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The Poets Rest

Chapel Street, Slane, Ireland
+353 41 982 0738
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
2 Mar 2017
14 Feb 2017
“Excellent food, atmosphere, service”
Open Now
All hours
American, Irish, European, Fusion
$$ - $$$
Chapel Street, Slane, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Under new managenent. Fab menu now and lively surroundings. Old place was tired and dull. Check out the Inside Out pages on Social Media

1  Thank SCKav
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Have visited several times since they opened. It's so much better than The Poets Rest which was a nice local restaurant but could be hit and miss with hours of opening and food wasn't always up to par. Inside Out is amazing. The new decor...More

1  Thank Notmyrealname32
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We dropped into The Poets Rest on Sunday .The place is nicely done out and the staff very helpful and friendly. The food was good . The tomato chilli soup spicey and tasty , however served in a flower pot, I'd prefer a bowl. The...More

Thank Daneoinl
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

it was alrite, much the same as home cooking an im a great cook !!! but this was dearer ! bad parking outside. so park on the roof . more room. its closed now so ther u go !!!! nothing to see here !!!! move...More

Thank kaleesie987
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I heard from the locals that it was sold and will reopened soon as a restaurant. i can tell you that it is in a really nice building and I hope it again becomes a restaurant. Slane needs another one for sure.

Thank lindawojcik
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal my first time to visit the poets rest food was excellent and staff were very efficent will definitely return again highly recommend it

Thank budaone
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

What a great find. Stopped in for a quick lunch and discovered a five star gem. Soup creamy and flavorful. Huge portion. Salad was fresh and crispy. Wife's deconstructed nachos we off the hook good. Pizza is second to mine. Wood fired oven. Yum. Great...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Friends of mine rented the top floor of the Poets Rest for the night before their wedding. The staff at the restaurant then put on a buffet style dinner for us. The food was great. And was perfect for what we were looking for. The...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Visited recently and really disappointed. Staff very friendly and service good but the food was so average. Starters cold and sent back. 18 year old wouldn't finish fish and chips, fish dish poor and burger so average. As a positive the 16 year old did...More

Thank JohnieCa
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely family meal here for our wedding anniversary with our 3 children (8,9&12). We've been a few times and it's my favourite place to eat. The pizza oven was broken but we made do. Lovely craft beers, big portions and yummy desserts....More

Thank shenn09
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Street, Slane, Ireland (Formerly The Poet's Rest)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Slane
  • Phone Number: +353 41 982 0738
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Established in 2011, The New Poet's Rest fuses classic and modern cuisine in a casual and contemporary setting. Newly refurbished in 2014 with revamped menus with all time favourites and new additions of our own invention, we have something for everyone.

Whether it's a quiet night out for two, or a bigger occasion, we cater to all.

Dietary requirements can be met also.

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