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Moran's Oyster Cottage

Moran's Oyster Cottage Review

Signposted off the main road on the south side of Clarinbridge, this waterside thatch cottage, the home of the Moran family since 1760, houses at its rear a simply furnished restaurant that serves mainly seafood: Gigas oysters, chowder, smoked salmon, seafood cocktail, lobster with boiled potatoes and garlic butter, and fresh crab salad. It's the place to sample the local oysters, grown on a nearby bed owned by the Moran family, who have had the pub for six generations. Hope for good weather, so that you can eat outside overlooking the weir and watch the swans float by. The front bar has been preserved in the "old style," which means it's small and cramped, but very interesting if you want to get an idea of what most pubs around here were like 50 years ago.

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Updated: 04-26-2013

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