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Established over 50 years ago, the Wicklow Heather Restaurant is a family run establishment in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains.
The Wicklow Heather Restaurant, a family run establishment offers a blend of traditional Irish and continental cuisine. Enjoy breakfast, morning coffee, a light snack, lunch or dinner.
Choose from our a la carte lunch and dinner menus as well as a varied selection of daily specials. All our dishes are freshly prepared using locally sourced organic produce where possible.The Wicklow Heather signature dishes include slow roasted leg of Wicklow lamb served on a bed of creamed mashed potato and market vegetables with a rich rosemary jus. From our dinner menu, why not try our steamed fillet of cod, with sauteed baby potatoes, chicory & mango and chilli salsa, or our crunchy parmesan chicken with spring onion champ mash, Clonakilty black pudding, smoked gubbeen & belly bacon stuffing in a creamy wild mushroom sauce. Also on our menu is our very popular roast rump of Wicklow lamb with creamy gratin potato, parsnip puree & balsamic roasted shallots. All of our lamb is supplied by our local butcher in Arklow, Co. Wicklow, and is all fully traceable from farm to fork.
Wicklow heifer beef and lamb sourced locally from the village of Aughrim and Wicklow venison from Glenmalure, are all fully traceable from farm to fork. Indulge yourself with one of our mouth-watering homemade desserts, maybe a warm chocolate brownie with caramel sauce and vanilla ice-cream or try a selection of Irish cheeses.
The well-chosen wine list includes a wide range of champagnes and sparkling wines. There are also a number of cocktails and aperitifs included on our list.
Spend time in our Irish Writers Room which showcases first editions and original manuscripts from Irish literary giants such as WB. Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Oscar Wilde and many more.
A unique dining experience awaits you at the Wicklow Heather Restaurant, homely and comfortable surroundings and service with a professional touch.
Some lovely feedback we have received on Tripadvisor from our guests
“I visited this pub along with my girlfriend for lunch. Staff were very friendly and polite. Food was beautiful. We both had the vegetable soup, My girlfriend had the lamb and I had the haddock. I would highly recommend. Lovely cosy feel as well.”stevebo1972
“Come here twice a year to stay in the heather house chalets! Breakfast is served in the restaurant and we go for dinner! Good is simply flawless! Service is very polite and prompt. Owner Betty makes you feel right at home along with her amazing staff! Thanks again for a perfect mini holiday!”littledippyf
“Very nice little restaurant near the Wicklow Mountain National Park. We came here for a late breakfast after leaving Dublin. The staff is very friendly and they have a very nice breakfast menu. The full Irish breakfast is very nice and filling.”michaelrD6116KS
“This is one of those wonderful places to eat and have been going there for some years. Betty is a perfect lady and host and ensures everyone is looked after perfectly. It's always busy but the food is always of a high standard. Go for a nice Wicklow drive and give it a try!”mervynnixon
“Once more a fabulous meal in this wonderful restaurant. Delicious food beautifully cooked and presented, professional and attentive staff, they kept their cool under pressure in a packed restaurant. Never lets us down. Back soon”Ronald B
MON – FRI
09:30am – 9:30pm
SAT – SUN
09:00am – 10:00pm