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The Fiddlers Elbow

Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
+353 42 966 3863
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Happened on this modernised restaurant to break up our journey. Hit on it at Sunday lunch. Good wholesome food and very friendly staff

Thank Rolande A
Reviewed 4 days ago

There's a nice charm to this place -- pretty furnishings, decor, kind of a faux-medieval ambience with lots of carved wood, especially at the bar. I had the kid's portion of pasta with tomato sauce, nothing fancy, and they threw in a side salad, which...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On the way back to Dublin on a Sunday evening we stopped off here for a bite to eat. It was well worth it. 4 of us just ordered main courses and every single one of the were excellent. The 5th person had two starters...More

Thank Berty44S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had the fish and chips, I had the salmon, Mark was kind enough to ask the chef if he would substitute mushy peas since they are my favorite, for the asparagus that it is normally partnered with. My husband said they where the...More

Thank sillecat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here on so many occasions, never have we been disappointed, food is absolutely fabulous and the staff are very friendly and helpful,

Thank EireDodo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice meal in fiddlers elbow it was extremely busy , but we received great service from the very pleasant Kate , will return in the future👍😎

2  Thank paul k
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and posting a review, i'm glad you were looked after well by Kate ensuring a return visit in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were 4 people of a certain age. Mark our host made us all feel young again such a wonderful personality, I'm sure he will go great places in his chosen career its such a pity Ireland can't hold onto her bright and intelligent young...More

1  Thank BarryEileen
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us over the two day period you were in town. The staff remember you all very well as everyone said you were 'great craic'. I'm delighted Mark took a personal interest in looking after you, ably assisted by Kate of course!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in here for a bite to eat with me and the Mrs. When we went in we were sat down and were given menus which was fine. Ordered a few drinks and decided we would just have a drink rather then eat. We moved...More

Thank supraman9999
Fiddlers B, Manager at The Fiddlers Elbow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

As much as we enjoy reading the many excellent reviews we get, we also take seriously the very few negatives reviews we rarely receive. It was with great disappointment i read your review, which has lead me to thoroughly investigate your allegations, talking with all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a family of 11, this was a great find for us. Staff were very accommodating. Food was absolutely great, loved it.

Thank Des D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly the place is absolutely beautiful inside. We had a 4 course meal off the set menu which was absolutely lovely and it wasn't too expensive. The starter was lovely and both mine and my partners steaks were cooked to perfection. The staff were great...More

Thank Ellie D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
  • Phone Number: +353 42 966 3863
  • E-mail
The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €11 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!! 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €28.00. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
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