Welcome to the Café Linnalla on the Flaggy Shore Co Clare, voted one of the 50 secrets of the wild Atlantic way

The Flaggy shore is a mecca for walkers and is made famous by the poet Seamus Heaney in his poem “Postscript” where he says it “captures the heart off guard and blows it open”. Café Linnalla is an ideal stop off point along this section of the Wild Atlantic Way Our Café and is proud to be a part of the Burren Food Trail.

The café is a desert house serving our farm fresh ice cream in many flavours served in many ways from a simply delicious cone/tub to a large sumptuous ice cream sundae. With teas and coffee we also serve beautiful cakes, muffin’s and deserts.

The breath-taking views of Galway and Ballyvaughan bays and the Burren hills are the perfect backdrop to enjoy an ice cream and a coffee and while the time away.

  • Real ice-cream made here on our farm

  • See the shorthorn cow who’s milk we use

  • Enjoy great coffee while overlooking Galway Bay

  • Fresh milkshakes and smoothies

  • Great range of light snacks, mouth-watering desserts, muffins and cakes

  • The majority of our ice-cream is egg and gluten free

  • Makes for a refreshing stop-over for walking groups exploring the beautiful Burren landscape

  • Ideal location for school tours and children’s parties with a children’s play area

  • Indoor and outdoor seating


Summer (1st April – 31st October.): 11am – 7pm 7 days a week

If you require assistance at any other time phone +353 87 785 7569



Cyclists are very welcome at Cáfe Linnalla, we provide a cycle park for your use.

Public Transport

350 Galway to Doolin bus it arrives in New Quay 10am daily or Doolin to Galway 2.30pm daily (Belhabour).

350 Timetable


Moor at the Quay and we can pick you up or walk as it is only 2km.


Leave the car at the beach and walk along the flaggy shore.
We do have parking if you arrive by car or mini bus.

We serve the best artisan ice cream made from our farm fresh Milk

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