Pier One Restaurant, Trident Hotel Kinsale, World's End, Kinsale, Co Cork. +353 1 8644 066. +353 21 4779 300.
Lobster Pot, Galway Bay Hotel, The Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Co Galway. +353 91 52 0520. Bay views. email
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. Stunning Kinsale harbour views from both the Bar and Restaurant. email
Oysterhaven View Restaurant, Carlton Hotel Kinsale, Rathmore Road, Kinsale, Co Cork. +353 21 470 6000. Unspoilt views over Oysterhaven Bay. email
Vista Wine Bar, Pier Rd, Kinsale, Co Cork. +353 21 470 6866
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.
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
Blair's Cove House and Restaurant, Durrus, near Bantry, west Co Cork. +353 27 6 1127. Waterside. Stunning views, overlooking bay. email
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
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
Greenes Restaurant, Hotel Isaacs, 48 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Co Cork. +353 21 455 2279. Superb outlook on a waterfall which is floodlit at night. email
The Heron's Cove, The Harbour, Goleen, West Co Cork, Ireland. +353 28 3 5225. Overlooking the Harbour. email
The Lookout Restaurant
The Lookout 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
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 stunning backdrop for your dining experience.
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
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.
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. email
Smugglers Inn, Cliff Rd, Waterville, Co Kerry. +353 66 947 4330. Famous clifftop inn with long beach views. Next to golf links.
Carrig Lakeside Restaurant, Carrig Country House, Caragh Lake, Co Kerry. +353 66 976 9100. Amazing lake views. email
The Tankard, Kilfenora, Fenit, Co Kerry. 10 k NW of Tralee. +353 66 713 6164. Right on the water's edge. Gorgeous views.
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
Club Bar and Restaurant, Tralee Golf Club, West Barrow, Ardfert, Tralee, Co. Kerry. +353 66 713 6379 email
Derrynane Hotel, Ring of Kerry, Co Kerry, Ireland. +353 66 947 5136. Your dining experience will be enhanced by the spectacular ocean views. email
The Terrace Bar, Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa, Aghadoe, Killarney, Co. Kerry. +353 64 663 1345. Wonderful lake and countryside views. email
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
Scarriff Inn, Caherdaniel, County Kerry. + 353 66 947 5132. Fabulous view, weather permitting.
Gorman's Clifftop House and Restaurant, Ballydavid, Dingle, Co Kerry. +353 66 915 5162. Superb ocean views.
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
Park Hotel Kenmare, Kenmare, Co Kerry. +353 64 664 1200.
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.
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.
Ballinalacken Castle, Country House and Restaurant, Doolin, Co Clare. +353 65 707 4025. Cliffs and sea views.
Cherry Tree Restaurant, Lakeside, Ballina, Killaloe, Co Clare. +353 61 37 5688. Waterside.
Barrtra Seafood Restaurant, Barrtra, Lahinch, Co Clare. +353 65 708 1280. Overlooks Liscannor Bay. Wonderful view and breath taking sunsets.
The Strand Restaurant and Guesthouse, Strand Line, Kilkee, Co. Clare. +353 65 905 6177. email
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.
The Gallery, Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, Galway, Co Galway. Overlooks Galway Bay. +353 91 592 108. Email
The Bridge Mills Restaurant, Dominick Street, Galway, Co. Galway. +353 91 566 231. 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.
Jury's Inn, Quay Street, Galway, Co Galway. +353 91 568 415 Outdoor drinking area looking over the river. email
The Mustard Restaurant, The Bridge Mills, Dominick Street, Galway, Co. Galway. +353 91 532 752 Seven days a week from 12 midday. The restaurant has outdoor decking and the unique feature of the actual spinning mill visible through a glass partition in the dining room. Milling began here in 1558 and this particular wheel was brought back to life in 1988.
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
Kitty O' Shea's, Waterfront Hotel, 8 Upper Salthill Road, Galway, Co Galway. +353 91 588 100.
Lobster Pot, Galway Bay Hotel, The Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Co Galway. +353 91 520 520. Bay views. email
O'Grady's on the Pier, Barna, Co. Galway. +353 91 592 223. Great bay views.
The Pier Head Bar & Restaurant, The Quay, Kinvarra, Co. Galway. +353 91 638 188.
