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  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.

    avatar thumb Olaf V
    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.

    avatar thumb N4803KSclaudel
    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.

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    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

    avatar thumb JayceyWong
    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

    avatar thumb Jerome B
    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

    avatar thumb Slabotsky
    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

    avatar thumb Casper9233
    April 25, 2022

    star rating  Food and service was wonderful. Great range of choice and enormous portions. We were a large family party and all the staff were very helpful.
    Will be back ASAP.

    avatar thumb mazzac
    April 23, 2022

    star rating  My family is American, but we are currently living in the Netherlands after living in Italy for three years. We have done a lot of traveling. A lot. I feel... read more

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    April 15, 2022
  • star rating  Found the Seafarer in Letterfrack most welcoming on an unseasonable early April wet Tuesday. Lovely busy atmosphere with quick efficient service. Had a lovely toasted ham hock sandwich and an... read more

    avatar thumb Nick M
    April 8, 2022

    star rating  Stopped at Veldons today with my Hubbie & 3 children, the food was lovely and staff were lovely , we asked to sit on the quieter side due to the... read more

    avatar thumb Caroline S
    February 26, 2022

    star rating  In need of refreshment & Food we spotted Veldons which was lucky for us. The restaurant was busy & had a great vibe. Despite being busy the staff were friendly... read more

    avatar thumb Valerie P
    February 21, 2022
  • star rating  Stopped in here for dinner while I was local to hike in Connemara National Park. The staff was as welcoming as could be, and the warmth of the fireplace was... read more

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    February 3, 2022

    star rating  Found this place purely by chance and realised after a long drive that we could really use some fish & chips. Wow, most definitely the best fish & chips we... read more

    avatar thumb AmyLJ
    September 19, 2021

    star rating  Again lovely food well cooked, mussels to die for also steak All cooked by Veronica. Desserts enjoyed by my husband and son were made by Matt and they were lovely

    avatar thumb Marion K
    September 16, 2021
  • star rating  Last night I had the best meal I’ve had in a long time at Veldons. As a vegetarian choices are limited at a seafood restaurant. However, unlike other restaurants, where... read more

    avatar thumb salty1976
    September 2, 2021

    star rating  It was fantastic, very friendly staff, the fish and chips is fenomenal. Definitely worth a visit....

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    August 29, 2021

    star rating  We were part of a group of 6 adults and 3 children so we rang ahead to try book and were told they dont take bookings. When we arrived we... read more

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    August 28, 2021

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

Wishing Damian Browne and Fergus Farrell every success in their upcoming row unsupported across the Atlantic Ocean. 

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