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Dunes Pub and Bistro

| Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, Ireland
+ 353 (0) 23 8833143
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Ranked #7 of 34 Restaurants in Clonakilty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pub, Bistro
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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85% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I am rating Dunes bar as very good because the food was fabulous & the location perfect,however some aspects would only be rated as average. The menu is nice with a great choice & given the surroundings the price is not too bad either.It was busy when we were there but there was plenty of staff,service was a little slow.... More

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146 reviews 146 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had lunch here this week, the staff were lovely, especially the older ladies. It is expensive but the food is lovely and the presentation is superb. It is very noisy and loud due to babies and buggies and children so not for the faint hearted but we have children too so its not as noticeable, you could see older... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 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
83 helpful votes 83 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
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278 reviews 278 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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