O'Loclainn's Whiskey Bar

The Pub is a squarish room, small and dark; inside O'Lochlainn's its always three  in the morning. The only light seems to come from the combined glow of dozens of bottles of whiskey - more than 75 different brands - ranged along the shelves, and the dull glean of metal drawers, that 80 or 100 years ago, held sugar, shoes, tea and livestock feed.

Steven Speilberg described this unique and authentic pub as one of the best pubs that he has been in.

The following is an extract from an article in the New York Times travel supplement (October 2012):


Wild Atlantic Lodge

Wild Atlantic Lodge (formally Logues) is currently closed to non residents


Monk's Bar & Restaurant

Monks Bar & Restaurant is situated on the coast road by the old pier in Ballyvaughan. Well know for their Seafood Chowder and other fish dishes. . 



Linnane's Lobster Bar

Linnane's Lobster Bar is situated between Kinvara and Ballyvaughan (5 miles 8 km from Ballyvaughan village). It is famous for fresh seafood.

Restauarnt summer Opening Hours: open everyday from 12.30pm

Restaurant winter Opening Hours: - Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 12.30pm


Burren Hyland's Hotel Bar & Restaurant

Located at the square in Ballyvaughan village just around the corner from our cottages, Hylands Burren Hotel is the hub of social activities in the village.Bar Their Bar and Restaurant are open to non residents all year.

The hotel's  "Fountain Bar" which dates back to the original coaching house in the early 1800, is a magnificant traditional bar full of character and they host live music session every night, so you have no have no excuse not to hear good music and enjoy a social eveving.

Greenes Bar and Off Licence

Greenes Pub is a long established pub but it is currently closed