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Main St, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 87 274 0972
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yummy, Mexican fast food

Small but cosy cafe style restaurant. Fast, friendly service. Hard working staff too. The food was very tasty. The enchilada was gorgeous with a lovely spicy sauce and my husband's burger beautifully cooked. The kids meals were a generous portion and perfectly plain which they loved! The bill was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
lyndawylie
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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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English first
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Small but cosy cafe style restaurant. Fast, friendly service. Hard working staff too. The food was very tasty. The enchilada was gorgeous with a lovely spicy sauce and my husband's burger beautifully cooked. The kids meals were a generous portion and perfectly plain which they loved! The bill was very reasonable. I would definitely recommend for fast, tasty, family friendly... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had a really great evening at The Shack. The staff were really friendly and made us feel really at home. The food was well presented, plentiful and extremely tasty. Overall, The Shack is great value and even better fun.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a very busy restaurant and on the night we visited they had run out of several dishes, so it was a choice of what was left. However, both my wife and I settled on the "Enchiladas" which I must say were very tasty. The staff were very pleasant, service was good and the price very reasonable. What more... More 

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Cork
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Fab food, great choice, good value and super staff.... definitely worth a visit friendly relaxed atmosphere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great little place with lovely atmosphere and service in a town with high quality service. Very accommodating when we came with our buggy.

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Ennis, Ireland
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My hubby and I visited this lovely restaurant on a very busy weekend in July. It was quite nicely decorated in a nautical scheme. We were greeted by vey friendly staff. We didn't have a reservation but this was no problem we were seated immediately and were given a fantastic menu which was very varied. Plenty of choice. A mix... More 

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waterford,ireland
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Delicious food with a fun setting. the waitresses are very friendly and helpful - they cant do enough for you. The food is very nice, filling and the portion sizes are great.Great value for money as well and the dishes are priced very well.

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

After a terrible experience next door at the Italian - We were desperately looking to feed hungry kids on a Friday evening What a wonderful experience arriving at The Shack - the staff managed to find us a table and were fantastically helpful Food was very good and a great atmosphere!

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I ate at the shack the other night and have to say the food and service were top notch. We arrived without a booking and got the only table free. I noticed everyone's plates were empty as I was sitting down which was a good sign. I had the chicken enchilada which was lovely, it came with chips and a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I can thoroughly recommend this place which we found after a brief walk around Kinsale. The waitresses were very friendly and made it their business to make us feel welcome on a busy Saturday evening. The Hake with butter and chilli sauce was delicious as were the roasted vegetables and mashed potatoes with with spring onions! A warm welcome &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main St, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 87 274 0972

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?