Wild Honey Inn
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Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna, Clare, Republic of Ireland
Wild Honey Inn in Lisdoonvarna, County Clare, is owned and run by the McGrath Family. Built in 1860 this country Inn offers a blend of contemporary and traditional in the unique setting of the Burren Region.
Near the cliffs of Moher, in the Burren of County Clare, Wild Honey Inn offers superb hotel accommodation with 14 ensuite rooms, all with countryside views. In addition to wonderful food to make this a perfect place to stay.
Diners can enjoy chef-proprietor Aidan McGrath’s cooking served in the relaxed setting of the bar. The food emphasis is on the wild, free-range, seasonal and local, with a ‘Modern Bistro Style’. Amongst the many awards bestowed upon Wild Honey Inn are the ‘Bib Gourmand’ award and 'Good food at moderate prices' from The Michelin Guide, the Inn is the first pub in Ireland with this award.
Owned and run by the McGrath family, Wild Honey Inn dates from 1860 in the small town of Lisdoonvarna, and has a wealth of old world charm and character, including open log fires. It was completely refurbished in 2009 to blend contemporary and traditional styling in the unique setting of the Burren, but still staying a proper ‘pub’. Kate Sweeney and Aidan McGrath combine modern comforts for the traveller with the intimacy of a family-run inn.
Wild Honey Inn is also an ideal base for walking or cycling in the Burren National Park.
Wild Honey Inn is situated on the edge of Lisdoonvarna, the gateway town to the Burren region of North Clare. The Burren is an ideal location for walking and cycling with many interesting routes to explore. County Clare has been chosen as one of Lonely Planets top ten cycling destinations in the world.
Close by is the traditional Irish music village of Doolin, where there are regular daily trips to and from the Aran Islands. The world famous Cliffs of Moher are a few miles further along the coast. Lahinch and Fanore are good surfing beaches and are within easy reach. Fly-fishing in nearby lake Inchiquin is popular as is rock fishing along the coast road between Fanore and Ballyvaughan.
For the golf enthusiast the Greg Norman designed Doonbeg Golf Course is approximately 30 minutes drive away and Lahinch Golf Club is a short drive away.