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Dunes Pub and Bistro

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| Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, Ireland
+353 23 883 3143
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice pub and they like families, good food selection, staff great, great singer at the weekend, what more do you want

Thank Howdidodi
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal in Dunes Bar and Bistro in January. The atmosphere was great, the staff were attentive and prompt and the good was full of flavour. We intend to eat here more often such is the variety on the menu, all of which sounds great!

Thank Geraldine161216
Bedford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal for 4 adults and 1 child. All great meals, generous portions and expertly cooked. Couldn't fault the food or the service. Try it!

Thank Shaun B
Dublin, Ireland
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Having shared the tapas to start, I struggled to finish the Caesar salad with delicious prawns. A half bottle of house white was a lovely accompaniment and lasted for the evening!

Thank famwhite
Clonakilty, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We went into Dunes last night after a beautiful freezing moonlit walk on Inchydony beach. We walked towards the beautifully lit Dunmore House and watched shooting stars and a crescent moon reflected in the sea. When the cold got too much for me we went back into the warmth of Dunes restaurant/bar. The plan was for coffee and hot chocolate... More 

Thank Tom O
kerry, Ireland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Food in this bar is of the standard of any restaurant. Seafood chowder is a must. My favourite plate is the hot seafood platter but is not on the menu you must ask for this .

Thank Kerryauds
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Staff here were extremely accommodating, given that our group was very large and included children. They were also very nice when it was just three of us the next day. The food was very fresh and the portion sizes generous. Would recommend.

Thank Catherine B
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Any visit to Dunes pub and Bistro i've always enjoyed their meals! Very tasty and happy customer afterwards you never go hungry after their meals! Very good portion sizes! Best to good mid to late afternoon as they can get very busy in the evening times. Service and staff are very good and prompt. Good value for money! The beach... More 

Thank HMaria31
Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stopped by here for a short visit as the weather was not the greatest on the day. We ordered their Homemade Mushroom Soup and coffee, it was good...nothing to write home about but it was Good, served with their homemade bread and butter. To be honest I just scanned the Lunch menu and nothing out of the ordinary took my... More 

Thank kookiemc
Cork, Ireland
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Surf and turf, cold bottles of beer outside on the terrace on Friday night was superb, built up an appetite from the sea air. Excellent staff and service . The food, setting and staff were so good, we had fres fish in crispy batter, salad, tartare sauce and chips outside overlooking the beautiful beach on a lovely warm day. Eat... More 

Thank caroline d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Clonakilty
  • Phone Number: +353 23 883 3143

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?