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“"Really enjoyable meal"”
Review of Hoby's - CLOSED

Hoby's
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 15, 2014

Booked an evening meal with friends in Hoby's wasn't sure what to expect as I couldn't see any menu beforehand as they don't have a website. The restaurant was a great surprise a really great menu choice there was over 12 different options on the main course alone. The staff were very friendly and there was always a great atmosphere with many tables coming & going. Would highly recommend a meal in Hoby's.

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1  Thank Kinsale35
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

Hoby's is a great choice for dinner in Kinsale. We came in late int he evening but they welcomed us anyway. We had a two course meal and it was superb from start to finish. The bread was the best around! The service, price and quality of the food were all excellent. Jackie and James are the new owners. Jackie went out of her way to see to it that we had a quality dining experience. We really enjoyed ourselves and will return.

1  Thank jvstrong
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Reviewed July 6, 2014

The quality of the food was excellent. The service was efficient but unobtrusive & the wine was excellent. Portions were a little small but this was more than made up for by the quality. It was good value but the pricing was a bit misleading. They have a 3 course meal for €33 but one of the starters, one of the desserts & most of the main courses had supplements added. They should raise prices a little & only use supplement charges in exceptional cases.

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3  Thank Dcowhig
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Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

We believe the standard under the previous owner of 25 years was good but the new/current owners have taken it to new heights. The liver parfait just melted in the mouth and tasted fantastic. The cod was perfect and my lamb had excellent flavour. A great meal and very good value. The house red was of Rioja style, very easy and very good value at €23 a bottle. Service friendly and welcoming but professional and spot on. Definitely a place to be recommended and we will be back when next in Kinsale.

2  Thank SPDMtravel
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Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed with our meal , starter ok but very small, main course lacked taste and imagination, wine totally over priced for its quality , bring back the old Holby

4  Thank Yk04701
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