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Eithna's by the Sea

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The Harbour | Sligo, Mullaghmore, Ireland
+353 71 916 6407
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
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Thu - Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 20:30
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from Mullaghmore. You know how sometimes you're really looking forward to trying a restaurant but your expectations are so high you can be let down ?? ..... well Eithna's by the sea is NOT one of those .. It's not exclusively for fish lovers , there's something for everyone . Fresh , local ingredients superbly cooked and presented... More 

1 Thank mybluvigru
Fahan, Ireland
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were blown away by the quality of food and hospitality in this quaint restaurant.It was a beautiful sunny day yesterday, perfect for visiting Mullaghmore. We decided to share the seafood platter and wash it down with a lovely glass of French Sauvignon. a large platter arrived with crab claws, lobster and prawns,It was served on a bed of salad,... More 

1 Thank Carol R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Mullaghmore for a weekend break for the first time and we visited this restaurant on the Saturday evening. Overlooking the harbour the theme certainly was the sea and fish but they do have an extensive menu with a great variety to choose from. Cosy and intimate seafood restaurant would be the best way to describe this... More 

1 Thank Smileandbehappy
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best in the North West Try Eithne's Sole !!!!!! 5 Star food in 5 Star location wish we could eat every week at your restaurant . Have to complement Eithne & all of her staff on a very enjoyable evening . Best of luck Eithne for the coming season From Charles & Ann

1 Thank ann h
Colchester, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marvellous seafood in a cozy atmosphere. Not cheap but worth every penny. We took my wife's parents and her sister and her husband for a very special dinner. Once the mother-in-law stopped sucking her teeth t the price of a main course even she enjoyed herself! Particularly recommend the shellfish platter which was exceptional.

1 Thank kinwafu
Tuusula, Finland
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79 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We passed the restaurant earlier and it did not look inviting at all. Few days later we came back after we read some reviews and I am glad we did. When we stepped in the place looked really nice and harmonic, loved it. And food itself was beautiful, we both had fish for main course and I think mine was... More 

Thank mambochick
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Having walked the Pier and built up quite the appetite exploring the Sligo and Leitrim countryside, myself and my 6 & 7 year old travelling companions were hungry. It was early evening and very quiet so I was surprised when they squashed us round a small table. The menu is predominantly fish which you expect so definitely not suitable if... More 

Thank 542malone
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is my second visit and I was no disappointed. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. The food is wonderful, with seaweed scones to nibble on before your started arrives. I could not fault the meal or the wine.

Thank Ana186605
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

What a fabulous restaurant with amazing ambience and food which is to die for! What ever you order off the menu you will not be disappointed! I have eaten here three times and the food has been lovely. The fish is so fresh and you get generous portion sizes. The best lobster yet! Staff are very friendly and efficient too.... More 

Thank elliestarns
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were told by various family members that the food in Eithna's was amazing and they weren't wrong, it was out of this world & I don't think that I have ever had a better seafood platter, you could taste the freshness of all the seafood and we got loads on our platter, we were really sorry that we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Seafood, Soups, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour | Sligo, Mullaghmore, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Mullaghmore
  • Phone Number: +353 71 916 6407
Eithna's By the Sea award-winning Seafood Restaurant, along The Wild Atlantic Way, overlooks the harbour in Mullaghmore, County Sligo. It is a friendly, family-run restaurant that caters for casual dining with homemade recipes using locally sourced food and sustainable produce. Established for over 16 years, Eithna's By The Sea Seafood Restaurant in Mullaghmore won the Georgina Campbell Ireland Guide and BIM 2014 award for its fresh seafood, shellfish and lobster dishes as well as Eithna's use of seaweed in both savoury and sweet dishes. Even though Eithna's speciality is seafood, she has plenty of other options for non fish eaters from meat to vegetarian dishes.

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