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Linnane's Lobster Bar

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$$ - $$$
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New Quay | Burren, New Quay, Ireland
+353 65 707 8120
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upstate pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am just getting around to writing this review. I have eaten here twice and both time I thought it was very good. Prices a little high but that's OK with me if it's good. Nice setting close to the water. I would recommend .

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The area was very busy the day we were there for lunch with a lot of walkers, non of them were eating in Linnane's but their bus was parked there. The place was very busy at 1.30pm & a lot of the tables were reserved. I found the lady who seemed to be in charge very sharp when we enquired... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I dropped into Linnane's in the early afternoon of a cold, wet and windy January day, to be greeted by a roaring fire, a bright space, and a warm welcome. The seafood here is the very best - I had the seafood platter so I got to sample a wide variety, including clams, mussels, crab claws, prawns, smoked salmon and... More 

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Thank DubRoamer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food!!!! The fish is fresh...fantastic! The Guinness is excellent. The staff are so lovely!!! The apple crumble is...to....die for!!! Perfect!!! We WILL be back! The 7 from Laois x

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Thank LawlorFC
Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us had lunch in Linnanes. We had chowder, mussels, crab salad, baked crab and pan fried haddock. Every dish was delicious . Well done. Well worth the drive. We had a lovely walk afterwards along the Flaggy Shore nearby .

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1 Thank cailinruadh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nicest if not the nicest place I have ever eaten. The food is fantastic and the staff are even better. I will be back asap!!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to stop, Linnane's has a great view of the water and a relaxed atmosphere. All of the seafood is fantastic-- nice menu and friendly staff.

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2 Thank catatonia_10
Galway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

My friend and I stopped into this pub at the weekend for soup and brown bread. The brown bread was very nice, but the vegetable soup and chowder were of a poor quality. The vegetable soup was lukewarm and tasteless. My friend's chowder was poor quality and difficult to discern what fish was used as it seemed to have been... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

As a returning diner, we found our selection of Mussels for starters, crab claws and sea trout for mains mediocre. Didn't seem to be fresh, was over cooked and served tepid. Expected more based on the rating and past experience. As we like the location and the walks in the area we will try it again with a hope of... More 

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Galway
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Always lovely food and at a great price. Highly recommnended and has a lovely bar also where you can chill out after :) Great work guys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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