The Boat Inn bar is bright and airy with a friendly, bustling atmosphere. Large bay windows look out onto the center of Oughterard village. The Boat Inn is greatly enjoyed by locals and also our welcomed visitors, may it be for a relaxing coffee break, a creamy pint of “the black stuff” or a hearty, home cooked meal. Also our team of local staff can advise you on all the hotspots on your trip to the west and the beautiful Connemara.
The bar itself is a handmade boat, designed and built onsite by the late Tommy Mallen, a local boat builder. It is well worth a look.
Serving local crafted beers and whiskeys. We take great pride in our bar food, which we source locally whenever possible. All food is cooked to order and we cater for all deitary needs. On hot, sunny days our beer garden to the front can be enjoyed as you sit back and soak up the village atmosphere. Or you can enjoy the peace and serenity of our pleasant walled garden.
Through the summer season we have live music from Monday to Friday. The early sessions start at 8.30pm with music from local musicians. We also have live entertainment on the weekends starting from 10.00pm
We also show live sports in the bar such as GAA, Rugby, Barclays Premier League, Champions League and International football. The Boat Inn bar has something for everyone.