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Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant

King Street, Drogheda A92 ED71, Ireland
+353 41 983 5410
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (10 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Irish, European, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
King Street, Drogheda A92 ED71, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Scholars yesterday afternoon for Sunday Lunch. We sat in the bar area which is very cosy and a lovely calm atmosphere. Service was good, food excellent. We would definitely recommend and will be returning soon.

Thank Jungle2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an overnight here at the end of January 2018. The food in the restaurant is excellent, both the evening dinner and the breakfast. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The ambience of the place is second to none. It's full of history....More

Thank Celia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a breakfast here recently, and their was a long black hair on the bacon (rasher). It was such a shame really, as I couldn't stomach the food because of it, and of course, I didn't complain to waiting staff.

Thank T B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant in a lovely old building. Very cosy and comfortable for a wet saturday. The afternoon tea was lovely with plenty of finger sandwiches 2 types of scones with jam and cream. Selection of 5 different pastries for each person. Unlimited tea & coffee....More

Thank mary w
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love this hotel it’s so warm welcoming and has a great atmosphere. Went for an evening meal here and I have to say the food has improved immensely since my last visit. There is a great range of food and the presentation was excellent as...More

Thank Steph2james
Reviewed 12 January 2018

After quite a gap my wife and I travelled the 90 km round trip to Scholars. When booking my number came up on their screen and I was greeted by name. Same in the restaurant - welcomed back by name. Great to see same staff...More

Thank tonybrogan
Scholars1867, Owner at Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments Mr Brogan, wishing you health and hapiness for 2018. Regards Mark Mc Gowan MD

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Lovely bar and restaurant for a civilised lunch stop in between Dublin and Belfast or after a visit to Monasterboice. When we were there there was a proper vegetarian lunch menu. Food was great. Prosecco on tap from the bar was not bad either. Great...More

Thank Ethee
Scholars1867, Owner at Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Ethee Thank you for the feedback, we are glad you enjoyed everything, the point about speed is also noted. Thank you hope to see you again. Regards Mark Mc Gowan MD

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Visited with international business colleagues. They loved the ambience. Food was top class and menu was varied to accommodate all requirements. Steaks were cooked to everyone’s satisfaction. Colleagues said they wanted to come back next time - not negotiable!

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Eight of us went here for a Christmas party. Food was very average. A few of us ordered fillet steak. Cooking preference was meant to be medium rare and medium but all of the steaks were well done!! Not good for a restaurant charging so...More

Thank Silvermouse82
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had a really lovely meal in the restaurant here recently. It is an elegant dining space with a cosy fire. The staff were helpful and unobtrusive. Good selection on the menu, I had the goat's cheese salad and the turkey and ham. Both were very...More

Thank Kerryman92
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Questions & Answers
28 July 2017|
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Response from Scholars1867 | Property representative |
Yes all menus are available on a Sunday evening. If you would like to make a reservation you can do so online or by phoning the hotel direct on 0419835410 thank you.
6 July 2017|
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Response from Scholars1867 | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay in responding, smart casual is the dress code in General. We hope this answers your question. Regards Mark Mc Gowan GM
Sid K
12 January 2017|
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Response from MarkMcGowan | Property representative |
Sid We have a full three course Vegetarian menu. At the moment we have a goats cheese tart or poached peached with blue cheese salad. For main course we have chick pea fallafel or butternut squash risotto. Thank you Mark... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 43
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Street, Drogheda A92 ED71, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Drogheda
  • Phone Number: +353 41 983 5410
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  • This restaurant is at Scholars Townhouse Hotel
Scholars Townhouse Hotel restaurant is an award winning 2AA rosette restaurant. Proving modern Irish cuisine with International influence of todays culture in Ireland.
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