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“Carmel Dempsey/ Mike Stewart/Brenda Curtin/”
Review of The Pier Head

The Pier Head
Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Kinvara
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Seafood
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Located on the quay in the village of Kinvara, breath taking views overlooking the bay and Dunguaire Castle. We cater for all tastes. Daily lunch menu served from 12, a la carte from 5. Large upstairs room overlooking bay can be used for private parties.
Reviewed July 21, 2013

We had the privilege of being at the Pier Head Restaurant on July 14th to listen to a session performed by this talented bunch of musicians and then have dinner afterwards in the Restaurnat. It was definitely the most memorable and fun afternoon of our entire trip. We arrived in Ireland from Canada for two weeks starting July 4th and travelled extensively throughout the country listening to many bands in pubs and restaurants but this group was by far he best and most enjoyable music of the trip..well done guys..the Pier Head should make you their regular in house band!! Here's hoping to see you and hear you perform in Goderich Ontario very soon:) Regards Finola and Paul MacGinty xxx

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Service was very good and quick. The food was very good, portions maybe a little small. Only issue I would have was one of waitress was very sharp - too nasty for a restaurant (not sure nationality -non Irish).

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

What a place to end your day in Kinvara. Staff food top class and the service is second to none.That is why I say Bril.

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

What a great day yesterday at Pier Head, kinvara! We sat outside in the sunshine with very cool beers and enjoyed the entertainment in form of fab singer Carmel Demspey & her troupe! The wonderful Brenda on fiddle was amazing. Mike sang beautiful Christie Hennessy number & Mickey banged those drums so well! We've never had such a fantastic array of talent around us. Various local and visiting people sang and kept the spirits up! We headed upstairs after the music ended and were served up the very best of Irish food there is! Fab fish and Mighty meat dishes kept us all in great form! So sad to have to head home! Please please make this a stop for you if heading West. & hopefully Carmel & her troupe will be still there singing their hearts out! Well done Pier Head!!!

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were looking for a bar or pub with a view over the bay for an early evening drink and came across the Pier Head Restaurant. Although it was very busy we got great treatment together with a couple of cold Guinnesses in the front bar. We were quite happy at the bar but were offered a table in prime position. Unluckily we missed out on the last lobster but enjoyed the local fish, a few more Guinnesses and some great entertainment. Would really recommend the front bar for a great atmosphere and view !!

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