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Pier One Co Cork Ireland Dining View

Pier One

Pier One Restaurant, Trident Hotel Kinsale, World's End, Kinsale, Co Cork. +353 21 4779 300 Photos

Wharf Tavern & Terrace, Trident Hotel Kinsale, World's End, Kinsale, Co Cork. +353 21 4779 300

GBH Galway Ireland Dining View


Lobster Pot, Galway Bay Hotel, The Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Co Galway. +353 91 52 0520. Bay views. email

County Cork

Man Friday, River and High Rds, Scilly, Kinsale, Co Cork. +353 21 477 2260. Conservatory gives across harbour views.

The Bulman, Summercove, Kinsale, Co. Cork. +353 21 477 2131. Scilly Road on way to Charles Fort from Kinsale, Co Cork. Kinsale harbour views from both the Bar and Restaurant. email Photos

Oysterhaven View Restaurant, Carlton Hotel Kinsale, Rathmore Road, Kinsale, Co Cork. +353 21 470 6000. Unspoilt views over Oysterhaven Bay. email Photos

Vista Wine Bar, Pier Rd, Kinsale, Co Cork. +353 21 470 6866 Spanish. Photos

Pier One, Trident Hotel, World's End, Kinsale, County Cork. +353 21 4779 300. The Pier One Restaurant is located on the first floor and has some of the best views over Kinsale Harbour. Photos

The Pink Elephant Bar and Restaurant, Harbour View, Kilbrittain, Co. Cork, Ireland. +353 23 884 9608. Stunning Atlantic views across Courtmacsherry Bay - patio seating for al-fresco dining. email Photos

Blair's Cove House and Restaurant, Durrus, near Bantry, west Co Cork. +353 27 6 1127. Waterside. Views, overlooking bay. email Photos

Jacob's Ladder Restaurant, Water's Edge Hotel, Cork, Co. Cork. +353 21 481 5566. The restaurant sits facing the splendour that is Cork City Harbour. ph email

Weir Bistro Cork Ireland Bar Dining View

Weir Bistro

The Weir Bistro, The River Lee Hotel, formerly Jury's Hotel, Western Rd, Cork, Co Cork. +353 21 425 2700. Overlooking the wooded banks of the River Lee. email Photos

Greenes Restaurant, Hotel Isaacs, 48 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Co Cork. +353 21 455 2279. Superb outlook on a waterfall which is floodlit at night. Photos

The Heron's Cove, The Harbour, Goleen, West Co Cork, Ireland. +353 28 3 5225. Overlooking the Harbour. email Photos

Waterfront Cork Ireland Dining View

The Waterfront Restaurant

The Waterfront Restaurant, The Waterfront, The Square, Baltimore, West Co Cork. +353 282 0600. Jacob's bar & LookOut Restaurant with its 25 foot panoramic window overlooking the bay. email Photos

Deasy's Harbour Bar & Seafood Restaurant, Ring Village Clonakilty, Co Cork. +353 23 883 5741. Fantastic view of Clonakilty Bay. Panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Irish coast offer a great backdrop for your dining experience. Photos

Gulfstream Restaurant, Clonakilty, Co Cork. + 353 64 663 1766. Panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Irish coast, offer a stunning backdrop for your dining experience. email Photos

The Lobby Bar, 1 Union Quay, Cork. +353 21 4311113. Among Cork's most important live music venues and patrons can enjoy the sweet sounds of trad, folk, and country while enjoying a fine view of the River Lee outside.

County Kerry

The Quarry Restaurant, Caitin's Pub, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry. +353 87 616 8156. First floor restaurant has large windows affording a panoramic view over Kells Bay across to the Dingle Peninsula. Midway between Glenbeigh and Cahirciveen. email

Panorama Restaurant, Europe Hotel, Fossa Killarney, Co Kerry. +353 64 667 1300. +353 64 667 1300. Stunning vistas of the Lakes of Killarney with lower lake, mountains and gardens in full view. Upmarket. p email Photos

Smugglers Inn, Cliff Rd, Waterville, Co Kerry. +353 66 947 4330. Famous clifftop inn with long beach views. Next to golf links. Photos

Carrig Lakeside Restaurant, Carrig Country House, Caragh Lake, Co Kerry. +353 66 976 9100. Amazing lake views. email Photos

