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The Roost

Certificate of Excellence
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
+353 1 628 9843
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Galway, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is our third year stopping off at the Roost in Maynooth on our way back from our annual trip to Seapoint Rugby blitz. As usual 'Jaz' and her staff looked after us and managed to feed 50 children and 30 parents/coaches within 15 minutes of our arrival. No detail was too small, the quality of the food was excellent,... More 

Castle Donington, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

So, English guy on business trip to Ireland I obviously got a local colleague to take me to his local bar for a Guinness! Very atmospheric bar, kind of what I imagined local Ireland to be. Guinness lived up to expectations completely

Thank Sleightym
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569 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We needed something fairly quick as we were attending a concert in town. Good selections, good service and timely turnaround. We returned after the concert and they had a great band. Stayed until almost 1 AM. Despite being a college spot, we (much older) never felt uncomfortable.

Thank ontheroadagn7
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of eating and drinking at this establishment when I went to see my daughter who is studying abroad in Ireland. It is a top-notch place as far as entertainment and atmosphere. As far as the food goes we had a party of five and for the most part everyone was very satisfied with their meals. Several of... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly great value. Good all round grub. Location handy in maynooth. Friendly staff. Spicy chicken wings are great.

Thank Martin M
Listowel, Ireland
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142 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I ate here recently and was pleasantly surprised. The menu offers a great variety of food, as well as early bird options and daily specials. I ordered the pan fried chicken. It was very tasty and not a bit tough or dry. The staff were very friendly and efficient too. We were seated and served very quickly. The decor of... More 

Thank Karl J
Athlone, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

food is great, they offer student specials aswell! Staff are blunt but they do their job and thats what counts. Good variety of food aswell. value for money

Thank MackCD
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Have started visiting here to eat only recently but have to say it is top notch! Great variety on menu and very reasonably priced with good size portions piping hot.. The Sunday roast dinners are definitely worth a mention too.Highly recommend this place.

Thank sado
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I have been in the roost quite a few times and have never had a bad experience always great live bands late bar and dj till the early hours

Thank jennie k
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for something to eat with my 19yr old Son (the poor student). The service was quick and friendly. The menu is basic diner fare. I had a bacon & cheese burger with fries and he had southern fried chicken goujons & fries. The burger was homemade and quite tasty and my son informs me so was the... More 

Thank Karen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 22
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Maynooth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 628 9843

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