Fodor's Expert Review Monk's Pub

$ Ballyvaughan Irish

This landmark dining pub a stone's throw from Ballyvaughan Pier has changed hands and fortunes over the past few years, but all you need to know is that it is back on its game with a freshly renovated interior and menu. The welcoming fire and friendly service remain, as does the signature seafood chowder that lures locals and visitors from miles around. Galway oysters feature prominently on the menu along with Hereford steak and salmon. There's live music during the summer months.

Irish Modern Irish Casual Lunch Dinner $ Family

Quick Facts

Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare  Ireland

065-707–7059

www.monks.ie

Known For:
  • Seafood chowder
  • Cozy atmosphere
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Oct.–May. No food Mon.–Thurs.

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