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Péarla na Mara

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Péarla na Mara
Unit 10, Howley Square, Oranmore Co Galway
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Tel: +353 91 483 900

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Offering varying menus throughout the day, and with Kamel's cooking bringing a little Mediterranean sunshine to Irish ingredients, the long opening hours make this a very useful place to know about when visiting the Oranmore area
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Mediterrannean
  • Atmospheric
  • Breakfast Venue
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Informal
  • Sunday Dining

Péarla na Mara

There’s an air of care about Justina Kocjan and Kamel Ourdache’s town centre restaurant. The interior is modern, in muted tones with tiled floors and plain dark furniture and they offer varying menus throughout the day, always with Kamel’s cooking bringing a little Mediterranean sunshine to Irish ingredients.


The couple have built a local reputation for good value and it is well earned, as they are dedicated to achieving high standards at reasonable prices all day from breakfast to dinner. Justina is a natural host, gracing front-of-house with much charm, and Kamel is a good chef, cooking with serious intent.


Daytime meals are quite casual and in the evening they offer a range of appealing pasta dishes and staples such as rack of lamb and duck breast, along with fish of the day. Their own in-house-filtered bottled water, still and sparkling, is available without restriction on quantity for €1 per table. Also, in addition to the wine list, Bring Your Own is an option at the very reasonable corkage charge of €5.


The long opening hours make this a very useful place to know about when visiting the Oranmore area and, if street parking should be a problem, there is free underground parking available for customers.


Children are very welcome - there’s a kids’ menu for only €5, prepared from fresh ingredients and including a drink - and takeaway is also available.

Open Mon-Sat 8-11, Sun 10-11. MasterCard, Visa. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-08-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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26th April 2013
Carol Donovan
From our first visit, we were impressed with Justyna's hospitality. The food never disappoints and the staff is very friendly and accommodating. Thank you for a wonderful dining experience whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
27th April 2013
Pearl na Mara
Thank you for your kind words, Carol. We are delighted to have such wonderful customers as yourselves :)
29th April 2013
Admin
You've hit the nail on the head there Carol - service is key. Georgina

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