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The Snug

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The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
+353 (0)27 50057
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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I ate at the Snug at least three times when I was there last week. I ordered fish every time and I got the catch that day. Served with vegetables including a tasty potato mash, the fish was seasoned to perfection, moist and delicious.

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Thank Geraldine B
Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived just before a lot of people so the staff were under pressure - they handled it well for the customers but we could see they were concerned that people were not being looked after as they would prefer - nevertheless, everyone was sorted and happy. food was reasonable quality with prices slightly on the high side of value... More 

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Thank FCarroll18
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely bar with really delicious food and varied choice. The really nice staff and small size gives it a great atmosphere

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Thank David D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch here on a busy Sunday. Staff were very welcoming and attentive and all dishes were great. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Siobhan G
MA
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143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tiny, but extremely popular pub in downtown Bantry. The place has a great Irish Pub vibe and it was a mix of locals, families and tourists. We had to eat at the bar because tables were at a premium as most were reserved for an event. It turned out we were lucky to get a seat at... More 

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Thank Green1Ma
Cork
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious meals every time from delicious local seafood to local lamb and beef. Excellent Staff and good service

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Thank Blake997
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is so gorgeous and prepared with absolute passion. It really is like Home from Home when you experience the taste, the ambience, and of course the service from the lovely staff

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Thank Martina O
Rush, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 of us arrived at 9 pm Fri 15th July, no booking, service finished at 9pm but it wasn't a problem - 'have a drink, a table won't be long' - when the fish specials arrived, wow, absolutely delicious and plenty of food on the plate! Only sorry we weren't hungry enough to have had 3 courses each!!! Restaurant/bar is... More 

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Thank Macker-Rhona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Snug this weekend. Had a beautiful meal of mussels followed by catch of the day. It was very busy with a waiting list but during my time there was ran very smoothly and food, quality and service was superb as usual.

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Thank Paula G
Carlow, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five of us had various food here and everyone enjoyed their meal. Service was efficient and friendly. Please oozes character. Prices near enough normal for Bantry. Menu was varied enough for there to be something for everyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)27 50057

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