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The Speckled Door

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 8243
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups
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Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviews (162)
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the food, great service, beautiful view! It is not on a main road, kind of out of the way, but definitely worth the drive.

Thank Suzi9092
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hosts at Rivermount House recommended the Speckled Door for dinner and we were not disappointed. Wait staff were very nice and the food was fresh and tasty. Nice view from the dining room and also a patio outside. Very glad we made the stop....More

Thank Gene R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop after the evening loop walk on the Old Head of Kinsale. We stayed for a pint, fish'n'chips and mussels. The place had great view over the harbour, busy with turist and locals.

Thank Natalia I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One day last week was such a.lovely day that we took.it off nd headed to garrestown .a seaside place between ballinspittle nd kinsale .beautiful place near by near the old.head of kinsale lies the speckle door .a beautiful pub /restaurant u can see the sea...More

Thank Hazel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful Location, lunch for 1 , steak sandwich and crab claws , Food arrived very quickly, very friendly staff , stunning views , food was poor, crab claws were served swimming in a buttery bath , with a flat salad, 5 crab claws , should...More

Thank barry2580
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable afternoon lunch at the speckled door. This was my first time eating here and I was really impressed. Apart from the food and service, which were really good, there was a really nice buzzy atmosphere and super views out over...More

Thank kieranoriordan
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I ate with my wife when in Kinsale area. This is a nice pub-restaurant, very crowded by local people, which is always a good sign. Unfortunately that evening I wasn't feeling very well, but the waiter was very kind to accomodate my special light-food requests....More

Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Unfortunately my stomach could have been better that evening, but the waiter was very kind to accomodate my requests, and my wife enjoyed her hake. The atmosphere is nice and friendly, with lots of local people enjoying their beer

Thank Silcor99
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I was here a few weeks ago, had the crab claws as a main course and it was so delicious and perfectly cooked. I would highly recommend.

Thank elaine1798
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by our host but unfortunately what we got was far below expectation. Soup too thick and too salty, chips could have been refried before serving, they were pale and simply not ready. The beer battered fish was okay though,...More

Thank Danniko7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 48
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 8243
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