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The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
+353 (0)27-53933
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Breakfast is served from 9am to 12.Bar food served from 12 to 9pm. (Food...
Breakfast is served from 9am to 12.Bar food served from 12 to 9pm. (Food served up to 9.30pm in summer months).All Meat is fresh everyday as Owner also has a Butcher shop in Bantry town.
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
family lunch

7 of us ate here food was fantastic staff were extremely accommodating finding us a nice spot to sit together just a pity that they have closed as they were in the ideal position at the end of the square close to the cinema and waterfront

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2014
Sc0ttie30
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Dunmanway, Ireland
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Dunmanway, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

7 of us ate here food was fantastic staff were extremely accommodating finding us a nice spot to sit together just a pity that they have closed as they were in the ideal position at the end of the square close to the cinema and waterfront

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Bantry, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

fantastic food at great prices again! A fantastic place to eat with the staff very friendly and attentive. All in all a brilliant place to eat

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Brussels, Belgium
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nice selection of evening dishes (at noon, it serves mainly sandwiches which we didn't try), friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere. Great value for your money (compared to other restaurants in the area which are rather expensive) and offers quite large quantities of food.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The service was Ireland at its best..........The fish of the day I will only dream of until I return......all washed down with a perfect pint. What more could you possibly want ..Oh yes its owned by the local butcher and he has the best meat in town.......Loved it this trip I had my daughter with me she's a vegetarian and... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is an OK bar with a fairly good ambiance and reasonable food. I was disappointed with my stew which was tasteless, but portions are large, and my crumble for dessert was better - quite nice. Fine for bar food.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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392 reviews 392 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Literally stumbled on this total gem of a pub / restaurant. It was mid afternoon but as we hadn't had lunch & had an early evening concert to attend we opted to have an early dinner here. We both opted for the Cold Seafood Salad which was indescribably delicious - poached salmon, fresh crab meat & fresh prawns in very... More 

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ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is Ireland at its best - fanrtastic food at fantastic prices. It was hopping on a tuesday night - there was a great choice of quality local food served by really friendly staff who were so pleasant and efficient it makes you proud to be Irish on holiday in Ireland.We had the Steaks & they were sublime - cooked... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Was visiting family and we went here for food. I loved the selection - roast beef, Turkey and ham etc etc - a great choice of food. The food was lovely-and plenty of it there. I also loved the jug of water and diluted juice - a nice touch. However to improve they should think about their organisation. Food/cutlery/glasses were... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had a wonderful meal in The Waterfront Bar last weekend. We wondered in after a busy day exploring beautiful Bantry and it was a perfect end to our day. We were looking for something fast and reasonably priced and that is exactly what we got in the Waterfront. There were 5 of us (2 adult and 3 children) and... More 

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Dublin
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This fabulous restaurant is located on the main (Wolfe Tone) square in Bantry town. It does not look big from the outside but when you enter, you a greeted with a very cozy yet modern atmosphere. The staff are extremely nice and always running around making sure you are alright. The choice of food is great and is very well... 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)27-53933

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Seafood

Description

Breakfast is served from 9am to 12.Bar food served from 12 to 9pm. (Food served up to 9.30pm in summer months).All Meat is fresh everyday as Owner also has a Butcher shop in Bantry town.

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