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“Worth a trip off the M6 for food”

The Old Barracks Restaurant & Bakery
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Athenry
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 8 - US$ 29
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Old Barracks Restaurant - Bistro - Bakery - Catering Set in the historical walled town of Athenry, The Old Barracks serves the finest in locally sourced produce in our award winning venue. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The home of great food & flavour in Athenry!
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We visited the Old Barracks on our way to Clare for the weekend, excellent lunch with very friendly staff. Super lemon tart for dessert.

On our way home we returned and had a late breakfast at 11:45 - really good and great value.

Obviously, we will come back again as it is a good stopping point between Dublin and Galway or other Western regions.

Athenry has also a range of interesting sights, the Abbey, Castle and town walls.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Had lunch at the Old Barracks today. Had the goats cheese salad as did my wife. Best salad we both had in a long time. Well done the Chef..

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I ate in this restaurant Saturday and I have to say the food was delicious. I ordered a chicken salad which is normally pretty basic. But not this time . The presentation was beautiful (sorry I didn't take a photo) The chicken was obviously freshly roasted and full of flavour . The portion was very big and the salad very fresh. I am a lover of coffee so followed this with a latte yet again it did not diappoint ,one of the nicest coffees iv had in a long time. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. I will definitely be returning x

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Hands down the most amazing goats cheese I’ve ever had! The Tar-Tatin was AMAZING! Food was fantastic and the entire staff here are so friendly. Recieved a brief history lesson and a tour of the old jail cells. The most enjoyable culinary experience I’ve had in a long time! Can’t wait to go back!

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scott f, Manager at The Old Barracks Restaurant & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jend0901

Blown away with this review, thank you so very much. We work hard to make people feel welcome and add as much value as we can when somebody has taken the trouble to visit us. See you again soon we hope!

Scott & The Old Barracks Team

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of stopping over in Athenry today and found a gem! OLD BARRACKS BISTRO....fantastic food and service. The owner personally showed us around the old jail which was turned into a bistro eight years ago..the warm personal welcome was lovely. And the food wonderful. All those awards are well deserved. Highly recommended. And pet friendly too

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