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Purple Onion

Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
+353 43 335 9919
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good food, great staff, quaint surroundings. Went back for second night. It's located along a canal and we went for an after dinner stroll both nights and we're lucky enough to watch boats go through the lock both times.

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here to break the journey and was a lovely surprise. The food was interesting and great quality. Lovely menu for kids. Very friendly staff. Will definitely return on our next trip to mayo.

Thank leesider2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food in a nice atmosphere. Enjoyed the paintings around the walls too. Nothing is any problem for the staff.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited this establishment on more than one occasion! I was delighted once again by the care and attention from both the management and staff alike. The menu which changes and never allows the regular customer to this fine restaurant tire of the delights available,...More

1  Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Once again after a year or two since our last visit the purple onion keeps on giving,what a gem.The setting,service and food in any order are just top class.

Thank MarkHamilton1234
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous, amazing staff and the food is just wonderful, plenty of it and so yummy! We're so full but still managed dessert! (The pic is marinated chicken on a bed of mash, we also had honey roasted veg, side salad and garlic potatoes!)

Thank CizH
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great menu, always changing. Everything very good. Have eaten here a few times. Have eaten pigs ear[Delicious], wonderful Lemon Sole, best garlic potatoes. Wonderful service.

Thank kenbarry1
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I have heard great things over t years about this restaurant so we went for Sunday lunch staff nice they were very busy. Lunch menu was typical lunch menu I saw nothing that jumped out at me the soup 1St time having it Orange and...More

Thank aiden l
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited recently with friends and all agreed that the quality of the food, beverages and the warm welcome assured that we would definitely return

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Got recommendation from owner of the Viewmont House in nearby Langford. Made 7 pm reservation. Parked in front on the street. Were seated promptly. Ordered two Guinness and the risotto. Wife had the pear salad and pasta. Everthing was excellent. The service was prompt, friendly...More

Thank ejm99
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Carmel T
29 May 2017|
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Closes at 19:30 on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main High Street, Tarmonbarry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Roscommon  >  Tarmonbarry
  • Phone Number: +353 43 335 9919
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