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The Old Fort

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2 euro Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere
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The Old Fort
Shannonbridge Co Roscommon
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In a pleasant and historically interesting site right beside the Shannon, this restaurant is in a restored fort and has oodles of character and can make for a memorable outing
  • Fishing (coarse on site)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Banqueting
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - By a river
  • Location - Waterside
  • Open New Year
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Contemporary Irish
  • Atmospheric
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Old World / Traditional
  • Romantic
  • Sunday Dining
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

The Old Fort

In a pleasant and historically interesting site right beside the Shannon, this restaurant is in a restored fort and has oodles of character. The proprietor, Fergal Moran, grew up here and, having fulfilled a lifetime ambition to restore the fort, opened it as a restaurant in 2002.


You arrive into a large and welcoming reception area and bar, which has lovely old timbers, a fine bar and comfortable sofas beside an open fire - and an extra dining space, which is useful at busy times or for guests who can’t manage the stairs.


The main dining room is upstairs and the ambience is lovely, with old wooden floors, well-spaced polished wood tables smartly laid with starched linen napkins and candles.


Marie Haverty has been head chef since 2008, and, as ever, the simplest dishes are often best – a juicy local steak, cooked as ordered, makes a very good meal and, together with attentive service and lovely surroundings, can make for a memorable outing.

Seats 80 (private room, 30). D Fri-Sat, 5-9pm, L Sun 12.30-3 (days/times may vary low/high season). 2/3 course Value D €20/€25; 2/3 course Sun L €19/ €23.50. Also à la carte. House wine €19. Children welcome (high chair, childrens menu); toilets wheelchair accessible; reservations advised. Small weddings. Closed Nov-Feb inc. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 19-05-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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Beside the bridge in Shannonbridge.

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