The Tankard Bar and Restaurant, Kilfenora, Fenit, Co Kerry. 10 k NW of Tralee. +353 66 713 6164. Right on the water's edge. Gorgeous views. Photos

Oyster Tavern, Fenit Rd, The Spa, Tralee, Co Kerry. +353 66 713 6102. 5 k. West of Tralee. Get a table by the window looking out on Tralee Bay. email Photos

Club Bar and Restaurant, Tralee Golf Club, West Barrow, Ardfert, Tralee, Co. Kerry. +353 66 713 6379 email Photos

Derrynane Hotel, Caherdaniel, Co Kerry, Ireland. +353 66 947 5136. Your dining experience will be enhanced by the spectacular ocean views. email Photos

The Terrace Bar, Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa, Aghadoe, Killarney, Co. Kerry. +353 64 663 1345. Wonderful lake and countryside views. email Photos

Lakeside Restaurant, Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa, Aghadoe, Killarney, Co. Kerry

The Horseshoe Bar, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, Killarney, Co. Kerry. +353 64 66 31034. On the lakeshore with a view of the greens. Panoramic 280º views over the lakes and mountains offers the perfect setting for the 19th hole. email Photos

Scarriff bests  Dining View

Scarriff Inn

Scarriff Inn, Caherdaniel, County Kerry. + 353 66 947 5132. Fabulous view, weather permitting. Photos

Gorman's Clifftop House and Restaurant, Ballydavid, Dingle, Co Kerry. +353 66 915 5162. Superb ocean views. Photos

Spillanes Kerry Ireland Dining View


Spillane's Bar and Restaurant, The Maharees, Co. Kerry, Ireland. +353 66 713 9125. Mostly a great sea view but a little spoiled by another building. Spillane's on Facebook Photos

Park Hotel Kenmare, Kenmare, Co Kerry. +353 64 664 1200. Photos

Out of the Blue Bistro, Waterside, Dingle, Co Kerry. +353 66 915 0811. Beside the pier, Reserve here. Closed Wednesdays and mid Nov to Feb. Lunch on Sundays only. Photos

The Chart House, The Mall, Dingle, Co Kerry. +353 66 915 2255. No Lunch. 6pm dinner. Closed Jan-mid Feb. Lovely harbor views from back windows. Photos

County Clare

Ballinalacken Castle Country House and Restaurant, Doolin, Co Clare. +353 65 707 4025. Cliffs and sea views. Photos

Cherry Tree Restaurant, Lakeside, Ballina, Killaloe, Co Clare. +353 61 37 5688. Waterside. Photos

Barrtra Seafood Restaurant, Barrtra, Lahinch, Co Clare. +353 65 708 1280. Overlooks Liscannor Bay. Wonderful view and breath taking sunsets. Photos

The Strand Restaurant and Guesthouse, Strand Line, Kilkee, Co. Clare. +353 65 905 6177. email Photos

Byrnes Restaurant, Main Street, Ennistymon, Co. Clare. +353 65 7071080 An outdoor terrace with a private split-level patio provides an elevated view of the cascades and the old 7 arch stone bridge and the evening sunset. Photos

Vasco Fanore, Coast Rd, Doolin, Ballyvaughan, The Burren, Co. Clare. Photos

O'Donohues Fanore, Craggagh, Co. Clare, Ireland.+ 353 65 7076119 Apr-Oct. Looks out to sea. Fanore is located on the main road from Doolin to Ballyvaughan and this road is well worth a drive on your visit to the Burren. Photos

Cafe Linnalla, New Quay, The Burren, Co.Clare. +353 65 707 8167 Ice cream. "To get to Cafe Linnalla by car, leave the car at the beach and walk the last 2km. You will enjoy the ice cream more". They do have parking, however. Photos

Cassidy's Pub, Carron, Co Clare. +353 65 708 9109 May to Sept 11am-9pm. Oct-April. Sat and Sun Noon till Midnight.Food served till 9pm Weekdays and 8pm on Sunday Photos

County Galway

The Gallery, Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, Galway, Co Galway. Overlooks Galway Bay. +353 91 592 108. email Photos

The Bridge Mills Restaurant, Dominick Street, Galway, Co. Galway. +353 91 56 6231 The Mills is found on the western bank of the Corrib just across O'Brien's Bridge. Gives splendid views in the old mill overlooking the river. Photos

Jury's Inn, Quay Street, Galway, Co Galway. +353 91 568 415. Outdoor drinking area looking over the river. email Photos

