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Cullinan's Seafood Restaurant

Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 4183
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
“crab” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We managed to book two places for two nights and nothing for two nights in very busy Doolin during Matchmaker month. Carol welcomed us to the last available room in the attached inn for those bedless nights and we are forever grateful. Breakfast and dinner...More

Thank Denise E
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My wife and I were on our first visit to Ireland and be booked into Cullinan's to sleep and to eat. Firstly the restaurant. Starters were seafood chowder and gravadlax with cucumber ribbons. The soup had the delicate fish flavour but with lots of fish...More

Thank jenroswiss
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was the best dining experience we have had in Ireland. The wine list was excellent, the menu was eclectic and showcased the chefs creativity and versatility reflecting his enthusiasm to make your dining experience memorable. We walked in without reservations....had to wait a little...More

Thank catereringchef
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We booked our family party of 5 to stay at the B&B attached to this restaurant, and arrived tired, stressed and irritable. Carol could fit in my husband and I for a last minute dinner reservation... we sent the young adult children elsewhere. Well the...More

Thank frizzbear2015
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my family. The restaurant is decor is beautiful and with windows all the way around giving you a spectacular view of the river and surrounding countryside. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. We all had 3 courses and the food was delicious....More

Thank NiamhJulia89
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Bedrooms are very comfortable and quiet, nice decor also . Had a wonderful dinner here , lamb was great . Staff lovely. Great trad music in the pub across the road . Good are for walking and perfect for a trip to the Aran Islands...More

Thank leinster2014
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a treasured Petunia amidst the onion patch of over hyped and over crowded Pubs that get all of the attention in Doolin. The hospitality and service was unbelievably good as was each of our entries. To begin with, the place closes at 9...More

Thank unpre10ous
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We ate here for the 3 nights we spent in Doolin. Locally sourced fresh fish, meats, and a good wine selection. Friendly staff, nice restaurant, enjoy!

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 26 July 2017

So, we almost passed by, but, it would have been a mistake! Wow! My partner is still talking about the lamb he had there. Hands down the best he ever tasted. The room is a little small, but, then it's a B&B. The food, however,...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Run by husband and wife - Claire and James. James is a wonderful chef. Both are accomplished musicians also. A lovely guesthouse -well worth visiting.

Thank Abigail10
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27 August 2016|
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Response from Newvistor | Reviewed this property |
no, I dont think so
11 August 2016|
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Response from Niamhaine | Reviewed this property |
I spoke with Carol, the owner, recently and Cullinan's does offer gluten free.
Marshall D
24 February 2016|
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Response from susannejward | Reviewed this property |
Even though the restaurant doesn't open until Easter, as advised by Mike, you can book by calling (details below) as the owners live on the premises. 353 (0)65 707 4183 or email address on website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 4183
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of Doolin, an idyllic setting overlooking the Aille River, Cullinan’s Guesthouse & Award winning restaurant is run by chef/owner James & his wife Carol. We offer 1st class accommodation in spacious rooms with flat screen tv’s, tea/coffee facilities, ensuite bathrooms, hairdryers, free car parking on site & free wifi throughout.Accredited Restaurants Association dining award, AA breakfast award, Michele Erdvig restaurant of the year, RAC dining award & 2 AA rosettes 2012/13. Also listed in many prestigious guidebooks such as Georgina Campbells 100 Best places to stay in Ireland 2012, Fodors, Frommers,Bridgestone Guides and top choice Lonely planet.Guests are advised to make dinner reservations prior to arrivalRestaurant open for dinner from 6.00 - 9.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & SaturdayRestaurant not open for dinner from November to easter
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