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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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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a most enjoyable family meal here during the Christmas holiday. Food and service was excellent. Surprised when I received a letter yesterday from Carlingford Arms. Letter contained my driver's license which I had mislaid there during my visit. I had not noticed I was missing the license. Well done to Sharon for returning it so promptly. Will definitely be... More 

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Thank vncntwalsh
Carlingford, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meal was delicious, service excellent and the overall atmosphere enjoyable. The staff were very efficient and very courteous. Would highly recommend for good food and staff.

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Thank kmckeever2016
Monaghan, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are simply not enough words for the owners of the Carlingford Arms, Sharon and Mick. They welcome everybody with open arms. The friendliest and most kindest people you can get!! Every time I visit I cannot go by this place, and the food is beautiful!! You are guaranteed to have the best nights craic in here!! 😊 Will be... More 

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Thank Pamey1
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went today (30/12), plenty of room, fire was lit and food was great. I had the steakburger - absolutely tremendous. Staff were excellent, price was reasonable for what we got. I would definitely recommend and certainly will return. 5 stars.

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Thank Barry N
Dunshaughlin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The establishment serves excellent food with polite and efficient staff, and a wonderful atmosphere. However my only negative comment is the invasive level of volume from the live music at night. In general I don't usually have a problem but on this particular occasion it could be classed as unhealthy. I don't understand why patrons who have just enjoyed a... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Three couples on our Christmas night out and had a meal in the Carlingford Arms. Fantastic value for money. Two steaks for thirty euro with all the trimmings. Amazing value. Cooked to perfection and came with garlic mash or plain mash or chips, onions mushroom and a selection of sauces. The garlic mash was to die for. All came in... More 

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Bridgend
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 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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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 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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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
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?