Veldon’s Seafarer award-winning bar and restaurant is situated in Letterfrack village in the heart of Connemara. We are located along the Wild Atlantic Way where the landscape is shaped by the sea and the local characters are full of creativity and chat.

There is always a smiling face and a warm welcome in Veldon’s Seafarer!

Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Superb Seafood · Sumptuous Steaks · Delicious Chowder  · Great Coffee

Live traditional music sessions. Come and join in the craic!

Enjoy our outdoor seating areas right in the heart of the village.

  • star rating  Best seafood we ate! - It was our second visit at Veldon's (first since April 2019) and we will definitely come back again.
    All the seafood is fresh and super delicious for a very... read more

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    January 3, 2023

    star rating  Reivew - I was here on the 27th December with some friends and i loved it we first got breakfast a full irish it was great lovely food and than we went... read more

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    January 1, 2023

    star rating  Lovely spot to eat & staff - Visited on Friday for dinner & again on Saturday for lunch after walking the Diamond Hill loop in the National Park. Staff very attentive, you are well looked after &... read more

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    December 31, 2022
  • star rating  Unexpected stop - We were driving through area, needed a comfort stop and came across this pub. The staff very friendly and welcoming , we decided to stay for lunch. It appeared small... read more

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    November 19, 2022

    star rating  Such a lovely place in the middle of Lerrerfrack - We were on our way to Renvyle house and stopped here for a bite to eat . We had been here before and the food was so good we decided... read more

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    November 16, 2022

    star rating  Been coming for years and it keeps improving - Every single bite was delicious! Best calamari I've had in Ireland.

    Service is also always brilliant as are the pints!

    Do not pass through Connemara without coming here!... read more

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    November 11, 2022
  • star rating  Definitely eat here!! - I really think that this was the best food that we had in Ireland. There were 4 of us and we were traveling back from Connemara to Galway and we... read more

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    November 11, 2022

    star rating  Friends and I have just returned from a week in Ireland. On one of our last days, we had lunch here, and it was amazing! The seafood was delicious and... read more

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    October 18, 2022

    star rating  My wife and I drove around Ireland for eight days in September 2022. On our third day, we lucked into stopping at Veldon's for lunch. It was a great-looking place... read more

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    October 14, 2022
  • star rating  Called in for lunch having climbed Diamond Hill. Seafood chowder was really good as was the calamari. The treacle brown bread alone is worth travelling for. Accompanied by 2 pints... read more

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    October 14, 2022

    star rating  Lovely food, helpful staff & great atmosphere. Very busy but owner/manager did his best to get us seated. Highly recommended!

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    October 1, 2022

    star rating  We stopped at Veldon's on a cold rainy day after exploring Kylemore Abbey. There was a fire going and we sat in a cozy booth to warm up.
    All 3... read more

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    September 16, 2022
  • star rating  Lovely. Great food, drinks and atmosphere. Recommended for young and old, and there is live music every night. Very friendly staff also

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    September 11, 2022

    star rating  This is a very good bar & restaurant. I visited 5 days in a row on my stay in Letterfrack. There is music six nights a week and I enjoyed... read more

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    September 4, 2022

    star rating  Authentic pub but with really good seafood. Dropped in after a stroll on diamond hill. Had the classic clam chowder and fresh garden salad.

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    September 2, 2022
  • star rating  Best next door everybody knows everybody pub & restaurant on the Wild Atlantic Way strip. Jenny is the best Manager. Great place and great food.

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    August 21, 2022

    star rating  Nice restaurant in the center of Letterfrack. We had some fish and chips and it was nice. We sat outside because the weather was lovely.

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    August 20, 2022

    star rating  Stopped by for a bite to eat after travelling the Connemara Loop. Great atmosphere, great fresh food and great/friendly service for families and couples alike. Would highly recommend a visit... read more

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    August 18, 2022
  • star rating  Spent last weekend in Letterfrack, incorporating quite a few visits to Veldons throughout the 3days. The staff are second to none....their friendliness knows no boundaries and there is nothing they... read more

    avatar thumb Caroline M
    August 18, 2022

    star rating  Fantastic food, top class. Had plenty of options to choose from including great vegetarian/ vegan dishes. Service was excellent too. Couldn't recommend enough.

    avatar thumb Kristine S
    August 15, 2022

    star rating  The staff were excellent. They were very attentive and accommodated us even though we did not make a booking. Food wise, the captain’s platter was a bit of a let... read more

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    August 9, 2022
  • star rating  Above average kitchen, wide selection of locally seeded seafood and typical Irish pub food.

    Pro tip: try the desserts!

    avatar thumb István G
    August 8, 2022

    star rating  We loved it in here!! We had such a wonderful evening, eating delicious sea food and listening to great local music. The pub is beautifully decorated and the whole tream... read more

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    August 4, 2022

    star rating  Visited this restaurant as a family during a brief holiday in Connemara. Staff were very helpful and friendly, particularly Simon. The food was delicious and unusually for Connemara which really... read more

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    August 3, 2022
  • star rating  Ate here with my partner and 2 daughters (9 & 13). We had booked the table in advance. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The menu was broad enough... read more

    avatar thumb Mairead L
    July 14, 2022

    star rating  We called in for lunch and the service was exceptional. Simon, James, Matt and Liam looked after us with welcoming smiles and friendly banter. The food was fab and a... read more

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    July 3, 2022

    star rating  After driving the Sky Road we had to stop for what else? Seafood. Not only was the service friendly, and the drinks coldthis was THE BEST seafood I’ve ever had!!!... read more

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    June 23, 2022
  • star rating  Delicious lunch — the fish and chips and lamb stew were delicious mains and the seafood chowder had lots of fish in it ans a nice foabourful not heavy base.... read more

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    June 22, 2022

    star rating  Great place to eat amazing seafood. We were greeted right as we walked in the door and the staff made us feel very comfortable and were very friendly. The food... read more

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    May 30, 2022

    star rating  We were a large group of 10 and from the moment we walked through the door we were made to feel so welcome! Food was of a consistently high standard... read more

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    April 25, 2022

Congratulations to Damian Browne on becoming the first person in history to row from New York to Galway.

Veldon’s Seafarer Bar and Restaurant, Letterfrack were proud to have given our support as a Silver Founding Funder to Project Empower and to have our name featured on the boat for this incredible undertaking.

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