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Here in the heart of Munster we have access to some of the finest local ingredients. The views of the lake from your table are a beautiful reminder of the rich hinterland that produces our finest meats, fish and fresh vegetables.  We pride ourselves in building lasting relationships with our local suppliers so we can guarantee you the best possible dining experience. One of the premier restaurants in Tipperary/Clare offering a scrumptious array of foods from near and far allowing for elegant dining at affordable prices.

We insist on farm to fork traceability in order to bring you the best of contemporary local cuisine.

Named after Hollywood legend Maureen O’Hara, our bar is a popular local hive of craic, chat and traditional music. The actress had strong links with the area through her husband Captain Charles Blair who regularly landed his transatlantic seaplanes on Lough Derg. With signed pictures from her movies, O’Hara’s bar mixes the nostalgia of Ms O’Hara’s old-world Hollywood glamour with our enduring local charm. An extensive bar menu offers a choice of wonderful dishes made from seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. Catch up with your emails with our free fibre powered Wifi, or leave the cares of daily life behind while you relax with one of our regular traditional music sessions. 

Here at the Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre we are always happy to help you celebrate your special family occasions. Over the years we have built up a team of dedicated banqueting and catering experts who are on hand to help you plan your special celebration. We specialise in family gatherings, our rooms, banqueting suites and leisure centre make us the ideal location for reuniting all generations of your family. We can cater for large events or more informal parties guaranteeing you a personalised service. Treasured family memories are important to us, that’s why we take such good care of yours.

Dining is available from 12pm-9pm daily and whilst no reservation is necessary, we would advise calling to book if you would like to dine in our Derg room restaurant to avoid disappointment.  View all our menus by clicking on the links below:

Derg Restaurant Menu

Room Service Menu

Sunday Menu

O'Hara's Bar Menu

Afternoon Tea Menu

Kids Menu

Derg Breakfast Menu


Does The Lakeside Hotel offer Afternoon Tea?

Enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea in one of the best restaurants in Killaloe, overlooking Lough Derg on The River Shannon. We offer sumptuous selections of sandwiches, sweet treats and scones with jam and cream as well as a fine selection of teas and coffees, or even a glass of prosecco.

What are the best restaurants in Clare?

The Derg Restaurant at The Lakeside Hotel boasts delicious meals for both dinner and Sunday lunch with local recipes as well as well as a taste of overseas. As one of Killaloe's best restaurants we will ensure that your meal overlooking Lough Derg on The Shannon is as glorious as the view.

Where can I get the best meal in Killaloe?

Offering a wide variety of food, The Derg Restaurant in Killaloe, boasts some of the finest food in the area prepared by our talented chef Cora Ward. We will make sure you are served a meal of the highest quality and we are happy to cater for dietary preferences and requirements.

Are there any restaurants with amazing views in Clare?

The Lakeside Hotel is located on the banks of Lough Derg on The River Shannon and our restaurant The Derg boasts one of the finest views with its spectacular loaction on the waterfront. There is no better place to come to enjoy a high class meal with a stunning view and exceptional service.

Does the Derg Restaurant cater for dietary requirements?

At The Derg Restaurant in Killaloe, we have many options to cater for any specific dietary requiremnts and we are happy to make any changes to ensure you can enjoy a sumptuous meal by the river. Contact a member of staff and let them know what your requirements are and they will make sure your meals are prepared to your requirements.

What are the best restaurant bars in Killaloe?

The Lakeside Hotel boasts O'Hara's bar and its extensive food and drinks menu along with spectacular views of Killaloe and Ballina, as well as a comfortable and cosy atmosphere. Our food is served daily from midday to 9pm, and we offer daily lunch time specials.