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Cullinan's Seafood Restaurant

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Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 4183
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best restaurants for local fare and fresh seafood in the area. Lovely preparations. Every dish we ordered between the five of us was delicious!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent meal served to perfection. No hesitation in saying this restaurant deserves Michelin status.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Doolin for the Irish music and found this B&B to be the perfect base! The owner was extremely welcoming and kind to us. The dinner was amazing - we had the monkfish and scallops. Both were lovely and accompanied by superb potatoes and vegetables. We went to O'Conners for the music and that was a lovely end... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying a night here and booked in for dinner...., beautiful, relaxing and consistent as I make a trip there annually. Well worth it 🙌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Thank 6days7nights
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Our group of 6 lunched here because our tour bus stopped here. There was another bus load of people ahead of us so the cafeteria type line was long. It was a pleasant wait, not too long... The seafood Chowder was fabulous! The best warm up meal after being out on the mini cliffs. Good beer selection to go with... More 

Thank LeeAnn S
Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We travel to Doolin from Cork quite a bit and have had a few meals here and the staff are always excellent, food is fabulous and Carol the owner always comes down to us and can't do enough for visitors while James is creating the great food in the kitchen. It's a really lovely place to relax and have a... More 

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Fishkill, New York
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our family dined there during our stay and it was great. One of the best meals we had the whole trip. From the starters to the desserts it was impeccable.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Myself and my wife thoroughly enjoyed the food at Cullinan's restaurant. The food was delicious and services was excellent. I would certainly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank alecbromley
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Just stumbled across cullinans's when trying to book another venue and decided to give it a try on reading some of the many reviews my god were we were glad to have booked here we experienced a 5 star service from the minute we checked in to when we left the food and service in the restaurant was top notch... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome by James Abd Claire Nice room with relaxin water run view and good shaker Breakfast is really good with very special menu including fresh fish I really enjoyed my breakfast there Dinner was good too Fresh sea food Chowder Slow cooked beef blade Followed by dessert And bottle of wine We paid 190 euro for one night BB... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$29
Irish, European, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 4183
Situated in the heart of Doolin, an idyllic setting overlooking the Aille River, Cullinan’s Guesthouse & Award winning restaurant is run by chef/owner James & his wife Carol. We offer 1st class accommodation in spacious rooms with flat screen tv’s, tea/coffee facilities, ensuite bathrooms, hairdryers, free car parking on site & free wifi throughout.Accredited Restaurants Association dining award, AA breakfast award, Michele Erdvig restaurant of the year, RAC dining award & 2 AA rosettes 2012/13. Also listed in many prestigious guidebooks such as Georgina Campbells 100 Best places to stay in Ireland 2012, Fodors, Frommers,Bridgestone Guides and top choice Lonely planet.Guests are advised to make dinner reservations prior to arrivalRestaurant open for dinner from 6.00 - 9.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & SaturdayRestaurant not open for dinner from November to easter

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