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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub
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65 Main Street, Portlaoise 0000, Ireland
11:00 - 00:30
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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County Laois, Ireland
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend came here for lunch it is lovely, the food was presented very nicely and the service was fast! Would defo come back again

Thank Viv_x16
Portlaoise, Ireland
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This place isn't good, isn't bad, it's just in between. It definitely needs a good cleaning. When you walk in it just doesn't look or feel clean so it does make you wonder about the cleanliness of the kitchen. Because of this impression, I would not return to eat here. My food was good, probably one of the better Ceaser... More 

Thank LaoisFoodie
Edmonton, Canada
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We visited the pub on a Thursday evening as there seemed to be some good comments and the place was close to our hotel. It's a typical pub with sports on TV. In the rear is a pool table. The beer and cider were fine but we were disappointed when we got our pizza (it was the only option available).... More 

Thank Dennis G
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

One day I had the chicken enchiladas , it was just fab only trouble was that I wanted to have a siesta after going back to the office, The second day I had the SFC wrap it was excellent and I didn't feel the need for a siesta, Th service here is excellent ,the staff are very courteous , I'll... More 

1 Thank kilkenny010
Portlaoise, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Great food very tasty and big portions for the price. Good service. Like the Sunday meals really tasty veg.

1 Thank yv0nnetd
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Great menu for Pub food & tasty too, nice staff, great place to enjoy a couple of pints watching a match & have some food

1 Thank Tony W
Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Been here a few times good spot nice staff good pool table. all in all good atmosphere. would recommend for a good drink

1 Thank Key1171
Level Contributor
36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

First time in "lethean" would definitely come back. Bar man JP looked after us all day & went above & beyond his call of duty. There was a savage ole doll working there too but unfortunately I think it was her last day. Not a bad thing I'd say though because I'd be in there every day otherwise. Great Banter... More 

5 Thank FrazerFrost
Dublin, Ireland
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133 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Mixed opinion of here, have had a variety of experiences here. The first being a positive one decent well cooked food and friendly service which made me return and that experience did not go well however this was rectified and have since returned without complaint. Small menu options but decent food and generally friendly staff

Thank kony21
County Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

I have visited this restaurant on two occasions both times the food was appalling. The 1st time the food was served cold and I sent it back in to the chef and it was retuned to me just bearly warm. I jst left it I knew the chef wouldn't heat it again.

Thank Mairead C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Main Street, Portlaoise 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois  >  Portlaoise
  • Phone Number: +(353)00353578663544

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