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Things to do in Lahinch

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“Lahinch Beach is located a short drive from the Cliffs of Moher and is therefore very popular with locals and tourists alike. The flooding tide makes it ideal for surfing, sea kayaking and kite surfing and there are a few surfing schools in the local area. Lahinch is a popular resort town with many restaurants and accommodation. The beach is lifeguarded during the bathing season and more information can be found on the noticeboard located at the beach. This beach has received the International Blue Flag award for 2019.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Located 123Kms from our front door. Lahinch played host to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in 2019 where Jon Rahm came out on top with a superb 62' in the Final Round to defend his title. The 6th Hole famously known as the Deel got mixed reviews from the Professionals last year. It plays 180 yards into a wind to a green that sits totally blind in between two hollows back and front. A unique spectacle!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Beach
“A friendly, safe and fun introduction to the exhilarating art of surfing. It's run by former Irish Surf Champion John McCarthy and his crew of surf-dude instructors. Something fun to do...even on a rainy day”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place to mix with the locals, and listen to great music. Or have a meal.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Randaddy's is owned and operated by Randy Lewis. A native of Canada, Randy has cooked his way around the world, immersing himself in the culture and culinary customs of each country he has visited. Randy has incorporated what he absorbs from his travels into his cooking and creates flavoursome food made from the freshest, seasonal ingredients. It's Randy's ability to combine the exotic with the everyday to create culinary delights that makes dining in Randaddy's such an awesome experience.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“GREAT LITTLE CAFE, HOME MADE FOOD INCLUDING VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN. THIS IS ONE OF OUR FAVOURITES!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Store
“Whether you are a complete beginner or have a little more experience, you need to check this out! Everything is supplied, including the instructor (if required). It is the best fun you'll have in the water!!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“The view over the Lahinch beach cannot be beaten. It is advisable to get in early to grab a table with a view”
  • 4 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Lahinch seaworld has a number of things to do. There is a large indoor pool, kiddies pool and a water obstacle course. Great place to bring kids if it is cold or wet outside. There is also an aquarium and and indoor tank where you can try out scuba diving. They also offer kids camps during the summer time. And there is a large playground just outside if the weather is dry. Great spot for families.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Great menu for something a little bit different - The pancakes are super!!!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Traditional Irish pub with a great pint of Guiness, and often has trad sessions as well!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Cute bar on the main street with privet boots to sit and enjoy the some food, cheap and cheerful.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Beach
“Go for a swim or surf then tuck into a tasty ice cream or a delicious coffee and cake in Dodi Cafe”
  • 21 locals recommend
Store
“special rates for guests for lessons and rentals. also equipment rental for all of your stay no time limit”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Dedicated Polish chefs always adding new dishes on the Specials Menu. Local favourite.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Randaddy's is owned and operated by Randy Lewis. A native of Canada, Randy has cooked his way around the world, immersing himself in the culture and culinary customs of each country he has visited. Randy has incorporated what he absorbs from his travels into his cooking and creates flavoursome food made from the freshest, seasonal ingredients. It's Randy's ability to combine the exotic with the everyday to create culinary delights that makes dining in Randaddy's such an awesome experience.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“GREAT LITTLE CAFE, HOME MADE FOOD INCLUDING VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN. THIS IS ONE OF OUR FAVOURITES!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Traditional Irish pub with a great pint of Guiness, and often has trad sessions as well!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Cute bar on the main street with privet boots to sit and enjoy the some food, cheap and cheerful.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Dedicated Polish chefs always adding new dishes on the Specials Menu. Local favourite.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tasty, delicious and fresh from the oven: these are the symbols that represent Italy worldwide. The ingredients of a real “Pizza Margherita” are those of Mediterranean tradition: just flour, olive oil, tomato sauce and of course fresh Mozzarella. Our Restaurant “Raviolo Verde” which was opened in February 2014 is an original Italian Restaurant. Ravioli Our menu consists of a large choice of tasty pizzas, mouth-watering antipasti, a variety of fresh salad and home-made pasta dishes. Of course, we also offer delicious home-made desserts and a selection of home-made ice creams. With our coffee machine, of course from Italy, we can conjure up wonderful Espressi, Cappuccini etc. for you. The newly designed furnishing allows our restaurant to have a unique atmosphere which invites you to linger. The restaurant is therefore suitable for all kinds of family, birthday or business parties or even if you just feel like experiencing delicious Italian food in comfortable surroundings. We would be delighted if you would allow us to spoil you!”
  • 2 locals recommend

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