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O'Sullivan's Bar

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Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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Crookhaven | Skibberdeen, Crookhaven, Ireland
+353 28 35319
11:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a lovely homely place to enjoy lunch. The chowder and brown bread was second to none. Staff were very helpful and welcoming and the atmosphere was nice.

Thank David R
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96 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after driving around the area looking for the Irish equivalent of the Great Ocean Road in Australia. Weren't disappointed after reading Trip advisor comments on the place. I had the open crab sandwich - which was indeed delicious. We also found out that the next Star Wars movie (number 8) was filmed close by and so the... More 

Thank Amber T
Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We arrived for lunch and it quickly filled up with other tourists. I ordered the seafood chowder (which really only seemed to contain haddock), but it was very nice. There were no scones available despite being on the blackboard (even though it was early too), and they also had no earl grey tea - since it's not an unusual variety... More 

Thank Colette B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have often visited here in the summer time, but was pleasantly surprised to find that it serves good quality homemade food all year round. It was much easier to get a seat near the fire this visit and the Chowder and open crab sandwich are a must. Friendly staff with a good range of local beers on offer.

Thank 556HAH
san antonio
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128 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stopped for lunch, it wasn't on our way, but someone in our previous stop of Baltimore told us it was worth the small detour and it Was! It had wonderful soup and sandwiches. It also had a great view in a unique, tiny village. You also get bragging rights for having a pint at the southernmost pub in Ireland!... More 

Thank wendySanAntonio
County Cork, Ireland
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A old style pub in a beautifully picturesque village, with fantastic seafood, pints and service. I had the crab sandwich with seafood chowder and a craft beer, served outdoors overlooking the bay on a beautiful sunny winters day, heaven on earth.

Thank John O
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We ate here for lunch on two consecutive days. As it was off season we were lucky enough to get a seat at the window both days.We have often sat out front on a summer's day and there is always a lovely atmosphere. On our most recent visit we sampled scones with jam and cream, fresh sandwiches, chocolate roulade, chocolate... More 

Thank Ulysses2012
Northampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We called in o`sullivans bar,on a couple of ocassions,one for a sunday dinner,which was fantastic,then again i like irish food must because my family are irish.After we finished our meal we carried on driving,taking photos and video untill we had run out of battery power.Then it was back to our cottage,wash and change then back to o`sullivans again,the bar was... More 

Thank Tony M
Pacifica, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I'm thrilled that I kept driving down to Crookhaven in West Cork. O'Sullivan's was open on a wet and cold winter day. Perfect spot for a pint. Had a bite too. The people that worked there were lovely. The cat, there's dogs. It's just the best!

Thank courtk123
East Texas
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was our second visit to O'Sullivan's. It is the perfect spot to sit on a picnic bench, enjoy some soup and a pint, and take in the salt air! There is nothing like relaxing at this 'end of the earth' type spot and soaking it in. We loved it!

Thank Leigh D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crookhaven | Skibberdeen, Crookhaven, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Crookhaven
  • Phone Number: +353 28 35319
O'Sullivan's Bar is located in the heart of the scenic village of Crookhaven nestled in the Mizen Peninsula of West Cork. The family run bar which overlooks the beauty of Crookhaven harbour prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and great food & drink. Whether seated inside next to the cosy fire on a winter's day or relaxing in the summer sunshine on our tables next to the water, you can expect great friendly service and the finest chowder, soups and freshest range of sandwiches in West Cork.

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