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The Heron's Cove Restaurant

The Harbour, Goleen, Ireland
+353 28 35225
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (9 reviews)
“fresh crab” (2 reviews)
“lemon sole” (3 reviews)
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
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The Harbour, Goleen, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We dined at Herons Cove this evening. A welcome voice accepted our telephone booking . On arrival we were warmly welcomed by front of house lady. Excellent setting overlooking Goleen harbour. The menu selection was great with plenty of choice. Good selection of fresh fish...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 189lc
Reviewed 5 August 2018

It’s just a fantastic place even a heron fishing in the cove . The food is fresh crab claws cooked fresh and eaten warm not warmed up and dry. That’s the quality.its full of people so I would ring ahead they are very acomidateing friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Whilst the rooms are a tad old fashioned the views are stunning and we had a balcony overlooking the cove. The restaurant serves great local food and the choice of wines is excellent. I would highly recommend this B&B

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Carl M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The lemon sole and the chicken crumble that we ate here were well cooked and well presented. This is a small restaurant with an amazing wine selection - we were just sorry we were driving and so couldn't justify a bottle. Having said that the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank P_and_D_Trippers
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The setting is really lovely on this little harbour.A wonderfully romantic venue, and the facilities for overnight stay are excellent. Could be a better buffet for breakfast, but I am sure that the staff are keen to provide whatever you need - (within reason!). Would...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We had three wonderful meals at the restaurant while staying at the adjoining B and B. The food was fantastic – very fresh and local. Great seafood. Highly recommended!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank rebeccaguerin
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for a treat with the family, 3 generations, as part of our holiday. The menu is not massive but the food is lovely and something for most people. The waitress was great and so helpful with our little ones. We had steak, chicken,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Catharine T
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We recently stayed at Herons Cove Goleen, on arrival we were warmly welcomed (by Irene)who showed us to our room which had spectacular views over Goleen Harbour. The room itself was a trifle old fashioned was extremely comfortable, atmospheric and full of character,all of which...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ken M
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

An excellent chef and the food was delicious. Would go back in an instant. Very peaceful place and the breakfasts are out of this world.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank gmcmurray
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Wonderfully prepared food, excellent wine and beer offerings and waitstaff that worked very hard to make every meal an enjoyable experience.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Watsco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour, Goleen, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Goleen
  • Phone Number: +353 28 35225
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