Nimmo's, Spanish Arch, Long Walk, Galway. +353 91 561 114. Serves stunning seafood in a gorgeous upstairs room with lovely views of the river. Just past the Spanish Arch overlooking the River Corrib. Head for the Spanish Arch (on all Galway maps) and the restaurant is right behind it. email Photos

Kitty O' Shea's, Waterfront Hotel, 8 Upper Salthill Road, Galway, Co Galway. +353 91 588 100. Photos

Lobster Pot, Galway Bay Hotel, The Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Co Galway. +353 91 520 520. Bay views. email Photos

Royal Villa Chinese, 1st floor, National Aquarium of Ireland, Salthill, Galway. Photos

O'Grady's on the Pier, Barna, Co. Galway. +353 91 592 223. Great bay views. O'Grady's on the Pier is situated on the picturesque Barna Pier overlooking Galway Bay on the outskirts of Galway city. Photos

The Pier Head Bar & Restaurant, The Quay, Kinvarra, Co. Galway. +353 91 638 188. Photos

Doonmore Hotel, Innishbofin Island, Co. Galway. +353 954 5804. Fine sea views from the public restaurant. Photos

Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Spa, Inishbofin, Inishbofin Island, Co. Galway. +353 954 5804. Spectacular views. The dining room, on two levels, has great views to the sea and mountains. Photos

O'Dowds Seafood Bar & Restaurant, Roundstone, Co. Galway. +353 953 5809. Ask for a window seat for a beautiful water view. Photos

Owenmore Restaurant, Ballynahinch Castle Hotel , Recess, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland. +353 953 1006. email Photos

Connemara Sands Hotel, Mannin Bay, Ballyconneely, Clifden, Ireland. +353 952 3030 Enjoy dining overlooking the beautiful Connemara coastline. Photos

Tig Congaile, Moore Village, Inishmaan, Aran Islands. Co Galway. +353 99 7 3085 Restaurant and B&B. Photos

Pier House, Kilronan, Aran Islands. May-Aug 12noon-10pm. Watch the ferries. Photos

Lough Inagh Lodge, Recess, Co Galway. +353 91 34 706 Great possy on water up the valley. Photos

County Limerick

Clarion Hotel, Steamboat Quay, Limerick, Co. Limerick. +353 61 44 4100. Floor to ceiling windows. Overlooks the river. Photos

DuCarts Restaurant at The Hunt Museum, Old Custom House, Rutland Street, Limerick. +353 61 31 2662. The restaurant terrace overlooks the beautiful Shannon River and Curragour Falls. Photos

The Hunt Cafe, The Hunt Museum, Rutland Street, Limerick. +353 61 31 2833

Co Roscommon

Keenans  Dining View

Keenan's Restaurant, Tarmonbarry, Co Roscommon. +353 43 332 6098 email Photos

County Mayo

Ballina Water Dining View

Pier Restaurant

Pier Restaurant, The Ice House Hotel & Spa, The Quay, Ballina, Co Mayo. +353 96 23 500. It overlooks the majestic River Moy, from the original and atmospheric vaulted Ice Store and the striking glass enclosed space on the water's edge.  Photos

Murphy Bros Bar and Restaurant, Clare St, Ballina, Co Mayo. +353 96 22 702 Murphy Brothers has spectacular views over the River Moy from either the restaurant or out on the balcony al fresco while you enjoy a drink or meal. email Photos

Achill Cliff House Hotel & Restaurant, Achill Island, Co. Mayo. +353 98 43 400. Sweeping bay and cliffs views. Photos

Ferndale Restaurant and Guest House, Crumpaun Keel, Westport, Co Mayo. +353 98 43 908. Sweeping restaurant views. Elevated site. Photos

Co Leitrim

Harkins Bistro, Dromod Harbour, Co. Leitrim. +353 71 965 8718. Overlooking one of the most attractive little harbours on the River Shannon. email Photos


The Waterfront, Rosses Point Rd, Ballincar, Rosses Point, Co Sligo. +353 71 917 7122 Lovely front patio overlooks the water. Photos

The Quay Bar, Pier Head Hotel, Mullaghmore, Co.Sligo, Ireland. +353 71 9166171

The Elsinore Restaurant, Yeats Country Hotel Sligo, Rosses Point, Co Sligo. +353 71 917 7111 or 1850 282 282 Restaurant offers spectacular views of Coney and Oyster Island. Daily 5.30pm-9.30pm. and Sunday 12.30pm-3.30pm. email Photos

Fiddlers Creek Bar, Rockwood Parade, Sligo, Co Sligo. +353 71 914 1866 Waterfront location. Photos

Crazy Jane's, Rockwood Parade, Sligo, Co Sligo. +353 71 914 1976 Waterfront. Mon to Sat 9am-6pm. (to 9pm in June to August).

