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The Snug

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The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
+353 (0)27 50057
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful location, good food, great staff.

Four of us visited in January, for lunch, busy which is a good sign, staff were wonderful, ordered one roast lamb, 2 toasted sandwhices and one bap. Portions were huge. Tea pot was enormous. Hospitality way better than what you get in UK. It's also in the most wonderful town which you need to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
ElizabethVShaw
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us visited in January, for lunch, busy which is a good sign, staff were wonderful, ordered one roast lamb, 2 toasted sandwhices and one bap. Portions were huge. Tea pot was enormous. Hospitality way better than what you get in UK. It's also in the most wonderful town which you need to explore and the views of Bantry... More 

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Thank ElizabethVShaw
Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This epitomises a Snug in the Real sense. Great atmosphere and the range of food is very good. The quality of food is brilliant and the fish dishes are mouthwatering. Highly recommended.

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Thank Liam F
Cork
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252 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us have been going to this restaurant every time we're in Bantry for decades. It is the fillet steak which brings us back as it has always been amazing. However, this time, I got a disgusting piece of meat which they were calling FILLET. It was pure gristle. When I pointed it out to an (older) member of... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my self and my husband had a wonderful meal here.the weather was particularly cold and i fancied something tasty and warming. I had lasagne chips garlic bread and coleslaw which really hit the spot.My husband opted for a special which was monkfish and scallops on a bed of mash which was more fine dining and perfectly cooked . staff were... More 

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Thank triggsandkelly1
Iceland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Funny story, I was at this bar a year ago and I accidentally left my Australian cowboy hat after a night of too many pints. I came back to the bar in January 2015 and they still had my hat!! Wonderful staff and great food!

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Thank Ron S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast we had was enormous and very good, interior is nice and interesting enough, but shy and quiet bartender just wasn't what we expected.

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Thank Renata P
County Clare, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was mouth watering, the staff were so friendly and the children felt like they were special guests!! I would definitely recommend this venue for a meal, or even a relaxing drink in a naturally Irish homely environment!!

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Thank kytmoroney
Province of Pisa, Italy
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn't matter if you are alone or not...you could have a nice chat with other people if you want. Great food, great atmosphere and... (well...go there and tell me)

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Thank CiccioPasticcio85
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here with family members. The fish and roast of the day dishes were very popular and first class. Staff were extremely friendly and efficient. Well worth a visit and would definitely return.

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Thank Paula G
Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my Mum for a Sunday drive from our home in Cobh and decided to visit The Snug in Bantry for lunch. On our way down I had said that I would be delighted if they had lamb on the menu as a change from the recent seasonal foods and how thrilled I was to find they had lamb... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)27 50057

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, European, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

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