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The Spaniard

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , Seafood
Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2436
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (41 reviews)
“mussels” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 512 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped off on my way back into town after a tour of Charles Fort, after all the walking around I needed something to replenish my energy levels! I decided to have the duo of Salmon and Cod which was cooked to perfection and came...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been having Sunday lunch at The Spaniard since I was a kid, around 9/10 years old - I’m now 27 and bring my kids here for a treat every now and again! It’s our spot of choice for a family meal, and we’re always...More

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lively old fashioned pub with good food sitting on hill overlooking Kinsale harbour. Pleasant walk up to the pub from Kinsale then you can enjoy a pint outside and take in the magnificent views. Buzzy atmosphere. Impromptu music.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place, high beamed ceilings, spacious dining. Now the food, excellent, fresh fish Salmon on Hake with wine sauce, lovely crunchy veg, dauphinois potatoes and crisp chips. The service was beyond excellent , will definitely return. A great dining experience, not to be missed👌👌❤️

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Visited for The Jazz Festival, had the most amazing fun. The staff are wonderful, friendly welcoming and coped so well on what was a very busy weekend. Very high standard of food, fresh and cooked as requested. Try The Steak Baguette it's to die for....More

Thank teresahammers
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

After settling into Kinsale we launched our dining experience up at The Spaniard Inn. The site is captivating. It sits high above the harbor with alluring views while the scent of peat fire lingers in the air. The restaurant is cheerful & the staff inviting....More

Thank jaeroo
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Great location and just outside the town of Kinsale this place rocks! What a super history to this great pub. Enjoy.

Thank PadiP
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Superb chowder, fantastic staff great location will definitely be heading back soon. I have to say more for the benefit of tripadvisor. I think you get the picture is very good.

Thank Boonicus
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

It doesn't look like much from the outside but the food here is TOP. Had the fish and chips and the Baileys Cheescake

Thank Jesse E
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had reservations at the restaurant near The Spaniard so we were just stopping in for a drink in the pub (separate entrance but connected). Very cool pub with friendly folks and authentic feel. We were offered a menu so decided to take a look...More

Thank Brian U
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
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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