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Il Primo

18-21 South Street, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 425 262
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good23%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible25%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (3 reviews)
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18-21 South Street, New Ross, Ireland
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Reviews (51)
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I with our two young children had a lovely early afternoon meal recently in Il Primo. The place was quite at this point and owner was lookng after the restaurant. He was extremely friendly and service was prompt and the food was...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This restaurant served good Italian food. The service was quick and friendly. Il Primo was clean and tidy. As we were about to leave, a heavy rain shower started and we were invited to stay until it passed. Much appreciated.

Thank 1shep
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Not gonna lie, based on the reviews, I expected to walk into something worthy of a Kitchen Nightmares episode. Instead, what we got after a long, long day of sightseeing was good food, good wine, and two of our party of six got an *insanely*...More

Thank abqandnotu
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here today, food was mediocre but good big portions. Food might have been better but impossible to enjoy as the atmosphere was horrible. Bizarre 90's club music blasting through the place we could hardly hear eachother talk. Felt more like we were sitting...More

Thank 11sunny11
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

With 3 starving boys after a day of exploring the sunny SE, I brought my son and 2 nephews in here to eat. We were greeted by a grumpy fair haired girl (polish / Latvian etc she was pregnant but that's no excuse to be...More

1  Thank kikimmm
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Il Primo is definitely my favourite Italian restaurant run by Turkish owners, staffed by Eastern Europeans in a small Irish town. Seriously though the decor is dated, the place could do with a spring clean, two thirds of the menu could be cut, the card...More

Thank feldy1983
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Visited with low expectations after reading the reviews. Proceeded with visiting due to vegetarian choices. We were welcomed and seated immediately. Free bread basket and water arrived without having to ask. Very tasty and large starters, mains and dessert at very reasonable prices. Only negative...More

1  Thank SharonT9084
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Nice food, shabby dining area. Food much better than the place looks.padded seats uncomfortable. Toilets only ok but sink area was very untidy but both were clean. Kitchen cooking area is open to public and is messy looking. A little bit of general tidy up...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Called I here for lunch on St. Patrick's day, unfortunately we had to leave before we could order but we have to say the staff were so nice and we felt guilty that we had to leave (for reasons nothing to do with the restaurant)....More

Thank KK-Mc2017
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

After a long day sightseeing we ended up in New Ross trying to find a nice restaurant. Walked around but could find nothing open that served food. Had been to Il Primo about 2 years ago and while it was nice it didn't inspire me...More

Thank meta24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-21 South Street, New Ross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wexford  >  New Ross
  • Phone Number: +353 51 425 262
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