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Matt The Thresher Inn

Birdhill V94 K20T, Ireland
+353 61 379 227
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (21 reviews)
“fish chips” (4 reviews)
“side salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 09:00 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Birdhill V94 K20T, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not having visited this establishment for a long time as it is now bypassed we decided to visit it this evening. Travelling from Dublin on a cold wet grey evening I was really looking forward to my meal and oh boy was I disappointed. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bcj R
JimmyL125, Manager at Matt The Thresher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Bcj Rn Thank you for your review. All feedback is taken on board and always acted upon. We are really disappointed that the Irish Stew was not to your liking, especially as it such a popular dish at Matt the Thresher. I am not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went in today and there was nothing but reserved empty tables . I was told sit at the bar. That was enough for me to leave.More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank glutenfoodie
JimmyL125, Owner at Matt The Thresher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear glutenfoodie Thanks for your review. I am sorry we did not have a table immediately available for you on your arrival at Matt the Thresher. We were extremely busy at the time and there were a few tables reserved for guests who were just...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had tea here with my hubby last week. Got seated immediately without a booking. Nice warm cosy atmosphere. Staff all very friendly and efficient. Ordered fish pie which came with a lovely fresh side salad and hubby had burger which was tasty but missing side...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brune1963
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Very good food & service. Friendly atmosphere. Would recommend for lunch and dinner. Plenty of parking available at the rear.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Curiosity13457429733
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

This used to be a great place for food as a special treat when i was young and its been 30 years since my last visit. So as i was in the area she who must be obeyed and i decided to have some lunch...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank unkybuck
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Very good spot. Nice menu and smart service. I've not had anything more elaborate than a sandwich but everything I've tried here has been excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gerry96
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I've had the pleasure to eat here a couple of times in the last 2 years and not regretted any visit. The food, especially the seafood is very tasty. Our last visit was augmented by the presence of a very capable crooner tickling the ivories....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MikeJL59
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this pub one day after a walk at Clare Glens, great menu and good food! Lovely place very friendly and found us a table easily without booking. Would 100% recommend! (The homemade soup was incredible).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Katie381
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Really nice little pub that had a lovely traditional feel, staff were friendly and food was good, would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sammJ8481EO
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Matt the Thresher gastropub was an excellent choice for a light Sunday lunch for 4 adults and 3 children. Good food, good selection, friendly welcome and friendly staff. Not expensive and we only made a booking 1 hour ahead.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Travellor1000
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Response from 12345MB12345 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park that they lock at night so would think the answer is yes! Suggest call them...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 08:45
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Birdhill V94 K20T, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Tipperary  >  Birdhill
  • Phone Number: +353 61 379 227
  • E-mail
Trading since 1890 and named after Tipperary Legend & Hero. Matt the Thresher was one of Irelands first GastroPubs set up by Tony Ryan founder of Ryanair and GPA. Matts Birdhill is now run by Jimmy & Charlotte Lyons who also own the awarding winning Matt the Thresher in Dublin city centre. We serve food from 12pm to 9pm seven days a week and have a full bar licence. Our food is soucred locally and is freshly prepared. Our managers Eoghan & Edith along with Head Chef Avinash Auckal and all the team look forward to welcoming you.
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