Quay Bar at the Lodge

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The Quay Bar and Brasserie is the perfect environment in which to sit back, admire the sweeping views of Lough Corrib, sip on a drink or enjoy a delicious meal. The intimate and informal setting is the perfect place in which to enjoy some hearty Irish cooking prepared with the finest local produce, swap stories of the day’s adventures and refresh yourselves with a couple of our most popular cocktails. In the winter, it’s ideal for sinking into the deep leather sofa in front of the welcoming open fire.
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1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Took 3 friends from overseas to dinner. Loved the ambience and the views. Staff were attentive and friendly and made us all very welcome. Unfortunately one of our meals (the beef burger) was very poor, the meat tough. I should have complained but were unwilling to spoil the mood. In spite of this I will return.

1 review
Dined on 16 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed our opportunity to escape from modernity and the pace/ noise of a busy commercial environment to relax over the perfect light evening meal in those gorgeous traditional settings which we would highly recommend to all our friends and associates!

2 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Stunning location with very friendly professional staff - just a pity about the food. If you are going to charge €18 for a sandwich it needs to be a good one. What we got was very mediocre. We ordered 2 club sandwiches which came out as plain white sliced pan toasted with some dry bacon and chicken - the menu said a choice of chips or salad but we were not given an option. Disappointing but the location made up for it

1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Seafood platter at 29 euro was a little over priced as there were only two oysters and one langoustine on the plate. It also was not served with salad or bread. A side of skinny fries was an additional 4 euro.

We booked our table one week in advance and while it had a nice aspect overlooking the lake, the view was continuously blocked by cars. In addition, the table was adjacent to an opening into the main hallway and there was a cold draught from the main entrance to The Lodge which was very uncomfortable.

1 review
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

The menu was not interesting and the food was at best ordinary.
The meal was very overpriced and the best bit of the lunch was the view. In terms of food or value I would not recommend this venue

16 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

The food was not good to begin with, but add in the ridiculous upcharge for eating in the hotel and it made it that much worse.

1 review
Dined on 4 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The Lodge is a special place for an occasion, generating that good feeling factor.
Attention to detail was only surpassed by the mouthwatering fresh fish I enjoyed on Thursday at Quay Bar.
Staff were pleasant and very customer focused, happy to respond to our questions about Ashford Castle.
Thank you

1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 4food 1service 5ambience 5


We recently stayed there with our 4 month old baby, I must say everything was perfect except unfortunately the food. It was the perfect atmosphere for valentines, ambiance was amazing with the soft music, we could have sat and chatted all night! We got a very spacious table with plenty of room for the buggy and the staff were brilliant, friendly and so helpful.
Unfortunately to our surprise the food was not great! My partner had the bacon and pudding salad and both were very over cooked and rock hard, he enjoyed his burger but the chips were very overdone and tasted of bad oil! My lamb was slightly over cooked and mashed potato was cold, they did bring me fresh mash but at the time didn’t want to complain as everything else was so good and in the end we really enjoyed the evening!

Just a few twigs of the menu and you have a perfect evening! We were very surprised as the lodge is a 4 star we were expecting amazing food.

Aside from that we will definitely be back as it didn’t effect our overall experience and thorough enjoyed our night away!

Thank you very much,

Sarah, Danny and Baby Fionn

1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Got a deal on site for weekend special for myself and my husband for B and B and evening meal in the quay bar.
Absolutely fabulous food. The staff were amazing and I can't remember his name but one young waiter with a quiff in his hair was so into of his work. I highly recommend the quay bar. We will definitely be back. Thank you to all the staff you are all amazing.

3 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Went for a friend's get together... Great weekend, good location, staff were great, good value, fantastic location

2 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

We ordered the fish and chips and the chicken Kiev. Both were extremely bland and forgettable. At least the chips were passable I suppose. I'd advise giving this restaurant a miss.

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1 review
Dined on 4 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Lovely place for a special meal, our hist was very friendly and engaging, food was excellent.

1 review
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Always great, reliable, fabulous setting, looking forward to new menu

2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Something different and the tapas sized portions were plenty. Lovely ambiance. Had a voucher from B&B which made for a good deal. I'd advise booking ahead as we saw several people turned away as it was a cold, wet, miserable Friday evening.

1 review
Dined on 11 February 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

While I love this venue & location, I feel menu is not in keeping with tone of the overall offering. Sausage rolls, chips & chicken drumsticks for a special lunch -extremely overpriced & only alright to eat. A pity as its such a nice place to be & staff were very pleasant.

1 review
Dined on 4 February 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Good food in pleasent surroundings. Very good service.

1 review
Dined on 27 January 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The menu here is quirky and different and the setting of the bar is spectacular overlooking the lake. This was my second visit in recent times and we had the same waitress and she was fantastic-helpful and friendly. A real treat for lunch

1 review
Dined on 9 December 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

just love love this place one of our favourite places to stay and dine staff are wonderful and the lodge gas a wonderful athmospere!

1 review
Dined on 6 August 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We were disappointed with the seating in a hallway with people checking in to rooms passing etc. It felt soulless. We miss the former Lisloughrey style bar offering.