Located beside Mc Dermotts pub, open from 9 to 5 (closed on Tuesdays). Enjoy Lorraine’s delicious food, excellent for breakfast! Everything in the café is homemade where possible and excellent value. Closed from November to March.
Cliff Coast Coffee
Located on the way to the pier, just at the end of the Cliff walk. Serve continental breakfast (8am to 10 am), pizza, bagels and home baking, you can get a picnic to take away for your adventure. Open from 8am to 9pm (free Wi-Fi and credit cards accepted).
Stone Wall Café & Pizza Parlour is small, intimate and located on the streetscape of Hotel Doolin, open daily, it serves a selection of delicious made to order gourmet wraps, baps and sandwiches to eat in or take away on your way to the Cliffs!
The Ivy Cottage
Well located café/restaurant on Doolin’s famous Fisher Street. Locally sourced fresh fish and hand cut chips every day until late. Sit in the beautiful tea garden and watch the world passing by on Fisher Street. Open from 10am to 10pm.
Tea & Cakes
The Burren Perfumery
Relax in the rose covered Tea Rooms, which serve a mouth watering selection of organic cakes, scones, pies, homemade soups with freshly baked bread, selections of local cheeses and salads all made with organic vegetables from local suppliers accompanied by herbal teas from the garden and coffees from around the world.
The Tea & Garden Rooms
Jane O’Donoghue and her team will welcome you to her Tea & Garden Rooms in Ballyvaughan in the heart of the beautiful Burren in Co. Clare. This is a great little place with some healthy food options alongside some incredible cakes!
Hazel Mountain Chocolate
Although it is well signposted near north Clare’s famous Flaggy Shore, John and Kasha Connolly’s charming little chocolate factory, bakery and café still comes as a welcome surprise. They have a really beautiful place here with lots of wonderful gluten free baking and of course chocolate that’s to die for!
Afternoon tea at Gregan’s Castle (065 707 7005). A full traditional afternoon tea is served daily from 2.30pm to 4.00pm and is priced at €27.50 per person. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. For Afternoon Tea we are unfortunately unable to cater for dietary restrictions.
Treat yourself to Afternoon Tea at Trump International Golf Links & Hotel, Doonbeg. Relax in the beautiful Tea Room overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and soak up the cosy atmosphere as you enjoy a delicious assortment of pastries and cakes freshly prepared in our Patisserie.
Afternoon Tea is a long-standing tradition at Dromoland Castle. Served between the hours of 1pm and 4pm daily, guests can enjoy a selection of piping hot teas with a delicious selection of freshly baked pastries and breads. Mrs Whites Afternoon Tea available February – November.
Fitz’s Eatery in Doolin is known for its wholesome food and is popular with both residents and locals alike. Offering a calm and relaxed atmosphere you can enjoy your meal by the crackling open fire while listening to some of the finest singers and musicians in the nightly traditional Irish music sessions.
McGann’s in Doolin is a traditional Irish pub with welcoming staff. Food is served in the bar 7 days a week on season. Tempt yourself with a lunch menu from 12pm to 5pm and thereafter an extensive bar food menu is available until 9pm. Irish breakfast from 10am to 12pm. Amazing atmosphere, you will for sure enjoy McGanns.
O’Connors is a traditional Irish Pub, and the most famous of them all is open from 10am, serving good food until 9.30pm. The traditional Irish music is excellent at night and this pub is well worth spending some time in during your stay in Doolin.
The Cheese Press
Ok, while not technically a dining establishment, The Cheese Press is a must stop if you are passing through Ennistymon. It is a speciality food shop selling all Irish cheeses and locally produced coffee. Opening hours are 8am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday and the shop is in the town’s main street.
This is a lovely café situated centrally in Lahinch. It serves great coffee and has a large menu selection including wraps, ciabattas, salads and pizzas. They cater to a large array of dietary requirements and the staff are nice. The are open 9-5 seven days a week.
Head chef Robbie McCauley and his team serve creative and modern dishes using fresh, local ingredients like organic Burren lamb and game, and fresh Atlantic fish and shellfish. The extensive wine list features favourite wines from each continent.
The Wild Honey Inn
The Wild Honey Inn in Lisdoonvarna is the first pub in Ireland to be awarded a Michelin Star and its easy to see why, as they manage to combine refined bistro cooking heavily influenced by the local area with the warmth of a country pub. A visit here is a must (walk in only).
Located on Abbey Street, The Cloister Restaurant & Bar is situated in the heart of the medieval quarter in the historic town of Ennis. It has an exquisite menu and excellent staff.
The ingredients are fresh, local and delicately cooked, and there is an extensive wine list to compliment the food. The restaurant is open every evening from 6.45pm to 8.45pm (except Tuesday) and reservations are advised.
Denis Vaughan and his team do a superb job at Vaughan’s Anchor Inn in the nearby village of Liscannor with the best seasonal ingredients and fresh local fish. The restaurant opens for lunch and the evening menu begins at 6pm.