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Smugglers Creek Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Cliff Road, Rossnowlagh, Ireland
Smugglers Creek Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here on a day outing from Sligo with my husband and 3yr old girl for Sunday lunch didn't have a booking, very accommodating, lovely views out over rossnowlagh beach, had delicious breaded mushrooms and fish and chips, husband had seafood medley and beef, prompt service child's meal came out quickly which is important when eating with a little one,... More 

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third time to smugglers in recent times. And i go back just because the location is incredible, interior second to none….service is horrible:-( The last two times is a perfect example. Sat right at the bar and waited at least 5min to be served. Thats a long time considering there was no one else at the bar.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here for a night or two every year for the last 5 or so years. The lady who runs it is wonderfully welcoming, and has clearly been the force behind some modernisation. The room we stayed in had view straight along the miles and miles of Rossnowlagh beach, and was more than comfortable enough. The food in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Came across this place on an evening drive while staying in the area for a couple of days, the views are amazing of the beach & the sunsets.we were lucky to get a table as we hadnt booked so i would book before food was excellent & staff friendly. I would make this a must visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Excellent food I really enjoyed steak.It was so fragile that I wouldn't even need my theeth and my friends enjoyed hake and salmon both of them were done perfectly.Brilliant service staff was very caring and helpful.Fantastic atmosphere,we felt really welcome and gorgeous view is fantastic bonus!!!Good luck Emily and Mark your Smuggles Creek is doing really well.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stayed in the area for 2 nights and found this beautiful gem on the hill overlooking the bay. The atmosphere is fantastic and we were blessed with good weather and therefore a breathtaking sunset. The menu has plenty of choices and is all freshly cooked. Emily, front of desk, is so welcoming and gave us the best experience! I... More 

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Ballyshannon, Donegal, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

After a lovely sunny day driving around Donegal me and my wife decided to go to Smugglers for a "nice" meal, we live not too far away, we ordered one bottle of wine, one starter to share and two main courses. The starter, Chicken Liver Pate was tasteless, I hade the Hake that was just ok, served with some kind... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

One of the best views from a restaurant I've seen anywhere in the world on my travels and great food.hidden gem about 5 mins from ballyshannon. Bring your togs as beside a great beach.Probably should book ahead if you have a large group.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Went for a weekend stay at smuggles creek inn the first weekend in January. We got lucky with the weather, sunshine all day long on Saturday. We booked the small self contained bunglow at the back of the Inn. It was prefect. Very clean, warm and offered us a bit more alone time when we wanted it. The bar has... More 

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Gaillimh, Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Thank you to the lovely staff at Smugglers Creek for a wonderful evening. We arrived valentine's eve, to watch second half of Ire v France and have dinner...and as we got out of the taxi the driver asked what time our booking was for..booking!? I looked at the bf and the bf looked at me and the taxi driver looked... More 

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