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The Cottage Restaurant

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Jamestown Village | Shamzuri Hanifa, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
+353 71 962 5933
00:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wed 00:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Strokestown, Ireland
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quality of food is excellent and service to match. Only complaint, and its minor is the light music played is similar to that when visiting the dentist! Highly recommended.

Thank Matchu7
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Starter was so so . But the main course and the selection of desserts made up for it . They were amazing . It's hard to get a restaurant that makes all their own desserts any more and Thai restaurant did not fail us . Will return if ever near again

Thank lillyhynes1984
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is indisputably great : I've never been disappointed : it can't hold loads of people in the restaurant - so it feels personal: If I had the power - I would buy smaller tables ( they've just got softer lovely chairs ) so one can chat better with one's companion (!) and I'd kill off the echo with... More 

Thank JJ747-400
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cottage is a firm favourite for a dinner date. We normally eat here about once a month and the food and service is outstanding. A real gem.

Thank ScreenName2212
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to celebrate two of my sons birthdays. The food was excellent, service excellent, had a lovely evening. The portions are very good, main course is served with selection of vegetables, plenty for all. The venue is small and cosy. The kitchen can be seen from the Resturant and appeared spotless and very well run. It appears quite expensive, but... More 

Thank Jacky M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Visited The Cottage in November - had the tasting menu. What a treat. The food, the service was as fabulous - as good as any Michelin start restaurant I have been to. Will return again the next time I am in Ireland.

Thank tarps62
Quito, Ecuador
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Given the accolades The Cottage had received and having been disappointed the first time round, I decided to give it another go for Sunday lunch. There are three small dining areas. The table and chairs are basic. The lighting and general design is poor. A signal of the lack of attention to detail was the flimsy paper napkins. The service... More 

Thank Tom I
Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Talk about fabulous food! This is definitely worth a visit though it gets very busy so booking is essential. The staff were lovely and we had a very enjoyable evening.

1 Thank clairecarty2016
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant excellent food very friendly staff and great ambience. Price/ quality hard too beat. Will definitely come again.

Thank Rob J
Leitrim, Ireland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Fabulous food and excellent service . Great menu choice and very high quality food. It's a real treat to eat here. Their breads are particularly good.

Thank Galls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 27 - US$ 59
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jamestown Village | Shamzuri Hanifa, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Leitrim  >  Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Phone Number: +353 71 962 5933
A multiple award winning Restaurant, The Cottage Restaurant nestles into a quiet scenic spot next to the river Shannon in Jamestown.In The cottage Restaurant Kitchen, Chef Sham Hanifa Leads a passionate culinary team committed to producing contemporary Irish cuisine with an Asian twist. Using the finest local ingredients and supporting local producers.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?