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Rathbaun Hotel

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
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Dromahair, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

went into the Rathbaun hotel with eight other people for the entertainment was quiet when we went in we sat near the bar but the tables were individual and we put three tables together to accomadate all of us we were all having a few drinks when some member of staff came over and seperated all the tables which left... More 

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1 Thank martin d
Cork, Ireland
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Called earlier in the day to reserve a table and was told there was no need to book. We went back at 4.30 and they6 were not busy. We sat down and waited and eventually called the waitress after twenty minutes. We were then told it would be another twenty minutes. We left. They were not busy at the time.

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1 Thank silverfox26241
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My husband of many years had visited Clare as a student many years ago. I'm Irish but had never visited the West Coast so we stopped of in Lisdoonvarna for three nights. Very helpful and friendly staff, bedroom has everything you need. Wonderful breakfast with loads of delicious bread. We ate here every evening, sampling different mains from menu, no... More 

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1 Thank Marie O
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you're looking for a place that combines a great hotel (clean, cozy, warm) with a nice friendly environment with good music in the evening and nice food, this is the place to go!

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Thank Otavio C
North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Spent a couple of evenings here ,having a few drinks & enjoying the entertainment. The young musicians called "Ceolan" were so talented ,singing ,dancing & playing various instruments They were excellent. It was a nice place to relax. Very busy with meals which looked delicious. We did not eat there as we were staying at a nearby hotel. A great... More 

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1 Thank mauray23
Glasgow
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Lovely family run hotel, great food and terrific Irish music group to entertain every night, but hurry along before 8pm or you won't get a seat.

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1 Thank Karen M
limerick
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

we visited lisdoonvarna on tuesday afternoon last looking for a spot of dinner , from the minute we opened the door to this fabulous place we were met with a warm welcome! there a shop before you get into the bar/restaurant and it looks to be a family run place :) the girl behind the bar quickly brought us menus... More 

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1 Thank LimerickMurph
Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stayed one night and ate one meal here. Accommodation was excellent. Service in restaurant was very friendly and food was reasonably priced but not especially nice.

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Thank Angela S
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We went here on the recommendation of our local taxi driver. The hotel is a large, rather cavernous place that clearly was used to the grand days of the Spa. However the staff were totally charming, and the music was performed by local music students. The repertoire was Irish/mixed classics. They were very competent and we had an enjoyable evening.

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Thank Clare H
Coalisland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

My friend and I decided to eat in hotel bar. Good sound choice. Our food was freshly cooked and well presented by friendly staff. Food was competitively priced. Large portions. Good value for money no nonsense food

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Lisdoonvarna
  • This restaurant is at Rathbaun Hotel

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