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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Smuggler’s Seafood Chowder … €9.00

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

Traditional Caesar Salad … €9.00

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 … €9.50

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

Sticky Chicken Wings … small €8.50 | large €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 Goat Cheese Salad … €9.95

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

Golden Fried Calamari … €9.00

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

Smugglers Scampi Tacos … €14.00

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


The Captain’s Fish & Chips … €16.50

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

Smuggler’s Scampi … full portion €21.00 | half portion €14.00

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  … €17.95

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

6oz Steak Sandwich … €16.95

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  … €14.50

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

The Chicken Burger  … €13.95

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

Red Pepper & Goats Cheese Risotto … €13.50

cooked in a white wine, garlic cream sauce finished with herb pesto

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

Little Pirates Menu

All €5.50
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 … €4.00
Battered Onion Rings … €3.50
Mash / Champ … €3.50
Side Salad … €3.50
Skinny Fries … €3.50


All €6.00

Selection Of Ice Cream

topped with homemade butterscotch sauce

Death By Chocolate

warmed chocolate cake served with vanilla ice cream

Apple & Cinnamon Crumble Tart

served with custard and vanilla ice cream

Cheesecake Of The Day

served with crème chantilly and fruit coulis

Hazelnut & White Choc Chip Brownie

warm chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream

The Smugglers Rest Calamari rings
The Smugglers Rest beef burger
The Smugglers Rest kids menu
The Smugglers Rest

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)

Welcome to The Smuggler’s Rest, Clogherhead

The Smuggler's Rest

Harbour Road,
Co. Louth.
A92 XH2D

041 988 9302

[email protected]

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Opening Hours

3pm - 11.30pm
3pm - 11.30pm
3pm - 11.30pm
10am - 11.30pm
10am - 11.30pm
10am - 11.30pm
10am - 11.30pm

Food Served

10am - 9pm
10am - 9pm
10am - 9pm
10am - 8pm

Full Breakfast Available:

Monday - Thursday ..... 10am - 12.30pm

Brunch Available:

Monday - Thursday ..... 12.30pm - 4pm

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