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Smoke BBQ

Fry House, Fry Place | Around the corner from Sean's Bar, Athlone N37K0F5, Ireland
+353 90 642 1512
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“smoked bbq” (3 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
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Barbecue, Irish, Bar
££ - £££
Fry House, Fry Place | Around the corner from Sean's Bar, Athlone N37K0F5, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After wanting to try this place for a while we recently went there with my husband to see what's the hype about this place.The location is not the best and it's quite hard to find. Place is funky and cool with a local artist portraits...More

Thank Dashka L
ourlittlefamille, Owner at Smoke BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Daska Thanks alot for coming into Smoke BBQ. I'm delighted you thought the food was amazing. To be honest the burger we make in Smoke is no ordinary burger. Its 220 grams of pure meat and whether you got the Big Mo or the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got the sharing platter with my wife. The brisket was so nice I didn’t add any sauce, and it didn’t need any. Sausage was beautiful. The ribs were lovely and tender. But best of the platter was the burnt brisket ends, they were magic! Chips...More

Thank 858ritchieb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from Kerry, visiting a few stops on the way. Lunch time Sunday, wasn’t to busy but that’s what we were looking for! Food came in great portions, nachos being the best starter we found! Left very full and happy....More

Thank Ben C
KinKhao, Owner at Smoke BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ben Many thanks for your lovely comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just found this place walking around Athlone. Very rustic, plenty of wood tables & chairs. The Nachos with brisket were simply outrageous. They put cheese on the bottom of the plate as well so it's baked on....killer flavor from every piece of it. Brisket was...More

Thank alish2006
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here just by good fortune on our way to Galway and enjoyed it immensely! Among the three of us, we had brisket, burnt ends, and clam chowder with jalapeño cornbread. Each one was simply delicious. Our server, Evan was excellent and made us feel...More

Thank BlueSkiesMO
Reviewed 5 October 2018

After two weeks of eating out in Ireland,this place was truly the best meal we have had,and we have had great meals,but this was fantastic ,the lamb was so tender,beef melt in your mouth,and they have a home made lemon aid that was so fresh,with...More

Thank elainebI8346ML
ourlittlefamille, Owner at Smoke BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Oh Elaine you have made our week!!! many thanks for your lovely message. We're only a new restaurant and it means so much. Happy and safe travels to you.

Reviewed 25 September 2018

The bbq enthusiast in our group raved about their meal and it was good value for a large group. Theres a good range of salads for alternatives and the produce was fresh and very well put together. The Kids meals looked good and were good...More

Thank Marley2018
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Went here on a recommendation, have to say,food here is absolutely delicious!! Had the 'taste of everything'....Lord above,it was tasty, Im not a fan of chicken wings myself, but here, they were devoured! All the cuts of meat were lovely. Clean plates all round. Would...More

Thank Ronan C
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went to Smoke in Athlone last weekend for dinner and I was not disappointed!The restaurant was busy that night and the staff were still friendly and attentive .We all had something different from the menu and the smoked chicken wings and...More

Thank Carrick45
Reviewed 20 September 2018

lovely food fab flavours portions were a bit small especially the fish and chips(2 qoujons) but overall good food, great staff and catered for me as a coeliac. wish they sold their amazing sauces as the espresso bbq is to die for. We will be...More

Thank Murf3011
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Questions & Answers
24 October 2018|
Response from KinKhao | Property representative |
Hi Gillian, yes we do, please call restaurant 090 642 1512 for the dish that available for take away. Best regards, Adam Lyons
22 October 2018|
Response from KinKhao | Property representative |
Hi there thanks for the question. We are right beside Seans Bar, well actually around the corner. We have two signs directing the way. Hope this helps and we are looking forward to seeing you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Barbecue, Irish, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Hot New Restaurants, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fry House, Fry Place | Around the corner from Sean's Bar, Athlone N37K0F5, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 642 1512
  • E-mail
Authentic Southern BBQ given a Midlands kiss. We use the very best in Midlands produce, locally sourced, perfectly smoked and beautifully presented.
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