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Dunes Pub and Bistro

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| Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, Ireland
+353 23 883 3143
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kerry, Ireland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Food in this bar is of the standard of any restaurant. Seafood chowder is a must. My favourite plate is the hot seafood platter but is not on the menu you must ask for this .

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Thank Kerryauds
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Staff here were extremely accommodating, given that our group was very large and included children. They were also very nice when it was just three of us the next day. The food was very fresh and the portion sizes generous. Would recommend.

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Thank Catherine B
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Any visit to Dunes pub and Bistro i've always enjoyed their meals! Very tasty and happy customer afterwards you never go hungry after their meals! Very good portion sizes! Best to good mid to late afternoon as they can get very busy in the evening times. Service and staff are very good and prompt. Good value for money! The beach... More 

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Thank HMaria31
Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Stopped by here for a short visit as the weather was not the greatest on the day. We ordered their Homemade Mushroom Soup and coffee, it was good...nothing to write home about but it was Good, served with their homemade bread and butter. To be honest I just scanned the Lunch menu and nothing out of the ordinary took my... More 

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Thank kookiemc
Cork, Ireland
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Surf and turf, cold bottles of beer outside on the terrace on Friday night was superb, built up an appetite from the sea air. Excellent staff and service . The food, setting and staff were so good, we had fres fish in crispy batter, salad, tartare sauce and chips outside overlooking the beautiful beach on a lovely warm day. Eat... More 

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Thank caroline d
Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in the lovely self-catering apartments on the beautiful Inchydoney beach. We ate in the Dune Bar/restaurant the first night. Staff are lovely, however, the food was not up to standard - 'plate overfill' with chips and salad. The battered fish my husband ordered was over-cooked and dry and believe it or not, too much of it. Less... More 

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Thank Alfieschweppes
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Yum ! This food here is yum ! Popped in here after a wedding in Clon- heads were a bit poor and we needed comfort food ! That's exactly what we got - big portions of tasty food! I got the chowder - fully of lovely shellfish and fish - served with a larger white roll thing and brown bread... More 

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Thank Ronnierox
Dublin, Ireland
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The portion size is huge, the food is fresh and lovely. I felt the pub could do with a lick of paint. The wait staff are excellent and nothing is too much trouble. Only downside is that it is quite loud, but, I wouldn't let that put me off. Would I recommend, yes and we will return.

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Thank Valhalla7273
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Staff are really young and friendly. Nothing is too much hassle for them. Food is amazing seafood chowder is to delicious.

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Thank Yvonne C
Essex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

This restaurant is a child hood gem, and I returned this week with my parents and younger brother. The food was tasty, nourishing and delicious as always. Lovely big portions and friendly staff. I look forward to returning in the future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Clonakilty
  • Phone Number: +353 23 883 3143

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?