Vaughan Lodge Hotel is an intimate 4 star modern boutique style town house hotel with a refined dining restaurant. Owned and operated by local 4th generation hoteliers Michael and Maria Vaughan, Daniel and Ciallann. The hotel was built in 2005 on the edge of Lahinch village and is a low key high quality retreat complete with a superb 2 Rosette Refined Dining Restaurant and a lovely Cocktail Lounge. the atmosphere is informal but the service is professional and to the highest standard.
VL Restaurant at Vaughan Lodge Lahinch has a reputation for fine food and seafood, and provides the village’s premier Elegant Dining venue. We have been awarded 2 Rosettes for exceptional cuisine from the Automobile Association of Ireland in May 2017. VL Restaurant was voted best place to dine by Ennis Chamber of Commerce in 2017 and we achieved Best Dining Experience at the Irish Hospitality Awards also in 2017.
Good food and good service are the foundation of a successful restaurant. VL Restaurant, Lahinch is a special treat. We focus on classical fine dining dishes and present them in a modern twist. There is always a balance between pure fine dining and what constitutes popular local tastes. Pawel Giasiorowski is the Head Chef. Pawel has worked with us before as Sous Chef and has since has gained much experience in some of the finest kitchens in Ireland and abroad. He has an elegant approach to food, flavors and his matching of ingredients is innovative and rewarding to the palate. The food is balanced and well presented. Quality ingredients are sourced locally and from afar. We let the food and its provenance do the talking!