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The Ivy Cottage

Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
+353 85 864 3269
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (69 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
“salad” (29 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pretty garden dining with a good selection of food and funky music playing. Italian ciabatta and crab open grill were delicious but would steer clear of the pulled beef next time. Lovely service!

Thank Saoirse H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived before the lunch crowd that day - quite cool and windy outside but a lovely cosy atmosphere inside with pleasant service. Really nice menu and fresh ingredients. The West Coast Crab open sandwich was delicious and my wife had the Seafood Chowder which she...More

Thank MichaelW11923
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great break from pub food. Terrific meals, great, relaxing atmosphere, fast service, very nice people.

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ivy cottage has incredibly delicious food. The staff are wonderful and immediately warm and inviting. If you find your travels take you to Doolin you MUST visit this restaurant. They have a great menu and dessert choices. We are here in Doolin for a...More

Thank Bobbie Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located just by the river in the small village of Doolin The Ivy Cottage lies. Small and intim restaurant with a kind staff, good menu and good food. Had traditional fish & chips and it was top notch. Make the stop if you are headed...More

Thank Franco R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon Doolin (this is our third visit to this little town) during a music festival. Maybe that's why this place was packed. It was chaotic. You go to the counter, order your food, get a number then go find a seat. Sounds straight...More

Thank Steveage
Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

There is something not right about this review. We have never given out numbers at the counter. We have all our tables numbered and customers order with a table number. I’m sorry that you did not have a good experience with us

Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my friends were impressed with the friendly staff and great food. Would definitely return on my next visit.

Thank SueMc9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch here twice as there were additional items we wanted to try. We are not huge eaters, so we shared our selections. Each time our food was excellent. Try to choose a time outside of regular mealtime, as tables fill up quickly. In...More

Thank coehny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We'd travelled quite far to get here on a cold Oct afternoon. We'd even call before to check if it was dog friendly. Only to get there are to be told their interpretation of dog friendly was, we sat in the garden. In Oct on...More

Thank Jacintaos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the Cliffs, we stopped for lunch here. Notwithstanding the line, we ordered quickly and received fantastic food in no time. The pasta was delicious and the seafood chowder was among the best I’ve had. Highly recommended!

Thank Pamela G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 85 864 3269
  • E-mail
Set in beautiful surroundings The Ivy Cottage offers indoor or outdoor seating. Famous for our fresh fish and hand cut chips we also offer sweet and savoury snacks and a great range of deserts. We serve freshly ground coffee and have a great range of teas. Join us soon for a best of the best locally caught fish and local produce.
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