Scholars Townhouse Hotel is located in the heart of Drogheda’s City Centre in the Boyne Valley region in Ireland’s Ancient East and it was originally built in 1867 as a monastery for the Christian Brothers by renowned Architects Ashlin and Pugin who are noted for designing many parliamentary buildings across Ireland and the UK. The late Victorian building was renovated by the McGowan family in 2005 who have transformed the magnificent building into a 16 bedroom boutique Hotel.
The hotel features a fine dining restaurant which is one of Co Louth's premier destination for diners and food lovers. Awarded 2 AA rosettes since 2015.
The first restaurant in Drogheda to receive rosettes and the second in Co. Louth. Awarded 2019 Best Hotel Restaurant County Louth by the Restaurant Association of Ireland. The experience is that of fine dining. Head Chef Matthew Burke has a simple philosophy; he sources the best seasonal ingredients and then applies simple techniques to enhance and extract the best flavors for each of his dishes.
The components and produce chosen demand freshness and quality. The team in the Scholars kitchen have a genuine passion for premium fresh food, all of their dishes and their components are created by their skilled culinary team and the use of local produce is very evident on the menus. As well as a fine dining restaurant the hotel also offers a Gastrolounge & Bar which offers a less formal yet still delicious menu than the restaurant along with a selection of fine wines, craft beers, local whiskeys, barista-style coffees, cocktails and an abundance of spirits and liquors.
Scholars Hotel is also well known for its Afternoon Tea, which is a real treat and is served in the comfort of Scholars Gastro lounge.
Scholars Townhouse Hotel