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Finders Inn

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Nohoval, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 0737
Sun 14:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 13:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 00:30
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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful food and atmosphere as always, but you have to try the latest addition to the dessert menu and that is the magnificent Chocolate Ganache Pudding - its to die for! Full credit to Chef, Cormac, we truly loved it.

Thank billgreene148
Cork, Ireland
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a gorgeous place. Beautiful decor and quaint artifacts. Really relaxing atmosphere. A lovely warm cosy surrounding. We sampled oysters,pate hake, and steak. There were plenty of vegetables to go with main course. Staff were excellent and made us very welcome. Would definitely go again

Thank oneillwhitelodge
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324 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is amazing. The setting is very homely and warm. The staff are extremely friendly. If you are close to Nohoval you must go to the Finders Inn. You will not be disappointed. They have a nice selection of fish dishes and meat dishes catering for all tastes. The crab leg starter is fantastic and the steaks are divine.... More 

Thank aodhanomaonaigh
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is an absolute gem of a restaurant/ bar. Really lovely menu, great service. Cosy atmosphere in the Winter. We had a delicious three course meal and would certainly return here.

Thank yogabunny30
Cork, Ireland
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I love this place, always freshest fish and the seafood parcel is only gorgeous. Everything was piping hot and delicious. The only drawback with this place is the location, it is too far from the city so there always has to be a designated driver!

Thank mary m
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We visited New Years Eve, not our first visit. Had a wonderful dinner in the restaurant, cosy with a nice Christmas ambience, dining staff couldn't be more accommodating & efficient. Big Thank you to Cormac a wonderful chef. Great night in bar afterwards.

Thank Termberry
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We have just been to this restaurant for New Years Eve. It was €60 each for a below average meal. The vegatables were in water turnip and parnsnip mashed and two tiny bits of broccoli for four people. A choice of two deserts . Music was very loud and we did ask them twice to turn it down and the... More 

5 Thank hazel s
Wexford, Ireland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My wife and I are from Wexford but every year we spend weekends in Cork and over the last decade and more have explored hotels and restaurants in beautiful Cork. This was our first visit to Finders restaurant ,it's hard to find like it's name, but it's worth setting your sat nav to here. A warm welcome , and a... More 

Thank johnhighland7
Cork, Ireland
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Finders Inn of Nohoval is truly an example of old world charm and quality of service with a beautifully designed menu. In my opinion this gastropub deserved a place in the Michelin guide that was printed only this week as well. This is a much better place to go than some of the names on that guide. We booked an... More 

Thank Jack186600
Tucson, Arizona
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145 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We decided for our splurge meal in Kinsale t find something a bit out of town. Then Finder's was mentioned and, boy, it really delivered the goods. Set in a small town across from a church from 1744, and the restaurant building itself is 100s of years old, it all created the setting for an experience. We were given a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 00:30
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nohoval, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 0737
The Mc Donnell brothers Donagh & chef Cormac, are your congenial hosts. Candlelit Dining commences each Wednesday to Saturday at 6.30 & We have a bar food menu Sunday from 2.00-7.00. Our menu includes a huge variety of local seafood,our renowned steaks,Oysterhaven Mussels & Oysters...

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