Top Choice Seafood in Kinsale

Fishy Fishy Cafe

One of the most famous seafood restaurants in the country, Fishy Fishy has a wonderful setting with stark white walls splashed with bright artwork and steel fish sculptures, and a terrific decked terrace at the fron…
Top Choice Modern Irish in Clonakilty


The sheltered, flower-filled garden at this gastropub is absolutely hopping, rain or shine, thanks to an ambitious menu that ranges from superb steak sandwiches with handcut chips, to trad Irish stew and organic sal…
Top Choice Modern Irish in Baltimore

Glebe Gardens & Café

The beautiful gardens here are an attraction in themselves (admission is €5). If you're dining, lavender and herbs add fragrant aromas that waft over the tables inside and out. Food is simple and fresh, sourced from…
Top Choice Irish in Kinsale

Black Pig Wine Bar

This sophisticated hideaway offers no fewer than 80 wines by the bottle and 40 by the glass including many organic varieties. There's a charming cobbled courtyard out back, and a mouthwatering menu of snacks, charcu…
Top Choice Modern Irish in Kinsale

Finn's Table

Owning a gourmet restaurant in Kinsale means plenty of competition, but John and Julie Finn's venture is more than up to the challenge. Elegant but unstuffy, with a warm welcome, its menu of seasonal, locally source…
Top Choice Pub Food in Glandore & Union Hall

Glandore Inn

Picture-postcard views over the harbour, especially from the outdoor tables, and a superlative menu make this one of West Cork's best pubs for eating out. Fresh seafood is sourced from Union Hall harbour (clearly vi…
Modern Irish in Kinsale


The title 'ceramic restaurant' over the front door refers to the fact that all the crockery in use here was made…here. Normally, when you combine art workshop and food something will give, but in this instance it's …
Market in Kinsale

Farmers Market

Sets up on the wee square across from the tourist office.
Bistro in Kinsale

Nine Market Street

Black-and-white floor tiles, warm golden wood and old photographs set the relaxed mood at this appealing little cafe-cum-bistro. Freshly prepared fish cakes, quiches, healthy salads and soups are complemented by dai…
Seafood in Clonakilty

An Súgán

A traditional bar with a reputation for excellent seafood, where you dine in a room crammed with knick-knacks – jugs dangle from the ceiling, business cards are stuffed in the rafters, and lanterns dot the walls. Bu…