The Midlands Travel Guide

The Midlands Restaurants

The Fatted Calf

  • Church St. Map It
  • Athlone
  • Irish

Known for

  • John Stone dry-aged Irish steaks
  • Young Buck blue cheese
  • Calm, contemporary atmosphere

Published 01/20/2010

Fodor's Review

One of the Midlands food heroes, chef-owner Feargal O'Donnell uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients at his popular, contemporary Irish restaurant in the town center, where you can sink into comfortable orange chairs made of cowhide leather for signature dry-aged steak. Typical main courses may include panfried cod fillet, 30-day dry-aged beef tenderloin, or a Black Island lamb with chantenay carrots and salsa verde. If you have space, try the strong-flavored Young Buck blue cheese from County Down; for a divine dessert, a scoop of affogato with moondust espresso and a dash of Bailey's liqueur will leave a long afterglow on your taste buds.

Restaurant Information


Church St., Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. and Mon.

Published 01/20/2010


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