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The Fatted Calf

Church St., Athlone, Ireland, N37 P383
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Opening Information

Tuesday to Saturday inclusive
Lunch 12:30 - 2:45pm
Dinner 5:30 - 9:30pm

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 €25 per person.

please be on time for your booking folks, 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.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Fatted Calf

42 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. Our Head Chef Deirdre (Dee) Adamson has been in charge since 2010. Husband and wife team, Feargal and Fiona O'Donnell work alongside Dee to ensure our customers have an enjoyable experience.

Cuisine: Irish, Cocktails, Contemporary, Dessert, European, Locally Sourced, Set Menu, Steak
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 14 December 2018

We had a group of 8, one vegetarian and one coeliac, there was limited options for the vegetarian but the server asked if she was happy so it felt like they would have prepared off menu if she had requested. The coeliac was well catered for and everyone enjoyed the meal. The vegetarian main course was just vegetables though and could have done with a bit extra protein.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Great service and food.

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

fab

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Great food

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Delicious food. Friendly staff. Great value for money. Loved it!!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

Excellent

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

Simply Fantastic.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

Lovely time, well looked after and superb food. Thanks!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

My first time eating here and it did not disappoint. I was visiting athlone for the night. There were six of us for a girlie weekend away. The staff were so welcoming , attentive , informative and efficient. The food was fabulous ...so tasty , well presented and we were served in a timely manner. There was a lovely , relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant. I would highly recommend it. Thanks for a lovely evening

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Food was excellent but felt very rushed. Waitress was very direct in telling us if we wanted anything off early bird menu we had 5 minutes to decide. Everytime we finished a course the plates were taken away far too quickly and on to the next course. We ordered a second bottle of wine before dessert and weren't advised at any stage that they wanted the table back within a short time frame. We were very rushed in the end. Had barely finished when the manager put the bill on our table and said he wanted table back. Would go back for the food & atmosphere but dont go here if you are hoping a relaxed non rushed meal.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

I enjoyed my meal but I think the portion of veg and potatoes was a bit small . Noise levels were a little too high which takes from the dining experience. That being said I would still recommend the restaurant to friends and family .

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Thanks John, we will take your comments on board.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

Great restaurant

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Thank you Sinead!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

Great restaurant food 100% Looking forward to returning.👌👌

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

Gorgeous food and wine

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Lovely spot!

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

One of the finest dining experiences I have ever had, I booked a table for 5 to celebrate my graduation after I heard good things about it and was not dissapointed. The ambiance of the place and customer service were truely excellent. Every single dish was a piece of art - their attention to detail and ensure the highest standard of every little item on the plate is extraordinary! Prices are a bit expensive but worth every penny - top quality ingredients, big portions, and should I mention out of this world steak! The owner Feargal was a real host, attending every guest and greating every idividual as they came in the door. Outstanding. Will definitely be coming back again

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Excellent. The food was superb and the staff were so lovely... We will be back!

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

Overall our party of four enjoyed a pleasant evening. Our two criticisms would be that our server poured the remaining wine of our bottle into just two of the glasses. I presume she expected us to order another bottle and it was a good job we didn't as we were asked to leave our table to make room for another booking even though we did not do an early bird.

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

We had a fantastic night, the food and service was excellent. Loved the potato bread...

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Fabulous food and great service with just the right amount of time between courses. Great value for money too. I will definitely recommend and definitely be back. The doughnuts were to die for !!!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

When the doors opened the cold breeze felt very uncomfortable, needs a nice cosy waiting area.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

Was seated where a cool breeze came from door way. Dealt with a problem very swiftly and appropriately

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

Had an amazing family meal after a graduation ceremony. From the moment we entered the staff were so friendly and helpful, great choice on the menu, lovely selection of breads. Everything from the starters to dessert was delicious. Highly recommend. Will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 October 2018

We had a lovely evening, with delicious food and excellent staff. Thank you so much, we will be back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Excellent as always

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