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Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant

King Street, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 983 5410
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (10 reviews)
“trifle” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
King Street, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous restaurant, the produce is fresh,first class and cooked to perfection,the waiting and bar staff are brilliant and well informed on what they serve,the restaurants decor is excellent,there is a great choice of food and wine on the menu.

Thank Ourlads
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely old building, and we had lunch in the bar. The service was prompt and friendly. I had a pulled port sandwich - tasty in a nice brioche roll. The wait staff were discrete - no interruptions while we were talking. All...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked Scholars because of the good reviews on TripAdvisor and were not disappointed! The building is really lovely and fitted out beautifully inside. The checkin staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We had dinner in the bar and again the staff were both friendly...More

Thank SteveA22
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We ended up eating in the restaurant both nights of our stay as the food is so excellent. Most of the food is homemade with local ingredients. Superb! The dining room is quaint and quiet with a very relaxing atmosphere. We also ate outside one...More

Thank mac09
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Drogheda, Ireland
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Once again the food was absolutely exceptional. The 8 of us that went all got different dishes and all of us thought they were perfect. Although some of the prices went up, it’s still worth it. Lamb shank, and mushroom starter were both 10/10. The...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Nice restaurant great service but expensive the menu is limited and not value for money still great decorMore

Thank _kennedypaul2
Scholars1867, Owner at Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear reviewer Thank you for your review, I would like to mention a couple of points about value for money. Our current offering is a 4 course Table d hote menu for €35 which is a bargain. I am not going to bore you with...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful venue! Fantastic food. Great staff who are warm, friendly, helpful and accommodating. Don't miss the restaurant, everything is delicious! This is a must visit venue in Drogheda and lovely place to kick back and relax!

Thank RomaineByrne
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Just enjoyed a taste lunch excellent friendly service and in a beautiful ild building and grounds. Car park right outside with plenty of spaces (free). Handy for a walk into town or the nearby Marches shopping centre afterwards.

Thank David R
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I had 40 guests in the private dining room last Saturday. A themed party of gangsters and molls together with professional actors. Scholars accomodated my every whim and attended to the required minute detail without question. The menu was first class as was the service...More

Thank brentcaswell
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Scholars is a wonderfully quirky restaurant. Old, eccentric and unique. I loved it. From the napkins folded like a dinner jacket to great food, and a service that had the right balance of friendly and interactive. My only small moan was that the beef carpaccio...More

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Questions & Answers
28 July 2017|
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Response from Scholars1867 | Property representative |
Yes all menus are available on a Sunday evening. If you would like to make a reservation you can do so online or by phoning the hotel direct on 0419835410 thank you.
5 July 2017|
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Response from Scholars1867 | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay in responding, smart casual is the dress code in General. We hope this answers your question. Regards Mark Mc Gowan GM
Sid K
12 January 2017|
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Response from MarkMcGowan | Property representative |
Sid We have a full three course Vegetarian menu. At the moment we have a goats cheese tart or poached peached with blue cheese salad. For main course we have chick pea fallafel or butternut squash risotto. Thank you Mark... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$41
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Street, Drogheda, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Drogheda
  • Phone Number: +353 41 983 5410
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  • This restaurant is at Scholars Townhouse Hotel
Scholars Townhouse Hotel restaurant is an award winning 2AA rosette restaurant. Proving modern Irish cuisine with International influence of todays culture in Ireland.
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