Children welcome up to 7:00pm - Half portions of menu items available for children up to 12 years.
Minimum adult order - main course
Lunch - Saturday 12:30 - 3pm
Wednesday - Saturday Dinner 5pm - 9:00pm
SUNDAY 2pm - 8pm
GROUP BOOKING POLICY
for groups of 6 or more a credit card is required to secure a reservation. 48 hours notice of cancellation or change in numbers is required.
late cancellations (under 48 hours notice) will be charged a fee of €50 per person.
please be on time for your booking, tables tend to be re-booked at the weekend.
please understand that incomplete parties cannot wait more than 30 minutes after their reservation time to place an order.
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Gluten Free Available
- Dietary Needs Catered For
About The Fatted Calf
Since Covid, we are a 30 Seater restaurant in the heart of Athlone, close to The Sheraton Hotel, The Radisson Hotel. Beside Athlone Town Centre Shopping Centre, train and bus station and various bars and nightlife in Athlone.
Relocated to Athlone in 2015, this award winning restaurant has continued to source locally produced, in season produce. Husband and wife team, Feargal and Fiona O'Donnell work alongside head chef Julian Pedraza to ensure our customers have an enjoyable experience.
Fantastic food, great service, definitely the best place to eat in Athlone!
Enjoyed choosing from an interesting menu resulting in great looking and very tasty food. Attentive but not fussy service. Would love to be visiting again soon.
We had a wonderful meal and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Gary and Anna really looked after us. Look forward to visiting again once you get to reopen. Highly recommended, beverage fails to deliver on quality, taste and Service.
Great night, thanks to the lovely team at The Fatted Calf
Food was absolutely fabulous and we are already looking forward to our next visit
As always, amazing. Food is fab. Service is great. Love the place
Thanks for delicious meal despite Covid restrictions.
Excellent food and service.
Fantastic food really good and lovely staff
Early dinner for two mid week. I had the Chilli Beef starter - really good and packs a punch, my friend had the Scallops, very tasty and nicely presented. I had the Cod and Black Rice as a main - delicious. Creme Brûlée for dessert- exactly as it should be. Nice selections of wine. Will be back
Fabulous food and experience. Felt very safe and the atmosphere was lovely.
Fantastic meal, talking about it for days afterwards. Brilliant service and lovely atmosphere. Looking forward to the next time! Thank you!
From the moment we walked in, everything was super.Fair play to you for all the Covid precautions. Our table and chairs were cleaned thoroughly before we sat down. I was very impressed. The food was superb and we left full and VERY happy!🙂
We had a very enjoyable evening with you. Food was delicious. The steak was lovely but I thought for the price there should be more on the plate such as mash and some nice roasted veg?? I ordered the donuts for dessert and didn't feel they were homemade ..?? Please dont take the negatives the wrong way but as a way to improve maybe. Wishing you all the best and hope to dine with you again soon Deirdre and Alan Gallagher.
Great feed. Had the Cod and the rice was savage. Very polite a warm reception. Will come again.
Our food was beyond what was expected and the service was great! Great cocktails too.
Lovely food, very helpful staff and a lovely atmosphere
We a wonderful evening at the Fatted Calf on Saturday. It was so nice to be back - everything was spot on..the food, the wine and the great service. Thank You
Friendly staff and good food.
Amazing food and service. Chateaubriand was tasty, I just adore the starter ham hock and quail egg, its a must. Atmosphere was brilliant despite less people. Social distancing measures very well laid out. Place very ventilated and you felt safe. Thanks Fiona, Fergal, its a joy to taste your excellent skills a real treat for us. Gary and team were brilliant
The food is incredible and the staff are always warm and welcoming. I would and have recommended The Fatted Calf many times. A treat, every time.
Fabulous in every way
I had a wonderful lunch with 3 friends yesterday. The food was incredible and I can't wait to go back!
My boyfriend and I came here for dinner a few nights ago. All the staff were really welcoming and the food was fantastic. For a starter I got the lemon and thyme baked ricotta and he got the chilli beef- both perfect. For the mains we both got the tenderloin steak with triple cooked chips which were so crispy. I'd have loved to see a ribeye steak on the menu but this was delicious too. For the desserts we both got the chocolate orange dish with honeycomb and barley icecream. The icecream balanced out the richness of the chocolate orange. Very good guys! Overall we'd highly recommend the food, delicious and the portion sizes were perfect. Keep up the good work!
We enjoyed great food, fabulously presented by professional, efficient and friendly staff. Cant wait to go back.