The Smuggler's Rest, Cloghehead

Locally landed at Port Oriel, Clogherhead our seafood is fresh, healthy and mouthwateringly delicious. Why not sample a selection of local delicacies with our light bites menu.

Our Menu

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Smugglers Seafood Chowder


locally sourced fresh and smoked fish in a white wine cream sauce (4,5,6,8,9,14)

Traditional Caesar Salad


crisp baby gem lettuce, lardons of bacon, garlic and herb croutons, caesar dressing and topped with shaved parmesan
Add Garlic Prawns + €4.50 | Add Cajun Chicken + €3.00

Moules Mariniere


fresh mussels cooked in white wine, fresh herb and finished with cream. Served with soda bread

Sticky Chicken Wings

sml €8.50 | lrg €12.50

100% Irish chicken wings fried until golden crispy all tossed up in either BBQ or hot sauce and served with blue cheese dip (1,4)

Fivemiletown Goats Cheese Salad


mixed baby leaf, pickled beetroot, candied walnuts, cherry tomatoes, balsamic dressing

Golden Fried Calamari


cajun spiced rings of squid served on crisp baby leaf salad with garlic and lime aioli and marie rose sauce

Smugglers Scampi Tacos


our famous panko coated Dublin Bay prawns with fresh mango salsa and microgreens in a soft taco


The Captain's Fish & Chips


lightly battered locally sourced fish served with garden pea puree, homemade tartar sauce and served with rustic chips

Smuggler’s Scampi

full €21 | hlf €14

our famous panko coated Dublin Bay prawns cooked to perfection and served with rustic chips and homemade tartare sauce (1,4,5,7)

Thai Green Curry

Veg - €12.95 | Chicken - €14.50 | Prawns - €16.50

sugar snap garden peas and baby spinach in a traditional Thai coconut curry served with scented basmati rice and naan bread

Penne Arrabiata

Veg … €12.95 | Chicken … €15.95

sauté red peppers, chilli and garlic in a lightly spiced tomato and basil cream topped with shaved parmesan and garlic bread

Seafood Penne


locally sourced smoked and fresh fish cooked in a white wine cream sauce finished with fresh herbs and garlic ciabatta

6oz Steak Sandwich


cooked to your liking served on a toasted ciabatta with lettuce, sliced beef tomato, red onion marmalade and garlic mayo, rustic chips

Smugglers Beef Burger


Ballymaloe relish, smoked applewood, sliced gherkin, lettuce, beef tomato, pickled red onion served with rustic chips

The Chicken Burger


crisp shredded lettuce, tomato, garlic mayo and ruby slaw on a brioche bun accompanied by hand cut rustic chips

Oriental Stir Fry

Veg - €12.95 | Chicken - €14.50 | Prawn - €16.50

sautéed peppers, onions and mushrooms in homemade stir fry sauce finished with baby spinach, spring onion, sesame seed served with egg noodles or basmati rice

Allergen Information

1. Celery | 2. Cereals Containing Gluten | 3. Crustaceans | 4. Eggs | 5. Fish | 6. Lupin | 7. Milk | 8. Molluscs | 9. Mustard | 10. Nuts | 11. Peanuts | 12. Sesame Seeds | 13. Soya | 14. Sulphur Dioxide (sometime known as Sulphates)

Little Pirates Menu

Penne Pasta


in a tomato sauce and garlic bread

Chicken Goujons


with chips or mash

Fish Goujons


with chips or mash

Burger & Fries


Wings & Chips



Rustic Fries


Battered Onion Rings


Mash / Champ


Side Salad


Skinny Fries



Selection Of Ice Cream


topped with homemade butterscotch sauce

Death By Chocolate


warmed chocolate cake served with vanilla ice cream

Cheesecake Of The Day


warmed chocolate cake served with vanilla ice cream



stuffed with vanilla cream and topped with rich chocolate sauce

Traditional Christmas Pudding


served with brandy custard, crème chantilly

Hazelnut & White Chocolate Chip Brownie


with warm chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream

Finger Food

Port Package

€39 Per Platter

cocktail sausages, chicken goujons, rustic chips, BBQ chicken wings
Dips: Garlic Mayo | BBQ Sauce | Sweet Chilli

Starboard Package

€49 Per Platter

cocktail sausages, chicken goujons, rustic chips, onion rings, fish goujons, BBQ chicken wings
Dips: Garlic Mayo | BBQ Sauce | Sweet Chilli

The Stern Package

€55 Per Platter

chicken goujons, beef sliders, BBQ chicken wings, rustic chips, onion rings, scampi tacos
Dips: Garlic Mayo | BBQ Sauce | Sweet Chilli

Each platter serves up to 5 people

Contact up for more details:
[email protected]

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The Smugglers Rest

Welcome to The Smuggler’s Rest, Clogherhead

The Smuggler's Rest

Harbour Road,
Co. Louth.
A92 XH2D

041 988 9302

[email protected]

Enjoy ALCOHOL sensibly. Visit 

Opening Hours

3pm - 11.30pm
3pm - 11.30pm
1pm - 12am
10am - 12am
10am - 11pm

Food Served

3pm - 8.30pm
3pm - 9pm
1pm - 9pm
10am - 9pm
10am - 8pm

Full Breakfast Available:

Saturday .................... 10am - 12.30pm
Sunday ....................... 10am - 12.30pm

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