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Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2016

First off, I'm a foodie. When I travelled to Ireland last year I had a long list of restaurants and pubs to visit that I had researched for nearly a year in advance. I had a pint of Guinness at all of the popular spots (Brazen Head, The Long Hall, Guinness Brewery, and MANY more). The single best pint I...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Sean and his family run a wonderful pub right in the heart of Lisdoonvarna. It serves great food and it has the best soups and stews in Ireland. I would venture to say, one of the best stews I've ever had. The vegetable soup is wonderful. Expect your meal to be served by a great staff or Sean himself. Do...

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This was the best beef and Guinness stew that I have had since coming to Ireland. Wife had fish and chip which were very crunchy the way we like it. Very friendly staff. Close to the Doolin Ferry and cliffs of Moher boat trips. Serve food all day. Mostly Irish pub food

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Foster RI
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We were passing by and decided to stop in for a bite. The place was absolutely immaculate. The food was excellent and the beer was cold! Great conversation with the host, presumably the owner. We did not stay here but wish we did. If the pub is any reflection on the accommodations, then I doubt there would be a better...

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North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Lovely warm welcome on a cold February day when everywhere else in the area seemed to be closed for the season. We were really lucky to come across the Irish Arms. A beautiful pint, and very tasty chowder and toasties. Well worth a visit if you are in the area and want a pit stop.

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Thank CymraesCaruCwrw
Reviewed 20 September 2013 via mobile

Passed through Lisdoonvarna on way back from a day out to the Alwee Cave, great find, great food fab pot of tea and brilliant service very reasonably priced.... Highly recommended. Very welcoming and free wifi

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SeaninMac, Owner at The Irish Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by. We are on the main road between The Cliffs of Moher and The Ailwee Caves so a perfect location to tour all of County Clare's famous attractions!!!!

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I stayed in this Bed and Breakfast in Mid August. It was clean, comfortable and central. Shower Room was small but for the price I was not expecting luxuries but I must say everything was in this B+B including Tea and Coffee making facilities. I booked a twin room and got a Room with two double beds which were very...

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SeaninMac, Owner at The Irish Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you review. So glad you enjoyed your visit!! Great to know people think we are giving a good all round service and most importantly offering value for money to our guests.

hertfordshire
Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend found the Irish arms by chance as we were heading back to Shannon after a weekend in galway. It is really a lovely pub and the food was fantastic the portions were generous and the service was very good and friendly. The chicken wings were very tasty and the bacon and cabbage was was fantastic.

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SeaninMac, Owner at The Irish Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you review. So glad you enjoyed your visit!!

Kilsyth, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Myself & my girlfriend were doing the tourist thing in Ireland, when we happened upon Lisdoonvarna. we went into the market across the road to find an ATM, the clerk said there wasn't one in town but if we were looking to have lunch, we should try at the pub across the road. We did & we were delighted to...

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SeaninMac, Owner at The Irish Arms, responded to this review

Hi there. It is good to know that we are still recommended by other local business as a great place to dine. The Bacon & Cabbage and Beef in Guinness Stew are hugely popular. Call in again next time you are nearby and thank you so much for the recommendations to other people you met on your travels. Much appreciated!!

Straffan, Ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I've been to Irish arms twice. It's a great place to experience the pub atmosphere, great service, great food and the locals. The pub/restaurant guarantees an excellent time for those who want to eat in a very Irish pub/restaurant. Lisdoonvarna has the best festival for singles in Ireland (September every year). Even if you're not around at this time go...

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SeaninMac, Owner at The Irish Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. We are glad you enjoy your visits to The Irish Arms and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Irish Arms is a small family run Pub, Restaurant and B & B situated in Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare. All of our spacious rooms are tastefully decorated, and we try our best to offer our guests all of the comforts they would be accustomed to at home. We have single, twin, and double rooms available. This landmark pub has been owned and run since 1990 by The McNamara Family. Our varied food Menu caters for most tastes, with a strong leaning towards Traditional Irish Food. We serve Soups and Chowders, Seafood and Steaks, as well as our famous Bacon & Cabbage, and Beef in Guinness Stew. Lisdoonvarna itself is famous for its Sulpur Spa Wells and the September Matchmaking Festival, not to mention the song by Christy Moore. We are an ideal place to stay while visiting North Clare's many famous tourist attractions, such as The Burren, The Cliffs of Moher, The Ailwee and Doolin Caves, and Aran Island Ferries (Discount for guests) all a short 10 minute drive away. We are conveniently located at the top of the town on the main Galway Road (N67) and only 200 metres from Lisdoonvarna Town Centre. We look forward to seeing you soon at The Irish Arms soon!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Irish Arms

Address: The Irish Arms Main Street | N67, Lisdoonvarna 0000, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Lisdoonvarna
Price Range: $43 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Our room was at the front of the house on first floor and there was no problem with noise.”
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