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The Wicklow Heather Restaurant

Glendalough Road | Co Wicklow, Laragh, Ireland
+353 404 45157
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Glendalough Road | Co Wicklow, Laragh, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I now go out of my way to eat here when I'm in the Wicklow mountains. Food is great, even have some veg options; the veggie burger is fantastic. Staff typically don't bother you while dining, so I understand some diners' frustrations about attentiveness. You...More

Thank labasheeda1014
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one the first places you see approaching Glendalough from the North side. The building itself is impressive and inviting. Inside is one the most interesting displays of historical photos I have seen. We were quickly seated - the staff are very friendly and...More

Thank Dick L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents and I are driving around Ireland and we happened upon Wicklow. What a beautiful area! And even better than the area itself is The Wicklow Heather Restaurant. Warm, cozy atmosphere. Friendly, attentive staff. Delicious food and great varied menu!! The restaurant even has...More

Thank abm73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent piping hot food and plenty of it served by pleasant staff and at reasonable prices. The friendly Manageress keeps a very close eye on proceedings and ensures customers are happy. Lots of choice on the lunch menu but make sure you are hungry as...More

Thank Independent66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really busy place and seems to be lots of locals so it clearly has a good name. Food was all very tasty and well cooked. (See pics) i had the beef with pate to start. Very pleasant rustic setting, attentive staff, a lovely place to...More

Thank bryanoooo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived here with my 2 daughters and from previous visits I know to wait to be seated. After 8 minutes of no staff coming to me I went to the bar and was told we would be seated. We were given menus in what...More

1  Thank loveireland2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the White Heather in Laragh with Australian in-laws. They loved the scenery in Co Wicklow and our choice of restaurant did not disappoint. The food was excellent, the staff charming and really efficient. An eclectic mix of antiques filled the first room to...More

Thank Brighton2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long weekend booked into one of the shallots ( double bed , single bed and kitchenette . Pet friendly so naturally our pup comes!) up the mountains in glendalough during the day finished of by an evening meal in the Wicklow heather restaurant ( always...More

1  Thank Littledippy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here during the afternoon, on a Saturday. We were a party of 12 with 5 kids ranging from 4 to 12. The staff were exceptionally professional and accommodating; very attentive to our needs. Orders were taken quickly, kids meals and starters arrived very...More

Thank Damien M
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food with excellent customer service. The waiting staff are very professional, polite, friendly and seemingly well trained. Portions are large and cooked perfectly. Very good value for money. Three of us recently enjoyed a meal of three starters, three mains, one dessert, two coffees,...More

Thank DJF2012
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Kimberly F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I do not know for sure. I did not see animals there during our stay.
11 June 2017|
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Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
I was there for a lovely Sunday lunch. I don't know if it was "traditional" but it was delicious. I would recommend making a reservation. I recall there were some great drink specials on the Sunday menu also
5 November 2015|
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Response from Feedbacks_PR | Property representative |
The Wicklow Heather will definitely accommodate your dietary requirements, as will most restaurants in Ireland. We are famous for our fish and seafood. 99% of all restaurants will have at least one chicken dish on their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glendalough Road | Co Wicklow, Laragh, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Vale of Glendalough  >  Laragh
  • Phone Number: +353 404 45157
  • E-mail
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.
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