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Moran's Oyster Cottage

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Character Pub / Restaurant

2 euro Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere Pub with good food and atmosphere Serious About Seafood Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
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Moran's Oyster Cottage
The Weir, Kilcolgan Co Galway
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Tel: +353 91 796 113

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This is just the kind of Irish pub that people everywhere dream about. It’s as pretty as a picture, with a well-kept thatched roof and a lovely waterside location & people from throughout the country beat a path here at every available opportunity for their wonderful local seafood
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Location - By the sea
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Waterside
  • Open New Year
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Seafood
  • Atmospheric
  • Attractive Views
  • Character Pub
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Informal
  • Old World / Traditional
  • Romantic
  • Sunday Dining
  • Traditional Pub

Moran's Oyster Cottage

This is just the kind of Irish pub that people everywhere dream about. It’s as pretty as a picture, with a well-kept thatched roof and a lovely waterside location (with plenty of seats outside where you can while away the time and watch the swans floating by).


People from throughout the country beat a path here at every available opportunity for their wonderful local seafood, including lobster, but especially the native oysters (from their own oyster beds) which are in season from September to April (farmed Gigas oysters are on the menu all year).


Then there’s chowder and smoked salmon and seafood cocktail and mussels, delicious crab salads - and lobster, with boiled potatoes & garlic butter...


The wine list is not over-extensive, but carefully selected, informative and fairly priced – and includes a good choice of half bottles.


This place is still magic.


*Morans was the Guide’s Seafood Pub of the Year in 1999.

Private conference room. Seats 120 (private rooms, 8 and 12; outdoor seating, 50/60). Meals 12 noon - 10pm daily. House wine from €19.50. Children welcome; air conditioning; toilets wheelchair accessible. Closed 3 days Christmas & Good Fri. Amex, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 05-04-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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Just off the Galway-Limerick road (N18), signed between Clarenbridge and Kilcolgan.

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