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Lighthouse Bar & Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Lighthouse Bar and Restaurant is located overlooking the village of Dunmore East and boasts unrivalled views of the famous Hook peninsula and beautiful coastal landscape. This restaurant is well renowned for its high quality cuisine using local and fresh produce. The menu offers a wide and varied choices of dishes to choose from so there is sure to be a meal to suit every member of the family. With a wide choice of specialty wines and a full bar, this is the perfect spot to unwind, take time out of hectic life and enjoy the serene and beautiful surroundings.
US$15 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Irish, Bar, European, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

The food here is wonderful. We visited with a group of 8 and everyone was really impressed with their choice. I can't recommend the mussels highly enough. The food is only equalled by the incredible view.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jay_m_Fi
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

My Partner and I had an excellent dinner here.We had the 3 course set menu for Xmas.It is 25Eur per head.Hearty chowder and mushoom soup were very tasty.We had confit duck in a red wine jus and turkey and ham for mains.Very substantial and full...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tryitall2
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Great food, ambience,ad view. Staff excellent. Bar pleasant too, great barmen. Lovely to have somewhere so close by the homes on the golf course

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank susanoc1951
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a drink whilst staying in the holiday homes at the golf club . Lovely bar area , fantastic views . Our grandchildren loved the play area .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank totty01
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here with my family, a fantastic bar/restaurant location on the coast. It is a drive from the local village though. Really fabulous setting and the premises itself were clean and fresh looking The food was only okay, the burger seemed very processed for a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JOBrien_irl
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant recently. Really friendly and helpful staff and a wonderful view out over the sea. We were really lucky to be there on a clear evening with a full moon. Good food and my garlic prawn starter was delicious.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Louise L
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The views from the restaurant across waterford harbour estuary are amazing. You look out to Hook Head and all the way to the Saltee Islands. The reason for our lunch date at the Lighthouse was a family get together to celebrate a 87th birthday, a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Sue J
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Stumbled on the restaurant more by accident. This is a gem. Great food , first class service and lovely panoramic view across to Hook Head. Great range of options and kids well catered for. We will be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Cathal2000
LighthouseBar, General Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Cathal, Thank you for your custom and for taking the time to write such a glowing review. I look forward to welcoming you back to Lighthouse Bar and Restaurant in the near future.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Stopped by with friend and 2 children yesterday at 7.30 pm and got a table no problem with breathtaking views of Hook and Crook Head....beautiful vista to rival many places in the world Id say. On way to Passage ferry so wanted quick meal. Got...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Diarmuid M
Joe F, General Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Diarmuid, Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind feedback. I'm delighted you enjoyed your family visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Excellent food, staff were so friendly, and as we had grandchildren with us, nothing was a bother to them.

Date of visit: July 2018
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amanda w
9 March 2018|
Response from LighthouseBar | Property representative |
Hi Amanda, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes it is a wedding venue as well. If you would like to send me on your email and some details of the wedding, I can send you on some further pics and some menu details. Regards Joe... More
4 October 2016|
Response from 789Manager | Property representative |
We finish serving at 6 on Weds evenings in autumn winter months. And yes we can accommodate GF options
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