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Lava Rock Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Lava Rock restaurant is a newly opened restaurant (November-2014) in the town of Cahir. We offer a modern style of international and grill cuisine, in a contemporary designed layout with a view of an open kitchen. It is a fifty seater restaurant with two dining areas and an optional outside seating area during the summer months. Private parking is also available on the same ground. The restaurant offers a BYO (Bring Your Own Wine) service.
US$8 - US$36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Irish, International, European, Grill
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great for a good meal although €4 corkage per bottle of wine a bit steep! Friendly staff, outside dining area attractive not keen on the ambience of main dining room, but dark and stark.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Charisse-Bernard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family get together for Christmas and New Year. Some family members had not been here before. Second time for us and just as stunning as our first visit. Food was exceptional, 3 course meal, very good value. Staff are super friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service Excellent Quiet and not invasive Food excellent and felt it was cooked to order Just for Me The Jus, Sauces and Dressings all tasted fab You just know not mass produced or ordinary The desserts, constructed not just made but you know all hand...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank joan d
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

I'm just after finishing the nicest meal out I had in ages! I couldn't recommend this place highly enough. The food is pure perfection. I had Leek and potato soup to start. It was delicious, and served with lovely warm bread. Main course was chicken...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank efinnegan2017
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

We had some time to kill while our car was in the garage so we tried lunch here. We are so glad we did. The food was so good I had the slow cooked beef rib on potatoes with jus and the beef was so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EddieOnTour
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Just wanted to say how impressed I am with Lava Rock in Cahir. I previously had a wonderful reunion dinner with friends, & today had a simply superb lunch with my elderly parents. It was lovely & warm in the restaurant, with a nice buzz...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank inisdom
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Visited this evening with family whilst visiting the area. Decided to visit after reading the great reviews. We all enjoyed our meals included ribeye steaks and lamb shank, and desserts were to die for! One thing I did pick up on which was slightly disappointing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank mgb7910
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a beautiful meal in Lava Rock restaurant . The setting was perfect . Spotlessly clean . Fab food and presented perfectly . Super staff . It is great to be able to BYOB and corkage very fair at €4. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marymK2480PC
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Our family of five found this lunch stop absolutely delicious. We were a little bummed the restaurant was a BYOB as we had hoped for a pint or two to ward off the chilly rain but no worries. Food was fantastic, even our boys ate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank christigpa
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Great food & service with just the right amount of “chef” touches for a relaxed small town restaurant. Friendly vibe from all the team, I couldn’t fault it! BYO but very reasonable corkage. If you’re hungry and in/near Cahir, then just go.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank michaeltI2202OQ
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Fern J
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It's right next door
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6.30 pm
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Response from Vivienne N | Reviewed this property |
Hope you enjoy it. We were there again on Tuesday evening and we had the Lamb, it was delicious. If you want wine take your own.
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