Dining

Local delicacies and traditional dishes are highly recommended wherever you find them. Just because the COVID crisis has forced The Claddagh Inn to close our dinner menu doesn’t mean you’ll go hungry! Having “a good feed” be it “Jig’s Dinner” or “Fish n’ Brewis”, “Cod-Tongues” or “Figgy Duff, “Toutons” or “Peas Pudding” can be a memorable part of your NL adventure!

The Avalon Peninsula (outside of St. John’s) is sparsely populated and restaurants rely heavily on visitors. While the isolation is a key component of the rich culture often restaurants may only be operating during tourist season so we recommend that no matter where you plan to stay, research the dining options in that area.

The Claddagh Dining Room requests a 24-hour RSVP for menu selections in order to guarantee availability.

For convenience simply use the drop-down menu and special request block on our booking request form to reserve your menu selection while selecting your room!

Your dining options in St. Mary’s are:


Of-course we recommend the Celtic Knot pub menu within 3 minutes of the Inn for casual dining and local ambiance  however you do have some regional options as well:


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    Located between Riverhead and St Mary’s is a small gas bar and local grocer called “XTR”. It’s open year-round and offers a small lunch-bar serving sandwiches and deep-fried or grilled goodies.

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    Located between XTR and The Claddagh Inn is “The Celtic Knot Pub”. This traditional Newfoundland Pub’s kitchen serve up great pub favourites specializing in F&C.  Its seasonally open Friday through Sunday October 1st through to May 24th long-weekend. Then in the summer months open daily from June to September when Alexa and her friendly team welcome and feed visitors until 8:30 pm.

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    On your way to The Claddagh Inn from the TCH on route 90 is “The Wilds” golf and country club that offers full-service dining; In St. Catherine’s right along the highway the Riverside Lounge is a traditional Newfoundland pub offering travellers light lunches and full meals. If you are traveling from St. John’s on the Irish Loop route 10 there are restaurants located in Witless Bay, Ferryland, and Trepassay.

OUR BREAKFAST MENU


Breakfast is included in your room cost. Here are your options:

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    HAM & VEGETABLE FRITTATAS

    Frittatas are a wee baked omelette! 2 eggs whipped with peppers, ham, green onions and Parmesan cheese. Topped with homemade ketchup made by Carol’s Mom. Comes with 2 slices of toast, Greek vanilla yogurt topped with granola and local partridgeberries.

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    Steel Cut Oatmeal:

    This is a good portion so I hope your hungry! Comes with 2 slices of toast and you can also have Greek yogurt topped with granola and local partridgeberries.

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    Homemade Blueberry Pancakes:

    These are made from scratch and pretty yummy! 3 fluffy pancakes mixed with local blueberries; along side Greek yogurt topped with granola and local partridgeberries.

Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Enjoy your breakfast!


Ham & Vegetable Frittatas

Ham & Vegetable Frittata

Steel Cut Oats

Steel Cut Oats

Homemade Blueberry Pancakes

Homemade Blueberry Pancakes

Special Dietary Needs

We can accommodate special diet requirements such as vegetarian, gluten-free dairy-free meals. Please call for information or use the “special request” block located on the “request a room” page.

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