Whether it’s filling up and eating on the go; sitting and sipping that local craft brew in front of an open fire after a fine day’s fishing, or if you want the best in fine dining in beautiful surroundings; there’s cuisine to tickle anyone’s fancy in and around Ballymahon. So settle in for the evening, it’s well worth it!

Cooney’s Hotel

Cooney’s Hotel has gained a well earned reputation for good quality; home cooked and reasonably priced food. Breakfast, Lunch, a la carte and evening dinners can be served in the bar or in The Courtyard Restaurant. With 12 ensuite bedrooms, Ballymahon town’s only hotel offers free wifi throughout. The main bar can accommodate up to 200 people and also offers a private snug area. There is live music on Saturday and Sunday nights (and also on bank holiday Mondays) and a regular free country music gig with local favourites The Sheerin Family and special guests on the last Monday of each month. The Courtyard Restaurant seats 100 people or 160 banquet style. The Loft Nite Club is one of the most popular in the midlands and is open every Saturday night and Bank Holiday Sundays.

Cooney’s Hotel,
Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford
Tel: +353 (0)90 64 38180
Email: info@cooneyshotel.com
Web: www.cooneyshotel.com

Glasson Country House
Hotel & Golf Club

Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club is a Four star lakeside golf hotel just nine miles outside of Ballymahon in the direction of Athlone in County Westmeath. Featuring the Killinure Restaurant and Lakeside Bar with panoramic views of Lough Ree. The award winning hotel and Championship Golf Course is just outside the village of Glasson – Goldsmiths ‘Village of the Roses’.

Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club,
Killinure, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Tel: +353 (0)90 64 85120 / Fax: +353 (0)90 64 85444
Email: info@glassoncountryhouse.ie
Web: www.glassongolfhotel.ie

Glasson Village
Restaurant

Situated in the beautiful village of Glasson close to Lough Ree and its waterside woodland walks, boating, fishing and the highly acclaimed Glasson Golf course, this 200 year old listed building is packed with charm and character. Previously an Old RIC barracks and later occupied by An Garda Síochána until its conversion in 1986, the building retains original fireplaces and window shutters, which add character to the interior. The restaurant, with two dining rooms, has a great selection of fresh seafood and offers daily specials. It is proud to have achieved BIM Seafood Circle membership year after year. As well as fresh seafood, Glasson Village Restaurant also sources the best quality meats, vegetables, game when in season, local Irish Hereford beef and other local produce when possible. An award winning restaurant listed in all major guides.

Glasson Village Restaurant,
Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath
Tel: +353 (0)90 64 85001

Email: michaelrosebrooks@gmail.com
Web: www.glassonvillagerestaurant.ie

Grogans of Glasson

This charming olde worlde pub and award winning restaurant lies right in the heart of the picturesque village of Glasson. Originally established in 1750, the cosy front bar is divided in the traditional manner and has a lovely open fire, flag floor and a mixture of wood and brass furnishings. In the main restaurant, there is another large open fire wide enough to accommodate Santa Claus. The menu is varied with sufficient choice to accommodate all tastes. Traditional céili music is played each Friday night by three generations of the same talented family and wandering musicians are always welcome.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Saturday 12-9pm
Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 12 to 8pm
Restaurant is closed 24, 25 and 26 December
& open January 1st

Bar is closed Christmas day and Good Friday.

Grogans of Glasson,
Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Tel: +353 (0)90 64 88158
Web: www.grogansofglasson.com

Inny Bay B&B

A cosy home on the picturesque shores of Lough Ree, Inny Bay Bed and Breakfast is a haven of tranquility in stunning county Longford. With idyllic views, peaceful walks and wonderful fishing, guests can enjoy the area’s natural lakeside scenery and even hire a boat to explore the waterways. Inny Bay is a beef farm and depending on the time of year guests might get to experience baby calves being born. Sheep and lambing season is also a popular attraction. Guests can also collect eggs from the hens on site and take a leisurely walk around the farm. Inny Bay B&B is only 6km from Ballymahon and 15km from Athlone. Both the River Inny and Lough Ree offer excellent fishing opportunities. Boat Hire is available right at the bay of the Inny. All boats come with a 6 HP four stroke engine. Petrol and life Jackets are included. Open any time of the year. Contact proprietor Tom Foxe on +353 (0)87 9960173

Inny Bay B&B,
Annagh, The Pigeons, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Tel: Paul: +353 (0)87 6370237
or Deirdre +353 (0)87 2389031

