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Scholars Townhouse Hotel

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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Lively modern cooking in a Victorian former monastery

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At a glance

All day dining
Vegetarian menu
Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access
Credit cards accepted

Built as a Christian Brothers monastery in 1867, ceiling frescoes of the Battle of the Boyne in the interlinked dining rooms furnish a historical note that's a contrast to the modern Irish cooking. Praline soufflé with pumpkin ice cream is an interesting way to finish.

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 25–26 December
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Dinner served until: 9.30
  • All day dining


  • Chef(s): Matthias Ecker

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern Irish
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Wines under £30: 12
  • Wines over £30: 46
  • Wines by the glass: 15

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 75
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 36
  • On-site parking available
  • Off-site parking available: On street, council car park

Getting here

Follow West Street (Main Street) to St Lawrences Gate. Turn left, up the hill. On left.

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Drogheda (Macbride)
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