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Olde Bakery Restaurant & Bar

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112 Main Street | West End, Castletownbere 79657, Ireland
+353 27 71832
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were the only customers in The Bakery and were in time for the early bird menu. We both had fish cakes which were good, my husband had fish and chips and I had 'roast of the day' which was beef and most definitely not roasted on the day we were there. It was reheated beef, and would have been... More 

2 Thank maryfromireland2015
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious meal. Extensive menu. Good wine list. Lovely atmosphere. Perfect for a special occasion. Catered well for couples and larger groups.

Thank Julian S
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Visited this restaurant in August with large family group, some of whom are regular customers. There were many issues, the main one being food quality. Although they had been busy the restaurant at this point was emptying out but we had a long wait for food and an equally long wait to order drinks! One waitress was on the verge... More 

1 Thank teresadiamond
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice, the first was very good, swift polite service and very welcome after a long journey from Dublin. The second evening I think they over stretched themselves because they accepted our large group a late notice. We appreciated them fitting us in, but the resulting service was very slow. The food was still good, the service still... More 

Thank Glyn J
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent as always. We have been going to this restaurant every time we visit Castletownberehaven. Never disappoints.

Thank olwyno2016
Exeter, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had a delicious evening meal here. There was a really good variety on the menu and service was very good. We hadn't booked, so were put in the bar rather than the restaurant though in fact the 2 rooms are almost identical with open doors between them. We would certainly visit again if we return to Castletownbere.

Thank AM41288
Killarney, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had booked to come here on the evening of the Castletownbere annual regatta, first they said we hadn't booked, then they said we had booked but for the previous day and cancelled it. They then said they were too busy but eventually found us a table, (not too difficult as there were plenty empty). The staff obviously wanted to... More 

2 Thank 606mail
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We tried two of the daily specials ... I had duck and he had a locally made sausage. Both were delicious and well presented. We had a local beer and no room for dessert. The coffee was excellent. Relaxed environment, very good service

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This restaurant came recommended and was very disappointed. Food poor. Ordered Scallops - which were overcooked - served on mashed potatoes - tasteless. Over priced.

1 Thank Helen N
dublin ireland
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Bouillabaisse, to my mind is a classic fish stew....fresh pieces of various fish cooked in good fish stock, with some tomatoes, perhaps with some fennel & croutons.....not here, mine had overcooked pieces of fish, in a bland creamy sauce which I'm guessing was coloured by saffron. My wife ordered Monkfish which again was not very fresh, and had the texture... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Irish, European, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Main Street | West End, Castletownbere 79657, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Castletownbere
  • Phone Number: +353 27 71832
Eat, drink and relax at The Olde Bakery. Enjoy some fresh off the boat local seafood, delicious Irish meats and artisan produce.

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