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Homestead Cottage Doolin

Doolin, North Clare


The Irish Times Restaurant of the Year 2023. It has also been awarded its first Michelin Star in 2024– just seven months after opening its doors.

Set in a 200-year-old traditional cottage, Homestead Cottage opened in July 2023. They offer a daily changing menu depending on what is best from the sea, shores and farms in North Clare. They can also cater for vegetarians, pescatarians and coeliacs.

The cottage is open for lunch and dinner for a gourmet meal. Booking is essential.

Also recommended by the Michelin guide, Mckenna guide and Georgina Campbell Ireland guide.

Corinna Hardgrave, Food Critic with The Irish Times, in announcing it as the Restaurant of the Year said of it: “Robbie and Sophie McCauley’s divine restaurant in a 200-year-old cottage has enchanted just about everyone, including the Michelin inspectors. From the delightful bursts of sweetness of home-grown peas to magnificent Burren beef, everything is cooked with love and skill”

Good to Know

The restaurant is open October to April, Thursday to Sunday, and May to September, Wednesday to Sunday. Free parking is available on-site.

About Doolin


The famous coastal village of Doolin is renowned for its Irish traditional music sessions, a gateway to the Aran Islands and a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.