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Arundel’s by the Pier, Ahakista

Overlooking Dunmanus Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way     About the place: On the Sheep’s Head Peninsula, Arundel’s By The Pier’ was originally established in the 1890s by Henry Arundel and his original ledger – which dates back to 1899

Bahr’s Landing, Sandy Hook

On the shore facing Sandy Hook     About the place: Bahr’s Landing restaurant has been run by the same family since 1917. It is a well-known landmark, and has been visited by many celebrities over the years.  The sheltered

Archer’s, Rockland

On Rockland’s pristine waterfront      About the place: Archer’s on the pier is (as you might suspect) on the pier in the waterfront in Rockland, with harbour and ocean views. It is well-known for its seafood and Sunday brunch

Ray’s Boathouse, Seattle

On the shores of Ballard overlooking Puget Sound     About the place: Ray’s Boathouse Restaurant and Cafe is a long-established dockside feature, and looks out to Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. It is located close to Discovery Park, which

Soundview Restaurant, Long Island, New York

Overlooks the Atlantic Block Island Sound, at the brink of the inland waterfront    About the place: In the early 30’s this restaurant was originally called Jack’s Shack  and served unique burgers and ice cream.   It is right on the

Coast Restaurant, Saundersfoot

Metres away from the sands of Coppet Hall Beach     About the place: The Coast Restaurant was the AA’s Welsh Restaurant of the Year in 2015-2016. It offers unrivalled views of sea and sky, and a splendid menu of locally

The Glyde Inn, Anagassan, Louth

Fine views of Dundalk Bay and the Colley and Mourne mountains   About the place: The Glyde Inn was established in 1770, and has been run by the same people for forty years.  There is a bar serving seafood and Clogherhead

Beachcomber Bar, Rathmullan

Spectacular views across Loch Swilly in the North of Donegal   About the place: The Beachcomber Bar is a long-established pub located in the popular seaside resort of Rathmullan in North Donegal. The bar has a fabulous setting on the sea

Islander’s Rest, Sherkin Island, Cork

A stunning view of Baltimore Harbour     About the place: The Islander’s Rest is a hotel, restaurant and pub, situated on a hill above an old castle on tranquil Sherkin Island.  Sherkin is only a ten-minute ferry ride from Baltimore, but is

Ferry Inn, Salcombe

Great views across the estuary     About the place: The Ferry Inn is located on the waterfront, right by the jetty for the Portlemouth and Kingsbridge ferries.  The lower level bar opens on to a sheltered waterside terrace with excellent