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The Wicklow Heather Bar & Restaurant

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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About
The Wicklow Heather Restaurant and is idyllically situated in the picturesque village of Laragh deep in the Wicklow Mountains, only minutes from the world renowned scenic and historic Glendalough, while the hustle and bustle of Dublin City is less than an hour away.A family run business, we will go the extra mile to ensure your time with us is enjoyable, whether you are joining us for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or staying in one of our luxurious guesthousesHomely comfortable surroundings with a friendly service are the order of the day at the Wicklow Heather Restaurant. Here the knowledgeable team offer you advice on the many local walks and trails. As a guest of the Wicklow Heather you can
PRICE RANGE
US$11 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Irish, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice to sit outside in the sun but sadly there was only one thing on the menu not containing wheat. The blue cheese salad was so small it would have fitted on a tea saucer and the minute amount of blue cheese was hard to...find. Probably about 15 grams. When I asked for more they brought another 15 grams or so. The salad was next to nothing. The cost of 8 euros means they must be making a huge profit on such a meagre meal. They don’t have gluten free beers either and therefore it’s no go for gluten free.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the restaurant on a Saturday and on a Sunday evening and on both occasions it was extremely busy. Despite that, service was swift and the attitude of the staff was that you were a valuable customer and they were pleased to serve...you. They made you feel quite special. They have been trained extremely well. Food was beautifully cooked and the beer was kept well.0 Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't recommend more. Staff are top tier. Food is amazing. The restaurant itself is full of interesting decorations topped off with a most hospitable atmosphere. Thank you Betty and John.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice ambience with great food. Loads of option in meat amd vegan option too. And don't forget the desert. Yummy

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed two dinners at the Wicklow Heather. I was very pleased to see multiple vegetarian options. I promised myself that I would get the super food salad on my second visit, but indulged in the spinach and ricotta tortellini for a second time! It...was so good! I also enjoyed the ice cream dessert; they accommodated my request for a single scoop instead of the whole 3 scoop standard. Lastly, they treat customers to a complimentary bailey's at the end of their meal. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. Would definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent as well as the service. The menu has a variety of selections from pasta to chicken to seafood. The portions are a good size and well presented. The drink menu has a large variety of beers, wine and hard liquor. The...wait staff was very friendly. Overall a wonderful dining experienceMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding service with 5 different servers as touch points throughout the meal. Impressive. Led by Dennis, I was blessed to be served by Devina, Kelly, Effie, and Goche. Service excellent with a smile and food delicious at a reasonable price.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 22 April 2022

A must visit if you are in the area and if you are not in the area The Wicklow Heather is worth a special journey. Food and service were top class and clean plates all around. A hidden gem.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 20 April 2022 via mobile

Service was beyond abysmal. We ordered wine and a beer at the start and got it AFTER our food came out (with no offer of water). They are clearly understaffed but the staff don’t even pretend to care. Food was subpar. No real redeeming qualities...here.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 20 April 2022

The lamb stew was a vegetable stew with 3 small pieces of meat. The waiter said only "sorry", not more.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Yes you can. Just order it from the web site or if that doesn't suit' just ring them. They are very helpful.
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Yes, The Wicklow Heather Bar & Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Wicklow Heather Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5