Restaurants

Top Choice Pub Food in Kilfenora

Vaughan's Pub

A pub with a big reputation in Irish music circles, there's seafood, traditional foods and local produce feature on the menu. Have a pint under the big tree out front. There's music in the bar every night during the…
Top Choice Pub Food in Lisdoonvarna

Roadside Tavern

Down by the river, this pub is pure craic: third-generation owner Peter Curtin knows every story worth telling. There are trad sessions daily in summer and during the weekends in winter. The fun extends to the kitch…
Top Choice Seafood in New Quay

Linnane's Lobster Bar

Fresh seafood sourced from the trap-covered docks behind the restaurant are the hallmark of this casual, compartmentalised restaurant with views over the water. It's also famous for oysters and platters of house-smo…
Pub Food in Carron

Cassidy's

Cassidy's serves up a good range of pub dishes, including their famous Dolmen goat burgers made with locally raised organic meat. The building was once a British Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) station and then a gar…
Cafe in Doolin

Doolin Cafe

The cottage is small and the walls plain white, but flavours are big at this popular bistro. Breakfast is excellent, while salads, soups and gourmet sandwiches are the deal at lunch, or go for smoked salmon on brown…
Modern Irish in Doolin

Cullinan's

Part of the guesthouse of the same name, this superb restaurant excels at delicious seafood, meat and poultry dishes on a brief menu that changes depending on what's fresh, accompanied by a long wine list. Expect di…
Irish in Corofin

Inchiquin Inn

This local pub comes with an excellent kitchen. The Atlantic chowder – thick, tangy and redolent with smoked fish – is some of the best you'll find, and the breakfasts (till 2pm daily) are the business. The annual W…
Mediterranean in Fanore

Vasco

Run by hardworking Ross and Karen, this stylish and sunny eatery a kilometre from the beach has views of the water from the terrace – lovely on a sunny evening – or you can enjoy lounging inside. The food is Med-acc…
Pub Food in Fanore

O'Donohue's

In many ways the community centre, this pub south of the beach offers local seafood, chowders, sandwiches and a fine selection of whiskeys, plus trad music nights at weekends. The beer-battered fish and chips is the…
Irish in Ballyvaughan

An Fulacht Fia

A vividly coloured interior stands in contrast to the grey expanse of the sea beyond at this excellent restaurant just west of the town centre. The seasonal menu is organic and locally sourced, featuring plentiful …