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The Pink Elephant Bar & Restaurant

R600 Coast Road | Near Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Kilbrittain P72 HC79, Ireland
+353 23 884 9608
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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R600 Coast Road | Near Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Kilbrittain P72 HC79, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was great to have lunch again at the Pink Elephant after not being there in a number of years. The refurbished bar and restaurant has lost none of the old charm, staff were very friendly and attentive throughout. We all enjoyed a very nice lunch...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here 3 days in a row and it was great each time. The staff is exceptionally kind, professional and service oriented. Each meal was prepared well, served promptly, and tasted great... not all 'typical' fare. They have a creative and varied menu. And,...More

Thank momarino143
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Fantastic restaurant near the B&B we were stopping in, it was a popular place so booking is required. The food was tasty, quality and not too fancy with a stunning view down to the sea. Really enjoyed the whole experience

1  Thank Andy C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Called by on our way from Cork City with a group of friends who were so looking forward to eating in his location, which I had spoken so highly of.... At 4pm, we pulled into the car park - as another couple were also getting...More

1  Thank Rod1015
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We have been tripping around Ireland for the last two weeks and this restaurant is our favourite - and it is not even close. - The food was delicious with enough variety to keep everyone happy. Loved the seafood selection - The atmosphere was very...More

1  Thank 303lanceh
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Truly one of the best meals of our trip. The owner and staff could not have been more welcoming. Food superb and view amazing!

3  Thank Jill W
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Brought some friends to the Pink Elephant yesterday and what a wonderful evening. The view was breathtaking, (it is the best place to bring people when showing off West Cork). The meal was excellent, several of us had a lobster, crab and prawn risotto and...More

3  Thank Daisy T
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Recomended and reserved from Seafield B&B. Beautiful view, relaxing atmosphere.... Good service and value. Enjoyed the meal. A place to be....

2  Thank lovelybulut
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

... okay, one or two of the reviews mention lack of hospitality from the owner, Niall. Well I visited this evening & yes, he didn't go out if his way to greet me. I arrived in a motorcycle 20 mins before they were due to...More

3  Thank Hergestlover
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Booked there for an occasion with a group of 30, a mix of adults and young kids. The owner Niall was very friendly and helpful when I initially made the booking and informed him that we would have young kids. Upon arrival he was most...More

Thank dmcc1308
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Questions & Answers
2 March 2017|
Response from PinkElephantIreland | Property representative |
Hello, Many thanks for your message. Yes, September we are open every evening for dinner, starting about 6pm. Hope to see you later in the year. Kind regards, Amy
Sheila D
7 October 2016|
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Response from jessica_auer | Reviewed this property |
We were 3 people and we all had a couple of drinks as well as a good main course and a desert which was gorgeous and although I can't remember exactly what we paid it certainly wasn't overly expensive . We loved the whole... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R600 Coast Road | Near Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Kilbrittain P72 HC79, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kilbrittain
  • Phone Number: +353 23 884 9608
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The Pink Elephant is a bar & restaurant with spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean and Courtmacsherry Bay. Situated right on the Wild Atlantic Way, The Pink Elephant serves award winning evening meals, bar lunches on Saturday and traditional Sunday lunches. Ideal for parties, functions or gatherings The Pink Elephant, with phenomenal views, delicious food wide variety of craft beers and ciders and fine wines, makes any visit super enjoyable. We also host bespoke wedding ceremonies & receptions. Just 15 minutes from Kinsale, Clonakilty or Bandon, and only 40 minutes from Cork City The Pink Elephant is an essential part of any trip to West Cork.
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