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Man Friday

) #12 of 49 Restaurants in Kinsale €€ - €€€ Irish, Seafood, European
Scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2260
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (87 reviews)
“meringue” (35 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 737 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

A few friends had told me about this place so we said we would try it out! And it was lovely! The service was warm and friendly, the food was delicious and the atmosphere was relaxed, what more could you ask for!

1  Thank Tata V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate a five restaurants during our trip to Ireland. Man Friday was the best of all. Don't miss the mussels - absolutely delicious. Here are the rankings: Man Friday, Kinsale Josie's, Glanmore Lake Village Inn, Ardgroom Boathouse, Dromquinna Bistro, Eyeries

Thank kbaker7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was amazing & The majority of the staff were so nice & attentive with the exception of 1, we found her quite rude & didn't put the customer first.

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We happen to stumble upon Man Friday when leaving the Spaniard. Although it was early, they were offering an early bird price fix special where you could have three courses from their delicious menu for an affordable price. We chose that option and we were...More

1  Thank mikeandkeri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant evening with good wine and local fish for our dinner. The walk up the hill from Kinsale was worth it.

Thank anneshaw132016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wife loved her hake fish and I had the steak which was cooked perfectly but was a little tough in spots. My mussel appetizer was quite good abd the wife enjoyed her pea soup. Desserts were also very nice. Service was attentive and friendly.

Thank World_Traveller914
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a reservation and we were seated right away. Outstanding fresh fish and good service. Not great ventilation on a hot day.

1  Thank cstaley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried many different menu options and all was fantastic. Oysters awesome and Turbot outstanding. The service and hospitality unmatched, albeit we have found great food and welcome since we arrived 4 days ago. Floral abundance extraordinary. Driving on left side a challenge on narrow...More

1  Thank OurCaptiva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would rate this restaurant amongst the top 3 in Kinsale. The food is always delicious, fish and meat alike... and the desserts are fabulous!

2  Thank Dinie450
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous view, wonderful irish hospitality and the food is delicious. Good value as well.crab gratin below amazing!!!!

1  Thank Jess_Dunne
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31 January 2017|
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Response from Frank H | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much every day - however, given the time of year best to check rather than assume
Cynthia W
29 October 2016|
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Response from Loretta O | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but I'd advise to dress "smart" - hope that helps. L
3 June 2015|
Response from Irishgal1978 | Reviewed this property |
Only open Sunday'sfor lunch..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2260
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