E-mail: innybay@gmail.com
Web: www.innybay.com

Skelly’s Bar,
Restaurant & B&B

Skelly’s Bar & Restaurant provides a relaxed and enjoyable dining and drinking experience with ease. Known for its rustic feel, Skelly’s has become renowned for its exciting music performances in the ever-growing town of Balllymahon with live music most Friday and Saturday nights. Its bar and off-licence stocks all major brands including Longford’s own St Mel’s Brewery range. There is a wide selection of well known ales, lagers and stouts on draught as well as some of the finest craft beers available including Bohemian Barefoot Pilsner, Franciscan Well’s Chieftain IPA or the famous local favourite Fischer’s. Skelly’s stock from both home and abroad and are always trying to support local businesses such as Longford’s own St Mel’s Brewery. The restaurant offers a relaxed and homely dining experience catering for any celebratory events. Private function rooms are available for hire with menus tailored to suit your particular needs or dietary requirements. Skelly’s B&B bedrooms are all ensuite and come with television and direct dial telephones. The hearty full Irish breakfast will set you up for another great day in the Irish midlands.

Restaurant Opening Hours:
Thursday: 10.30am – 4pm
Friday: 10.30am – 9pm
Saturday: 10.30am – 9pm
Sunday: 12pm – 6p

Skelly’s Bar, Restaurant & B&B,
Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford

Tel: +353 (0)90 64 32105 / +353 (0)90 64 32915
Email: skellysbar1@gmail.com
Web: www.skellysbar.ie

The Rustic Inn

For four generations the Rustic Inn has been a mainstay in south county Longford. The McGoey family provide quality food and drink; function room space and their newly appointed ensuite accommodation at their establishment. We cater for groups of all sizes and for all family, club and social occasions. We look forward to seeing you in the award winning village of Abbeyshrule soon.

The Rustic Inn,
Abbeyshrule, Co Longford

Tel: +353 (0)44 93 574 24
Email: eddie.mcgoey@gmail.com
Rustic Inn on Facebook

The Stables

The Stables is a unique, contemporary property on ten acres of private grounds near Ballymahon. Set in the heart of secluded woodlands on the historic Newcastle Estate Demesne, this contemporary villa, designed by award winning architects ODOS, is ideal for parties, family get-togethers, customised weddings, Christmas or summer and winter breaks. With sleeping accommodation for up to 18 people, it is available for hire for short or long lettings.

The Stables,
Newcastle, Ballymahon, Co Longford

Tel: +353 (0)86 2428053
Email: info@stablesselfcatering.com
Web: www.stablesselfcatering.com

The Wineport Lodge

Home to TV3’s famous “The Restaurant” programme, Wineport Lodge began life as a restaurant way back in 1993, and as its reputation for great food grew, the Lodge as it is today grew around it too. Today, the dining room remains the beating heart of Wineport. A 29 room hotel and renowned wedding venue, this luxury lodge is nestled on the banks of Lough Ree, in an idyllic setting surrounded by native woodland. It also caters for every other type of celebration and get together, offers relaxing spa treatments in its state of the art treatment suites and provides ideal conference and meeting room facilities to meet any business needs.

Award winning restaurant and luxury accommodation

The Wineport Lodge,
Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath
Phone: +353 (0)90 64 39010
Email: lodge@wineport.ie
Web: www.wineport.ie

Big Bites

Traditional Chipper, Indian & Pizzeria Take Away. Delivery Available.

Big Bites,
Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford
Phone: +353 (0)90 64 52500

The Country Shop
Daybreak

Newsagent, Supermarket, Deli, Cafe.
Proprietor: Michael Conlon

Country Shop,
Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford
Phone: +353 (0)90 64032249
Country Shop / Daybreak on Facebook

D’s Coffee Shop

Cafe & Craft Shop, in house and outdoor catering also provided.
Proprietor: Diane White

D’s Coffee Shop,
Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford

Phone: +353(0)86 3861015

Flanagans Foodhall

Gourmet Fastfood with a difference.
Proprietor: Robert & Helen Forbes

Flanagans Foodhall,
Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford

Phone: +353 (0)90 64 32790
Flanagans Foodhall on Facebook

Jade Pot

Chinese & Thai Restaurant.

Jade Pot,
Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford
Phone: +353 (0)90 64 38662
+353 9064 38690

Sofia’s

Traditional Takeaway & Pizzeria. Delivery available.

Sofia’s,
Main Street, Ballymahon, Co Longford
Phone: +353 (0)90 64 38666

Nally’s Topaz Spar

Filling Station, Supermarket, Deli.
Proprietor: John Nally

Nally’s Topaz Spar,
Drynan, Ballymahon, Co Longford
+353 (0)90 64 32021
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