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The Shack

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Main St, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 87 274 0972
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Shack is an excellent family restaurant and the staff are so friendly and welcoming. The food is excellent we got a selection of dishes and each was really delicious. Good quality food really well cooked at a very reasonable price.

Thank Fitzc2014
Kinsale, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked dinner for my family. from start to finish it was just fab. beautiful food at a great price and very friendly staff

Thank TrishFogarty
Templeton, CA
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to pop in to The Shack after a long day in Cork. Ordered the Oh So Blue Burger served on a toasted bun, with chips (french fries) and a small green salad. The staff was very friendly and the food was equally as good. Served very hot, our meal choice did not disappoint us. The bar-b-que sauce served with... More 

Thank Gregory E
Maryville, Tennessee
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We happened upon this restaurant by browsing menus around town. We are so glad we did! The food is sourced locally and the flavors seemingly come from all walks- mexican, irish, french etc. We split a bowl of vegetable soup to start and it was absolutely delicious. I had a tiger prawn with rice dish that was described as mexican... More 

Thank malinda h
County Cork, Ireland
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner in this Restraunt while in Kinsale. Found it while walking around the town. Lovely little shack style venue. Food menu was varied and well priced for Kinsale. Quality was very good. Staff excellent. Well recommend

Thank Diarmuid M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I have eaten at the shack many times and the food has always been fantastic. The staff are super friendly and very helpful and cost wise it is excellent value for money. i can'r recommend it highly enough

Thank Anne F F
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Visited here recently with my hubby and we were instantly impressed with the place. It seems to be a family run business and they certainly do impress with their very friendly waitress who seems to be part of the family. An extremely kind lady who cannot do enough for you. She plugged in a heater for me as I was... More 

Thank Antoinette H
Cork, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

loved the food in The Shack. Very reasonably priced for a great meal. Lovely atmosphere with helpful and friendly staff. Would recommend to all!

Thank Erin k O
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Lovely little intimate restaurant in the centre of town,with tasty decor and very friendly staff.....food superb,we ..6 of us.. had a little taste of each others dishes and all tasted great...highly recommended

Thank S o
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Managed to get a table for 4 without booking. The four of us ordered different meals and none of us were disappointed! Food is freshly cooked and the menu is varied enough to suit everyone. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank RitaJLondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 87 274 0972

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