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The Shack

) #23 of 49 Restaurants in Kinsale €€ - €€€ Irish, European
3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 87 274 0972
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“burger” (27 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
Irish, European
€€ - €€€
3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviews (144)
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Went here without a booking on a busy Saturday night, waited just a half hour in local pub, then returned to enjoy a lovely meal, with a real home-cooked feel to our food selections.

Thank AlSedge
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Was directed here by our B&B owner. When we arrived at this tiny establishment, they were full but asked if we would come back in 30min. After having a pint at a pub down the street, we returned and were treated to a wonderful meal....More

Thank jla1cle
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend in October on a Saturday night . We actually both live and are from Kinsale but neither of us had ate at the shack before so we said we would tick it off the list. I had the enchilada and...More

Thank reneroo92
Reviewed 13 November 2016

didn't have a reservation but they were very accommodating we sat in the window watching the world go by there were three of us we ordered two starters between us my sister and I both went for the ribeye for mains I must say it...More

Thank Jackie J
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Visited with family friends, excellent foor served in a mid-range price and very suitable for families with children.

Thank Tuf1954
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice and caratteristic this restaurant is offering local fresh food , in very generous portions for an affordable price. The place is nice , clean and the service is very friendly and polite . Definitely a place that deserve a visit.

Thank Marco D
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a restaurant used by the locals by my observation. Family run and attentive along with reasonably priced food. It served our purpose.

Thank ConnecticutGina
Reviewed 9 September 2016

As usual the Shack did not let us down! Food was lovely - I had the chicken wrap and my husband had the burger. We could just about finish them after having the pizza garlic bread between us for starter. Busy restaurant, family friendly and...More

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Four of us stopped in on a Saturday night and all had delicious food in an atmosphere that made us feel at home. There is a wonderful story about this family restaurant on the first page of this menu and so we were immediately enchanted....More

1  Thank Judith T
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Kinsale has a lot of pricey restaurants. We just wanted a dinner with some vegetarian options. The Shack was perfect for us. My daughter had vegetarian pasta with a mushroom sauce that she loved. I had a superb burger. Everyone was happy with their food....More

Thank Global_Nancy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 87 274 0972
  • E-mail
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