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PRICE RANGE
$6 - $30
CUISINES
Irish, European, Soups
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was incredible. Would highly recommend. The gentleman with a beard who served us was really helpful in making recommendations on our order. Probably the nicest seafood chowder I’ve ever had.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Delighted with your lovely review

Reviewed 6 days ago

Best place to eat in Doolin. We were so impressed with the fresh delicious food. The soup is a must and the chowder was the best I’ve ever had. A special mention to the excellent attentive staff, nothing was too much trouble and to the...gentleman making sure all his customers had everything they needed - a true gem. Also loved the background music and it added to the wonderful atmosphere. We’ll definitely be backMore

Date of visit: June 2021
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Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

A very nice review. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a return visit and the quality of food remains really good. While the chowder may seem expensive at €10, until you receive the small bucket of really excellent soup, full of fish and flavour, with lovely brown bread. Its hard for one person...to finish without some help! Highly recommended little gem at the bridge in the village. Go there, you won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Always happy to have customers returning. Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed October 6, 2020 via mobile

Friends from Ballyvaughan had booked The Ivy Cottage so we could all meet up for dinner. A great choice. Warm welcome - even though we’d arrived an hour early 🙈- great atmosphere, good service, wonderful food, generous helpings. A fantastic, fun, evening.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed October 2, 2020

If you want to feel like your on holidays this is the spot. Staff great, food fantastic and probably the best toasted sambo ever! The Great background music adds to the charm. I can't recommend this place enough I will definitely be back! Well done...everyone it's a Gem!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 27, 2020

We Had lunch here on Saturday with 3 kids & the dog.Staff were super efficient and friendly.Offered immediately to get bowl of water for the dog. Chicken nuggets were good value home and appeared home made.Good awareness of gluten free options and the boss seemed...like a bit of crack. Nothalta ar fadMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 27, 2020 via mobile

Great great food. Had a great beer and take away food in the beer garden. Menu is great. Could have had most of it

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 24, 2020

Revisited The Ivy Cottage again today. My first visit during these strange Covid days. They are operating a less expansive menu than usual but most of the favourites are available including their great fresh cod,scampi.mussells. I went for a toasted ham and cheddar sandwich and...home made fries. Excellent. They cook their own hame on site and boy does it make a difference. Great friendly greeting as usual and the covered heated garden area is a blessing, given that the weather wasn't great for my visit. Coffee top notch as normal. Really liked the disposable wooden cutlery. I brought mine home.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 18, 2020 via mobile

Lovely location, great food, friendly staff and dog friendly. What more can you ask for 😂🐶🐶🐾🐾..

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 17, 2020

We were in Doolin for lunch. Really lovely food and relaxing out door area for dinning. We will definitely go back.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Yes, The Ivy Cottage offers takeout services.

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The Ivy Cottage is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5