Osta Cafe and Wine Bar, Garavogue Weir, off Stephen's Street, Sligo, Co Sligo. +353 71 914 4639 email Photos

Radisson Blu Hotel Spa Sligo, Ballincar, Sligo. +353 71 914 0008 Breathtaking views of the beautiful Sligo Bay and Knocknarea mountain,

County Donegal

The Edge, Carlton Redcastle, Inishowen Peninsula, Moville, Co. Donegal. +353 74 938 5555. Mallon peninsula-stunning. Photos

Captains Bar, Carlton Redcastle, Inishowen Peninsula, Moville, Co. Donegal. +353 74 938 5555. Curl up on a comfy sofa and savour the panoramic views of Lough Foyle with a local whiskey or after-dinner nightcap whilst discussing your day with friends. Photos

The Deck, Carlton Redcastle, Inishowen Peninsula, Moville, Co. Donegal. +353 74 938 5555.

The Beach House Bar and Restaurant, The Pier, Swilly Road, Buncrana, Co Donegal. +353 74 936 1050. Beautiful. Overlooking the lough. ph Photos

The Harbour Inn, Derry Road, Ludden, Buncrana, Co Donegal. Photos

Lough View Bar, Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Railway Road, Buncrana, Inishowen, Co Donegal. +353 74 936 1144 Overlooking Lough Swilly

Peninsula Restaurant, Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Railway Road, Buncrana, Inishowen, Co Donegal. +353 74 936 1144 1st floor.

The Restaurant at The Lake House Hotel, Portnoo, Co Donegal. +353 74 954 5123. The restaurant provides lovely views over Lake Clooney. Photos

Caratra Bar and Restaurant, Culdaff, Inishowen, Co Donegal. +353 74 937 9917. The main bar offers sea views. Photos

Castle Murray House Hotel, St. John's Point, Dunkineely, Co Donegal. +353 74 973 7022. Views of ocean and the castle. Photos

Harvey's Point Hotel, Lough Eske, Donegal Town, County Donegal, Ireland. +353 74 972 2208. Photos

Harbour Restaurant, Quay St, Donegal. Tues-Sat 5-9.30 Sun 3pm-9pm v? Photos facebook

The Shandon Restaurant, Shandon Hotel, Marble Hill Strand, Sheephaven Bay, Dunfanaghy, Co. Donegal. +353 74 91 36137 Enjoy indoors by the open fire with a sea view or enjoy the sunshine with terraced seating outdoors, overlooking lovely Sheephaven Bay. Food from 12 noon to 9pm. Photos .

Bunbeg House, Gweedore, Co Donegal. +353 74 953 1305 Tearoom. July-August. Overlooking Bunbeg Harbour. Photos

Co Derry

Morelli's, 53 The Promenade, Portstewart, Co. Derry, BT55 7AE. +44 28 7083 2150. Seafront cafe with clear water views. Photos

The Water Margin, 1st floor, The Boat House, Hanover Place, Coleraine, Co Derry, BT52 1EB. +44 28 7034 2222. Restaurant above the Boat Club. Great river views. Photos

Thompsons on the River, City Hotel, Derry City. +44 28 7136 5800. Photos

The York, 2 Station Rd, Portstewart Co. Derry, BT55 7DA. +44 28 708 32 223. Beautiful panoramic coastal views. email Photos

Co Fermanagh

Manor House Hotel & Restaurant, Killadeas, Co Fermanagh. +44 28 6862 2211. Photos

The Watermill Lodge, Lisnaskea, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, BT92 0DZ. +44 28 6772 4369. Right beside Lake Erne. Photos

Co Antrim

55 Degrees North Restaurant, 1 Causeway St, Portrush, Co Antrim, BT56 8AB. +44 28 7082 2811 Great sea view. Sun to Thurs 12.30pm-3pm. 5pm-9pm. Fri and Sat 12.30pm-2.30pm. 5pm-10pm. email Photos

Cafe 55, 1 Causeway St, Portrush, Antrim BT56 8AB. +44 28 7082 2811 Beautiful views from restaurant above and Cafe below. Café 55 is open every day from 9am. Photos

Ramore, The Harbour, Portrush, County Antrim, BT56 8DF. +44 28 7082 4313 Harbour Bistro and Wine Bar. Photos

Portrush Yacht Club, Harbour Rd, Portrush, Co Antrim, BT56 8DF. +44 28 7082 3932 Bar.

