Darra and Niall's farm-to-table award winning food is the perfect way to start your Irish day in our elegant dining room at Sea View House. Choose from our home grown, ethically foraged and locally supplied food from the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Global GeoPark, which we take pride in freshly preparing in our kitchen every morning.
Your tempting experience starts when you wander downstairs to the aroma of our fresh coffee, home-made apple and cinnamon muffins and Irish soda bread. All served up with the Wild Atlantic Way view from our stylish dining room of the Aille River flowing past the old fishermens cottages in Doolin Village and down to the Atlantic Ocean.
Every morning we collect freshly laid eggs from our own farmyard chickens. We grow herbs right here in our garden as well as organic seasonal fruit and vegetables in our poly tunnel - delicious rhubarb, strawberries, potatoes and tomatoes. You can’t beat that home-grown taste.
Ireland has a rich variety of free ingredients and so in the Spring and Summer we harvest seaweed at low tide, dry it and use it as a seasoning in some of our breads. Ireland’s natural hedgerows are laden with blackberries at Summer’s end and we love the purple stained fingers we get from blackberry picking before creating an exquisite home-made blackberry jam that’s only available to our guests.
We really enjoy baking every day and produce a range of fresh cookies and muffins as well as a variety of breads which are delicious with our late Summer blackberry jam. Here in Doolin we are truly lucky to have local artisan slow food suppliers as our neighbours right here in the Burren and they provide us with regular fresh deliveries of their organic cheese and award winning smoked salmon.
A particular favourite at breakfast is our home-grown organic rhubarb stewed with ginger and orange accompanied by our home-made yoghurt and granola, followed by our farm-fresh free range eggs scrambled, topped with Burren Smokehouse Organic Smoked Salmon and served with cherry tomatoes, sautéed in balsamic and white wine vinegars. Or there’s our popular goats’ cheese fritatta made with St Tola Organic Goats Cheese, carmelised onions and those farm-fresh eggs with their bright yellow yolks from our chicken coop.
By sourcing almost all our food from local producers and growing them on our farm or in our garden, we have significantly reduced the food miles it takes to create our delicious breakfasts. That means that the distance that your food travels to get from farm to fork is low, the food is fresher, our carbon footprint is smaller and you can taste the place in everything you eat at Sea View House. Our menu indicates the food miles of every dish we serve. Why not have a look at our Blog for more details.
All this personal attention to detail is why our guests love our sumptuous breakfast buffet of home poached fruits, handmade Burren cheese, home made yoghurt, breads and much much more. And that’s before being served your dish prepared to order from Darra and Niall’s kitchen.
It’s important to us that you enjoy our breakfast with a view experience and we cater for a wide variety of tastes. If, however, you have any personal dietary requirements, Darra and Niall are happy to discuss your needs and accommodate them where possible.
Take a peek at our Breakfast Menu
Burren Food Trail.
Sea View House are proud members of the The Burren Food Trail – winners of the “European Destination of Excellence – Tourism and Local Gastronomy” (EDEN) award for developing a tourism offering based on their local gastronomy that balances sustaining the local environment with the promotion of viable tourism.
Members of the Burren Food Trail invite you to join them and get involved in their Burren food story. They are passionate about their food, growing and producing it locally for you to enjoy. The Burren food Trail is more than a listing of quality food establishments in the area – it aims to uncover for you the path that your food takes from field to plate. You can decide for yourself how to follow the trail – stop at every point or else dip in and out along the way, according to your taste, interest and location. See Burren.ie for more details.