We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rathbaun Hotel

Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
+353 65 707 4009
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (93)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Kits of dancing going on in this bar when I was here due to the Matchmaking festival being on. Good music and expensive drinks as every hotel was due to festival.

Thank Denartes
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The restaurant was good, soup was great as was the bacon and cabbage. Reasonably priced and very clean and staff were friendly. Big bar at the back that catered for old time waltzing if thats your thing. I would head back again just for the...More

Thank Kabuta
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with family and friends nice staff great atmosphere and brilliant craic. Bathroom could be checked out more often as it was messy but it was very busy at the time.

Thank John N
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Very centrally located in the middle of the town, its ideal for the festival being able to walk to all the pubs and even just stay downstairs. Room was fine, spacious and had everything we needed but you don't come to spend time in the...More

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Good music, good food, lovely staff. What else? I ate a traditional Irish stew and it was lovely! I'll come back

Thank Gabriele C
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience! The dinner was good and the whole staff was more than nice! But the biggest shout out goes to the band! Funny, fresh, talented guys! Wish they had CDs to buy! My brother and I have been obsessed with them since that dinner!!...More

Thank annasimo71
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The best thing about the Rathbaun is the band Caolan, who played for hours every night, playing all the great Irish party songs, and getting the audience involved. The food was ok, reasonable price, and well, ok. Very friendly staff.

Thank anney-marie
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Comfortable room, decent food, cheerful service, but above all shone the four young members of Ceolan, the in-house trad band. As a professional Celtic trad player I can attest to the extraordinary quality of this quartet playing, variously, fiddle, bodhrán, whistle, guitar and banjo plus...More

Thank jackmccann2
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We made a reservation for 12 people. When we arrived we were taken to our table quickly. The staff was friendly and efficient given the large number in our party. I was pleasantly surprised with the food quality. I had the Irish stew, my wife...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Our original plan was to go to Doolin but they were booked due to weddings. Not much going on in Lisdoonvarna in the summer but the hotels were full and there were many tour buses. The Rathbaun has great Irish music with three young musicians...More

Thank Haulers
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Lisdoonvarna
Rathbaun Hotel
163 reviews
.01 km away
Royal Spa Hotel
80 reviews
.03 km away
Imperial Hotel
191 reviews
.04 km away
Sheedy's Country House Hotel
329 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Roadside Tavern
652 reviews
.08 km away
Sheedy's Country House Hotel Restaurant
108 reviews
.12 km away
The Burren Storehouse
57 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Roadside Tavern
90 reviews
.08 km away
Burren Smokehouse Visitor Centre
137 reviews
.20 km away
The Irish Arms
13 reviews
.12 km away
Spa Wells Centre
11 reviews
.62 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rathbaun Hotel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Lisdoonvarna
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 4009
  • This restaurant is at Rathbaun Hotel
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing