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The Bulman Bar & Restaurant Kinsale

) #7 of 49 Restaurants in Kinsale €€ - €€€ Irish, , Seafood
Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2131
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 744 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Had lunch here and it filled up quickly with people coming for lunch. The food was freshly produced and really lovely. Would say a booking would be needed for dinner

Thank 172helenc
Reviewed yesterday

Had the bar food for Sunday lunch and the meal was lovely. You need to arrive early to get outdoor seats especially if there is any kind of sunshine. The menu is good and service is friendly. Food was of high standard and good sized...More

Thank BNM79
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our last Kinsale supper so we pushed the boat out - lobster to start, followed by monkfish and scallops with a pea risotto. The food was good, the main course almost too rich as the heavy risotto battled the fish. Friendly, efficient service and a...More

Thank gerry p
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent place for lunch. Especially on a sunny day when the view is amazing. Service great and food fab.

Thank 975andy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the restaurant first night (3 long time bezzie couples )- well after a couple of drinks in the bar - food was really really good- fillet steaks cut like butter - scallop and monkfish risotto was beautiful- squid as tender as you like....More

Thank Mel P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great service, the perfect location. You can have a paddle in the tide while you're waiting for your meal or sit on the wall with your glass of wine and watch the sunset. Heaven! I highly recommend the tuna steak!

Thank CrosserFan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a pint and to share an order of fish and chips with my husband. It is located close to the water, and was perfect for a snack after visiting Charles Fort. Delicious!

Thank S T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure if that's a real word, but aptly describes the culinary experience. The yellowfin tuna special was truly sensational. Every bite was mouthwatering scrumptiousness. Atmosphere, staff and view were all top notch. A bit speedy but worth it for a special treat. All good...More

Thank TravelLife19
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to have lunch. It's located on a narrow road at Summercove, not too far from Charles Fort. We got there just as it opened, and it filled up quickly, mostly with a group of local teachers celebrating the summer holiday. The...More

Thank mikeinthemiddle
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by the same guy who said we should walk to Charles Fort from Kinsale town. This was a needed food break from the walk and a great bar with good vibe. It was packed so we put our name on the...More

Thank Dana97219
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Nearby Attractions
Charles Fort
1,562 reviews
.37 km away
James Fort
201 reviews
.85 km away
Kinsale Tourist Office
26 reviews
1.45 km away
Kinsale Harbour Cruises
103 reviews
1.43 km away
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Questions & Answers
Evelyn M
5 December 2016|
Response from mary77Cork | Property representative |
We are only closed on Christmas day re-opening on St Stephens day at 3p.m. Usual hours all other days.
24 May 2016|
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Response from dudejon | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes the Bulman has easy access with no restrictions.The door on your left as your facing the Bulman is the most common entrance and this is a level surface, there is also a Disabled parking area directly in front... More
19 August 2015|
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Response from finbar28 | Reviewed this property |
im not sure check with the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2131
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