Polo D Restaurant

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Polo D Restaurant
Main Street, Ballyconnell Co Cavan
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Tel: +353 49 952 6228

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Diners travel from a wide area to eat at Paul and Geraldine's O'Dowd's popular restaurant, and the atmosphere of the place plus the warm welcome (and good service) you'll get from Geraldine and her team are as strong a draw as Paul's wholesome cooking.
  • Bistro
  • Contemporary Irish
  • Atmospheric
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Old World / Traditional
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

Polo D Restaurant

Paul and Geraldine's O'Dowd's popular restaurant on the main street consists of two cottagey ground floor rooms - each with the country character of stripped pine, old brick and stonework - and a newer dining room upstairs, with white table linen and candlelight, which has added a pleasing space and comfort.


Diners travel from a wide area to eat here, and the atmosphere of the place plus the warm welcome (and good service) you'll get from Geraldine and her team are as strong a draw as Paul's wholesome cooking.


A 3-course dinner menu offers a choice of about ten dishes on each course, with starters ranging from predictable (but tasty) mushroom soup to, perhaps, an unusual dish of roast quail with a local speciality, boxty (potato pancake), and typical main courses offering everything from ever-popular fillet steak or lamb cutlets to a seafood selection or a simple vegetarian option. Crispy duck is a sure fire winner, and always enjoyable.


Country generosity is the name of the game here - you get a good selection of side vegetables as well as a big portion of the main dish.


But your dessert may well be the highlight of a meal at PolO'D; the selection offered includes favourites such as cheesecakes and 'gateau of the day, but that gateau could be a  delicate portion of moist sponge with a light mousse-like topping and really good good mango flavour - and homemade ice cream really is homemade here, so give it a try if you get the chance.


Rather than serving wine by the glass, it is offered by the half carafe; serving about three glasses this tends to work out well for a couple who don't want much to drink or would like different wines to match selected dishes.

Seats 50; children welcome; wheelchair accessible. Open Wed-Sat 6.30-9.30 . Set D €45, also à la carte; house wine €20. Weekend bookings strongly recommended. Closed Sun-Tue, may also close Wed in winter. Amex, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-03-2014
Author: Georgina Campbell

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On main street of Ballyconnell village.

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