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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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Holywood, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have always loved the setting for the Bar and Restaurant. I ordered the seafood chowder which is one of my favourite things, so disappointed looked lovely but wastotally tasteless, there was fish in it but no taste of fish at all, very disappointed. Did mention this to the waitress who said she would tell the chef just hope she... More 

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Belfast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here for lunch, beautiful setting and nice atmosphere. You need a table at the window to experience it at its best. Food was good and desserts even better. Staff were very friendly. Nice place to sit and relax with a cup of tea on a chilled afternoon.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited rossnowlagh for a weekend in June. Went to smugglers twice it was that good, beautiful location especially when the sun shines . Went for dinner on the Saturday night, given a table right at the window. The food was fantastic and the personalised service is a credit to the restaurant . Food was served within 15 minutes and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely place. Lovely views food and drinks staff very friendly bed room small but perfect and the bed was so comfy. Would highly recommend this place for a relaxing break. Good value for money too. Can't wait to visit The Smugglers Creek again.

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

I went to smugglers on Wednesday 1st July& it was one of the best nights I have experienced. I went with a big group(15)& we were served quickly with smiley faces and the food was nice. The bar man (Sean Boyle) was a legand and I talked to him into the early hours. All round excellent!

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular views, fabulous fresh food (I'd say amazing - top notch) however the serving staff seemed so miserable it was off putting. I witnessed customers being convivial with the waiting staff and not one of them smiled; either they are underpaid, underappreciated or they have poor management or temperamental chef(s) to deal it, either way I would go back but... More 

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Galway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Off the beaten track, but well worth the detour, Smugglers has been on the go for a long time but this doesn't mean it's stale by any means. The menu is varied- perched above the Atlantic the seafood is as superb as you'd expect but their land menu doesn't disappoint at all. Ordered patê for starters and scampi and crab... More 

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Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our friends brought us to Smugglers as we could take our four legged friends with us albeit outside, fair enough as the sun was out.It was very, very busy and despite that, the service was top notch and the food was great and the staff very friendly .Our food was served within 15 minutes of order despite being full of... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

What a spectacular views, what a food, what a drink and great atmosphere! My eyes went sparkly from the first time I walked in into this pub, because I was greeted by a huge tank full of oysters! Yummy yummy in my tummy! :) eek! Manager of the restaurant was brilliant, we had no reservation, but she still managed to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We visited the smugglers for evening dinner recently on a gorgous Sunday evening. We both ordered a burger and chips. This would not be a choice we would usually make but we both agreed there were 2 key words that sold us both! 1. focacia bread 2. mozzarella cheese We were so disappointed when we were served a basic ordinary... More 

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