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Motte & Bailey Restaurant

Mount Temple, Moate, Ireland
+353 90 648 1240
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mount Temple, Moate, Ireland
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21 - 30 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Set in the small village of Mounttemple, a friendly restaurant awaits, with a nice relaxed atmosphere and a great choice of food. Service was really good and fast, considering there was only one waitress while we were there. Food was excellent, would definitely recommend

Thank fionabracken
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Attended a family lunch following a Christening here. Lovely food - great selection and really nice staff. Great place for a relaxed gathering and great kids menu.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I have eaten here numerous times and never had a bad meal. Food is nice and very well priced. The staff are welcoming and attentive. There is a large room upstairs which can be used for family functions. I would recommend the duck. The restaurant...More

Thank Lt_Shade
Reviewed 16 May 2016

the chef has anything u want to eat and the staff is very friendly and meal very cheap lovely music room is nice and warm lots of parking space out side lovely location

Thank Edmond I
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Booked it with Family on a Friday night and having eaten there before I am always wondering can such an establishment have a "strike 2" and ooh yes they did not disappoint. Great ambiance and smashing food. We had heard of the Steak there and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Very disappointing lunch. My mains was 2 bruschetta smothered in Ballymaloe relish and goats cheese with spoonful of coleslaw on the side and half a cereal bowl of frozen chips! Starter and desert no better garlic bread with a thimbleful of what was to be...More

1  Thank Amy M
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

If only more places were like here, staff were friendly and professional and attentive, food was to die for especially the waffle desert, 3 course meal 30 euro, lovely atmosphere, spotless establishment, definitely put on the bucket list to visit!

Thank Damien O
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This restaurant promised much and that's why we drove out to it. Unfortunately, we were a little disappointed. From the wine list, several bottles were absent because the restaurant's 'order' hadn't arrived (things happen, but I would have appreciated their telling me in advance rather...More

Thank AvidIrishReader
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

This place was my first outing for a meal in Ireland. What can I say, more than impressed!! I had the Duck comfet with mash, best Duck I've ever had! It was a family outing for lunch, I was blown away with the quality of...More

2  Thank Davo2012
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

I had dinner here recently and was not disappointed after it. Upon arrival we were met at reception and shown to a table near the gas fire. Menu had a great selection and we we surprised by the addition of 3 extra starters and 2...More

1  Thank Michael F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Shay B
I was just wondering do you cater for vegetarians ?
9 August 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from fionabracken | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think they have quite a good choice too! Enjoy :)
Hello: Are you open for lunch next Thursday 23 July for a party of 8?
15 July 2015|
Response from shellbell22 | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for your inquiry, I'm afraid we are not open for lunch next Thursday. We open from 5.30.
Edmond I
is it open Tuesdays
1 January 2015|
Response from shellbell22 | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your inquiry the restaurant is not open Tuesdays, however we will open any day for large groups and parties over 15.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Temple, Moate, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Moate
  • Phone Number: +353 90 648 1240
  • E-mail
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