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Top Choice Irish in Kilkee

Murphy Blacks

The county's produce stars on Murphy Blacks' menu: rack of Clare lamb with redcurrant and port jus, Loop Head seafood pie, Carrigaholt crab hot pot and Hag's Head hake with black pudding crumble. It's booked up soli…
Cafe in Kilkee

Pantry

Pick up beach picnic fare or eat in at this bright-purple cafe-bakery. Breakfast (such as organic porridge with cinnamon stewed apricots) segues to lunch (Doonbeg crab sandwiches on treacle bread, St Tola's goat's c…
Bistro in Kilkee

Strand Bistro & Cafe

Feel the sea spray on your face at the outside tables of this beach cafe, bar and bistro. Open sandwiches, gourmet burgers and fish and chips are served at lunch; book ahead for evening dishes such as parchment-bake…
Cafe in Kilkee

Diamond Rocks Cafe

Before heading off on a cliff walk, fuel up at this contemporary cafe opening to a huge terrace at the water's edge. Food is well above the norm for the types of places usually found in such a stunning spot, from br…
Pub in Kilkee

Naughton's Bar

Dating from 1856, today Naughton's combines a traditional pub, contemporary cocktail bar and a buzzing pavement terrace, making it a focal point for Kilkee nightlife. Cracking pub fare (mains €12 to €25) includes pl…
Market in Kilkee

Farmers Market

Kilkee's small farmers market sets up in the public car park at the northern end of the beach.