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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” (38 reviews)
“fish pie” (13 reviews)
“historic pub” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30All hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviews (533)
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1 - 10 of 503 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago 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 Ruh's W
Reviewed 6 days ago

True authentic Irish Pub steeped in history. Built in the 1600's on the ruins of an old castle. The place is quaint with dark woods, brick & original fireplace. We entered through the "bar" door & sat at one of the tables next to the...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived in this very authentic looking old pub, some of the locals were speaking Gaelic amongst themselves. They were friendly and had a nice chat (in English) with them, they were proud to talk about their lovely town. The Irish must be the...More

Thank judyandthegang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, called in after a days golfing. Nice selection of draught beers. Sat outside the front on pub benches. Very pleasant. A

Thank AdrianBanks2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for lunch on a friends recommendation and was most impressed. Excellent steak sandwich and able to try the Guinness sausages too. Well worth calling in.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi visited Spaniard restaurant in Kinsale this August with my partner . We booked & arrived 10 minutes early to be met by waitress/ manager who managed alienate us immediately with her arrogant rushed manner . Eventually we sat & ordered starter followed by mains...More

1  Thank Francesca112233
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was superb, service was excellent. Portion size plentiful. Will definitely be back tomorrow for lunch.

Thank annette372
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Held a large family party here on 10th August, service was quick & food as you would expect, great Always will visit this place on any visit to Kinsale, thank you Excellent food for very good prices 😎

Thank ilpostinopat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little bar for a drink and food. Very old school. Staff very friendly. Had the seafood chowder and chicken pate and both lovely.

Thank rhdublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While.touring.around.with friends.we.took.them.to.the spaniard .a lovely pub restaurant .in.kinsale .its not very big in the bar but nxt door is the restaurant which is .beautiful lovely decor nd the food is just gorgeous .the while ambiance is great

Thank Hazel C
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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