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The Ivy Cottage

Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
+353 85 864 3269
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (82 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
“burger” (34 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was small and busy, but it came highly recommend so we didn't want to miss it. The wait was so worth it! Absolutely delicious!!! And very unique items on the menu! I got a chicken sandwich with curry and coriander, and I loved...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MarleyCash2018
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Quaint, thatched roof cottage with outside seating. We didn't have a main course, but judging the dinners and lunches we did have in Doolin, I have to believe they would be better. Stopped for Banoffee pie and Irish Coffee. Coffee was good, pie was best...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Navion5150
Reviewed 6 November 2018

After a month in the UK and Ireland, this was the best fish and chips I had anywhere!! Delicious and adorable.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Angela B
Frank D, Owner at The Ivy Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for a lovely review

Reviewed 24 October 2018

I wanted to spend some quiet time just sitting today and was fortunate enough to find a seat in this lovely little cafe in Doolin. I had the open-face crab salad sandwhich and it was lovely. Followed by one of the best lattes I think...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Vicky E
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The food here is delicious!! Very small and cozy place to enjoy dinner. We had the lamb burger and fish and chips - our first meal in Ireland on this trip and didn't disappoint! Service was great. Stop reading this review and just go! :-)

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank lindafrank123
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The day we were in Doolin it was rainy, windy and chilly. We had just come from trying to see the Cliffs of Moher, which were mostly shrouded in fog and buffeted by strong winds and rain, so we were wet and in the mood...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CultureVulture
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Had salmon one day and goat cheese the next and both were excellent. Staff was very friendly and the food quite good. Also had some good coffee and cake.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank S2743KTkevinm
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Pretty garden dining with a good selection of food and funky music playing. Italian ciabatta and crab open grill were delicious but would steer clear of the pulled beef next time. Lovely service!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank saoirseh12
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Arrived before the lunch crowd that day - quite cool and windy outside but a lovely cosy atmosphere inside with pleasant service. Really nice menu and fresh ingredients. The West Coast Crab open sandwich was delicious and my wife had the Seafood Chowder which she...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MichaelW11923
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

A great break from pub food. Terrific meals, great, relaxing atmosphere, fast service, very nice people.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Frank R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 85 864 3269
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Set in beautiful surroundings The Ivy Cottage offers indoor or outdoor seating. Famous for our fresh fish and hand cut chips we also offer sweet and savoury snacks and a great range of deserts. We serve freshly ground coffee and have a great range of teas. Join us soon for a best of the best locally caught fish and local produce.
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