Harbour Bar, 6 Harbour Road, Portrush, Co Antrim, BT56 8BN. +44 28 7082 2430 The Harbour Inn is located on the Quay side at the Harbour in Portrush. Photos

The Tides, 21 Ballyreagh Road, Portrush, BT56 8LR. +44 28 7082 3833 Photos

Porthole Bar & Restaurant, Bayview Hotel, 2 Bayhead Road, Portballintrae, Bushmills, Co. Antrim, BT57 8RZ. +44 28 2073 4100 Watch the world go by with the backdrop being the dramatic Atlantic Ocean. email Photos Photos

Roark's Kitchen, 56 Harbour Road, Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy, Co Antrim, +44 28 207 63632 An unbelievable spot with wonderful food. Photos Ballintoy Harbour Cafe.

Conservatory Restaurant, Sweeney's Wine Bar, 6b Seaport Avenue, Portballintrae, Bushmills, Co Antrim BT57 8RZ. +44 28 2073 2405 Take in the beautiful sea views over Portballintrea Harbour from the two storey conservatory restaurant. Photos

The Weighbridge Tearoom, Ballintoy, Co Antrim. Opposite the ocean ¾ km to the east of Ballintoy, at the entrance to Carrick-a-Rede. National Trust. Photos

The Nook, 48 Causeway Road, Bushmills, Co Antrim, BT57 8SU. +44 28 2073 2993 Former school. Situated at the gateway to the Giant's Causeway. Open from 10am. Food served from 12 noon all day. Fully Licensed. Ask for a window seat. Photos

Smuggler's Inn, 306 Whitepark Road, Bushmills, Co Antrim, BT57 8SN. +44 28 2073 1577. Giant's Causeway nearby. Lovely garden and coast views. Photos

Halfway House Hotel, 352 Coast Road, Ballygally, Co Antrim BT40 2RA. +44 28 2858 3265 Photos


Sailing Club Bistro, The Sailing Club, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 8BE. +44 790 870 759 Photos

Finn's Sports Bar, Carrickfergus Marina, 4 Roger's Quay, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 8BE. +44 28 9336 8575 Water and castle view. Upstairs. Photos

Harbour Wine Bar, 4 Rodgers Quay, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 8BE. +44 28 9336 8575 Overlooking one of the best preserved Norman castles. email Photos

The Windrose Bar and Restaurant, 5 Rodgers Quay, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 8BE. +44 28 9335 1164 p Photos

Bureau by the Lough, 637 Shore Road, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, BT37 0ST. +44 28 9086 6111 Photos

The Edge Restaurant, Laganbank Road, May's Meadow, Belfast, BT1 3PH. +44 28 9032 2000 Photos Also El Divino night club.

Co Down

Panoramic Restaurant, The Dirty Duck Ale House, 2-4 Kinnegar Road. Holywood, Co Down, BT18 9JN. +44 28 9059 6666 Panoramic views of Belfast Lough. Photos

The Rabbit Rooms Restaurant and Bar, 30 Quay Street, Bangor, Co Down, BT20 5ED. +44 28  9146  7699 Upstairs restaurant marina view. Mon to Thurs 6pm-9pm. Fri and Sat 6pm-9pm. Sun 10am-9pm (10am for Breakfast). email Photos

The Esplanade Bars & Restaurant, 11 Esplanade, Ballyholme, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5LZ. +44 28 9127 0954 Bar Mon to Thurs 11.30am-11pm. Fri and Sat 11.30am-1am. Sun 12.30-11pm. Kitchen Mon to Fri 12 midday-2.45pm. 5pm-9.15pm. Fri & Sat 12 midday-9.30pm. Sun 12.30pm-9pm. Ballyholme Bay views. email Photos

Gryphon Restaurant, 12 Esplanade, Ballyholme, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5LZ. +44 28 9127 0954 Ballyholme Bay views. Photos

