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Owenmore Restaurant

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Ballynahinch River Front | Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Recess, Ireland
+353 95 31006
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh, fresh, fresh! That's the word for the cuisine. We all ate fish that had been caught that day the first night and the second night I ate lamb upon the recommendation of the chef. Our meal was superb and beautifully presented. The best meal that I ate in the whole of Ireland and even surpassed a Michelen star-rated restaurant... More 

Thank kswstoryteller
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Great food, nice surroundings, attentive staff. Reservations needed and some things a bit pricey. Overall an upscale restaurant

Thank JimOB1
Clifden, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Had our Christmas celebration in the Owenmore Restaurant at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, last week, wonderful ambience, fabulous food and wine, excellent service, all 24 in our party agreed it was a memorable occasion, highly recommend if you visit the West of Ireland, it's a must on your itinerary.

Thank drjpcasey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the castle about 10 years ago and don't remember this restaurant in particular, but it was such a pleasant surprise! The food and presentation were top notch. The service fantastic. The ambiance was perfect. My boyfriend and I sat by the beautiful fireplace they have in the restaurant after our meal and enjoyed dessert and port on... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Had diner here one night. Food excellent. Service a little bit stiff, could do with a little more informal "Irishness"!

Thank EugeneMaherCEO
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Top ranked dining. The food was crafted like artwork and tasted as good. The setting was beautiful and the staff was so accommodating.

Thank Katie D
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was a breathtaking breakfast with an unbelievable view of the stream and nature outside. The restaurant itself is classic with unparalleled ambience. We just happened upon this place by the beautiful site of the castle/hotel itself on a weekday morning. It had been raining but finally stopped when we arrived. Our timing couldn't have been better. The breakfast buffet... More 

Thank jazsacher
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Loved everything from the chef prepared appetizer to the dessert! Venison, duck, fresh fish...amazing!

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had my birthday dinner while staying at the castle at the Owenmore. Food and service were both fantastic.

Thank lstravels11
New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Owenmore is the fancier of the 2 eating establishments at Ballynahinch. It offers fine dining but solid and satisfying food. Overall, enjoyed the experience, but preferred the grub at Fisherman's Pub more. If you are staying multiple nights at the hotel, would recommend a visit if you have some extra time.

Thank Amy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
European, Irish
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballynahinch River Front | Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Recess, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Recess
  • Phone Number: +353 95 31006

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