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The Oystercatcher Bistro - CLOSED

Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3989
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Nice ”
24 Mar 2016
“No longer trading as a restaurant!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Irish, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal. Lovly restaurant with great food. Just what we were looking for. Atmosphere was great and of course carlingford mid week is very relaxing.

Thank aleret
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Had a really good meal here. Restaurant very quiet but food excellent. A good selection of both meat and fish dishes. Not overly expensive with a good wine list.

Thank gubnait
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

My wife and i would like to take this opportunity to thank Harry for the delicious meal we had Friday evening. The standard of the meals we both had was Top class as always. My wife had Chrozio and prawns for starters and the pork...More

Thank Siobhan M
Reviewed 9 February 2015

We arrived in carlingford on saturday for the night and decided to try this place out.We where met by the chef as we arrived who was running around the dinning area with an uncooked fish showing it to quests which we found a bit peculiar,...More

6  Thank Sarah M
harjor, Owner at The Oystercatcher Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2015

I have read your review with astonishment, during February, we open Thursday to Sunday, and fish is bought in Thursday, my suppliers and I can guarantee it's freshness, as regards "food poisioning" Salmonella is the most common form of food poisioning and takes between 24...More

Reviewed 31 December 2014

This is now the second time we have visited the ouster catcher, originally we visited at easter and were blown away by their food, we came back to carlingford and stayed over night solely to go here and in no way did it dissapoint. Great...More

Thank KateSquire
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We tossed up between this place and another. The other won. The following morning, Sunday, walking off the hangover, we met the owner, selling his home smoked salmon, Chowder, and oysters, from a van outside the door. I can't the remember his name, but from...More

Thank nixdiner
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We arrived in walking gear …. we weren't welcome felt as we were not the sort of people they expected

3  Thank GerrypGorman
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I was back in Carlingford recently after a great day out in Newry. Stopped in the Oystercatcher and tried out the trio of smoked salmon, with Guinness & Treacle brown bread and a Glass of delicious wine .All for the great Value of €15. My...More

Thank Nora R
Reviewed 5 November 2014

We enjoyed a delicious meal - excellent seafood, meat and local produce in a modern, but cosy restaurant, served by helpful and friendly staff. Very reasonable prices for quality food. Well worth a visit!

Thank Deet29
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Visited here recently with a group of friends. Small, tastefully decorated restaurant, very friendly staff, excellent food. Tried the Cataplana signature dish and really enjoyed it. Home-smoked salmon and Guinness Treacle bread also very impressive. Highly recommend!

Thank Tourist10001
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  • Address: Market Square, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Cooley Peninsula  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3989
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Classical Bistro style, chef and wife team, unpretentious, mediterrean atmosphere, with quality fish game and meats products sourced locally, The Oystercatcher also offers its version of "Street Food" each Sunday afternoon, with local oysters, dressed crab, Carlingford smoked salmon and chowders
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