Doonmore Hotel, Innishbofin Island, Co. Galway. +353 954 5804. Fine sea views from the public restaurant.
Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Spa, Inishbofin, Inishbofin Island, Co. Galway. +353 954 5809. Spectacular views. The dining room, on two levels, has great views to the sea and mountains.
O'Dowds Seafood Bar & Restaurant, Roundstone, Co. Galway. +353 953 5809. Ask for a window seat for a beautiful water view.
Owenmore Restaurant, Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Recess, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland. +353 953 1006. email
Mannin Bay Hotel, Ballyconneely, Co Galway. +353 952 3102 Enjoy dining overlooking the beautiful Connemara coastline.
Clarion Hotel, Steamboat Quay, Limerick, Co. Limerick. +353 61 44 4100. Floor to ceiling windows. Overlooks the river.
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.
Keenan's Restaurant, Tarmonbarry, Tarmonbarry, Co Roscommon. +353 43 332 6098 email
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.
Achill Cliff House Hotel & Restaurant, Achill Island, Co. Mayo. +353 98 43 400. Sweeping bay and cliffs views.
Ferndale Restaurant and Guest House, Crumpaun Keel, Westport, Co Mayo. +353 98 43 908. Sweeping restaurant views. Elevated site.
Harkins Bistro, Dromode Harbour, Co. Leitrim. +353 71 965 8718. Overlooking one of the most attractive little harbours on the River Shannon. email
The Waterfront, Rosses Point Rd, Ballincar, Rosses Point, Co Sligo. +353 71 917 7122 Lovely front patio overlooks the water.
The Elsinore Restaurant, Yeats 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
Crazy Jane's, Rockwood Parade, Sligo, Co Sligo. +353 71 914 1976 Waterfront. Mon to Sat 9am-6pm. (to 9pm in June to August).
The Edge, Carlton Redcastle, Inishowen Peninsula, Moville, Co. Donegal. +353 74 938 5555. Mallon peninsula - stunning.
The Beach House Bar and Restaurant, The Pier, Swilly Road, Buncrana, Co Donegal. +353 74 936 1050. Beautiful. ph
The Harbour Inn, Derry Road, Ludden, Buncrana, Co Donegal.
The Restaurant at The Lake House Hotel, Portnoo, Co Donegal. +353 74 954 5123. The restaurant provides lovely views over Lake Clooney.
Caratra Bar and Restaurant, Culdaff, Inishowen, Co Donegal. +353 74 937 9917. The main bar offers sea views.
Castle Murray House Hotel, St. John's Point, Dunkineely, Co Donegal. +353 74 973 7022. Views of ocean and the castle.
Harvey's Point Hotel, Lough Eske, Donegal Town, County Donegal, Ireland. +353 74 972 2208.
Mc Glades Bar, 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. Closed at present
Morelli's, 53 The Promenade, Portstewart, Co. Derry, BT55 7AE. +44 28 7083 2150. Seafront cafe with clear water views.
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 water views.
Manor House Hotel & Restaurant, Killadeas, Co Fermanagh. +44 28 6862 2211.
Smuggler's Inn, 306 Whitepark Road, Bushmills, Co Antrim, BT57 8SN. +44 28 2073 1577. Giant's Causeway nearby. Lovely garden and coast views.
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.
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
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
Cafe 55, 1 Causeway St, Portrush, Co Antrim, BT56 8AB. +44 28 7082 2811 Sun to Thurs 9am-4pm. Fri & Sat 9am-3.30pm 5pm-late.
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.
Halfway House Hotel, 352 Coast Road, Ballygally, Co Antrim BT40 2RA. +44 28 2858 3265
Sailing Club Restaurant, The Sailing Club, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 8BE. +44 790 870 759
The Joymount Arms, 16-18 Joymount, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 7DN.
Finn's Sports Bar, Carricfergus Marina, 4 Roger's Quay, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 8BE. +44 28 9336 8575 Water and castle view. Upstairs. email
Harbour Wine Bar, Plot Four Rodgers Quay, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 8BE. +44 28 9336 8575 Overlooking one of our best preserved Norman castles. email
Lanyon's Seafood and Grill Restaurant, 637 Shore Road, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, BT37 0ST. +44 28 9086 6111
The Edge, May's Meadow, Laganbank Road, Belfast, BT1 3PH. +44 28 9032 2000
Panoramic Restaurant, The Dirty Duck Ale House, 2-4 Kinnegar Road. Holywood, Co Down, BT18 9JN. +44 28 9059 6666 Panoreat views of Belfast Lough.