The Jamaica Inn, 188 Seacliff Road, Bangor,County Down, BT20 5HA. +44 28 9147 1610 Mon to Sat 11.30am-1am. Sun 12 noon-12 midnight. Food served Mon to Thurs 12 noon-9pm. Fri & Sat 12 noon-9.30pm. Sun 10am-8pm. Photos

The Groomsport Inn, 26 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT196JR. +44 28 9127 1518 Photos

Stables Groomsport, 1b Donaghadee Road, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6LG. +44 28 9146 4229 Views over the bay surrounding this quaint village. Mon to Sat 12 midday-10pm. Sun 12 midday-9pm. Photos

The Quays Bar and Seafood Restaurant, 81 New Harbour Road, Portavogie, Co Down, BT22 1EB. +44 28 4277 2225 Mon to Thurs 12 noon- 2.30pm. 5pm-8.30pm. Fri 12 noon-2.30pm. 5pm-9pm. Sat 12 noon-9pm. Sun 12 noon-8pm. Restaurant only closed Tuesdays. email Photos

Castle Espie Wildlife Centre Tearoom/Coffee Shop, 78 Ballydrain Rd, Comber, Strangford Lough, Co Down. +44 28 9187 4146 Views over the lough. Photos

Cutters Wharf, 4 Lockview Road, Belfast, BT9 5FJ. +44 28 9080 5100 Casual lunch is served daily outside in their famous beer garden beside the Lagan River if the weather allows. Photos

The Lock Keeper's Inn, 2 Lock Keeper's Lane, Miltown Road, Belfast. Photos

Mauds Cafe, 106 Waterfoot, Main Street, Newcastle, Co Down, WF8 1AQ. +44 28 4372 6184. Lovely waterfront sea and park view. Photos

The Balmoral, 13 Seaview, Warrenpoint, Newry, Co Down, BT34 3NJ. +44 28 4175 4093 Lunch: 12.30pm-2.30pm. Dinner: 5.30pm-9.30pm. Service all day Sunday 12 noon-8pm. Photos

The Harbour Inn, 6 Harbour Drive, Annalong, Co. Down, BT34 4TT. +44 28 4376 8678 Panoramic view of the Mountains of Mourne and Annalong Harbour which is the oldest working harbour along the South Down coast and has now been deepened to allow access for yachts. p Photos

County Louth

The Viaduct Bar and Grill, The D Hotel, Scotch Hall, Drogheda, Co. Louth. +353 419 87 7700. Overlooking the Boyne. Photos

Co Meath

Sally Rogers, Bridge St, Trim, Co Meath. Riverfront terrace. 7pm-late. Photos

County Dublin

Aqua Restaurant, 1 West Pier, Howth, Co Dublin. +353 1 832 0690. Magnificent sea views up the coastline of Portmarnock and Malahide. Photos

King Sitric Restaurant, East Pier, Howth, Co Dublin. +353 1 832 5235. Sea views. Photos

East Cafe Bar, East Pier, Howth, Co Dublin. +353 86 225 6640. Newly opened. Food by King Sitric. Photos

Wright's Findlater Skybar, Harbour Rd, Howth, Co Dublin. +353 1 832 4488 Fully heated outdoor terrace with stunning views overlooking Howth harbour. Friday and Saturday's until 2.30am. Photos

Il Panorama Cafe, 1A Harbour Road, Howth, Co Dublin. +353 1 839 7282 Upstairs sea views. Photos

Nautilus Restaurant, 9 Marine Court, The Green, Malahide, Co Dublin. +353 1 845 1233 Great marina sea view. Formerly Ciao. email Photos

The Bay Restaurant, Clontarf, 367 Clontarf Road, Dublin, Co Dublin. +353 1 853 2406 Photos

La Péniche Floating Restaurant, Barge Riasc, Grand Canal, Mespil Road, Dublin 4. +353 87 790 0077. Photos

The Harbourmaster Bar and Restaurant, Dublin City, Co Dublin.. +353 1 670 1688. Outdoor deck area overlooks the inner harbour.

