Restaurants & Cafés

Adare enjoys a wonderful reputation for its excellent award winning restaurants, serving delicious food throughout the year in warm and welcoming surroundings and it is often referred to as the “gourmet village” of the Mid-West. The bars in Adare also have a reputation for excellent bar food, serving traditional Irish home cooked meals.

The Oak Room at Adare Manor

The gracious splendour of The Oak Room sets the scene for Adare Manor’s fine-dining experience. Providing a genuine taste of the best that contemporary Irish cuisine has to offer, this Michelin Star Award restaurant invites guests to explore the culinary treasures of Ireland. The Oak Room was the original family dining room, host to countless intimate family meals and glittering dinner parties throughout its long history.

Restaurant 1826 Adare

The thatched cottage restaurant that is 1826 Adare, gets its name from the year the first Lord of Dunraven, built the cottage. Situated in the picturesque village of Adare, Wade and Elaine strive to maintain the old world charm and character of the cottage.

1826 Adare strikes a delicate balance between solid Irish cooking and modern innovation.


The Wild Geese

Housed in what looks like a large dolls house, the “Wild Geese” Restaurant is a series of cosy rooms with its open fires and clutter of Victoriana. The cooking style is sophisticated and the results are delicious.
Typically, starters may include a parcel of Kenmare smoked salmon stuffed with crabmeat served on a cucumber and dill salsa. More homely dishes also feature.


The Maigue Restaurant

The renowned multi-award winning, French Cuisine “Maigue” Restaurant at Dunraven Arms Hotel has received the highest accolades for it’s superb cuisine. The restaurant has an excellent reputation for serving local and seasonal produce. One of the unique features of the restaurant is the roast rib of beef carved from the trolley every evening.


Fieldings Restaurant, Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel

Relax and allow our experienced team to exceed your expectations in our cosy, comfortable and intimate fine dining restaurant. Our ever changing and imaginative menu ensures that you can savour the flavour of the best of local Limerick produce.



The Carriage House at Adare Manor

Unwind in an ambiance of relaxed elegance at the magnificently renovated Carriage House. A three minute walk from the manor house and boasting arresting views of the surrounding landscape, The Carriage House has been designed as a dining destination of effortless luxury. The Restaurant experience centres around exceptional food and impeccable service.


Timmy Macs Bistro, Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel & Spa

Renowned locally as one of the best restaurants in Adare, Timmy Macs Bistro in Adare is the ideal restaurant for a corporate or family gathering. Our menu features healthy food options created by our dietician and our Chef. Vegetarian and Authentic Irish dishes are available.



The Mustard Seed****

Celebrating 30 years of fine dining, our restaurant continues to be among the nations favourite. The Restaurant has picked up many national awards, including ‘Best Irish Restaurant’ and ‘Best Hotel Restaurant’ and featured in the 2019 Munster Regional Final for Irish Restaurant Awards. The restaurant is legendary with orchard and herb gardens providing synergy with the kitchen.


The Dovecote


The Dovecote Restaurant, open daily from 9am, is situated at Adare Heritage Centre is renowned for its fast and friendly service, and offers authentic Irish cuisine in a casual bistro style restaurant. It is specially known for its delicious quiches and it offers an extensive range of hot beverages and a homemade dessert menu.



The Good Room

*Winner* Cafe of The Year Munster.
Proudly listed in McKenna’s Guides 2019.
The Good Room continues to grow and flourish. The cafe houses indoor seating for 50, bakery stands, to-go fridges and also has a beautiful outdoor terrace with heaters and blankets.
The food is simple, uncomplicated, local where possible and most importantly all cooked and baked in house.


Sean Collins & Sons Bar

Sean Collins & Sons Bar Adare, situated at the top of the main street is a very comfortable and welcoming old style pub. The Bar and Restaurant has established a great reputation for quality, locally sourced, Irish food. The menu comprises of steaks from Costello’s local butcher,  fresh cod and chips, pasta, pizza, homemade burgers and more.


Neville's at the Cross

Neville’s at the Cross, Bar & Restaurant, is located in the heart of the Irish countryside near Kilfinny, just 3km from the village of Adare.
The bar dates back to 1850 and has been very popular with both local residents and visitors to the region.
The premises was purchased the Loftus family and renovated and extended and transformed into a modern restaurant and bar while retaining its old world charm.

Houfu Chinese Restaurant

The Houfu is situated in the centre of the village of Adare and serves a feast of  authentic eastern cuisine.  Starters include our very popular grilled aromatic lamb and grilled spring prawns to mention just a few.   Our delicious prawn dishes include our house favourite, steam king prawn with   garlic  and soya sauce and Kung Po king prawn.

Stacpoole Coffee House

George Stacpoole, Michelina, Sebastian and Helen, have just opened Stacpoole Coffee House in Adare. George considered that it was time to reinvent, so a coffee house has been established where delicious coffee, tea and food is served both in the garden to the front of the premises, and in the dining room at the rear of the antique shop.

Pat Collins Bar

We offer an extensive bar menu with a wide range of Irish and international dishes for all appetites. Some of our daily specials include Traditional Irish Stew and Fresh Smoked Salmon. Our meals range from lunches to dinner with the option of finger food available for groups.
All our produce is bought fresh from local markets.

Oak & Apple

In 2019, Claire Staunton (proprietor of the long-established The Good Room) opened Oak & Apple! The idea was a small boutique wine bar serving great small plates of food with big flavour – Oak & Apple was born. Opening at 5.30pm each evening, they serve an innovative eclectic menu – contemporary Irish food in a contemporary sleek space.

Other Restaurants, Cafes and Take Away

Some other quality eateries in Adare include:

The Village Bistro             Phone: 087 6379241

The Blue Door                   Phone: 061 396481

The Arches                         Phone: 061 396248

Norio’s Take Away          Phone: 061 395 889