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Eithna's by the Sea

The Harbour | Sligo, Mullaghmore, Ireland
+353 71 916 6407
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (37 reviews)
“mackerel” (12 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (11 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Harbour | Sligo, Mullaghmore, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

So Eithna's had just opened for the season and a friend and I were staying nearby. We happened upon the mural and then noticed all the awards on the wall outside the restaurant. So we went inside to see whether we could book a table...More

1  Thank Carmel N
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had dinner here last night night and it was superb. The fish platters are to die for......ideal for sharing.The fish is so fresh and cooked to perfection. My husband had a steak and again lovely and cooked as he requested.... Eithna is a lovely...More

Thank mags2828
Reviewed 1 May 2017

All that you would expect from a good seafood restaurant. We had an excellent dinner but a disappointing lunch the following day. The place is quite tight in terms of space, staff friendly and food is tasty.

Thank BruceLee2016
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A friendly welcome and excellent food. Really nice lentil dahl with salad and scone dish on the menu which was original as well as delicious. I'm not veggie but love veggie food so that was a bonus for me (as well as the yummy mussels...More

Thank patandalison
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Well it situated at a fishing harbour so has access to fresh fresh all year round. The setting is really beautiful looking out over the Sea to Benbulben mountain. The location was a favourite of the UK royal family in past years. The serve fresh...More

Thank Peadar F
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Have eaten here twice. Lovely on both occasions. Seating upstairs is much nicer than downstairs. I love the lobster meals - they are just delicious. Not expensive for what you get. Only downside is that you need to check your bill. On our second visit...More

Thank Shiv_8
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Best sole on the bone I have ever had. ..nice atmosphere and very welcoming. Defo worth a visit. Especially after a walk on the beach in Mullaghmore.

Thank Ronan M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I don't get to visit this part of Ireland enough, but when I do Eithna's is our first port of call for food. My partner had the half hot garlic lobster and I had a gorgeous steak with a lovely peppercorn sauce YUM. We shared...More

2  Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Just left this place traumatised and very upset. Asked for a steak at 2 o clock of lunch menu. I asked a different steak be cooked it was with oily potatoes no mushrooms available. Charged 26 euro. I complained. The owner was aggressive and unpleasant...More

5  Thank mayojocee
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very good service, delicious food and a great view. I ordered the steak and my partner had the lobster. We were in a food coma after the meal! Would definitely return. - **You can only order wine from the restaurant however, they offered to run...More

Thank Blonde2014
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9 September 2017|
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Response from Tualen2013 | Reviewed this property |
I must echo the response of the person from Hampshire, above. It was an experience for them that in no way connects with the one we had there, or the many experiences other friends have had there. I don't know why I was even... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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
  • E-mail
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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