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US$5 - US$22
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Brew Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 15 December 2022 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch today and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious and the staff very welcoming and knowledgeable. Overall a fabulous place to stop in- highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 4 December 2022

Fantastic food, pints, atmosphere and entertainment, live music is very lively, Edel was great fun. Highly recommended

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 18 October 2022 via mobile

This was a pit stop on our road trip along the Wild Atlantic route . And what a pleasant surprise it turned out to be ! The current owner Peter and his staff , were so welcoming and friendly . They told us places to...visit , the history of the pub . The beer tasting was fantastic and so was the seafood chowder ! And to know that JR Tolkien frequented that pub and was inspired by the town for his famous books .. is the icing on the cake !More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 16 October 2022 via mobile

The food was excellent and service great as well. Despite coming in late in the evening just before the kitchen closed, the staff were more than happy to serve. And then a cozy environment for Irish music from local artist after the meal. The proprietor...even offered travel directions for our drive the next day along the Burren … gorgeous and unique scenery…More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 13 October 2022

Visiting from Canada, we stopped by the Roadside Tavern for lunch after visiting the nearby Cliffs of Moher. The food was delicious! After finishing our meal we struck up a conversation with the proprietor about the next leg of our trip to Galway. He suggested...we take the highway along the coast and provided us with a map. What a gem!!. Incredible scenery, more cliffs, surfers on a beach, and lots more. Huge kudos to the proprietor for his suggestion that created a highlight of the trip.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 6 October 2022

As a vegetarian visiting Ireland, I ate a lot of veg soup with brown bread and a lot of vegetable green curry. They were both very good, but I was definitely craving something different. On the night we were there, the Roadside Tavern offered wild...mushrooms in cream sauce on toast, and it was absolutely delicious! The service was also incredibly friendly and prompt. This was a culinary highlight of the trip!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 October 2022

Stopped in for a pint on our way through visiting the Burren and Shannon was an absolutely amazing bartender.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 3 October 2022 via mobile

Stopped into this pub out of the way wasn't disappointed! The beer was nice as was the food, but the service was what made the experience. If you stop in you are definitely in for treat if Shannon is working!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 3 October 2022

We stopped by here on my 55th birthday and had a wonderful time. The service, musicians, locals and visitors were all fun to be around and made for a wonderful night.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 11 September 2022 via mobile

We went here on one of the evenings while visiting Lisdoonvarna. We were not disappointed. Food was so good with an array of amazing food to choose from. The staff were really good and had a great sense of humour. Two musicians arrived about 7pm...and they were amazingly talented. Overall a great evening out at relatively cheap prices.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 5 September 2022 via mobile

Had Gerry’s christening party the weekend at the storehouse. Peter, bridie and the team are just fantastic. Their attention to details was next level. The buffet was just unbelievable, was absolutely top class from the curry to the salads. They made the day so easy...and stress free for us. Would highly recommend them to anyone and wishing them the very best in the future, they really have started up something special. Can’t wait for the next celebration, Thanking ye all, Leona and Adrian.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 27 August 2022 via mobile

Very welcoming, great service, live music and fantastic beef cheek. Have recommended it to several people already

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 25 August 2022 via mobile

What a gem!!!! Simply put…. Stunning food, stunning staff, stunning music to entertain later in the evening. If you’re lucky enough to pass by this establishment, do yourself a favour and go here for dinner and drinks.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 19 August 2022

Hard to get in on the night we went and had to wait - but it was worth it! Lovely Irish charm, everyone was super friendly and though it was busy they still found time to chat. The food was excellent. Definitely worth a visit...if in the area.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 12 August 2022 via mobile

Dropped in here for a bit of lunch. It's an old style bar which is beside and serves some dishes based on produce from the Burren Smokehouse. Also on the day was soup, chowder, bacon and cabbage, seafood platters, fish and chips etc. A good...selection. All the food our group ordered was delicious, good ingredients, perfectly cooked, really tasty and satisfying. The bar also serves its own craft beer, indeed the bread served with the starters is flavoured with the stout made in house. The hostess was very pleasant, chatty and helpful and all in all we really enjoyed our time here. Definitely will be back.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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