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The Spaniard

) #18 of 49 Restaurants in Kinsale ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , Seafood
Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2436
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (36 reviews)
“fish cakes” (7 reviews)
“scampi” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30All hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviews (512)
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1 - 10 of 483 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved this place. The staff were lovely and service was good. Food amazing and large portions. Had a lovely evening

Thank 172helenc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted by a very friendly smiley waitress who quickly brought our drinks. The food was lovely and massive portions. We had steak, fish and chips and a fish pie. Sadly we were too full to have a dessert. Fantastic experience.

Thank Jilly756
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to sit outdoors and enjoy the sun. It’s just outside the main part of Kinsale so you get to avoid being over crowded with tourists.

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place looks very different from the last time we visited but the food remains as good as ever. Loved our meal. Thanks guys for a wonderful experience. Up there with the best.

Thank Cuisinecruiser_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner, two close friends and I took a 10 day holiday driving through Ireland. We started in Shannon and drove the south on the west coast. We were in Kensale for only two nights(unfortunately). While walking through the beautiful town, and then taking the...More

Thank daksterinwaltham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must on your walk around Kinsale and a great stop for a pint and some lunch! A sun trap during the day for tourists and the locals move in after work

Thank Balmace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great experience: fresh food , fast turn over order, very polite staff. Oven baked fillet of cod was awesome! I would highly recommend to visit this place.

Thank vitmak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional irish bar top class, didn't eat bit food should be good. Sawdust on floor nice old world feel.

Thank Jess_Dunne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a drink on our way back from a walk to the fort and sat outside in the sun. It's a really nice old quaint pub that was recommended by 2 of our Irish friends.

Thank nicolecoogee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Historic pub with delicious fish and chips. We were able to enjoy our beer and lunch at the picnic tables on one of our rare sunny days on this trip to Ireland. We walked down from the Charles Fort along the Scilly walk and stopped...More

Thank Frances D
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Questions & Answers
Catherine A
19 August 2016|
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Response from liam_mccaffrey | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is an "open all year round" restaurant however best to check with the management.
Catherine A
19 August 2016|
Response from Dums1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Catherine, Suggest you telephone the Spaniard Inn. +00 353 21 4772436 Currently the property is listed for sale and it might be best to call directly to ensure it will continue business and current services pending sale... More
Cathy K
10 June 2016|
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Response from olivermccann | Reviewed this property |
Do not remember but fresh fish in guaranteed.Do email and ask. They will respond.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2436
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