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The Ivy Cottage

Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
+353 85 864 3269
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (60 reviews)
“cakes” (26 reviews)
“carrot cake” (12 reviews)
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Irish, European, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service and food were excellent! Cozy and delicious. Frank was welcoming and it was a great way to start our visit!

Thank Laurey18
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Called here with family in the summer sat outside in the sun at the front of the cottage. Was treated to an amazing burger with fries followed by coffee. Ventured inside to look for the restroom,it's very clean and the staff are friendly..

Thank Anthony M
Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You Anthony for your kind review. We strive to be family friendly. Our burgers are talk of the town. Our fish is also renowned throughout Clare. We look forward to seeing you again. Frank & team.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

My partner and I had fish and chips here and it was the best fish and chips I have ever had in Ireland! Really good fish, light and delicious batter, and amazing home made chips that were not too heavy and freshly cooked! Perfection, and...More

1  Thank burrencourt
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I`ve been here before, for good coffe and gorgeous cakes and desserts.... but I always wanted to try the fish and chips I heard so much about.... made a date with the family and settled in Sunday at 4pm.... fish and chips where perfect, light...More

1  Thank niall41
Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Niall, thank you so much for your kind review. Indeed our fish and burgers are getting famous throughout County Clare. We're so glad that you experience was in line with the quality that we strive to deliver always. Frank and the Ivy Cottage crew.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Nice small cosy restaurant. Friendly and warm hosts. Had fish & chips and chocolate mousse. Generous portion, good taste and reasonable price. Totally worth it.

Thank Sazz1971
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

First time visit to The Ivy, we had seafood chowder which was amazing & definitely the best we have had. The brown bread equally delicious. Owner Frank very attentive & welcoming. We will be back.

Thank Breda H
Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Breda. Hope to see you again in 2018. Ivy Cottage Team.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing idyllic cottage with fresh fish and chips. The owner is really kind and helps you along with information about doolin village. The blues music makes your food tast even better. Next time l will surtainly go back! Thank you Frank!

Thank Silvana92trip
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Ivy Cottage: Just the type of place you would like to stop during a trip to Doolin. The mushroom soup was AMAZING as were the desserts and sandwiches. The service was personal, friendly, and cheerful. The environment is charming and just off the main...More

1  Thank Mary O
Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Mary. Thank you for your kind review. We aim to please. So happy that you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you and your friends again soon. Frank and the Ivy Cottage team.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

A new name and new menu for the charming cottage restaurant formerly called SeaSalt. The fare is largely lunch time and simple but fresh and tasty. Prices reasonable for wraps and paninis. Salads and soups inventive and wholesome but the fish and chips are truly...More

Thank CMBernadette
Reviewed 1 October 2017

What a lovely lunch spot this is though they are open in the evening I think also. Its location alone is fabulous, so green and pretty right by the river. Very peaceful. The food was delicious from tasty sea food to fabulous burgers, amazing chips...More

Thank starfairy10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 85 864 3269
Set in beautiful surroundings The Ivy Cottage offers indoor or outdoor seating. Famous for our fresh fish and hand cut chips we also offer sweet and savoury snacks and a great range of deserts. We serve freshly ground coffee and have a great range of teas. Join us soon for a best of the best locally caught fish and local produce.
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