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
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
Gryphon Restaurant, 12 Esplanade, Ballyholme, Bangor, County Down, BT20 5LZ. +44 28 9127 0954 Ballyholme Bay views.
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.
The Groomsport Inn, 26 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT196JR. +44 28 9127 1518
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.
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
Castle Espie Wildlife Centre Tearoom/Coffee Shop, 78 Ballydrain Rd, Comber, Strangford Lough, Co Down. +44 28 9187 4146 Views over the lough.
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.
The Lock Keeper's Inn, 2 Lock Keeper's Lane, Miltown Road, Belfast.
Cafe Mauds, 106 Waterfoot, Main Street, Newcastle, WF8 1AQ. Tel. 01977 790 658. +44 28 4372 6184 Lovely waterfront sea and park view.
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.
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.
The Viaduct Bar and Grill, The D Hotel, Scotch Hall, Drogheda, Co. Louth. +353 419 87 7700. Overlooking the Boyne.
King Sitric Restaurant, East Pier, Howth, Co Dublin. +353 1 832 5235. Sea views.
East Cafe Bar, East Pier, Howth, Co Dublin. +353 86 225 6640. Newly opened.
Il Panorama Cafe, East Pier, Howth, Co Dublin. Upstairs sea views.
Aqua Restaurant, 1 West Pier, Howth, Co Dublin. +353 1 832 0690. Magnificent sea views up the coastline of Portmarnock and Malahide.
Nautilus Restaurant, 9 Marine Court, The Green, Malahide, Co Dublin. +353 1 845 1233 Great marina sea view. Formerly Ciao. email
The Bay Restaurant, Clontarf, 367 Clontarf Road, Dublin, Co Dublin. +353 1 853 2406Waterside House Hotel, Donabate On The Beach, Donabate, Co Dublin. On the beach looking out to Lambay Island.
La Péniche Floating Restaurant, Grand Canal, Mespil Road, Dublin 4. +353 87 790 0077.
Blue River Bistro Bar, MV Cill Airne, Quay 16, North Wall Quay, Dublin. +353 1 817 8760 Food served 12 noon-10pm. Floating on the Liffey River.
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.
Blue River Bistro
Blue River Bistro & Quay 16 Restaurant, North Wall Quay, Docklands, Dublin 1. +353 1 817 8760. 353 1 87 952 4006.
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.
Bar Italia, Essex Quay, Dublin West. +353 1 679 5128. Liffey views.
The Blue Light, Barnacullia, Sandyford, Co. Dublin. +353 1 295 4682. Great views overlooking Dublin bay. facebook
Sea View Terrace, The Waterside House Hotel, Donabate-on-the Beach, Donabate, Co Dublin. +353 1 843 6153
The Waterfront Restaurant & Bar, The Lord Bagenal Hotel, Main Street, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow. +353 59 977 4000.
Branigans 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
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.
Gordon Ramsay at Powerscourt, Ritz Carlton Powerscourt, 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.
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.
Lady Lucy's Rooftop Restaurant, The Millrace Hotel, Carrigduff, Bunclody, Co Wexford. +353 937 5100. email
Reeds Restaurant and Dry Dock Bar, Ferrycarrig Hotel, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. +353 53 912 0999 Overlooking the stunning River Slaney estuary. ph
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
Byrne's Bar & Lounge, Ballyhack, New Ross, Co Wexford. +353 51 38 9107 Beergarden overlooking Waterford Harbour at the ferry.
Forde's Restaurant, Crescent Quay, Wexford. +353 53 23 832 Wexford waterfront bistro. Daily 6pm-10.30pm. email
The River Bar and Restaurant, Riverbank House Hotel, The Bridge, Wexford, Co Wexford. +353 53 912 3611 email
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
The Strand Inn
The Strand Inn, Dunmore East, Co Waterford. +353 51 38 3174. Looks out over the Hook Head and its lighthouse. Mar to Oct: daily 6.30pm-10pm. Nov,Dec and Feb: Wed to Sun 6.30pm-10pm. email
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