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Harkins Bistro

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Harkins Bistro
Dromod Harbour, Dromod Co Leitrim
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Tel: +353 71 965 8718

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Adrian and Emma Harkins opened this appealing restaurant beside Dromod harbour in the spring of 2009, and it was an immediate hit
  • Boat Trips
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse on site)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Water Sports
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - By a lake
  • Location - By a river
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Waterside
  • Open New Year
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Private Parties
  • Romantic Venue
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding Venue
  • Bistro
  • Contemporary Irish
  • Seafood
  • Al Fresco
  • Atmospheric
  • Attractive Views
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Cocktails
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Cool Venue
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Informal
  • MSG Free
  • Party Venue
  • Romantic
  • Sunday Dining
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

Harkins Bistro

Adrian and Emma Harkins opened this appealing restaurant beside Dromod harbour in the spring of 2009, and it was an immediate hit.


The setting - overlooking one of the most attractive little harbours on the River Shannon - is lovely and, although it is a new build, it fits into its surroundings remarkably well and starting from scratch has allowed them to design it to suit their needs without too much compromise.


The stylishly appointed restaurant opens onto a large outdoor seating area close to the harbour, where tables are set up in fine weather.


A la carte menus have wide appeal and are accessibly priced, so it’s no surprise that Harkins has become a popular watering hole for holiday makers boating on the Shannon.


Modern Irish cooking is the style and menus have something for everyone, offering a choice of light and not-so-light dishes, sometimes with some less usual choices included, such as rabbit. Typically, you might begin with Twice baked Goats Cheese Soufflé on Rocket with Beetroot Salsa, followed by Roast Fillet of Monkfish wrapped in Parma Ham set on a Parmesan Potato Stack with Pea Puré - and vegetarian dishes are imaginative too.


It’s notoriously difficult to get into Harkins for dinner, especially at weekends, so booking is strongly recommended especially if you want to eat at peak time.


Harkins will also cater for private parties, including weddings.

Seats 50 (outdoors, 20). D Wed-Sun (& Bank Hols) 4-last orders at 9pm. Value D 4-6pm, à la carte & cocktail menu thereafter. Reservations recommended. Not suitable for children after 6pm. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-03-2014
Author: Georgina Campbell

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N7 Sligo road to Dromod, on harbour

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