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Linnane's Lobster Bar

New Quay | Burren, New Quay, Ireland
+353 65 707 8120
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (42 reviews)
“seafood platter” (47 reviews)
“clams” (41 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
New Quay | Burren, New Quay, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed just down the road from here. We ate here twice and also visited it for a nightly drink a couple of times. Everyone was so friendly to us. Both meals that we ate here were delicious. Not one person in our party got...More

Thank DWuest0619
Reviewed 23 January 2018

How we love our trips to Ireland.....only here will you travel on empty roads seemingly in the middle of nowhere and stumble upon somewhere like Linnane's. Here are the crowds for the food, super service and lovely views. No free tables? Not a problem. Friendly...More

Thank Montyrover
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Food was really excellent, fresh and plentiful. Staff were very welcoming, views were fab, parking was available.

Thank TreeFishMonkey
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We visited linnanes recently to try the seafood chowder , the service was quick and the chowder was fresh , we also had the seafood platter which is very filling but worth it , definitely worth another visit.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Enjoyed a lovely dinner in Linnane's in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Obviously the menu is mainly fish but there was a chicken and steak option

Thank CatSheehan
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

You can never be disappointed in Linnanes!! Food. Staff. Guinness!! All great. Note only open for food in Winter from Friday to Sunday. Live in the area and have lots of visitors. Our first port of call is Linnanes!!! Our visitors LOVE it!!! Mainly seafood.

Thank Cilianob
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I first stumbled across Linnane's a couple of years ago when driving the west coast but it was early in the day and, unfortunately, they hadn't opened for business yet. On our recent trip back to Ireland I made sure that my wife and I...More

Thank Sanquhar04
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Great to find Linnanes open in November when some other places had closed for the season. As always, the food and service was excellent. It was quite busy on a Saturday evening so I'd recommend making a reservation, although you can always wait at the...More

Thank PatNor
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Out in the country,what a really lovely place to eat.Looking out onto the water,but if you want a sea view you would want to reserve a table.Its mostly fish dishes but there is also meat dishes.I had the fillet of salmon & it was fabulous.My...More

Thank josephineshinnors
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place along a river. I had the steak it was really good. It was cool to watch the tide change by a meter while we ate.

Thank Paul A
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Laurence H
28 November 2015|
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Response from Ian G | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry, but Linnane's is on the South side of Galway bay and a very long way from Westport and Clew bay, so I cannot help. But I wish you a great holiday. best,Ian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Quay | Burren, New Quay, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  New Quay
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 8120
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