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O'Looney's Bar and Waves Restaurant

) #10 of 20 Restaurants in Lahinch $$ - $$$ , Seafood, Irish
The Promenade, Lahinch, Ireland
+353 65 708 1414
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 30 min
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Bar, Seafood, Irish, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Promenade, Lahinch, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was good, but not the best we had on this trip. The staff was friendly and accommodating. This restaurant has stellar views of the ocean and you can watch the surfers on the water while enjoying your drink or food.

Thank lunes82
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped in here after surfing to get a quick bite before heading home. Really just wanted something to 'tide us over'. I order. Seafood chowder - it was watery and very very salty - ate the nice dark rye bread with butter but could...More

Thank Ruthcellan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited twice with a big family group, including small kids, once for coffee and cakes (and shelter from some rain) and then again for lunch. Inside is nice and modern, food and service are good and it's in a great location just off the beach,...More

Thank PaulandJane10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the bar part at the front of O Looneys on a Saturday night. there was a Hen party in the same night and had brought in chippers to the restaurant. The bar manager ( bald headed guy ) came over and politely...More

1  Thank Domhnall O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting . . Pity menu has not changed since they opened in recent years . . Glad they have stopped public from using their services. We travel from USA each year would like to see a change only went twice this visit due to...More

Thank MadgeM64
Reviewed 1 week ago

What amazing views! However the food is a bit of a let down! This restaurant could be open all year round and very busy for the view alone if they could get the food right! Had the fish and chips one night and it was...More

Thank NailtechClare
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate today with family. Alot if staff most looked bored or idle we saw 2 smile. Staff appearance and personality could be better. Waited 10 mins before we were given the menu. Got steak which was ok. Only pizza is margarita don't do extra toppings....More

Thank needabreak16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in one wild and wet evening in July when in Lahinch, you would think it was the middle of winter looking out at the height of the waves coming in crashing against the walls, what a spectacular view you get from this restaurant The...More

Thank ashmonman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

O'Looneys is situated right on the promenade in Lahinch. Lovely staff who were very helpful but the food was disappointing and expensive. I would suggest if you are going for food only that you avoid and consider elsewhere.

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went into Waves for some lunch. Ordered the Thai Red curry for both adults, kids had a pizza and goujons. Curry was particularly bland. Pizza was barely edible. Goujon and chips were fine. Unfortunately, it seems this place is relying on the fantastic views of...More

1  Thank Ilpadrinoh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $22
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade, Lahinch, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Lahinch
  • Phone Number: +353 65 708 1414
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Looneys Bar can be found on the Promenade at Lahinch With breath taking views over the Atlantic Ocean, It offers a sensitive synthesis between contemporary value in a unique way OLooneys Bar with its exciting menu is served on both its split levels which enjoys breathtaking views of the Sea. A relaxing modern environment, It maintains its authenticity of what made OLooneys famous originally; Surf, Seafood, and Stout, with a fresh modern twist; The menu retains old favourites of fish & chips and hearty chowder aswell as some exciting daily/evening specials Our Bar menu runs from 12.30 Daily to 9.30 ( Summer Season April-September ) and weekends for the winter
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