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The Fatted Calf Restaurant

Church Street | Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Athlone N37 P9X9, Ireland
+353 90 643 3371
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Church Street | Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Athlone N37 P9X9, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here last weekend with 6 friends. Place is very trendy inside. Great location. Menu is small enough but every dish you get is scrumptious. Presentation is fabulous. I would highly recommend the short rib of beef. And the orange chocolate fondant is to die...More

Thank mausler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife had our lunch here last Wednesday. It was outstanding. We also had our toddler with us. He had a baby portion of parsnip soup with amazing mash. The portion was just right and lovely. I had been short ribs with seasonal...More

Thank 701Martin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find. Such helpful staff willing to accommodate us as long as we vacated the table by 7 which was perfectly reasonable. I sat and watched the staff prep and cook such calm professionalism and exquisite food. The staff were knowledgeable about the food...More

Thank weetys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with friendly staff. A great place for catch up with friends well worth a visit never disappointed

Thank Sinead T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a date night with the hubby. We normally go into galway but decide to try somewhere new and we werent disappointed. The decor was lovely very modern. The staff are very friendly and the food was superb. We ordered black pudding bon...More

Thank Sinead M
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Went for a family birthday celebration. Very disappointed. Portions small, esp starters. Expensive for what it was. Staff not particularly friendly.

Thank DathiAA
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Enjoyed our long overdue visit here. We both had the Early Bird menu, which had a good choice and the food was very good indeed. I had the Trout, and my husband had the Chicken, both dishes were excellent. One of the desserts was a...More

Thank OSCAR11
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Black pudding and chili beef starters were sumptuous. We both had the chicken main which was perfectly cooked and full of flavor. The service was superb, friendly, timely but not overbearing. I don’t think many restaurants in Athlone are full on a Wednesday evening but...More

Thank sean c
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, especially the beef rib. Lovely atmosphere and great service too. A gem of a restaurant. We will be back.. soon.

Thank meathclaire
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely treat, conveniently located in the heart of Athlone. We were seated by the kitchen and it was a pleasure to watch the chefs quietly and efficiently create their magic. Service was excellent, friendly, professional, chatty when required. We had starters, mains and...More

Thank Anita B
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Questions & Answers
Niamh S
4 August 2017|
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Response from Fiona O | Property representative |
Yes, the bathroom facilities are wheelchair accessible, with all of the necessary handrails, and emergency pull cord as required by code.
Collette S
1 May 2016|
Response from Fiona O | Property representative |
Hi Collette, apologies for the delay in answering your question. We do not open on Sundays, with some exceptions e.g. Mother's Day or Father's Day. Our normal hours are Tuesday, Wednesday 5:30pm, Thursday, Friday and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Athlone N37 P9X9, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 643 3371
  • E-mail
At The Fatted Calf Restaurant, our mission is to source and forage the best of local, Irish artisan produce, which we cook and serve on seasonal menus to our customers. All of our wines come from small, family producers from Wines Direct, Liberty Wines and Tindal Wines, our grass fed dry aged beef is supplied by John Stone Fine Foods.
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