Balcone Italiano Restaurant


Opening Times:

  • Dinner: Fri- Sunday 4pm-9pm
  • All day Sunday: 1pm-10pm

The Balcone Italiano Restaurant is located on the mezzanine level of the Bridge House Hotel at the heart of Tullamore and is one of Offaly’s most loved Italian eateries with native Italian chefs it brings a culinary flare to the midlands that hasn’t been seen before.


Enjoy a fresh mix of home-made pastas and pizzas which are made daily in house. The restaurant also offers a selection of steaks, chicken and vegetarian dishes. Choose from a range of delectable Italian desserts and expertly made coffees. The restaurant is family-friendly and there are regular special offers. 


The Balcone Italiano is the perfect location to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, family gatherings and friend’s nights out and is one of the top restaurants in Offaly. Our staff go the extra mile and will help you to organize your night in the restaurant including personalized birthday cakes and desserts, champagne, private areas and much more.


Post-dinner drinks and live music can be enjoyed in our Library bar located in the hotel lobby or in our Bridge House Bar which plays hosts to live bands 7 nights per week.


For bookings call our hotel in Tullamore on 057 9325600 or email / or alternatively fill in the dining enquiry form below.


For further information on our dining options, you can check out the following sections on our web page: Char Bistro, Bridge House Bar & Grill, Coffee Shop & Carvery, Hotel Lobby/Afternoon Tea or Private Dining.


If staying in the hotel, speak to our reservations team about all-inclusive hotel and restaurant packages in Tullamore at the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. 

Bridge House Hotel

Sweet Potato, Carrot & Oregano Soup €5.50
Served with herb cream, croutons & homemade brown bread

Balcone Bouche €9.95
poached chicken, mushrooms & sun-dried tomato in an Italian pinot white wine cream sauce served in a puff pastry shell garnished with pesto-rocket salad

Funghi Fritti €9.95
Cajun Crumbed Button Mushrooms with Taco Sauce

Balcone Bruschetta €7.95
Lightly toasted sundried tomato ciabatta topped with garlic butter, baby prawns & marie rose sauce

Balcone Caesar Salad €8.95
Balcone fajita chicken & bacon Caesar salad mixed with cherry tomatoes, red onion confit. Baby gem lettuce & a Caesar dressing served on top of a stone baked

10oz Sirloin Steak €26.95
28 day aged sirloin steak served with mushroom & onion skewer accompanied by brandy peppercorn sauce

Balcone Roast Breast Turkey €17.95
Seasoned with Italian herbs & served with sweet potato puree, crispy coppa ham, stuffing & a cranberry Italian red wine gravy

Baked Supreme of Salmon €18.95
Served on fried baby potatoes, a saffron lemon sauce & pickled peppers

1/2 Honey Roast Duck €22.95
Served n a bed of basil stuffing, braised red cabbage, a orange & redcurrant sauce

Pepperonata Chicken €17.95
Grilled chicken breast served with a pepper & Italian chardonnay cream sauce on a bed of mash potato & garnished with a crispy parma ham

Balcone Penne Carbonara €15.95
Pan fried pancetta, spring onion & garlic in a white wine cream sauce topped with parmesan cheese & drizzled with sun-dried tomato pesto

Prawn & Courgette Ravioli €16.95
Tossed in a lemon pesto, garnished with pickled fennel & served with garlic bread

Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni €15.95
Mixed with a pepper ragout, baked in two sauces, tomato-basil, alfredo sauce, glazed with mozzarella, pine nuts & served with garlic bread & side salad

Italian Marinated Chicken Breast €17.95
Topped with red onion confit served with a homemade gaelic mushroom & Tullamore dew sauce

Chefs Christmas Desserts €5.95

4 Courses Including Tea/Coffee €35 €5 Supplement for 10oz Steak


What they think

Antonia just wanted to thank you and all the staff in the bridge house for a fantastic day from start to finish it was unbelievable could not have went any better. Thanks again

Mr&Mrs Šimunovi

How can we thank you and all the staff at the hotel enough. Every single staff member was so helpful ,kind and made every one feel as though they were your only customer . You made everything so stress free and organized.

Mr & Mrs Maher

We had our wedding recently in the Bridge House Hotel and from our initial meeting to the morning after our wedding the hotel staff were incredible! The staff were attentive to every last detail and nothing was too much trouble. The food was absolutely incredible and is still the talk of our friends and family.