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The Spaniard

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Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 (0)21-4772436
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:30 am
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at the Spaniard after having a not so pleasant meal elsewhere, and my first spoonful of the seafood chowder made me a fanboy. We went back at least three time to have it!

Thank Tyler K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a lovely sunny afternoon and enjoyed great food and a friendly atmosphere. It is a terrific spot to sit and enjoy the passing parade with friends.

Thank letsgosydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here two days ago and the food was fresh, hot and beautiful. My husband had the burger (he gave me his onion rings which were fab!) and I got a toastie and chips - which was not on the menu but they had no problem having one made for me. Service was fast and I noticed some people rang... More 

Thank Laura B
Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Spaniard is a real old style Irish pub. Nice friendly welcome and quick service. The prices are in line with other Kinsale pubs/restaurants but the food is maybe the best. Fresh and tasty and with a home cooked style about it. Not a huge lunch menu but enough there to satisfy most people and they are flexible if you... More 

Thank Phelim B
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place for a pint, or for a meal, we did both. Great site,and nice to sit inside or outside with a great view. The food was perfect for a hungry bunch in the early afternoon. The chips were great!

Thank mo2915
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best pub in Kinsale by miles, great beer, great chat, great location, just all round great! Will be back hopefully very soon.

Thank Kieron S
Boca Raton, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a walk up to the spaniard. Very friendly service. Great food and Guinness. Definitely worth a visit

Thank kathleen c
Dartmouth, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the picturesque town of Kinsale (a must!) and took a long walk along the harbour path. We found The Spaniard along the way and discovered the restaurant did not open until 6:00pm...ah well...there is always drinks in the pub! We had a couple of pints and then dinner in the restaurant. The food was delicious, there was... More 

Thank JackiefromNS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat this pub for atmosphere, food and brew!! One of a kind must visit places!!!the drive up is easier than the quick ride down ;- )

Thank TreeAtlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soup was amazing - the food was truly delicious! Fish n chips awesome - curry delish! Fish pie over the top good! Chicken tenders wonderful! Such history here! Highly recommend!

Thank catwomanAtlanta

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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
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Seafood, British
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)21-4772436

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