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Cullinan's Seafood Restaurant

Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 4183
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

So, we almost passed by, but, it would have been a mistake! Wow! My partner is still talking about the lamb he had there. Hands down the best he ever tasted. The room is a little small, but, then it's a B&B. The food, however,...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed yesterday

Run by husband and wife - Claire and James. James is a wonderful chef. Both are accomplished musicians also. A lovely guesthouse -well worth visiting.

Thank Abigail10
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu offers a small selection of quality dishes, all locally sourced and freshly cooked. The room was nice, charming, comfortable and seemed newly renovated. The breakfast also offered a nice selection of freshly made cold and hot dishes; one of the best breakfasts we...More

Thank Schattenreve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling on holiday in the month of July 2017 in Ireland and we had reservations for the Cullinan's Guesthouse which is a small bed-and-breakfast located in the town of Doolin, approximately 10 to 12 minutes north of the Cliffs of Moher. Upon checking in-we, inquired...More

Thank George V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to sit down and enjoy a well prepared meal in a well decorated casual but fine dining restaurant setting. James did not disappoint us with his culinary skills and we were sad that one night was his day off and we...More

Thank NJH12017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very special dinner at Cullinan's during our recent stay in Doolin. The food was first class; both in quality and presentation. The restaurant itself has a wonderful view over the river. Perfect in every way!

Thank CelMarkBrisbane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cullinan's did not disappoint! The dining room is small but very elegant and comfortable with beautiful views. The food here is excellent. Run by husband and wife (husband is the chef). We would come back here in a heartbeat.

Thank EllieEvans
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the B&B for two nights, room was lovely including modern bathroom. But the overall winner was definitely the food, the breakfast was really good with a lovely menu. We had a meal on one of the evenings and it was one of the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been a local from Clare I would have visited this beauty many times. My most previous trip was with my partner almost 2years ago after our living abroad for 5years. What a delight, what a gem of a place I thought, so glad such a...More

Thank Joleen2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We mostly enjoyed one night in a guest house room. The room itself was cute, and though it wasn't air conditioned (and we were there on a hot day), two large windows offered ample breeze when opened. The location of the room afforded privacy and...More

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26 August 2016|
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Response from Newvistor | Reviewed this property |
no, I dont think so
11 August 2016|
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Response from Niamhaine | Reviewed this property |
I spoke with Carol, the owner, recently and Cullinan's does offer gluten free.
Marshall D
24 February 2016|
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Response from susannejward | Reviewed this property |
Even though the restaurant doesn't open until Easter, as advised by Mike, you can book by calling (details below) as the owners live on the premises. 353 (0)65 707 4183 or email address on website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 4183
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Situated in the heart of Doolin, an idyllic setting overlooking the Aille River, Cullinan’s Guesthouse & Award winning restaurant is run by chef/owner James & his wife Carol. We offer 1st class accommodation in spacious rooms with flat screen tv’s, tea/coffee facilities, ensuite bathrooms, hairdryers, free car parking on site & free wifi throughout.Accredited Restaurants Association dining award, AA breakfast award, Michele Erdvig restaurant of the year, RAC dining award & 2 AA rosettes 2012/13. Also listed in many prestigious guidebooks such as Georgina Campbells 100 Best places to stay in Ireland 2012, Fodors, Frommers,Bridgestone Guides and top choice Lonely planet.Guests are advised to make dinner reservations prior to arrivalRestaurant open for dinner from 6.00 - 9.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & SaturdayRestaurant not open for dinner from November to easter
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