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The Villager

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The Villa The Villa Glassan, Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 648 5208
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Villa The Villa Glassan, Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We love eating here and do so frequently. There are a few staples on the menu and always a few specials for variety. The food is always tasty, well thought out and presented beautifully. The staff are always friendly and there is a good selection...More

Thank Storyteller773447
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We were in Glasson for a family wedding and can highly recommend the villager for its amazing food and service maeve and her staff were outstanding the food was superb and the home-made birthday cake that maeve prepared for our neice 21st was beautiful

Thank caroline w
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We really like this place and choose it often for family occasions but we are feeling very ripped off after our last visit and to be honest, we always do feel it is very overpriced for the portions, quality, and for basically a VERY casual...More

3  Thank Foodoscar
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

In fairness this wasn’t our first choice but I am really glad the other place was full. We had to wait probably just a bit more than usual for our food but it was worth it. Frindly staff and nice environment. The food was really...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We have eaten in this restaurant on at least three occasions and have always been delighted with the friendly service and fabulous food. I consider myself quite a good cook but this chef always manages to show the difference between the amateur and a great...More

Thank gabriel s
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We were so disappointed with our lunch - we ordered the Galway prawn cocktail - I’m guessing the Galway prawns were from some place called Galway in Thailand - three prawns !!!! Certainly not from Galway- Crab claws - 11.50 - 5 small claws -...More

1  Thank Emv0
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here last week for lunch and we weren’t disappointed. My sister who’s Vegan was delighted with her curry 🍛 I was there with a 9 year old and 7 month old girls and the waitresses couldn’t do enough for us. (Clean Highchairs & a...More

Thank jessies0909
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch, great food and service. Great selection of meals for all three generations. Will be back when next in the area.

Thank Brigidb0502
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Glasson Village Restaurant is my favourite restaurant in the Midlands, it never disappoints. It is not open during the day however so we visited The Villager and were pleasantly surprised at how good it was. I had meals in this premises previously when it was...More

Thank OldRambler
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Stop. Pick up your phone and ring them now. Make a reservation and dine like a king. Family gathering of 9 people had the best food ever. Great flavours and serious quality food. Great staff tops off a great experience. We all want to go...More

Thank Audrey K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 7:30 PM
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Villa The Villa Glassan, Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone  >  Glasson
  • Phone Number: +353 90 648 5208
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Formerly The Fatted Calf - The Villager Bar & Restaurant is in the heart of the beautiful village of Glasson. Ran by local husband & wife team Chef Cathal Moran & Maeve Lennon, The Villager has something for everyone. Call in for a coffee, a pint, meet up with friends & family for lunch or a romantic dinner for two! We offer wholesome rustic fare with great flavours, friendly efficient service in a warm & homely ambience. We look forward to seeing you soon! We are open Wednesday through to Sunday for Lunch & Dinner. During the Summer months we will be firing up our traditional Italian clay oven in the garden serving authentic thin crust Neapolitan pizzas. They will be available to Eat In, Take Out, Phone & Collect
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