurant.
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Thyme

Thyme is a cosy, stylish restaurant nestled along the banks of the River Shannon in the centre of Athlone. It offers a blend of traditional and contemporary cooking, based on fresh, seasonal, local produces.
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