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Dunes Pub and Bistro

| Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, Ireland
+ 353 (0) 23 8833143
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Ranked #8 of 35 restaurants in Clonakilty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pub, Bistro
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
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85% Recommend
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We dined here twice during our hotel stay. The first evening it was very busy so I gave the staff the benefit of the doubt that they were so busy - service lacked. I asked for mayonnaise and it came out when my meal was finished!!! The second evening was a lot quieter and still the service lacked. It appeared... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended, no surprise that it was very busy even on a Monday evening. Although this July visit was during the best summer tourist season, the wait time for a table was long. They do not take reservations, so what to do? enjoy the fabulous scenery of the sandy beach and warm weather (even for Ireland). The... More

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Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We ate here last night as non-residents. We hadn't booked a table and were fortunate to get a table - although there were many tables outside too. We were welcomed as we entered and shown to our table. What was noticeable immediately was the friendliness and the quickness of the staff. Although it was extremely busy, our drinks order was... More

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Cork, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We decided to stop in at the bar at Inchydoney hotel on our travels around West Cork. On arrival we were greeted by a waiter who asked us if we were eating or drinking. We said just a drink please, he took our order and told us he would bring it over to us and we said ok we will... More

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Stotfold, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
270 reviews 270 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stopped in here for lunch after taking a walk along Inchydoney Beach. It was a good job that we had built up an appetite as the potions were generous. Check out the 'catch of the day' if it is available … very fresh and very tasty. The staff were very friendly and our food arrived promptly. Not the cheapest... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Had a lovely casual lunch here. Really enjoyed the seafood. Service was excellent and the staff were friendly..Stunning location.

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Cork, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Food was ok when we got it but we were kept waiting 45mins from the time we ordered and eventually had to call the waiter and waitress to see what the delay was

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I was having lunch in the lounge upstairs on Sat last 3rd May. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. 2 girls were getting ready for a wedding and one named Lisa was extremely rude to the the waitress. And those that were with me and I could clearly heard Lisa curse and comment negatively towards the other staff member.... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

To even say that this is superior quality bar food it not really doing this place justice but it is a casual setting with a relaxed but well presented menu. The dinning/bar area is spotless and well cared for and the staff are friendly and professional . It's a pity that they won't reserve a table for groups under 6... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We loved the friendly staff and the relaxed ambience, together with the excellent menu and unique presentation. Great seafood and steak.

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