Please contact us for opening times, bookings or further information.
Monks Bar is a destination stop for anyone touring the Burren. Run by the Gill family, this long established premises overlooks Galway Bay from the shores of North Clare. Situated on the coast road by the old pier in Ballyvaughan, Monks links with the sea are decades old.

Renowned for our Seafood Chowder, we also serve a wide selection of dishes to cater for everyones tastes. We are proud to serve only the finest freshest food from local sources & of course all beef is of Irish origin.
Relax in the friendly atmosphere of a large open pub or the newer propose built dining area to the side. Savour a cup of fresh coffee and enjoy the fantastic sea views.
We host a wide selection of traditional and more contemporary musical sessions all year round. We can also cater for private parties upon request.
How to find us:
GPS: 53° 7.18464 North, 9° 9.2565 West
LOC8: LW6-17-6NJ
Please contact us for bookings.