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The Bay Tree Restaurant

3 Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 938 3848
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (20 reviews)
“caesar salad” (11 reviews)
“samosas” (5 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was hands down the best meal I have had in Ireland during my 4 months here. I went with the duck, which was amazing!, the Cesar salad - very creative approach and the chorizo was a nice surprise. Carlingford is a fantastic town and...More

Thank weste8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cosy restaurant, warm ambiance. It is busy ,but service still excellent. Food is so good, we have been twice and I can not fault one thing. I had caesar salad, duck main and brownie for dessert, washed down with a lovely prosecco. yum.

Thank 32travelbug123
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are locals, and often visit the bay tree. It's menu is delicious and we love the atmosphere from staff. Lovely venue

Thank cford17
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Friday night meal, we managed to book the last table for the evening. Staff were pleasant and attentive, service was first class and the food was nothing short of excellent. Hardly surprisingly the restaurant was booked out and was very noisy which made it feel...More

Thank Gerard H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Because of the number of people we had the back room - with separate entrance - all to ourselves. Three-course dinner and the accompanying wine were excellent. Price also very much within reason: 29 € + drinks. To be recommended .

1  Thank Ivan W
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Really nice, warm restaurant with a friendly and helpful staff, gorgeous served and delicious food. Highly recommend

Thank Renata S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We spent one night in Carlingford and our B&B owner recommended the Bay Tree for dinner. We were not disappointed. The menu is varied with options to suit all tastes. The staff are friendly and attentive. The restaurant was busy and had a friendly atmosphere....More

1  Thank Takethatfan99
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We really enjoyed the monkfish dish and the pork belly. Staff were friendly and the service was good. The food was delicious.

Thank wardie2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The food in the Bay Tree is excellent. Very interesting menu, well thought out and great seasonality. Their home made sourdough bread is Devine. Staff and service are top class and considering the restaurant was full with groups I was surprised as how quick the...More

1  Thank Sinead L
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had reserved a table for eight pm in this restaurant. We arrived on time and were then shown to this 'table' for two. I had the pick of a chair jammed in a corner my friend was seated at the other side of this...More

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ConorWoods, Owner at The Bay Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello, I think your are being a tad dramatic in your review, just like the night you came in for your meal. The girls on the floor offered you another table, they told you the same as everyone else about the specials, we do recommend...More

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Karen O
6 July 2016|
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Response from ConorWoods | Property representative |
Hi there, our menus are made up daily with plenty of fresh items to choose from. Our childrens menu consists of homemade pizza, homemade fish goujons, chicken dinners etc..pasta bol also.. thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 7:15 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Cooley Peninsula  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 938 3848
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We are a beautiful little personal restaurant right in the center of a Medieval Village called Carlingford. Co. Louth. We provide a wonderful array of beautiful meals... Carlingfords only Michelin rated restaurant. We also have 7 beautiful B & B rooms located on our premises. We serve not only the freshest of produce, fish, meats and everything else on our premises. Our poly tunnel supplies us a lot of the year with fresh herbs, salad leaves from our garden which is also on site. We serve freshly ground coffee and lovely cups of tea in the morning and it is a delight to walk through our little garden on a summers evening. We have 2 private function rooms which can hold up to 40. Christenings, Communions, Birthdays, all occasions, specializing in our service for pre-wedding meals.
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