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The Speckled Door

) #30 of 49 Restaurants in Kinsale €€ - €€€ Irish, ,
Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 8243
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an enjoyable experience here for a late afternoon dinner, service from one of the waitresses very good, and fast service, monkfish good, veg canelloni disappointing

Thank AlSedge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The speckled door- we visited approx 6pm on Father's Day, the sun was out and he surrounding beaches packed. We did not expect to be able to even park let alone find a table. We got lucky on all counts. The Pub/restaurant do not carry...More

Thank Reynards42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in on the way to the beach. The food was absolutely atrocious, from the starters to the desert. I got the lasagna which was horrible. It had more sauce on the plate than food. My partner got the steak sandwich which she compared to...More

1  Thank Killian O
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Situated about 10 minutes’ drive from the heart of kinsale is the lovely Family run bar/restaurant. The Speckled Door is ideally located just 2 minutes from the world famous Old Head of Kinsale (Amazing tourist spot) And a few minutes from the lovely Garretstown beach/Caravan...More

Thank jasminecora
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Happened to drive by here on our way from the signal tower and decided to stop for lunch. The highlight is It allows for a great view of the water while eating. Everything else is average at best. I ordered the steak sandwich. There was...More

Thank Porter Z
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The seafood chowder and salmon salad were awesome. Serving of mussels was huge! A beautiful view and very kind server. We would recommend to anyone!

Thank BBinVista
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Stopped here last Sunday for lunch. i must admit i was really surprised. I was expecting a pub grub lay out but it is actually a lovely restaurant. There are a couple of different dining areas inside and there is also an outdoor dining option...More

Thank marbarCork
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had a family get together here which was lovely but the food was really bad so while I recommend the location for views etc. Don't eat here, just have a drink and go to the bathroom before you arrive.

1  Thank deirdre201
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This could easily have been a 4 star rating. A well-known bar/restaurant with a lovely sea view. Pleasant and efficient service. Tasty food. Unfortunately the toilet facilities were dire. No latch on the men's cubicle, it looked like it had been broken for some time....More

Thank Ruagaire-Reatha
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times as a family with our grandson, great welcome, nice staff, a cosy and warm bar restaurant - there are always daily specials, I like that in a restaurant because it generally means food is freshly cooked on the day....More

Thank Constant_Movers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 8243
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