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Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant

King Street, Drogheda, Ireland
+353 41 983 5410
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (10 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
King Street, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Scholars is a wonderfully quirky restaurant. Old, eccentric and unique. I loved it. From the napkins folded like a dinner jacket to great food, and a service that had the right balance of friendly and interactive. My only small moan was that the beef carpaccio...More

Thank darrenasmithmtm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Scholars Townhouse restaurant to celebrate an 18th birthday, the staff were fantastic,couldn't do enough to make the occasion special. They were attentive without being intrusive. The food was amazing, cooked to perfection, tasted and looked delicious. We all, young and old enjoyed...More

Thank rosypett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scholars is a hotel with history. Previously a monastery, a school, home of the inventor of the Submarine, and now food from the kitchen of chef Matthias. We visit Scholars 6 or 7 times a year (from UK) and always enjoy the food, impeccably cooked,...More

Thank MIKEtheMIC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the basis of breakfast each day I would think other meals just as good so would be happy to recommend.

Thank brianthelion
A TripAdvisor Member
Drogheda, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful steak, cheesecake and atmosphere. The steak Wednesday is not to be missed, they're basically giving the steak and wine away! The cheesecake is the best my partner and i have ever had. Not to mention the staff and owners who are so genuinely lovely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Scholars recently with some friends. Perfect location for a catch up. Nice selection of wines and good bar food menu. Staff very welcoming and efficient. Always great background music at right level to enjoy a chat. Gardens are fab at present. Well done team...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch in the bar great ambiance, service and the food perfect. The fish was so fresh and sweet, also the coffee very well worth having.

Thank irish2704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quality of food and its presentation was superb. The staff were very knowledgeable and extremely attentive. I've heard it said that this is the best restaurant in Drogheda and I agree with that - but I would go further, this was the best restaurant I...More

Thank jpck2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here last weekend and was very impressed by the friendly staff. That's about the only good comment that I can make . Out starters were so bland that the sorbet was a real treat. Went for the steak which the waiter recommended it...More

3  Thank darkrai4613
Scholars1867, Owner at Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dark Cry 4613 I normally thank customers for their reviews, as we genuinely do appreciate feedback on the good, the bad, and the ugly. On this occasion we are at a loose end, as we have no idea where we went wrong as we have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exquisitely prepared food served by a team that never lets your glass run dry or looking for bread. We enjoyed the lamb. It was simply succulent! We were pleasantly surprised by the palate cleansing sorbet served before the entree. I would highly recommend Scholars to...More

Thank AimeeLeigh1313
MarkMcGowan, Owner at Scholars Townhouse Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we look forward to your next visit. Regards Mark

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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$ 21 - US$ 42
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Street, Drogheda, 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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