Welcome to Adare

 

Adare, County Limerick, founded in the 13th century, abounds with a rich history and a strong heritage which remain ever present.
Adare Village Website is the official guide to Adare, with information on visiting our village, places to stay, things to do, where to dine and wine, our historic buildings, places to visit, and full information on essential services while visiting Ireland’s Prettiest Village.

Visitor Information

Ireland's Prettiest Village

Adare, host to the 2027 Ryder Cup, welcomes you to Ireland’s Prettiest Village.  We invite you to stay in our wide range of top quality accommodation and enjoy the tranquility of our village, with its thatched cottages, historical buildings and churches. Enjoy our fashion boutiques, coffee houses, restaurants and bars and plan your walking trails in verdant countryside.
Our restaurants, cafes and bars are now open and providing an excellent choice of dining, indoors and outdoors. Check out the dining options in Adare on this website.

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Hotels

The hotels in Adare offer excellent accommodation to those staying for a short or a long time. There are spa breaks, golf breaks and other great deals on offer throughout the year. Browse Hotels

Bed & Breakfast

Adare B & B accommodation has been welcoming visitors to Adare for many years. Stay in the village close to the hotels, restaurants and bars or relax in the beautiful countryside on the outskirts. Browse B&Bs

Self-Catering

Adare offers visitors a choice of well appointed luxurious Self-Catering houses and apartments, some within walking distance of the village and others just a short drive from the village. Browse Self Catering

Latest News

The latest news from Adare.

Adare’s Tobacco Factory – History. December 6, 2021

A tobacco factory was founded by Lord Dunraven, Sir Nugent Everard and William Redmond MP in Adare in 1908, which gave much needed employment to the people of Adare and the surrounding areas. The village of Adare was the nerve centre for the growing of tobacco under the auspices of the 4th earl of Dunraven. […]

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Food & Drink

Adare is considered to be one of the best dining locations in Ireland, catering for all tastes. Our restaurants and hotels are regular winners of prestigious national and international food awards and due to their popularity you are advised to book in advance. Our bars also serve superb food and are open until late each day to cater for visitors and they hold regular music sessions, which include traditional Irish music, to be enjoyed while you savour your favourite tipple. Home catering is also available. Browse Food & Drink

Shopping & Fashion

Adare offers visitors an excellent choice in fashion boutiques, stocking exclusive ladies fashion brands. That is why Adare village is considered to be The Fashion Centre of the Mid-west of Ireland. Our many boutiques stock leading high street labels and many of them have carried out extensive improvements to their premises to cater for the increase in interest in shopping for fashion in Adare. Adare has well stocked supermarkets with fresh produce, vegetables and bread, and off licences. Fashion in Adare

Things to Do

Listen to live Irish music, play golf, shop for local crafts, visit arts and antiques shops. Try falconry and archery; explore Adare's rich heritage with a guided walking tour or plan a walking holiday of the region; visit our weekend country market; go horse racing or greyhound racing in nearby tracks. Experience luxury spa and beauty treatments; Adare has so much to offer visitors. https://youtu.be/G4lFllsBmrAThings to Do in Adare

Getting Married in Adare

Adare is one of the top wedding locations in Ireland and has been chosen by world famous sports people and actors to celebrate their weddings. We have three churches dating back hundreds of years. Our hotels, Adare Manor, Dunraven Arms, Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel and the Mustard Seed are renowned for hosting wedding receptions and there are spectacular photographic locations to choose from including the Desmond Castle. Read More

Local attractions

Adare is the perfect holiday base for those who love to walk, explore and relax. With over twenty exciting visitor attraction locations, including ancient castles, museums, cathedrals, Ireland’s first hydro-electric power station, stunning views of the river Shannon and scenic walks, all within a short distance away, Adare is the ideal place to stay, the whole year round. Visit our historical sites and buildings of universal interest, as outlined in “History and Historic Sites” on this website. View Local Attractions

Shop Local Adare

Support your local community by shopping locally and also check out local businesses trading online. You will then be bringing job security to all those employed in retail jobs in Adare. Click the SHOP LOCAL button below for links to assist you when shopping locally. These links contain all contact details to help you when ordering home deliveries of groceries in Adare. Shop Local

Recipes from local chefs and Hazel Vokes

View some of the recipes from our award winning chefs in Adare! Here you will find some delicious recipes which have been supplied by chefs from our award winning restaurants and hotels. Bring your favourite restaurant into your home! We also feature many recipes from Hazel Vokes. Support local restaurants and bars by ordering take away dishes from those listed on this website. View Recipes

Takeaway Food

Living in Adare and you would like a meal from your favourite restaurant or bar? Here you will find a list of cafés, restaurants, hotels, bars and home caterers offering takeaway service. Menus are regularly featured on our Facebook https://www.facebook.com/adarevillage/ The choice of takeaway options in Adare is of exceptional quality. Click for options