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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a few times in the past and visited again two weeks ago, always a winner. I got the mussels for starters and they were surperb as was the sea trout. I really can't say anything bad about the food, the staff and the price is reasonable but I feel the place could do with a make-over, I felt...

Thank pcoughlan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always busy but yet the service is always good. The owner Nicky is a gentleman and has run a superb establishment for the last few decades and he seems to be on duty any time I've been there. He well understands his clientele, who come from all around, and regularly. The menu is wide and varied, with something to suit...

Thank MaryCork
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here for lunch on a Sunday. It was extremely busy and there was a queue this was fine we waited. When we were seated we were right next to the door of the ladies toilets we may as well have been sitting in the toilets. There was kids running in and out on a constant...

Thank Emzycorb
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is my sixth time staying in the Bosun. It gets better every time. Fantastic friendly personal service from owner Nicky and bar manager Don. Seafood to die for. Friendly bar and restaurant staff. The Bosun......One of the very best reasons to visit Cork.

Thank PaulMaguireDublin
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here for years but we dropped in on a Wednesday evening as we had a meeting nearby. Not too hungry but said we'd have the soup of the day and a starter Soup was vegetable -as soups go it was really yum . The fish gougans were beautiful if u can describe it like that . As a...

Thank dramajoan
Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I eat in the Bosun 20-30 times in 2016 and on occasions I have stayed in its B&B . It's hard to beat a good family run business like The Bosun. The food is excellent as is the wide and varied Menu for lunch and dinner. I have had most of the things on the menu and I have never...

County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

As always, the Bosun does not disappoint. The staff are incredibly accommodating and nothing is too much trouble. The Thai Beef Salad has to be tried. It is also available as a main course and the flavours are fantastic. A touch expensive but well worth it.

Thank IrishJimbo
Belfast, N.Ireland
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at the Bosun, having both dinner in the restaurant next door and breakfast which were both excellent with large portions. The room on the top floor was very clean and comfortable. Highly recommend

Thank gl___NI
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Can't fault the food it was very good great choice lovely staff but the restaurant was cold as it was a quite night very old fashioned too needs a facelift and new bright colors to make it attractive to the eye

Thank Maybe_girl3
cork ireland
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here recently and was impressed with the food and the settings. The food was reasonably priced. The only drawback was a staff member who made it clear how he felt if you dared to upset his routine. Would definitely recommend this place

Thank gerrysparrow

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Bosun

Address: Monkstown | Co. Cork, Monkstown, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Monkstown
Price Range: ₹ 7,751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“ask Don for a river view”
 of 5 bubbles H2131JNpeterk, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles paulhU8148UB, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Good B&B if staying in Passage West”
 of 5 bubbles carolinemO8530IB, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“As for a room with a water view (front facing)”
 of 5 bubbles juless210, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Best views are at the front of the hotel overlooking the Port.”
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  • View of Port from Bedroom
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  • Hot & powerful shower
  • Small but well appointed showerroom
  • TV and dresser
  • Well appointed bedroom, spotlessley clean
 of 5 bubbles SteveJClarke, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
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