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The Old Barracks Restaurant & Bakery

Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
+353 91 877 406
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Happened across this place by pure good fortune. Three delicious lunches served quickly, by a friendly team of staff, in an attractive old building with divine desserts to finish. The price was very reasonable too!

1  Thank SineadRosaD
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way through the area. Meals were fantastic. Did not disappoint. All fresh and cooked to perfection from the main to the dessert (on site bakery!). Very happy that we visited. Great service. Friendly staff!

2  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you for a lovely meal!! My friend and I stopped looking for a place to have dinner on the way to Lisdonvarna. We didnt know the place but we notice so many awards at the door that we decided to try it. The place...More

Thank mamababa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited here a few times and I can say that I always enjoyed the food here. Great service and good food always.

Thank Photo757
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a large group of 13 staying in Athenry for a wedding and were looking for somewhere to have dinner the night before the wedding. We chose The Old Barracks because of the great Trip Advisor reviews and it did not disappoint. The service...More

2  Thank AlmaVeale
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Athenry for a wedding and got in quite late, but the old barracks were so accommodating. Excellent service and amazing food. A great restaurant.

1  Thank Abigail C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last Sunday and sat outside in the beautiful sunshine. My partner had the chowder and the beef which was perfection and I had the fish cakes and the curry. Such generous portions and we enjoyed it so much. Good to meet some friendly...More

1  Thank Marjorie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic evening at The Old Barracks. We arrived for dinner relatively late and were the last to leave but at no time did we feel rushed by the staff. Our party of 5 (including 1 teenager) had the roast lamb, Angus beef...More

1  Thank Tammy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to know how to do things right and enjoy good food sitting on a sunny patio with old stone features surrounding, well this is the place. Food and staff are a cut above the rest. Thank you guys for a lovely experience.

1  Thank James T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend The Old Barracks. We stopped on our tour for lunch and enjoyed a delicious meal. Everyone enjoyed their meal. My mashed potatoes were the best I've ever had. The food was delicious and well prepared and the service was gracious. We took...More

Thank Nski
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8 May 2017|
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Response from scott f | Property representative |
Hi Helen, I work closely The Old Barracks and just happened across your message, We would be delighted to host your group on the 25th May at 5 pm. Please send us an email and visit our website, we can take it from there, I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Street, Athenry H65 W427, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
  • Phone Number: +353 91 877 406
  • E-mail
Bistro - Bakery - Catering Set in the historical walled town of Athenry, The Old Barracks serves the finest in locally sourced produce in our award winning venue. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The home of great food & flavour in Athenry!
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