Level 3 restrictions have caused much of the hospitality industry to revert back to offering takeaways. Here are some of your favourite East Clare restaurants that are providing food for takeaway.
Home to beautiful restaurants serving delicious food, East Clare has establishments across a variety of cuisines. From handmade pizzas to vegetarian delights and traditional Irish food there really is yummy food for everyone in East Clare.
Due to Level 3 restrictions being implemented nationwide, the hospitality industry has had to rethink how they operate once again. Unfortunately, for some, it means closing until things improve, but for others, they have adapted by offering takeaway services.
Save yourself the effort of cooking and feel good about it by supporting local businesses. Here are some of the East Clare restaurants offering takeaway.
Pepper’s Pub – for a mouth-watering feed
As the cultural epicentre of East Clare, Peppers prides itself in its delicious dishes and meals. Weather permitting, you can even enjoy your meal sitting outside this historic pub. Indulge yourself with a steak sandwich, or perhaps try an array of their incredible homemade desserts!
Open from 3pm to 8pm seven days a week, Peppers is one of the top places for a brilliant feed. You can place an order for takeaway from 12pm, and that can be done by ringing 061 924 322.
Address: Feakle, Co. Clare
Nuala’s Bar and Restaurant – for warm and comforting food
Having adapted to offering takeaways during the last lockdown, Nuala’s have a spectacular takeaway service on offer. They are serving Tuamgraney and the surrounding area with delicious freshly prepared dishes that will excite your tastebuds. Enjoy pan-fried chicken with a creamy mushroom sauce or perhaps indulge yourself with some dessert.
Offering takeaway services seven days a week from 10am every day apart from Sunday when Nuala’s opens at 12pm. The menu can be viewed here, and you can also order online. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for daily specials. They will even drop your takeaway into the boot of your car! Weather permitting, you can enjoy your food outside behind Nualas.
Address: Tuamgraney, Scariff, Co. Clare
The Half Barrel – did someone say takeaway desserts?
This cosy, family-run Whitegate pub is renowned for its delicious home-cooked food. Luckily for those in the vicinity of Whitegate, the Half Barrel is offering a selection of main courses and delicious desserts for takeaway! Now you can enjoy all your usual treats from the comfort of your own home, with the knowledge that you are supporting local.
Takeaways are available seven days a week from 12pm to 6:30pm. You can preorder your food from 11am. Orders can be placed by calling 061 927 477, and you can also find out their daily dishes by calling.
Address: Lakyle, Whitegate, Co. Clare
The Garden Café – for vegetarian delights
As part of the East Clare Community Cooperative, the Garden Café is unique in that it serves healthy home-cooked vegetarian dishes. Using some of their homegrown vegetables to create a magnificent array of dishes, the food here is unbelievably fresh and tasty. With specials changing daily, this café will excite even the most avid meat-eaters.
Open Monday through Friday, orders can be placed between 9:30am and 12:30pm with collections taking place between 12:30pm and 3pm. Check out the dishes on offer by visiting their Facebook page. Order by calling on 085 135 2088. The community garden has lots of seating available if you wish to enjoy your food outside.
Address: Main St, Ballyminoge, Scarriff, Co. Clare
The Lakeside Hotel – for four-star quality at home
While the hotel bar and restaurant are closed to non-residents, they are however serving their delicious O’Hara’s Bar food for takeaway. Enjoy some gourmet sandwiches, a host of fish dishes, and delicious burgers. There is even some yummy vegan, and vegetarian options such as a spinach, chickpea and potato curry served with basmati rice and Naan.
Address: Ballina, Killaloe, Co. Clare, V94 E2D6
McNamara’s Bistro Bar – for delicious pub grub
Situated in the heart of Scarriff, Macks have created a mouth-watering menu for takeaway. They offer all of their usual delicious pub-grub along with changing daily specials. Bring the comfort of the pub home with you as you tuck into some bangers and mash or perhaps some beer-battered fish and chips.
Food is available for takeaway between 12pm and 8pm every day. Orders can be placed by phoning them on 061 921 020. You can go in to collect your food, or they can drop it out to your car. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for the daily specials!
Address: Main St, Ballyminoge, Scarriff, Co. Clare
The Snug Café Wine Bar -for handmade pizzas
If you are a fan of pizza and tapas, then a takeaway from the Snug in Mountshannon should do the trick! In the afternoon, you can expect to get your caffeine fix and some delicious treats. While in the evening you can order a range of pizzas, tapas, salads and desserts for takeaway.
Takeaways are available Wednesday through Sunday with varied opening hours. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday they open from 11am for coffee, and then from 4pm till 8:30pm, they offer mains. Saturday they’re available from 12pm till 8:30pm, and Sunday from 4pm to 8pm. To place an order, you can call them on 061 926 826, message them on Facebook or pop in if you’re in the area.
Address: Main Street, Dooros, Mountshannon, Co. Clare, V94 HK24
Ponte Vecchio – for a delicious pizza night
Renowned for their delicious coffee and thin-crust pizzas, Ponte Vecchio in Killaloe is a pizza-lovers dream. Design your own pizza by selecting delicious toppings to create a mouth-watering masterpiece. Pair this with a beautiful bottle of wine, and you are in for an Italian treat!
Open Thursday to Sunday from 10am till 8pm (9pm on Fridays and Saturdays) for all your Italian needs, including pizzas for takeaway. To order, call them on 061 622 845. If the weather is good, you can even enjoy your takeaway on the banks of the River Shannon.
Address: Royal Parade, Shantraud, Killaloe, Co. Clare
Cois na hAbhna - for weekend treats
Located in the lakeside town of Mountshannon, Cois na hAbhna has adapted to the times by creating a delicious takeaway menu. They are operating with a reduced menu, offering their much-loved staples, including the mouthwatering beer-battered cod and chips.
Cois na hAbhna are now offering takeaway services on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 7pm. Be sure to check out their Instagram or Facebook for their daily specials. Orders can be placed by calling them on 061 927 881.
The Holly Tree Café - for incredible homebaked goodness
Nestled in the heart of Tulla, the Holly Tree Café is a hot favourite amongst locals. They serve barista-made coffee, delicious cakes and yummy treats during the day which attracts quite the crowd. You can also expect to find a range of tasty dinner options for takeaway which change regularly.
They are open Wednesday until Friday from 10am, and on Saturdays, they are ready to give you your caffeine fix from 9am. They close each evening at 6pm. Keep an eye on their colourful Facebook page for all the latest information and most up-to-date menus. Place your order by calling them on 065 670 7778.
If we have missed any of your favourite restaurants now doing takeaway, let us know in the comments!