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Carlingford Arms

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3418
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Bridgend
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A fantastic welcome from the staff! Visited this pub/ restaurant a few times in one weekend whilst in Carlingford for a wedding and our large group received a proper Irish welcome every time! The food was fantastic and the staff were constantly bringing out extra things for us to try, the hospitality was second to none! I would recommend this... More 

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Thank Reenyp
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped into this place last night for a quick drink. We decided to pair out Guinness with a dozen oysters. The pints were great and the oysters were fresh and delicious. The staff were very friendly and all in all there was a lovely atmosphere in the place, helped by the roaring fire. Stop by if you get the... More 

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Thank Ian R
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous evening at The Carlingford Arms, hosted a dinner party for 20 guests, private party room beautifully decorated, the restaurant had specialised and personalised dinner menu, scrolled to match graduation theme and went the extra mile by laminating same for my daughter. Outstanding food all round, service and staff extremely polite and professional, door personnel very attentive to ensure smooth... More 

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1 Thank mipaterson24
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing about food here for sure . No worrying about being troubled to leave straight after your meal . They were so welcoming.

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Thank Sandra E
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place last weekend with friends to have dinner and it was an amazing experience. The staff were so helpful and friendly and ensured we were happy the whole time we were there. The food was delicious and well worth the money! For price and quality of food and atmosphere, I would recommend this place.

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Thank AshleyMcAllister12
Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Carlingford today for the first time and decided to have lunch with a couple of friends. The pub was warm with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and attentive to our needs....definitely went the extra mile . The menu was good and reasonably priced but I chose the special. It was delicious as were... More 

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Thank FLHtheclare
Dundalk
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106 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was recently here for breakfast as part of a hen weekend. We had craic with the staff and the full Irish was amazing. Just what the doctor ordered. Would definitely return.

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Thank Laura2704
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delighted with this restaurant. My family and I were staying in carlingford for my dad's 60th birthday and we hadn't gotten around to booking anywhere to eat for Saturday evening. We decided to ask on the off chance on the Saturday afternoon if they could accommodate us - 8 adults, 2children&2 babies - but didn't think we had a chance!... More 

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Thank jmcc85
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely exceptional service! Large group of friends (mid twentys) on weekend away spent day drinking here was treated to free baskets of finger food for everyone absolutely gorgeous food..staff were extremely helpful and friendly! Loved our time here so much! We were also aloud plug in playlist and play our own music all day which really made it! Also had... More 

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Thank Agnes_Moynihan
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Arrived here with a group of 6, from the moment we were sat staff were friendly warm and inviting... an food complemented the service we received, it was hot tasty an to die for can't wait to our next visit... only next time I'll book a room an enjoy the music an lively atmosphere surrounding....

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Thank Anna W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3418
Description
The Carlingford Arms, a long established bar, seafood and traditional Irish restaurant is situated in the heart of medieval Carlingford.

The Carlingford Arms Menus are available throughout the week (we are open 7 days a week) in our restaurant, Bar & Lounge serving local CARLINGFORD OYSTERS, freshly caught seafood, prime cuts of locally sourced beef as well as our delicious CARLINGFORD SEAFOOD CHOWDER.

The selection of food also includes a full children's menu, vegetarian alternatives and our homemade desserts. Our wine list is constantly being updated with new and exiting flavours to complement the menu. The restaurant enjoys full bar facilities.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?