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“Wonderful!”

The Wicklow Heather Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Laragh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $32
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Wicklow Heather Restaurant and is idyllically situated in the picturesque village of Laragh deep in the Wicklow Mountains, only minutes from the world renowned scenic and historic Glendalough, while the hustle and bustle of Dublin City is less than an hour away.A family run business, we will go the extra mile to ensure your time with us is enjoyable, whether you are joining us for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or staying in one of our luxurious guesthousesHomely comfortable surroundings with a friendly service are the order of the day at the Wicklow Heather Restaurant. Here the knowledgeable team offer you advice on the many local walks and trails. As a guest of the Wicklow Heather you can also avail of our free shuttle service to and from local bed and breakfasts, hotels and hostel.Please browse our site to find details of our service and how the helpful team at The Wicklow Heather can make your visit to Glendalough a unique and pleasurable experience. Should you require further assistance or to make a reservation, please contact us directly.
Reviewed June 16, 2013

I stayed here just one night this weekend but will definitely be going back and for a longer stay next time. Every detail has been attended to here. The staff, Betty the owner, all so welcoming, attentive and kind. Accommodation was great, we stayed in the apartments. So well appointed, beds excellent, kitchen area great, comfortable, warm, bathroom lovely, great shower. Ambience perfect. Outside seating area, blankets, lamps lit on tables, flowers, I could go on forever. Breakfast delicious. So much interesting memorabilia to look at. Glendalough a stones throw away, need I say anymore. HIGHLY recommend a visit to the Wicklow Heather.

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Thank MMTMDublin
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

On trips between Kildare and the coast, with visitors to Glendalough or after hikes in the Wicklow mountains... we keep stopping over for food at The Wicklow Heather.
The food and the service are high quality, the menu varied and plenty of it locally sourced. Despite the size this place maintains a pleasant atmosphere.
It was not until our last visit on a busy weekend that we were seated in an ample back extension which we didn't even know it existed. A spacious room, mildly lit by old lamps (no copies), cosily decorated with bookshelves and lit glass cabinets filled with books... and the famous whiskey bar added a whole new aspect to this restaurant. A place to revive body and mind!
What looked at first sight like a nicely orchestrated interior, turned out to be a very fine collection of books, letters and artifacts, each glass cabinet dedicated to an Irish writer and his works, many precious first or rare limited editions amongst them... Restaurant owners Betty and John share their bibliophile passion with their guests by turning the dining room into a tribute to Irish writing tradition. A large number of quite amazing documents, carefully explained and lovingly presented to those who appreciate the written word is adding a whole new dimension to traveling in Wicklow. So if you tour around Wicklow, don't just drop into any restaurant for a meal, but make The Wicklow Heather part of your plan to discover this true homage to Irish Literature!

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1  Thank Yodler2004
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

We aren't the only ones who enjoy this restaurant, it was very busy
the night we arrived (mid week) A fresh Smithwicks (my personal
fave anyway) spoiled me forever and the complimentary
Baileys at the end of the meal chased away what remained of
jetlag. very friendly staff, even when they are busy

1  Thank innsitterMaryland
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

We both had the salmon which was delicious. The meal came with veggies (broccoli and cauliflower) and a choice of several different kinds of potatoes or a salad. So nice if you have had your fill of spuds!!! We were there on a day when the area was crawling with people and the staff was as cheerful and polite as could be. Nice menu with enough variety than anyone can find something they will like. There aren't many options for eating out in the area so their food and service is greatly appreciated!

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1  Thank RamblinRoseNC
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

Everything is great in this restaurant from start to end , staff is really nice and timing of the waitress was top notch , food presentation and taste was great . really recomended .

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Thank ulysses1982
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