Fodor's Expert Review Wild Honey Inn

$$ Doolin Irish Fodor's Choice

Owner-chef Aidan McGrath and wife Kate's modest Victorian premises on the outskirts of Lisdoonvarna have become something of a culinary landmark by being Ireland's first pub to be awarded a Michelin star in 2017. A brief, well-thought-out menu showcases the best of local produce, which includes hake, lamb, rib-eye steak, and pork. Food is served in the bar, which is warm and welcoming, with an upright piano, original painted-wood cladding, assorted wooden tables and bentwood chairs, cheerful cotton-check blinds, and a random selection of bric-a-brac. Guest rooms (doubles from €90) are spacious and stylishly decorated in neutral tones with nice Victorian touches such as brass bedside lamps, and peaceful views of the countryside.

Irish Modern Irish Casual Lunch Dinner $$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Kincora Rd.
Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare  Ireland

065-707–4300

www.wildhoneyinn.com

Known For:
  • Award-winning restaurant
  • Excellent seafood
  • Inn is a good base for Burren
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Jan.–Feb., Mon.–Wed. Mar.–Easter and Oct.–Dec.; kitchen closed Tues. Easter–Sept., Closed Nov.–Feb.

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