041 988 9302 [email protected]

Delicious, fresh, mouth-watering seafood locally sourced daily from the Boyne Valleys largest fishing port. Port Oriel produces some of the world’s most sought after seafood; Crab, Razor Clams, Dublin Bay Prawns, and a whole selection of White Fish which you will find cooked to perfection on our menus …

Breakfast Menu

9am – 12.30pm

Treat Yourself

Homemade Scones … €2.50
French Toast … €3.50

Add bacon … +€2.50


Poached Eggs (x2) … €5.95

With bacon and toast

Eggs Benedict … €9.95

Toasted muffin, spinach, hollandaise sauce, ham hock, poached eggs

Captain Benedict … €10.95

Eggs Benedict with Coast Guard smoked salmon


Full Irish … €10.95

2 bacon, 2 sausages, egg, tomato, pudding, mushrooms, hash, tea/coffee and toast

Mini … €7.95

1 bacon, 1 sausage, egg, tomato, pudding, tea/coffee and toast

Veggie … €6.95

Hash, tomato, egg, beans, mushrooms, tea/coffee and toast


Kids Mini … €4.00

Sausage, bacon, egg, toast

Pancakes … €3.50

Nutella and strawberries

Lunch Menu

12.30pm – 4pm

Treat Yourself

Seasonal Soup Of The Day … €5.50
Smugglers Seafood Chowder … €9.95
Smoked Salmon Salad … €11.95

Coast Guard smoked salmon, tossed salad, house dressing, brown soda bread

Dublin Bay Prawn Salad … €11.95

Poached prawns served cold, marie rose sauce, tossed salad, house dressing, brown soda bread

Caesar Salad … €7.00

Cos lettuce, house croutons, bacon lardons, parmesan cheese and caesar dressing
Add Grilled Chicken … +€3 | Add Prawns … +€5

House Wings – Hot / BBQ … €10.95

Served with blue cheese dip, celery and fries

Smugglers Special Scampi Burrito … €11.95

Dublin bay prawns, mango and chilli salsa, guacamole, crisp cos lettuce
Swap for Chicken … €9.95

Specials Of The Day ~ See Boards for prices
Vegetarian Versions ~ See Boards for prices
Sides … €3.50

Fries / garlic fries
Sauté / garlic sauté
Baked potatoes – baby / boiled

A La Carte Menu


Seasonal Soup Of The Day … €5.50

with brown soda bread

Smuggler’s Seafood Chowder … €9.95

fresh local seafood, fish stock, white wine, cream, fresh herbs with brown soda bread

Caesar Salad … €7.00

cos lettuce, house croutons, bacon lardons, Parmesan cheese and cheddar dressing

Add Grilled Chicken … +€3 | Add Prawns … +€5

House Wings Hot / BBQ … €7.95

marinated wings cooked to perfection finished in sticky BBQ or hot sauce served with blue cheese dip and celery slaw

Clogherhead Prawn Scampi … €12.00

lightly battered Dublin Bay prawns tossed in seasonal leaves with house dressing marie rose sauce

Clogherhead Crab Claws … €12.00

bought daily from Dunany Crab at Port Oriel, pan fried in garlic butter and herbs with white wine and dressed in leaves with soda bread


Clogherhead Prawn Scampi … €21.00

tempura beer batter served lightly golden and perfectly cooked accompanied by fresh tartare sauce, dressed leaves and potato of choice

Hake Fillet (Grilled Or Battered) … €18.00

grilled fillet of fresh hake served with a lemon and butter sauce OR tempura beer battered hake served with tartare sauce. Either way, accompanied by dressed leaves and potato of choice

Smuggler’s Creamy Fish Pie … €15.00

delicious hake, prawns, smoked cod, salmon and mussels bound with cream, fennel, white wine, shallots, fresh herbs and potato topping

Dunany Crab Linguine  … €18.00

a delicious bowl of pasta dressed in fresh zesty crab meat, cream, garlic, white wine, fresh chilli, coriander, parmesan served with garlic sour dough bread

Smuggler’s Beef Burger  … €16.00

tomato relish, lettuce, tomato, gherkin, red onion, smoked applewood cheese, served on brioche bap

Chicken Supreme … €16.00

celeriac roast Jus

Grilled Aubergine … €14.00

avocado puree, falafel’s, tomato harissa salsa, watercress and toasted almond

Prime Irish Beef Steaks
8oz Fillet – €26.50                       10oz Rib eye – €24

cooked to your liking on our chargrill served with your choice of pepper sauce or garlic butter, choose your potato side


Sides … €3.50

Home cut fries
Sauté potatoes / garlic sauté
Roast baby new potatoes
Seasonal vegetables
Crispy beer battered onion rings

Check out our Specials Board for a Whole Selection of Delicious Options

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 know as Sulphates)

Welcome to The Smuggler’s Rest, Clogherhead

The Smuggler's Rest

Harbour Road,
Co. Louth.

041 988 9302

[email protected]

Opening Hours

No food service on Monday or Tuesday

5pm - 11.30pm
5pm - 11.30pm
9.30am - 11.30pm
9.30am - 11.30pm
9.30am - 12.30am
9.30am - 12.30am
10am - 11pm

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