Thornton's, Fitzwilliam Hotel, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. +353 1 478 7000 Overlooks the green. Lunch Thurs to Sat 12.30pm-1.30pm. Dinner Tues to Sat 6pm-9.30pm. Pre-Theatre Dinner Tues to Sat 12.30pm-1.45pm. 6pm-6.30pm. Photos

Blue River Bistro Dublin Ireland Dining View

Blue River Bistro

Blue River Bistro & Quay 16 Restaurant, MV Cill Airne, Quay 16, North Wall Quay, Docklands, Dublin 1. +353 1 817 8760. 353 1 87 952 4006. Food served 12 noon-10pm. Floating on the Liffey River. Photos

The Winding Stair, 40 Lower Ormond Quay, Northside, Dublin, Co Dublin. +353 1 872 7320. Get a table looking out at the Bridge and river. Bookshop on ground floor. Lunch 12 noon-5pm. Dinner 5.30pm-10.30pm. Photos

Bar Italia, Essex Quay, Dublin West. +353 1 679 5128. Liffey views. Photos

The Blue Light, Barnacullia, Sandyford, Co. Dublin. +353 1 295 4682. Great views overlooking Dublin bay. facebook Photos

Samphire @ The Waterside, Waterside House Hotel, Donabate, Co Dublin. +353 1 843 6153 Looking out to Lambay Island. Photos

Sea View Terrace, The Waterside House Hotel, Donabate-on-the Beach, Donabate, Co Dublin. +353 1 843 6153 Photos

County Carlow

The Waterfront Restaurant & Bar, The Lord Bagenal Hotel, Main Street, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow. Riverside. +353 59 977 4000. Photos

Brannigans Bar, Killerig Resort Hotel, Killerig, intersection of R726 and R418, Carlow, Ireland. Located on the mezzanine level of the clubhouse it has spectacular views of the course. email Photos

Co Wicklow

Glenview Hotel Restaurant, Delgany, Glen O' The Downs, Co Wicklow. +353 1 287 3399. Amazing views. The restaurant and the view from within are great. Photos

Gordon Ramsay at Powerscourt, Ritz Carlton @ Powerscourt Hotel, Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow. +353 1 274 8888 The floor-to-ceiling glass fronted restaurant takes full advantage of the Sugar Loaf Mountain views whilst al fresco dining on the Outdoor Terrace is offered all year around with the introduction of awnings and outdoor heaters. Photos

County Kilkenny

Foodworks, Gas House Lane, Archers, Kilkenny. The first stop on the Taste of Kilkenny Food Trail is Foodworks. Presented by Peter Greany and Maeve Moore, Foodworks is an inviting cafe-style bistro. On the Taste of Kilkenny Food Trail Walk.

County Wexford

Lady Lucys Wexford Ireland Dining View

Lady Lucy's, The Carlton Millrace Hotel, Carrigduff, Bunclody, Co Wexford. +353 937 5100. Panoramic views of Mount Leinster & the picturesque Wexford town of Bunclody. email Photos

Reeds Restaurant Bar Gallery

Reeds Restaurant and Dry Dock Bar, Ferrycarrig Hotel, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. +353 53 912 0999 Overlooking the stunning River Slaney estuary. ph Photos

The Harvest Room, Dunbrody Country House Hotel, Arthurstown, nr Waterford, Co Wexford. +353 51 38 9600. 1830's Georgian manor house hotel hides amid 300 acres of tranquil parklands on the idyllic Hook Peninsula but is less than 10km from Waterford City. The Harvest Room restaurant boasts splendid views of the 'pleasure garden'. Dine al fresco on the terrace in the summer. email Photos

Forde's Restaurant, Crescent Quay, Wexford. +353 53 912 3832 Wexford waterfront bistro. Daily 6pm-10.30pm. email Map

The River Bar and Restaurant, Riverbank House Hotel, The Bridge, Wexford, Co Wexford. +353 53 912 3611 email Photos

The Galley, Galley River Cruises, The Quay, New Ross, Co Wexford. +353 51 42 1723, Fully licensed, this is a scenic and gourmet water views treat not to be missed. 52°23'47.51?N 6°56'43.01?W email Photos

County Waterford

Strand Inn Bar Dining View

The Strand Inn

The Strand Inn, Dunmore East, Co Waterford. +353 51 38 3174. Looks out over the Hook Head and its lighthouse. Stunning views. Mar to Oct: daily 6.30pm-10pm. Nov, Dec and Feb: Wed to Sun 6.30pm-10pm. email Photos

Co Westmeath

The Olive Grove Restaurant, Custume Pier, Athlone 90 647 6946 p Photos

Co Roscommon

Stone House Cafe, Bridge St, Boyle, Co Roscommon. +353 71 966 4861 10am-6pmn-Sat On the river. Photos

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