FOOD & DRINK

A Seafront Bar

With the very best of Irish cuisine
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Bar Restaurant

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IN LOOK AND FEEL, INSPIRED BY THE OCEAN

 

 

The interior is dominated by a curved walnut bar reminiscent of a tall sailing ship, while behind the bar shelves are replicas of grappling hooks used by local fishermen, fashioned from brass hook ends. In winter, a fire burns, creating the intimate, cosy feel of a traditional Irish pub. In summer, the stone terrace hops with diners making the most of our dramatic cliffside perch.

The bar is open seven days a week for lunch, dinner and snacks. Reservations are essential, especially at weekends. This is a bar restaurant popular with locals.

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RELAXED SEASIDE DINING

In our relaxed Bar Restaurant, you will find a menu that is both sophisticated and easygoing — a tribute to the very best of Irish cuisine.

Our menus offer a wide selection of local meat, vegetable and seafood dishes, including monkfish, Helvick cod, local crab, and chowder.

Rib-eye steaks are meltingly soft, while the desserts are classic Irish comfort food taken to the next level.

 

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Sample menus

Menus change most days as all our produce is fresh and seasonal.

Below is a sample of our signature dishes.

Mon – Sat 12.30pm -3.30pm and every day 6.00pm -9.00pm

– All items priced individually

Snacks, Sandwiches and Sweets

Daily 12.30 – 6.30pm

– All items priced individually

Sunday Lunch

Set lunch menus available Sundays 12.30-4pm
– Two courses costs €29.50
– Three courses costs €34.50

Please note menu is subject to change

CLIFF Kids

– Three courses costs €14.00

Soups and Salads

Colcannon Soup €7.25

Bacon Oil

Seafood Chowder €10.25

Herb Cream

Caesar Salad €12.00 Baby Gem, Croutons, Parmesan, Bacon

Add Chicken                                                                                     €15.00

Garden Beetroot Salad €11.25 Ardsallagh Goats Cheese, Blueberries, Spelt Crackers,

Pumpkin & Sherry Dressing

Main Course

Fillet Steak Sandwich €24.00 

Crispy Onions, Spinach, Horseradish Sauce, Fries

Wild Mushroom Ravioli €22.50

Spinach, Parmesan, Sour Cream, Herb Salad

Helvick Cod “ Oven Baked”  € 24.50

Mustard Bechamel, Glazed Carrots , Lemon Mash

Sandwiches

Cliff House “Rueben”  €12.75 Corned Beef, Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut, Pickles, Rocket

Organic Smoked Salmon €12.50 Brown Bread, Egg Mayonnaise, Lemon 

Smoked Mackerel on Brioche €10.25 Pickled Cucumber, Crème Fraiche, Lemon

Chicken Caesar Wrap €11.50  Bacon, Lettuce, Parmesan

Roasted Pumpkin & Halloumi Wrap €11.00 Garden Spinach, Pesto

Side Dishes

French Fries €4.50   

Mixed Salad €3.80

Stem Broccoli €4.25                                                                                  

Desserts

Leche Caramel Flan €10.25  Apricot Sorbet, Matcha Green Tea Milk Crumb

Chocolate Crème  “Savarin” €11.00  White Chocolate Ice Cream, Caramelised Banana, Nuts

Bread & Butter Pudding  €10.25  Dried Fruits, Vanilla Ice Crème, Anglaise

Irish Farm House Cheeses  €12.00  Apple Juice, Salad, Crackers

Appetizers

McGrath’s Smoked Beef 10.25

Rocket, Hen’s Egg, Cheddar

Butternut Squash Soup 7.00

Kale, Mozzarella, Pine Nuts

Turkey and Ham Terrine 10.25

Cranberry & Apple Chutney

Cliff House Chowder 10.50

Herb Cream, Lemon, Pimiento

Garden Beetroot & Goat Cheese Tart 9.75

Red Onion, Cashew, Salad Leaves

Main Courses

McGrath’s Beef “Sirloin” 30.25

French Fries, Green Beans, Bearnaise Sauce

Wild Irish Pheasant 25.00

Green Cabbage, Bacon, Jus

Helvick Monkfish 30.00

Risotto Nero, Spinach, Chorizo, Butter Sauce

West Cork Plaice 28.50

Lemon Potato, Broccoli, Cider & Caper Sauce

Wild Mushroom Ravioli 21.50 

Spinach, Garlic Cream, Parmesan Cheese

Side Dishes

French Fries 4.70

Champ Potato 4.70

Broccoli and Almonds 4.70

Root Vegetables, Honey & Thyme 4.20

Mixed Salad 4.20

Desserts

Cliff10 Organic Chocolate Ganache 10.50

Kumquat, Brown Butter Ice Cream

Bread and Butter Pudding 10.00

Plums and Glenilen Yoghurt Sorbet

Speculoos and Apple Crumble Cake 10.00

Brandy Custard Sauce

Pear Belle Helene Fool 10.00

Vanilla Ice Cream, Almonds, Chocolate Sauce

Irish Farm House Cheeses 9.50

Apple Juice, Salad Leaves, Crackers

Sandwiches

Yawl Bay Smoked Salmon 11.00

Soda Bread, Cucumber, Lemon Mayonnaise

Free-Range Crisp Chicken Wrap 10.25

Caesar Dressing, Bacon, Lettuce

McGrath’s Corned Beef 9.75

Barron’s Blaa, Egg Mayonnaise

Ham & Cheese Toastie 6.75

Barron’s Batch Bread

Sweets

Freshly Baked Fruit Scone 4.00

Ardmore Carrot Cake 4.75

Lemon Drizzle Cake 4.75

Chocolate & Nut Muffin 4.75

All served with Vanilla Citrus Cream

Two Courses – €29.50
Three Courses – €34.50

Starters

Roast Butternut Squash Soup

Kale Oil, Mozzarella, Pine Nuts

Wild Chanterelle Mushrooms

Confit Garlic Cream, Brioche

Duck Liver Parfait

Apple Jelly, Brioche

Smoked Mackerel Salad

Baby Gem, Caper Berries, Lemon Mayonnaise

Side dishes

French Fries                 €4.50

Mixed  Salad                 €3.80                                                    

Stem Broccoli               €4.25                                                  

Main Courses

Roast Beef Sirloin

Red Wine Jus

Pork Rack and Crackling

Mustard and Honey Sauce

Roast Chicken Supreme

Tarragon Jus

Helvick Hake

Cider and Lemon Sauce

Desserts

Cliff10 Organic Chocolate Ganache

Kumquat, Brown Butter Ice Cream

Apple & Almond Tart

Caramel, Brandy Custard, Christmas Pudding Ice Cream

Bread & Butter Pudding

Plums, Glenilen Yoghurt Sorbet

Irish Farmhouse Cheeses

Apple Juice, Salad and Crackers

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