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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
“monkfish” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“sorbet” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Doolin | Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

The food and presentation was beautiful. We had a (disorganised) family birthday dinner. I had the seafood chowder and the scallops - really tasty, as were the garlic potatoes. The seafood chowder was really good - and wasn't cream or tomato based, really had a...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Very charming location and we just stopped in for a late afternoon pot of tea, but when they mentioned the soup of the day: carrot & ginger with star anise, we had to have a bowl. It was heavenly! My sister had the baked cod...More

Thank Jana B
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Our third trip to Doolin and we were fortunate to again dine at Cullinan's. We were with friends traveling up from the UK, and had a wonderful window table with a view over countryside. The atmosphere in the restaurant was relaxed and almost serene. The...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We went here for a pre-wedding dinner. The prices were reasonable and the food was good. Check out their website for the menu

Thank WanderlustDust
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We came here on our last night for something a little more special after enjoying the pubs of Doolin. The welcome and service, whilst not unfriendly, was not as warm as is usual in Ireland and there was not really much interaction between the staff...More

Thank Sunflowergirl01
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great selection on theme of fresh flavoursome food. Service was friendly, pleasant and unobtrusive. A wonderful place for a group or a table for two.

Thank Wynette R
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had a family get together and met in Cullinan's for dinner. I had recommended this restaurant as I had been there previously and enjoyed it so much that I wanted my family to taste the wonderful food. The restaurant has a really lovely feel...More

Thank Gina red O
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We ate here on our second night and it was a real pleasure. a serene and calm environment attended by Karen, the owner who made us welcome and provided great service. the Whiskey cured salmon was superb as was the spice encrusted Monkfish. We even...More

Thank pedro61
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Loved the food here - had crispy pancetta wrapped hake. Very Good. Would have loved a bit of bread at the outset for a nibble - had to ask for this. Ate here 3 yrs ago and quality has not dipped. Service good. It was...More

Thank Brian186600
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My family had our farewell to Doolin dinner here and it was just perfect. The food was beautifully and carefully prepared and the service was excellent. We all ordered different things and we were all pleased. Worthy of a special treat for sure.

Thank Judith T
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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
23 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$21 - US$33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
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
  • E-mail
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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