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The Wild Atlantic Lodge

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, European
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Main Street | Ballyvaughan, Co.Clare, Ballyvaughan H91HD90, Ireland
+353 65 707 7003
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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150 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will find here what you'd find at most pubs/restaurants in the area but the service is great and the atmosphere is lovely.

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Thank Dave E
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall lovely evening. Had a little view of new bedrooms, excellent standard and great comfort. Well done to everyone.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the Wild Atlantic on the reopening weekend in February. A truly great experience on all levels, from the warm welcome upon arrival to the 5 star service throughout our stay. Our stay was was made better with the high number of trad musicians playing over the weekend . I highly recommend the Wild Atlantic Lodge for any... More 

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galway
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband selected this lovely quaint restaurant for my mothers day treat . What a disappointment! Apparently we had to suffer due to a 'very hectic day' . Mussels with no sauce, which I was told was the way they are prepared !(despite the description on the menu) Then meringue with no strawberries again of which i was told 'we... More 

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TheWildAtlanticLodge, Owner at The Wild Atlantic Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kate. I was very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to our restaurant on Sunday last. It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy the mussels but I feel it is important to note that you were not charged for them because of your complaint. I hope you will dine with us again in the... More 

limerick, Ireland
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Only ate in the Bar and not the restaurant. Seafood Chowder was gorgeous. Very friendly staff and a good pint of Guinness. Pretty small pub.

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Thank Quagland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We was there three times and enjoyed our stay in August 2016. The service was good and the foods was very tasty. And the cidre, wine and more was it too :-). Thank you for your hostfriendliness.

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Thank Michael W
Morrison, CO
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We stayed in The Burren area for (4) nights and ate at this pub/restaurant on our last night. I asked for a recommendation, as I was looking at the fish & chips, a meal I had yet to have since being in Ireland. The server recommended the chicken breast and celeriac puree and grilled asparagus. Everything was delicious, the chicken... More 

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Thank Mtn2Sea
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Food and service are excellent, very popular so can be a bit hit and miss on whether you will need to wait for a table but it is worth the wait

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Thank Helen L
Worcester
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

There were 13 in my group and we stopped in for drinks. The people inside were very friendly and our drink order was taken served up with a smile. I was obvious we were tourist and the bartender was very pleasant. We had already eaten but food passing us looked and smelled great.

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Thank Charles F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The two of us ate there on a trip around west coast of Ireland. The room lacked atmosphere. The staff were pleasant enough. I had the hake which was well cooked. My partner had the beef cheek which was also very well cooked but was too rich - but that's a matter of taste. House sauvignon blanc was OK but... More 

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Thank Jackie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 21
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Ballyvaughan, Co.Clare, Ballyvaughan H91HD90, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Ballyvaughan
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 7003
Description
Situated along the Wild Atlantic Way, The Wild Atlantic Lodge offers charming, family-run accommodation and a welcoming bar. The picturesque County Clare coastline and the Cliffs of Moher are nearby.

Enjoy traditional food and drink in the inviting bar, with regular entertainment. Cosy features include beamed ceilings and open log fires. Staff are friendly and welcoming.

The Wild Atlantic lodge offers comfortable rooms, with en suite facilities and a TV. An inclusive breakfast is provided for guests.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?