The Roadside Tavern, Lisdoonvarna

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The Roadside Tavern has been run by the Curtin Family since 1893 making it one of the oldest pubs in the Burren area. The current proprietor is Peter Curtin who continues the high standards of hospitality and service set by his grandparents Christopher and Nora, and parents John and Mary.

Home of the Burren Brewery Festival, the Skadoonvarna Festival, Micilin Conlon Festival and all kinds of different music - traditional and contemporary.
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  • We were very lucky to end up at the Roadside Tavern after a false start in overcrowded Doolin (we did get a recommendation to head a bit out of town to McGannn's or MdCermott's but that . The chicken....  more »
  • So me an few friends were traveling from the cliffs of Moher on into the Burren stopped here for late lunch . Food was fab we had soup of the day 2 of us had mussels an the other in the group had...  more »
  • Excellent food and friendly service. I had the special, a huge portion of salmon in puff pastry. Delicious! Oh, and there was a group of local musicians playing trad music all thru dinner! Magical!!!
  • Lovely, friendly spot. Rambled in, on a Tuesday evening. Seemed v busy but, we waited & were soon seated in a grand corner. Music was taking place, fine musicians seem to wander in & perform. Terrific salads & great Smoked Salmon (the owners also produce the wonderful Burren Smokehouse Salmon. A gem, an unspoilt traditional pub

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