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Sailor's Bar and Restaurant

££ - £££Irish, ,
Clare Island, Clare Island, Ireland
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (3 reviews)
“chowder” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
££ - £££
Clare Island, Clare Island, Ireland
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Was attending a 3 day weaving course and fortunately booked my evening meal each day in Sailors Bar. Staff excellent. Great view. And best of all menu....choice and quality excellent

Thank bre126
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The place is fantastic: a real pub on the sea with great views. The staff, and the customers (surely both influencing each other) are super friendly. The beer is great, the food is good, what else do you want?

Thank Cla13bdAD
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stayed on Clare Island three years ago, and enjoyed a half-dozen meals at Sailor's over a few days. On this trip, we did it al over again - and enjoyed it just as much. The staff is vibrant, helpful and local, and the fish...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A large group of us stayed on the Island for the weekend so we ate in Sailors twice and stayed for drinks too. The staff were friendly and service can with a smile. The view from the bar is gorgeous and there is a lovely...More

Thank rosienotrose
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I travelled with my 7month old and the guys at Sailors bars were very kind, providing a highchair and baby bowl and making us feel welcome. We returned the following night to eat there having enjoyed our steaks we tried seafood the following night which...More

Thank FinDiva
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We were greeted warmly by the staff whenever we entered the bar whether we were just calling in for a drink or to eat. As it was late September a slightly cut down menu was offered p, however this still gave us a great choice....More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Food in the Sailors Bar was top class restaurant quality (chowder and fresh fish to die for!). Service was always helpful and with a smile. Great impromptu session to finish the night coupled with amazing Guinness. Little highlight for me was bumping into Tommy Lyons...More

Thank briangeraghty72
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The Sailor’s Bar and Restaurant is very popular with visitors to Clare Island for lunch or dinner. You can take a look at the varied menu on a wall down near the harbour and plan which fresh sea catch you will enjoy later on, or...More

Thank Isabelle_Smyth
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Food here was very good. There was 6 of us and we all enjoyed what we selected. Good selection from fresh fish to chicken to steak. Only thing I would say is that we were brought to a room to the side of the pub...More

Thank Joanne O
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Lovely bar. Did nice food including veggie options such as falafel burger. Good atmosphere at night with some visitors from hostel and many local people. Good traditional music some nights. Would recommend.

Thank Colmno3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clare Island, Clare Island, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Clare Island
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