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The Blue Door

Main Street, Adare, Ireland
+353 61 396 481
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Adare, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is located on the main street of Adare, near to the main tourist attractions. The restaurant is quite small, but luckily we got a table despite the busy lunch time. Friendly staff, quite fast service. We ordered, burgers, and a pie and we...More

Thank remaron98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The blue door is a little better for atmosphere than food. Really quaint and quiet. Cottage pie and fish & chips were tasty, but crab on toast was flavorless.

Thank mobriengietka
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed a lovely meal in this restaurant during our visit to Adare. Food was excellent & we had the nicest waiter ever . Good selection on the menu. The restaurant is small & very cosy& we had s lovely quiet table close to the...More

Thank Trish L
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Delicious food in a sweet setting. Wine list is not too great, and the charming restaurant is VERY small! But the service was lovely. Try the chicken; we loved it!

Thank LeslieM1717
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Cute cafe wonderful food (the best we've had in Ireland so far - make sure to try the Toffee Pudding). Very friendly and pleasant staff (lovely chat with Hannah, Jacob, and Anna after dinner who were more than happy to answer our questions about Adare/Ireland...More

1  Thank Arya P
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This place never disappoints! Dined here several times and I can’t fault anything, the staff, the food and the atmosphere. Dined here for both lunch and dinner and I was pleasantly surprised with both meals! The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Delicious food and...More

Thank SmithAngie49
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t be deceived by pretty terrace. Mediocre food and exceptionally rude and careless service. Owner/manager berating staff near our table. Simple lunch food taking forever to appear. When raised concern to owner/manager, he snapped back at us. An insult to the usual renowned warm Irish...More

1  Thank PaulH4223
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Tiny restaurant in a thatched cottage but seating outside too if the weather permits. The kataifi prawns to start are golden, crunchy nuggets of deliciousness. However, the salad served on the side had a terrible mustard dressing that was so strong and bitter. Perhaps a...More

Thank Yecart8640
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Came for lunch and were seated inside, which I think was the best spot. What a charming thatched roof building and the decor inside was just adorable in a sophisticated way. Great for lunch. Salads that we all had were generous, super-fresh and delicious. Not...More

Thank aprilsg
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Amongst a number of busy premises is a gem of a restaurant simple menu not too many options but what is there is perfect, the food was amazing the decor is cute, staff are friendly, definitely worth a visit will return again.

1  Thank Marcie N
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Response from paulsheerin | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Adare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Adare
  • Phone Number: +353 61 396 481
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