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The Pink Elephant Bar & Restaurant

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R600 Coast Road | Near Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Kilbrittain P72 HC79, Ireland
+353 23 884 9608
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:01 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:05 pm - 12:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Favourite restaurant in ireland. Food and service is outstanding. I rang to book a table weeks in advance of our visit to cork and asked if the did the still made the banoffee pie and he said they no longer served it. To our surprise after our main course they brought out to individual portions of banoffee pie. Please tell... More 

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Thank mimiheff
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was very busy when we arrived but we were offered to have a drink outside while waiting for a table to get available. The view outside is fantastic. The service was very nice and the food was delicious.

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Thank Anja K
Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

The Pink Elephant had absolutely excellent food, attentive and personable wait staff and a wonderful view. This was such an Irish experience in terms of being relaxed, and other worldly as we gazed out of the windows at the sea, flowers, and water. Very relaxing, wonderful atmosphere.

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Thank Jan S
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a quick drink before dropping off family at their B&B. The bartender was very friendly and we had a great time!

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Baldock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Having skipped lunch during the day, I phoned to see if we could bring a reservation forward. Our request was accommodated easily and, indeed, we were advised that if we could arrive 15 minutes earlier than i had requested we would make our lives easier as we would slip in before a large group comprising several local families... On arrival... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

My previous visit was June 1980. In the meantime the restaurant has changed hands. The location is superb overlooking the estuary into Courtmacsharry. We had a very pleasant evening. Very nice menu with a decent selection of dishes. However my choice of a seafood pasta which could be either a starter or main was bad value for money. In my... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

What a fantastic location & a great place to sit outside for a drink or a meal on a nice day. Such a pity the staff seemed to lack any understanding of customer service. We ordered a drink at the bar and asked if food was being served, we were told to go and sit down and we would be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We stopped at the Pink Elephant on our way from Kinsale, Ireland to Bantry without knowing what a great restaurant we were about to enjoy. Reasonably priced and delicious food. The manager/wait staff was engaging and knowledgeable of the local scene. We were very pleased with everything.

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Thank Richard P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise..took reviews from this site, and whilst it seemed a wee bit off the beaten track, It was quite a pleasurable experience. All the food was delicious. The service was extremely gracious. The owner was most accomodating and took several moments to chat. Truly worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Fantastic view plus excellent food make this a great get a way from Cork or other towns in Country Cork. Also a great stop on way along the Atantic Way

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:01 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:05 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R600 Coast Road | Near Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Kilbrittain P72 HC79, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kilbrittain
  • Phone Number: +353 23 884 9608
Description
The Pink Elephant is a bar & restaurant with spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean and Courtmacsherry Bay. Situated right on the Wild Atlantic Way, The Pink Elephant serves award winning evening meals, bar lunches and traditional Sunday lunches.
Ideal for parties, functions or gatherings The Pink Elephant, with phenomenal views, delicious food wide variety of craft beers and ciders and fine wines, makes any visit super enjoyable. We also host bespoke wedding ceremonies & receptions.
Just 15 minutes from Kinsale, Clonakilty or Bandon, and only 45 minutes from Cork City The Pink Elephant is an essential part of any trip to West Cork.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?