Sample Pubs and Restaurants

We encourage everyone to research places to dine according to taste. However, the list below details a few places that may be worth trying. Note – we haven’t tried them all! Please let us know if you find something that should be added to the list. Hotel receptions are good sources of info too.

GLENGARRIF

•    MacCarthy's Bar
•    Casey's Bar and Restaurant
•    The Park Bistro
•    The Martello Restaurant

KILLARNEY

•    Italian Cuisine Ristorante. 17 Street, Anthonys Place, Killarney Tel: 0646626575 - Contemporary design inside but great food – 
•    O’Connors Irish Pub. 7 High Street, Killarney Tel: 00353 6431115 - Referred to as ‘best bar in Ireland’, Traditional music and food – good beer
•    The Grand. Killarney Grand Hotel, Main St - Great for music!
•    Murphy’s Bar. College Street, Killarney Tel: 00353 646631294 - Good music and food.
•    Treyvauds. Fine dining : 63 High Street, Killarney - Tel: 00353 646633062

BALLYBUNION

•    Bernie's Bar in Cliff House Hoel
•    Strollers Bistro
•    Daroka

SPANISH POINT

•    Tide Bistro (attached to the Bellbridge House Hotel - Tel: +353 65 708 4038 - The Coast Lodge
•    Bistro & Wine Bar - Spanish Point, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, V95 WV66 - Tel: +353 65 707 9676

BALLYVAUGHAN

•    Hyland's Burren restaurant (hotel)
•    L'Arco Italian Restaurant
•    Monks Ballyvaughan
•    O'Loclainn's Pub (well know pub and Whiskey bar!)

GALWAY

•    Artisan. 2 Quay St, Galway, Ireland - €25 3-course meal option
•    Thai Garden Restaurant. Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland - Tel: +353 91 567 865
•    Salvador's Restaurant. 9/10 High Street, Killarney, Ireland  +353 64 663 2816. Irish, pizza, grill
•    Trattoria Magnetti. 12 Quay Street Tel: +353 91 563910 – great Italian restaurant
•    Fat Freddy’s Restaurant. The Halls, Quay Street, Galway - Tel: 00353 91567279 - Good food & unusual décor & memorabilia on walls, quirky
•    Il Vicolo. Bridgemills, O’Brian’s Bridge, Galway - Tel: 00353 91530515 - Italian cuisine.
•    Venice Restaurant. Claims to be the best Italian in Galway - 11 Abbeygate Street Lower – Tel: 353 91 530 751
•    Tigcoili Pub. Mainguard Street, Galway - Tel: 091561294 - Family run pub, great music and atmosphere. 
•    The Quays Pub and Restaurant. 11 Quay Street, Galway - Tel: 00353 91568347 - Church pews, gothic décor, good music & food

CLIFDEN

•    The Carriage Restaurant at the Clifden Station House Hotel
•    Mitchell's Restaurant – great seafood
•    Marconi's - Irish, European, International

WESTPORT

•    Sol Rio (Across from Matt Molloy’s Pub) – Tel: +353 98 28944 – homemade, locally sourced
•    Il Volcano. High St, Cahernamart – Tel: 353 98 24888
•    La Bella Vista. Italian – Tel: 353 98 29771
•    Torrino’s Restaurant. 10 Market Lane, Westport - Tel: 098 28338 - ‘Best Italian in Westport’
•    Matt Malloys Pub. Bridge Street, Westport - Tel: 00353 9826655 - Great traditional music bar with great Guinness
•    Brewe. High Street, Westport - Tel: 00353 9856700 - Michelin Star - Fine dining. Best to book. ‘decadent dining’.

SLIGO

•    The Quays Bar and Restaurant at the Sligo City Hotel
•    Eala Bhan - Irish European Vegetarian Friendly
•    Coach Lane at Donaghy's
•    A host of others! Just walk around 

DONEGAL

•    La Bella Donna. Italian restaurant at 2 Bridge Street, Donegal
•    Olde Castle Bar & Red Hugh's Restaurant - unfussy pub grub and locally-sourced fish and seafood – castle Street
•    The Forge Bar. 7 Meetinghouse St – traditional pub

LETTERKENNY

•    Group finish meal (almost!) at the Station House Hotel