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Avenue

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Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
+353 1 628 5003
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13:00 - 20:15
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Sun 13:00 - 20:15
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:45
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have to say any birthday, Xmas gathering , work do or just a catch up early bird without a doubt I go here! I constantly recommend to anyone wanting a lovely meal to go here! I do agree it is pricey but the early bird menu is an option. It's always a treat to go there. I'm obsessed with... More 

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Thank Chelle86B
Leixlip, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had visited Avenue on a number of occasions up to September 2016 and to be fair always thoroughly enjoyed it. However, last visit was a real let down in terms of the quality of food. Service was good though.

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Thank aoifeb1
Dublin
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant on several occasions. Not by choice but necessity really. I always feel like we didn't get value for money. There is a lack of choice on the menu & I'm not sure about the 'lamb shank'? I love lamb but this never tastes right. There are constantly new waiting staff being trained in every... More 

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Thank maggiemare
Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here today for a family dinner and found the menu very basic and not much option to chose from it certainly would not suit everybodies needs. The vegetable soup I had for starters was nice although I would recommend giving the customer a choice of white/brown bread or a roll, I ordered an adult portion of chicken goujons... More 

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Maynooth, Ireland
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is very good but menu never changes. Food now doesn't seem as fresh. You will still enjoy the food and service but where once it was no 1 in my eyes, it's now slipped down a few places...needs updating

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Thank squidworth1975
Dublin, Ireland
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178 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avenue seems to be getting better all the time. We recently had a family Sunday afternoon lunch here and it couldn't be faulted. The food was great as usual, reasonably priced, but the staff were outstanding, especially with our toddler. Atmosphere was buzzing too. Definitely recommended.

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Thank BA_83838
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch here last year. It was okay. Got leak and pototoe soup which was very green (which looked a bit strange) tasted grand. In comparison to other restaurants in Maynnoth I would rate this as average. There's a few other restaurants that I would rate higher.

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Thank Christina C
Santa Clara, California
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is decent side, many people going there. It has lots of choice of wine. The lamb shank is very good. the chick wing appetizer is very large, enough for 8 people :)

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Thank KathyReview2014
Durban
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely tucked away cafe is just the treat with their delicious menu! Cost effective as they do a lunch combo with soup and wrap or sandwich and coffee of your choice. Lovely cocktails for those who enjoy them! Also option of virgin cocktails for those who don't drink.

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Thank Meliepod
Dublin, Ireland
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111 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

For starter I had possibly the nicest bruschetta I have ever tasted followed by a delicious chicken arrabiata and a seriously indulgent sticky toffee pudding. It was all superb. The staff too were friendly and helpful. I can see why it is so highly rated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27
Cuisine
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 20:15
Monday
12:00 - 21:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:45
Thursday
12:00 - 21:45
Friday
12:00 - 21:45
Saturday
12:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Maynooth, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Maynooth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 628 5003
Description
Avenue Cafe & Restaurant, located over two floors on Main Street, Maynooth, provides excellent food & value in comfortable & relaxed surroundings. Avenue offers an extensive selection for lunch, early bird menu & a fast passed full a la carte menu in the evening. All food is produce in-house with a strong emphasis on Irish ingredients. Opening in December 2007 by Robert & Bronagh Kennedy, Avenue already boasts a band of loyal Local customers gaining a reputation for excellence. And Since its inception, Head Chef, John Cole has consistently cooking Irish Modern food at the highest level using only the best Irish suppliers to deliver great taste & flavour. We a dedicated front of house team, fronted by Brendan Reynolds, customer satisfaction is the main priority. �We pride ourselves on quality, consistency & value. Providing somewhere that you can bring the family or enjoy a great night with friends is what we set out to achieve

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