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Cullinan's Seafood Restaurant

Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 4183
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (16 reviews)
“terrine” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Been a local from Clare I would have visited this beauty many times. My most previous trip was with my partner almost 2years ago after our living abroad for 5years. What a delight, what a gem of a place I thought, so glad such a...More

Thank Joleen2001
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We mostly enjoyed one night in a guest house room. The room itself was cute, and though it wasn't air conditioned (and we were there on a hot day), two large windows offered ample breeze when opened. The location of the room afforded privacy and...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

A reservation is recommended for this yummy restaurant. There is a pretty view to enjoy while dining. The service was very nice and food outstanding. It was fun to have a splurge of fine wine and delicious food after many meals at pubs with Guinness....More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Cullinan's has only 9 tables so it is wise to reserve ahead. Dining is intimate and the service is excellent. They have a nice wine list with many nice wines available by the glass or carafe . The menu features seafood and meat specialties. From...More

Thank Geri M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Chef James will wow the foodies traveling to Dingle. Probably the best food we ate in Ireland. The restaurant is lovely, the owners are terrific, the service is excellent, the food is fabulous. Make sure to book in advance.

Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I contacted Cullinan's about post wedding reservations with very short notice. They were extremely prompt in getting back to me and securing reservations for our group of 9 on the day and time we desired. The food was superb as was the very friendly service....More

Thank ckesner1230
Reviewed 12 June 2017

on recommendartion of the landlady of our B&B we had dinner at Culinan's. we had a perfect meal, good and attentive service and the prices are reasonable given the quality of the food.

Thank Hans R
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Visited this B and B during our first trip to Ireland and it was awesome!! Excellent food and very personal attention by the owner. Loved it!!

Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Had a post wedding dinner here. The meal was fantastic. We ordered the crab as an appetizer based on another review and it was delicious! My husband and I had the chicken, which was very good. And we finished off with the cheesecake. I'm picky...More

Thank hfpsychologist
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by Sean at the Doll's Cottage B&B for great food. He was not wrong. I tried the scallops. They were delicious For a non- pub dining this is the place for a nice romantic dinner.

Thank FlukeyCobourg_Canada
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26 August 2016|
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Response from Newvistor | Reviewed this property |
no, I dont think so
11 August 2016|
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Response from Niamhaine | Reviewed this property |
I spoke with Carol, the owner, recently and Cullinan's does offer gluten free.
Marshall D
24 February 2016|
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Response from susannejward | Reviewed this property |
Even though the restaurant doesn't open until Easter, as advised by Mike, you can book by calling (details below) as the owners live on the premises. 353 (0)65 707 4183 or email address on website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$32
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
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
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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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