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The Wild Atlantic Lodge

) #3 of 10 Restaurants in Ballyvaughan ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , European
Main Street | Ballyvaughan, Co.Clare, Ballyvaughan H91HD90, Ireland
+353 65 707 7003
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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Main Street | Ballyvaughan, Co.Clare, Ballyvaughan H91HD90, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice stay here for our group of three. The rooms were nicely done up and were clean. A bit of noise from the hallway but given the pub closes at 10pm no concerns there. Few options in town for food so the late...More

Thank SteveCap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner at the Wild Atlantic Lodge. The Potato and Leek Soup was superb. Got in for a table of two on a Friday without a booking even though the restaurant was quite busy. We were devastated we were too full for desert, the Red...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table after seeing a crowded restaurant the previous night. Newly renovated premises with lots of great space and seating. Lacks the charms of its neighbors and the food lacked any real local connection. I could have been anywhere in the world. Food...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived, we were shown into the bar area, as the dining area was already full. We were told that we could be waiting a while for our food, but to be honest, it was no wait at all. The food was really delicious....More

Thank The_Festy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the area so the restaurant was easy to reach. We had a seafood chowder which could feed an entire family as to the calories. The steak was excellent, unfortunately their dessert menu is quite weak! The service is medium. Overall not the...More

Thank Sonja37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Serving staff were friendly and helpful but the food was at best OK. If you are hungry and in Ballyvaughan you can get fed here and it will be acceptable.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this lovely small hotel for three nights and really enjoyed the time spent there. The rooms are perfect for a short stay. The bar is a real joy to drink or eat in.The staff here are very friendly, helpful and efficient.The restaurant...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a short three day visit to County Clare and the Burren and based ourselves in the small village of Ballyvaughan staying at the Wild Atlantic Lodge hotel. Ballyvaughan is about 50 minutes from Galway city in North County Clare close...More

Thank Roger A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My title pretty much sums it up! Very pretty restaurant and polite staff. Loved the wine (had a glass of the Pinot Grigio). My husband had chicken stuffed with black pudding served with a very peppery mash and I had the one vegetarian option -...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Love the calm ambiance in our ( relatively small) room. The decor really set the room apart and if travelling on my own the double room would be big enough. Different room sizes are available ( I made a last minute reservation ).Friendly staff at...More

Thank Girla B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Ballyvaughan, Co.Clare, Ballyvaughan H91HD90, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Ballyvaughan
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 7003
  • E-mail
Situated along the Wild Atlantic Way, The Wild Atlantic Lodge offers charming, family-run accommodation and a welcoming bar. The picturesque County Clare coastline and the Cliffs of Moher are nearby.

Enjoy traditional food and drink in the inviting bar, with regular entertainment. Cosy features include beamed ceilings and open log fires. Staff are friendly and welcoming.

The Wild Atlantic lodge offers comfortable rooms, with en suite facilities and a TV. An inclusive breakfast is provided for guests.
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