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The Old Thatch Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , British
116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7946 8322
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (9 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Have just celebrated our wedding here on Friday and can highly recommend it for both their service and food . The staff could not do enough for us leaving us to have a stress free reception and party

1  Thank GilesBeverley
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was a friendly, welcoming pub that we visited at lunchtime. The food was good value but they struggled with my wife's lactose/dairy intolerance, with the server not appearing to understand and the kitchen lacking imagination when asked for possibilities. If you don't have a...More

1  Thank MartynH48
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Food is delicious, reasonable price, staff efficient, friendly and attentive, cosy environment, beats local competition hands down. Good entertainment at weekends

1  Thank mumandc0
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We had a small family gathering in the Thatch last Saturday night and it was definitely a great evening. The food was great with lovely friendly staff. We decided to stay on to hear the band and we were not disappointed. Prompt bar service, a...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Visited with family and inlaws for lunch, lovely place good menu and value for money and real fire. Worth a visit!!!!

Thank MikeN1234
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Have visited twice in the past, once for lunch in November and once for dinner about 2 weeks ago & both times the restaurant was very busy with one bar staff & one waitress working. Food was well below average, ordered duck rolls which were...More

Thank Foodadvisor444
Ryan M, General Manager at The Old Thatch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

We apologise for your experience, we endeavour to improve on these points. If possible can you please contact ourselves directly either by email or phone, in order for us to speak in more detail about this. It would be greatly appreciated if you could do...More

Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Went for a family evening meal with a 2 year old and it is a perfect place to eat in comfort. Our young waitress could not have done more to accommodate the needs of the child, bringing high chair, water and served her meal first....More

Thank jackslybacon
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Have called in several times, and will do again. The food is always excellent, with good service and large portions. I would recommend this pub to anyone. Very good value for money.

3  Thank John M
Reviewed 14 February 2016

My husband and I called in one week day afternoon and had a late lunch. I chose the Thatch open chicken salad and my husband went for the Thatch 50/50 sandwich with chips and pepper sauce. My salad was huge and had a great choice...More

1  Thank LifeCoachontheMove
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Excellent simple pub grub.served in an authentic thatched pub. (?with modern dinning room tastefully attached). Excellent value.

1  Thank Ruben J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 32
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Hillhead Road | Castledawson, Magherafelt BT45 8ET, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Magherafelt
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7946 8322
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The Old Thatch Inn is one of the oldest pub restaurants in Northern Ireland. At the Old Thatch Inn Castledawson we offer good food at a great price. We are family orientated and cater for all.
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