Restaurants

Top Choice Irish in Kinsale

Black Pig Wine Bar

This sophisticated hideaway is set in an 18th-century coach house with a charming cobbled courtyard out the back, and offers a mouth-watering menu of gourmet nibbles, charcuterie platters and cheese boards sourced f…
Top Choice Modern Irish in Kinsale

Bastion

Awarded a Bib Gourmand in 2016, the newest addition to Kinsale's lengthy list of top restaurants offers diners a relaxed and informal entry into the world of haute cuisine. Waitstaff will guide you through the conci…
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, Finn's Table offers a warm welcome, and its menu of seaso…
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 striking steel fish sculptures, and a terrific decked terrace at…
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 Kinsale

Jim Edwards

Bar food at this unassuming pub is way above standard, and the restaurant is exceptional. A very traditional ambience belies the high quality of the menu, which doffs a cap to meat-eaters but specialises in all kind…
Cafe in Kinsale

Poet's Corner

A cheerful cafe and book exchange, serving great cakes and coffee as well as huge toasted sandwiches.