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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
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“If you are going to do a day trip to Athlone, make sure to visit the oldest bar in the world. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Museum
“Our local castle that’s really worth visiting and that explains the history of Athlone through the ages. Being on the Shannon added hugely to its importance as a location for protection. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Nature
“A day visitor to Belvedere gets to explore the restored Belvedere House, Victorian Walled Garden, rolling parkland and woodland area with it's original walkways with viewing points along the lake shore. While you are there find out the history of 'the jealous wall' . This is a very interesting place to visit and the walkways and gardens are gorgeous. There is a coffee shop here too. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“As the oldest licensed distillery of its kind in Ireland, the Kilbeggan Distilling Company has seen its share of trials and triumphs. Founded in 1757, the distillery spent the next 200 years making a whiskey beloved the world over. 30 minutes drive from Mullingar.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“There are a wide range of shops here from Next, to Easons, H&M, Fields Jewelers, Monsoon, Zara, River Island, Tommy Hilfger, Clarks Shoes & a variety of eateries & lots more.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“This is a Thai restaurant which is less than 5 minutes away on foot which offers an attractive in house and take away menu. They serve both lunch and dinner”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A little expensive but the food is very good, worth a try if you fancy treating yourself. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Place to eat
“A lovely day out for any agegroup - from beautiful walled garden and historic walks, to the interactive fairy trail, to delicious treats in the cafe. Not to be missed while in the locality.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Our stunning local gallery that features exhibitions of Ireland’s best artists - often on loan from other large museums in Ireland. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Is a series of burial tombs situated on top of a steep hill. Take a trip to to Loughcrew Gardens and Nelly's Café at the Loughcrew Megalithic Centre afterwards.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cheese Shop
“An opportunity to pick up your favourite cheeses, or sample some new ones, as well as lots of other lovely artisan produce. Great market on Saturday mornings too with oodles of fresh vegetables and other goodies.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Loughcrew is an area of great historical importance near Oldcastle. It is home to a group of megalithic tombs dating back to the 4th millennium BC, which sit on top of a range of hills. The hills and tombs are together known as Slieve na Calliagh and are the highest point in Meath.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Contains shops such as Tesco, Penneys, Lifestyle Sports, Gamestop, Specsavers and more.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Forge Restaurant is an 18th-century cut-stone building with original features, tucked away in North Meath, near the border with Cavan. The building – constructed by the Napper family of Loughcrew, Oldcastle – was a place to get your horse shod or cartwheel rimmed, and for a chat and a good old tale. It was a social centre for the community. The old Forge of yesteryear has since transformed into a place where people travel from far and wide to experience the culinary delights and warm atmosphere of one of Ireland’s top restaurants.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“In Nelly’s Kitchen Café visitors can warm up with good quality food and beverages. Hot food and delicious coffee make Nelly's cafe the perfect place to relax after taking a trip up the ancient Loughcrew Complex. On sunny day sit back and enjoy a glass of wine in the courtyard.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Historic Site
“9th century Benedictine Abbey set in a beautiful valley in an area full of folklore. The seven wonders of Fore include water that doesn't boil, wood that doesn't burn and water that flows uphill. A charming place to visit, go for a walk and a quiet pint.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“If you are going to do a day trip to Athlone, make sure to visit the oldest bar in the world. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“This is a Thai restaurant which is less than 5 minutes away on foot which offers an attractive in house and take away menu. They serve both lunch and dinner”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A little expensive but the food is very good, worth a try if you fancy treating yourself. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Forge Restaurant is an 18th-century cut-stone building with original features, tucked away in North Meath, near the border with Cavan. The building – constructed by the Napper family of Loughcrew, Oldcastle – was a place to get your horse shod or cartwheel rimmed, and for a chat and a good old tale. It was a social centre for the community. The old Forge of yesteryear has since transformed into a place where people travel from far and wide to experience the culinary delights and warm atmosphere of one of Ireland’s top restaurants.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellen food and service. A little more on the expensive side but worth it.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“We were blown away by the food in its old incarnation as a country pub. In its smart new location it was just as good. Main courses are in the €22-28 range, but there is an Early Bird menu too.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“On the shore of Lough Ree, you’ll discover a golfing gem. Designed by the legendary Christy O’Connor Jnr, ”
  • 3 locals recommend

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