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Main St, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 87 274 0972
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Today
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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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    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
The shack - not what it says on the tin - the food is delicious and the interior is fun and funky

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
LauraAdrian
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waterford,ireland
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English first
waterford,ireland
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

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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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Fab restaurant wish we came across it years ago!! Food was fantastic, my husband had the chilli tex burger, I had a pasta dish, both were fab, I opted for more wine for desert, my husband went for the brownie "said it was best he ever had" lovely atmosphere and nice people will definitely be back 😄

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Kilkenny, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We ate here during visit in Kinsale. Food and service was great. My husband had the Blu'burger and it was perfectly cooked, one of the best he has ever eaten but I had The Prawns Mexicana, mmm...delicious, can't wait to come back again!! Home made Cheesecake is a must.

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Joined a group of friends here to celebrate a 40th. The service from start to finish was friendly and helpful. We enjoyed a selection of appetisers to share. I chose fish of the day - simply delicious. For a group of 12, we were very impressed with the quality of food and service. I'm hoping to visit The Shack again... More 

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Cork
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I ate here recently with my wife and have to say it was a great experience. The service was excellent and the wood was right up our street. I had a blue cheese beef burger, I can taste it now just writing about it, lovely altogether! My wife had Molly's chicken supreme with a mushroom sauce and really enjoyed it.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Warm welcome from waitress on arrival, my husband, 3 children and I were seated promptly. Relaxed atmosphere loved the unique decor! The Shack is obviously very popular with Kinsale locals as we noticed lots of people were greeted on first name basis (has to be a good sign) The waitress was helpful and accommodating towards my three fussy eaters. My... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I go to the shack on a regular basis with family, kids love it. Service is excellent food is top notch and atmosphere is always good.

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Additional Information about The Shack

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

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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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