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The Old Fort

££ - £££Irish, European,
Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
+353 90 967 4973
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
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Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I went here with my fiance, father, and stepmother. The food was absolutely to die for. The dessert, had our eyes rolling around in the backs of our heads...a mango chocolate mousse creation by the Chef and co-owner. We're American, where craft beer is a...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I visit the Old Fort each summer when I pass through Shannonbridge, so I got a bit of a shock when I heard on the internet that it had closed down. However, it's now open again with new management and the food is just as...More

Thank StereoSurrealist
Reviewed 11 August 2017

would recommend the old fort, good food and service. Good value, great for family occasion's. in the heart of shannonbridge, great area.

Thank claire k
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely building and for the most part excellent food. All of the staff were very friendly and added to the whole experience. The food was excellent, very small menu and if I'm honest I would have preferred the blue cheese sauce that comes with the...More

Thank Kieran S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in last night at 9 pm . . We were taking a chance as we had no reservation ..to our delighted they accommodate us ..we had prawns to start , delicious .steak & chicken for mains , again yummy . This restaurant is...More

Thank Tuar Ard C
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Shannonbridge for one night and ate at the newly re-opened Red Fort. The location is special, in an old fortification as the name implies, overlooking the Shannon. We went early and were glad we did so as it filled up quickly. You...More

Thank Term100
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

New owners Went for lunch in shannonbridge best lunch great chef great staff very good major dee all freshly cooked

Thank Eamon C
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Our family of 7 had an amazing meal. Traveling in Ireland for 2 weeks this has been our best dinner. The menu is fresh. The staff gracious. Very family friendly!

2  Thank Brooke R
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Had an evening dinner last Saturday, they were very busy. Friendly staff they just opened on the Wednesday. The Chief and the manager came out to thank the costumers, the food was lovely. If your looking for an old style castle to eat in, well...More

1  Thank Paddy H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Shannonbridge by boat this week and were delighted to find the Old Fort open again (under new management) . What a lucky find it turned out to be , food was exquisite, staff were ultra friendly , ambience was just right and great...More

Thank Margaret M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$38
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shannonbridge Co | Roscommon, Shannonbridge, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Shannonbridge
  • Phone Number: +353 90 967 4973
  • E-mail
Newly reopened historic building housing this beautiful restaurant. Well worth the visit to have the opportunity to dine in our historic setting.
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