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The courthouse

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1 Monaghan Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 969 2848
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Carrickmacross, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Courthouse is fabulous for a meal. Always a relaxing intimate atmosphere. The staff are very professional and the food is absolutely delicious! I would definitely recommend the seafood croquettes for starter and the chocolate bowl for dessert. The slow cooked beef, the steak and the thai curry are fab for main course.

Thank zitakelly2016
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favourite restaurants in County Monaghan. Staff are courteous and professional. Food is fresh, well presented and tasty. Would recommend.

Thank Claire D
Western Ireland, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Courthouse is a beautiful restaurant. The staff are ver professional and friendly. Food is very tasty, great specials on the menue. We also went for lunch on a few occasions. .

1 Thank G6553UHmariem
Carrickmacross, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and the service is second to none, they know exactly what wine would suit your meal the best !

Thank georginam95
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great atmosphere in a tastefully restored building, with tapas available at bar downstairs. Comfortable restaurant, friendly staff and good service. Varied choice on menu with good selection of "specials" as well as regular a la carte. Definitely returning!

Thank 2008J-V
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Having travelled half the length of the country from Limerick, it was a wonderful surprise to have such a beautiful lunch. The ambience and welcome was top class. The food was wonderful, I had Pate, followed by Pork Belly and a cheese board for desert. It was fantastic. Proper size portions of delightful tastes, well done chef. My wife had,... More 

Thank Foodandstayreviews
Dublin, Ireland
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216 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The wife and I ate here last week en route to Dublin. Arriving late, there was no issue with getting a table. We both had venison with vegetables. A beautiful dish and well presented. The decor is good and the service is professional, but friendly. The restaurant has built up a good reputation and it's not hard to see why.... More 

Thank Ronan G
Thurso, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Easily one of the best Sunday lunches we have ever had and we have travelled all over the world eating in some of the top restaurants! In the relaxed ambience of the courthouse restaurant dining room we experienced absolutely delicious food, served by staff who were friendly and courteous, going about about their business without a bother. Highly recommended. We... More 

Thank Allan W
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

To our surprise, we found lots of good food in Ireland, even in smallish towns. The Courthouse was one of our favorite finds, with really inventive and excellent foods. The venison was delicious and the steak was maybe the best we had in the country. Highly recommended.

Thank rundeep
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I always come here as it is our favourite place for dinner and we are never disappointed ! The deserts are amazing and they have the nicest onion rings ever ! The staff couldn't be any nicer ! If your looking for a top quality restaurant, The Courthouse is the place to go 👌🏼

Thank Shambles456

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Monaghan Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 969 2848

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?