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O'Looney's Bar and Waves Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, Irish
The Promenade, Lahinch, Ireland
+353 65 708 1414
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, European, Irish, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Promenade, Lahinch, Ireland
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Reviews (381)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Haw a few beers here over a weekend and it's a busy spot. Lots of hen parties (and everything that goes with it!) and a staff keeping up with thirsty customers. Great service from Kenny and Aine looking after us with a warm welcome, friendly...More

Thank Travellingsalesguy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food. We sat next a big window with a great view of the bay. The service was good and food was great.

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 1 week ago

O'Looney's is an upscale dining experience compared to dining in a pub. It has a varied menu and the food is good. While enjoying the delicious eats there is a wonderful view of the Atlantic shoreline and beach in Lahinch.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my 2 boys. Good value and food was as ordered. Staff were efficient and friendly. Will be back for sure.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very diverse menu, plenty of choices for fish, meat and pasta. Good salad and soup choices. Wait staff very efficient and friendly. You can't beat the view of the ocean. If the weather is nice be sure to request a table on their outside patio...More

Thank MurphySC6158
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Early September was grey, damp and intermittently not just damp, but teeming rain. I am so glad that we found this place. The young staff were exceptionally welcoming and helpful without being overbearing. We sat with the waves crashing on the beach outside watching surfers...More

Thank Bartsia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were down for a surf in Lahinch and of course had to visit Waves my daughters favourite restaurant since she was 5 years old. She always remembers how well the staff always looked after her and loved the milk chocolate and marshmallows. So even...More

Thank Eireunicorn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here a few times while staying in the area. Sometimes just for a tea and scone and others for lunch. The scones were delicious, loved them. We had lunch here twice and preferred to order from the "bites" menu as this included sandwich...More

Thank MCB76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was part of a group of 3 adults and 1 child that ate here for lunch. I had a burger, which was very tasty but was not worth €15.25 for a midday lunch. One person had the salmon with some baby potatoes and string...More

Thank LPBD2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not come here expecting the food to be amazing but we were mesmerized by the view! It was high tide when we dined and watching the waves and surfers was wonderful. The staff was very attentive and helpful. I liked the decor in...More

Thank Lisa W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade, Lahinch, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Lahinch
  • Phone Number: +353 65 708 1414
  • E-mail
Looneys Bar can be found on the Promenade at Lahinch With breath taking views over the Atlantic Ocean, It offers a sensitive synthesis between contemporary value in a unique way OLooneys Bar with its exciting menu is served on both its split levels which enjoys breathtaking views of the Sea. A relaxing modern environment, It maintains its authenticity of what made OLooneys famous originally; Surf, Seafood, and Stout, with a fresh modern twist; The menu retains old favourites of fish & chips and hearty chowder aswell as some exciting daily/evening specials Our Bar menu runs from 12.30 Daily to 9.30 ( Summer Season April-September ) and weekends for the winter
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