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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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11 - 20 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Chef James will wow the foodies traveling to Dingle. Probably the best food we ate in Ireland. The restaurant is lovely, the owners are terrific, the service is excellent, the food is fabulous. Make sure to book in advance.

Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I contacted Cullinan's about post wedding reservations with very short notice. They were extremely prompt in getting back to me and securing reservations for our group of 9 on the day and time we desired. The food was superb as was the very friendly service....More

Thank ckesner1230
Reviewed 12 June 2017

on recommendartion of the landlady of our B&B we had dinner at Culinan's. we had a perfect meal, good and attentive service and the prices are reasonable given the quality of the food.

Thank Hans R
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Visited this B and B during our first trip to Ireland and it was awesome!! Excellent food and very personal attention by the owner. Loved it!!

Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Had a post wedding dinner here. The meal was fantastic. We ordered the crab as an appetizer based on another review and it was delicious! My husband and I had the chicken, which was very good. And we finished off with the cheesecake. I'm picky...More

Thank hfpsychologist
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by Sean at the Doll's Cottage B&B for great food. He was not wrong. I tried the scallops. They were delicious For a non- pub dining this is the place for a nice romantic dinner.

Thank FlukeyCobourg_Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We just walked .5 mile in the rain, but it was well worth the effort. My hake was delicious and it was accompanied with delicious vegetables and sauces. Really creative! The sides of potatoes and green beans were piping hot and also special. A small,...More

Thank travelperson97
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Unexpected very good place in an artificial recent development. \\\\\\excellent products, fine cooking, warm professional service, godd wine list, reasonable prices.

Thank JClV
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Four of us had a wonderful dinner - everything was worthy of a top line big city restaurant, but the "Tian of Doolin crab" is a dish that deserves a Michelin star. All beautifully presented and delicious., both meat and fish dishes. Highly recommend.

Thank freestyletoo
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for delightful seafood after all day trip and we couldn't came to better place. Service and cuisine was just excellent. Every cent you spend here worth it.

Thank Ivette L
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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
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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