Thursday, May 30, 2019

The New Oar Restaurant in Doolin. Style and Quality on the Plate

The New Oar Restaurant in Doolin. 
Style and Quality on the Plate

The Oar Restaurant in Doolin, opened just a few months back, is fast making a reputation for itself as a stylish and quality dining venue. Good to see too that supporting local, including Clare craft beer, is a priority here.

Took the opportunity to check it out recently and it was a delight from start to finish. Some great choices here, even if the menu is not the longest. Quite a choice of drinks available , including a longish wine list that covers most bases, though we concentrated on the beers by Western Herd from Ennis.

The dining room is beautifully designed and decorated, very comfortable seating, good space between the tables and the welcome and service is friendly and politely attentive. If you want somewhere special to eat in the evening when visiting the many local attractions, including the Doolin Cave, the Burren, the islands, and of course the Cliffs of Moher, then put this on your shortlist.


King Prawn and Crab Fritter with carrot and cardamon purée

St Tola’s Goat cheese, with pickled beetroot, apple and hazelnut


Spiced Rump of Lamb comes with celery, feta and pomegranate

Herb Crusted Cod fillet in a tomato and basil fondue is cooked to perfection. With buttered asparagus.
Even the sides look classy!

Some ales from the Western Herd brewery in Ennis.
Check out the full range at McHugh's, also in Ennis.

 Passionfruit Soufflé with a Passionfruit sorbet. Highly recommended

Toomullin, Roadford, Co. Clare
Tel: 065 7047990
Also in Clare recently:
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Hazel Mountain Chocolate
The Burren Brewery
A Tour of Clare
St Tola Goats Cheese visit
Burren Gold Cheese
Henry's Bistro & Wine Bar Ennis
Red Cliff Lodge Restaurant Spanish Point
Noel's Restaurant at Bunratty Manor
Naughton's Kilkee
Coast of Clare

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