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L'Escale Restaurant

Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“barbary duck” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Irish
$$ - $$$
Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviews (76)
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Although the the restaurant was busy. The staff were very helpful, friendly and attentive. The food was very good quality and nicely presented. The helping were very good.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great food. Lovely restaurant. Friendlying staff. Only observation is that the menu was a little limited for us.

Thank MiseEire
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Lovely restaurant good quality food excellent service generous glass of wine, it was very busy on the sunday night which is always a good sign

Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the menu and standard of food provided by this restaurant considering the 3 course meal was included in the price of our Hodson Bay hotel package. The menu was right up my street with lots of game options. There was...More

Thank IffyJiffy
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Whilst staying at the Hodson Bay we tried this restaurant a couple of times and overall really enjoyed our meals. On the first night we had steaks which could have been a little better but all other was very good. On the second night we...More

Thank Des D
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were a party of 4 and were very disappointed with this restaurant. We felt the menu was rather limited and we actually made some requests off menu which were accommodated. Maybe it was our expectations that were wrong but for example Salmon En Croute...More

Thank MTF722
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Hodson's Bay Hotel and as part of our package had a four course dinner included. It was priced at 38 euros each. The staff were all very friendly and efficient. Alfredo served us and he also was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The chef absolutely deserves every cent he earns excellent food beautifully presented could not fault the food in any respect 10/10

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Called here for lunch on way to a meeting we were only two people in there food was gorgeous and staff friendly and efficient lovely views out to bay will return in the summer months

Thank JackyMDublin
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

After requesting a menu ( we were sat in the bar and comparing between bar menu and restaurant) the chief waiter did not understand why when we were sat in the bar why we wanted the menu, as he explained ' they did not serve...More

Thank sensorman
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone