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The Fiddlers Elbow

Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 966 3863
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (30 reviews)
“caesar salad” (7 reviews)
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Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is the type of bar/restaurant that needs people and activity and our early evening visit did not fill the requirement. It is a quirky setting with bar and seating levels all at different elevations. The decor has got some Gothic style windows which prompted...More

Thank David19502013
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Called in for a carvery lunch, great choice of food for a lunch time carvery, the fish with a white sauce was so tasty, the staff could not have been more helpful and polite well worth a visit when you have been shopping in the...More

1  Thank irish2704
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Starter and main course and 2 drinks 40 euro!! For a half 3 just missed lunch menu to pay that much for myself was very over priced. Staff were very nice but food was bit of a let down. Steak was lovely bit for 23...More

Thank Tara L
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch in this bar we enjoyed it so much we came back that evening for dinner steaks were amazing and the staff a young girl who served both lunch and dinner was lovely and a young lad beautiful staff. Lorraine

Thank larlorraine
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Staff and food excellent called in for lunch was served by a lovely present girl didn't get her name we went back and had Dinner which was excellent fabulous steaks would highly recommend this restruant

Thank Evelyn R
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Fab place to eat and I'd recommend the beef stir fry, as it was one of the tastiest meals I've had in a pub. Great staff too very friendly, and quickly offered a free drink when a mistake was made Highly recommendedMore

Thank Chris J
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for your recommendation, i'm glad the small error on our behalf was dealt with swiftly and to your satisfaction. The team and myself look forward to welcoming you back to The Fiddlers the next time you...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff and very nice meal. Would recommend and come again, nicest place we have eaten at on our regular visits to carrickmacross 😊👍🏻

Thank Sorcha N
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your recommendation and your regular custom to our premises, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We booked Fiddlers for a meal for our group of 70 on our return journey from the Ladies All-Ireland on Sunday 24th September. We had a mixed group of children & adults and everyone needs were catered for in the Buffett. Fantastic service from all...More

Thank Marie R
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for once again choosing us as your stop off point. We very much value your continued loyalty and i'm delighted that once again we could meet your requirements. Kate, the rest of the Fiddlers team and myself look forward to your next visit...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Happened on this modernised restaurant to break up our journey. Hit on it at Sunday lunch. Good wholesome food and very friendly staff

Thank Rolande A
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for having lunch with us on your way back home, i'm glad you enjoyed it and i do hope you consider stopping with us again the next time your in the area.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

There's a nice charm to this place -- pretty furnishings, decor, kind of a faux-medieval ambience with lots of carved wood, especially at the bar. I had the kid's portion of pasta with tomato sauce, nothing fancy, and they threw in a side salad, which...More

Thank NHjo
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely all round review of your visit to our premises. Here at The Fiddlers we do feel that it must be a combination of the points you mentioned in your review; friendly service, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices and good food to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 36
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 966 3863
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The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €11 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!! 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €28.00. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
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