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Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
+353 65 707 4207
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

What a great place lovely staff and I'll definitely be back next year. Really welcoming atmosphere great pints too recommend to anyone

1 Thank noodlesdoodlles18
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Driving through the area with an American business colleague on the 8th of August we stopped in for lunch. To say I was disappointed with the food is an understatement which was made all the worse because it is grossly over priced. I suggested to my colleague that we leave and go elsewhere down the town but he declined not... More 

1 Thank mikefarrell9563
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

I called in here for a pint and ended up having a few because the Guinness was by far the best I've ever tasted! I came back later for dinner and tried the traditional Irish Bacon & Cabbage which really hit the spot. It was like being invited in to someone's house and getting a home cooked meal. Generous serving,... More 

Thank AnotherLostTourist
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

The barman wasn't very pleasant when we arrived.the bar/restaurant smelt mouldy and the food was not up to par

1 Thank Desiederata
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped on way home from Ennis, friendly staff and good food. Wife had bacon and cabbage, I had the Guinness stew. Would call again.

Thank Ciaran M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Reasonable food and reasonably priced. Good service. We tried the seafood chowder, which was very tasty. My sons had burgers, which were OK but nothing special.

Thank Neil P
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Just had the one pint of Guinness here but it was good and I will call again. There were some Americans sitting around eating what seemed like Bacon and Cabbage, I did not want to seem rude looking more closely at their plates, they seemed to be enjoying it, some families there also eating.

Thank Pat S
Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Had a great meal in a traditional Irish Pub. Food was great and price was very reasonable. Lots of history inside and out. A real treat for a traveler who loves everything about Ireland.

Thank Kingcoady
Galway, Ireland
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop off in lisdoonvarna with friends to watch the Ireland match. Greeted at the door by the manager/owner of some sort, spoke with a very patronising manner,he was extremely rude and refused us entry into the pub presumably because we were dressed in casual clothes. Would highly recommend not going here as I have never walked away from... More 

2 Thank emily_lynott
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

The service and food were excellent. Had the fish and chips, which were some of the best I've had while traveling in Ireland. Host was very helpful and came over to the table with the WiFi password without being asked. The interior was cozy and I would definitely return to have a few drinks.

Thank John W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $28
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Steakhouse, International, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Lisdoonvarna
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 4207
The Irish Arms is a Pub, Restaurant and B & B situated in Lisdoonvarna Co Clare. This landmark Pub has been owned and run by The McNamara Family since 1990. It's reputation as the best Pub in which to dine in Lisdoonvarna has been built on steadily, year after year, for nearly quarter of a century. Maintaining high standards in quality, service and hygiene are always their top priority. The Irish Arms is highly recommended by many of their neighbournig Guest Houses, B&Bs, and Hostels. Their Menu caters for most tastes, with a strong leaning towards Traditional Irish Food. They serve Homemade Soups and Chowders, Burren Smoked Salmon and Succulent Steaks, as well as their famous Bacon & Cabbage, and Beef in Guinness Stew. A Daily Secial is served everyday and a Roast Dinner is available every Sunday. They offer a varied Kids Menu for only €5.50. They serve quality food at reasonable prices. You will find them conveniently located on the Main Street at the top of the town, next door to the Post Office, and only 200 metres from Lisdoonvarna Town Centre. The McNamara Family look forward to seeing you at The Irish Arms soon.

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