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L'Escale Restaurant

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Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
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Latton, Monaghan, Ireland
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant good quality food excellent service generous glass of wine, it was very busy on the sunday night which is always a good sign

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Thank Geraldine M
Galway, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by the menu and standard of food provided by this restaurant considering the 3 course meal was included in the price of our Hodson Bay hotel package. The menu was right up my street with lots of game options. There was no Chicken on the menu which disappointed one of my fellow diners but they went... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Whilst staying at the Hodson Bay we tried this restaurant a couple of times and overall really enjoyed our meals. On the first night we had steaks which could have been a little better but all other was very good. On the second night we had a really wonderful meal that more than made up for any short comings on... More 

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Thank Des D
Galway, Ireland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were a party of 4 and were very disappointed with this restaurant. We felt the menu was rather limited and we actually made some requests off menu which were accommodated. Maybe it was our expectations that were wrong but for example Salmon En Croute - we assumed salmon wrapped in pastry plus an additional filling. It was salmon with... More 

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Thank MTF722
warrenpoint
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394 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Hodson's Bay Hotel and as part of our package had a four course dinner included. It was priced at 38 euros each. The staff were all very friendly and efficient. Alfredo served us and he also was very knowledgeable about the menu. My partner had salmon cooked three ways to begin. I had delicious potato and... More 

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Thank shelly-ann
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The chef absolutely deserves every cent he earns excellent food beautifully presented could not fault the food in any respect 10/10

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Thank Angela C
Dublin
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Called here for lunch on way to a meeting we were only two people in there food was gorgeous and staff friendly and efficient lovely views out to bay will return in the summer months

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Thank JackyMDublin
Stockport, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

After requesting a menu ( we were sat in the bar and comparing between bar menu and restaurant) the chief waiter did not understand why when we were sat in the bar why we wanted the menu, as he explained ' they did not serve the restaurant menu in the bar' ..... but as I explained we might like to... More 

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Thank sensorman
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We dined here twice over three nights while staying at the Hodson Bay in August. The food was of a very high quality - fresh, hot and flavoursome. The restaurant was busy on both evenings, but without a reservation the first evening we were accommodated within 5 minutes. The second evening, there was mishap with our main order in that... More 

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Thank aitutaki1
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had a fabulous dinner on my birthday at this Restaurant. There was great choice on the menu and the staff were very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Irish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone

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