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Eithna's by the Sea

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The Harbour | Sligo, Mullaghmore, Ireland
+353 71 916 6407
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11:00 - 15:30
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Thu - Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 20:30
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Oh, what a lovely place to eat. It is a great seafood restaurant. The food is served simply, which is in keeping with the relaxed casual dinning expeience. The ingredients are of top quality and cooked perfectly. The staff are friendly and efficient. The setting is right on the shore by the harbour

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had the specials, oysters to start, Plaice fish in sauce stuffed with crab, and apple tart for dessert. The food is some of the best we had on our trip. The staff was friendly and attentive. The restaurant is located right on the harbor so you can walk around after dinner and watch people jump off into the water.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

my family had the most amazing meal at Eithnas by the sea , worth making the trip out from Sligo if staying there ,chocolate pear tart so good ,

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Thank Siobhan M
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

everything was delicious, will be driving from Dublin to visit again, great value too! amazing homemade pesto and bread while we were waiting for our starters, lobster chowder for starter and we were too full after the fantastic main to even consider desert!

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Thank Kazzaroo2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic fish, especially the cod. The oysters and seafood platter also a big hit! The view from the dinner table is the icing on the cake. Thoroughly recommend if you happen to be in the vicinity and worth a detour if not!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to stop here for lunch, on a beautiful sunny afternoon. We sat outside and watched the beach goers, while enjoying incredible mussels, a fish salad and seafood chowder. It was all so fresh and delicious. I loved that they also sold some local food products too (seaweed powder, canned Irish tuna etc.). A true delight.

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Stopped here for lunch. Fish and chips were great because the fish was not deep fried but either lightly panned fried or baked. Good portions. The crab was average and hard to get out of the shell. Service excellent, great atmosphere, nice dining room upstairs. Good desserts

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We love eating here and we make sure we always pay a visit when we holiday in Mullaghmore. Eithna is a lovely lady and her food is always fresh and delicious.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff..great surroundings.. Potato grattan delishious. Mashed swede for veg. The steaks were thick tasty Chargrilled it tasted like... cooked just right.. but unfortunately tough... Not the chefs fault.. Must have been a bit of an old cow 😉 2 steaks.. €52 euro no drinks They only serve wine Okay but not in a rush to return

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The quirky exterior of this gem of a restaurant was the only colour in the grey row on the grey Atlantic in the tiny harbour hamlet of Mullaghmore. Can't recommend it highly enough! Everything is surprisingly good from the fresh soda bread and seaweed pesto dip that comes when you sit down. Lobster Thermidor was huge and heavenly. Hake came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Seafood, Soups, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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