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Reviewed 22 October 2023 via mobile

Mizen Head peninsula is eautiful and one of my favourite parts of Ireland. Crookhaven is a picturesque little harbour near Mizen Head and a lovely spot for a lunch and/or a pint. We had chicken and veg soup - very nice broth style with lovely...brown bread. This is a bit of a touristvtrap though and priced accordingly. Two soups, a tea and a bottle of zero beer for 21 quid??More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Dermot O'Sullivan, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2023

So sorry for the delay, the soup is 6.00 for a bowl, which should be competitive locally, and a bottle of zero zero is €5. It sounds like you inadvertently got charged for Seafood Chowder. Please call us and we'll reimburse the €4. Our apologies....More

Reviewed 3 September 2023

Came here with friends, on a recommendation. We were recommended to have the Seafood Chowder and the Open Crab, with a half of Murphys. We were able to sit outside and enjoy watching everyone else. The food was superb - unforgettable in fact. Great portions,...quickly served by friendly young staff. One of the highlights of our trip.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 24 July 2023

A Fabulous spot, we had an amazing lunch, Crab open Sandwich was Superb, we'd a fabulous rioja and my family were delighted with the excellent food and the service too, it was delightful.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023 via mobile

Very disappointed with the open crab sandwich. This was advertised at the door and recommended by the waiter. The open sandwich was not on the price list and ended up costing us €21 each. Customers should be made aware of the extortionate price before choosing...this option. We felt coaxed/tricked into this and it was definitely not worth the price for a small slice of brown bread with a little bit of crab on top.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Dermot O'Sullivan, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2023

We are so sorry you feel like that. The crab was off the menu for a year as we couldn't get it,indeed when we did the price had gone up substantially. The crab was on our special board under the menu board at the bar...More

Reviewed 30 May 2023

You always get a warm reception and just great wholesome food. Chowder was especially good and sandwiches were all freshly made and deliçious. I love Crookhaven, have been coming 34 years now and never tire of how beautiful the area is

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 1 May 2023

Fabulous food, the chowder was delicious and we were so well looked! Service was outstanding. Highly recommend it!

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 9 October 2022

I really enjoyed everything about this place. From the drive to get here, the location and the views. The friendly local feel about the place. The food, drink and service were excellent and enjoyable. The locals and employees and the owners all make you feel...welcome and cared for..... Truly worth the trip to come and enjoy.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 24 September 2022

This place had been recommended to us but we were a little disappointed. We sat outside on a sunny day. The tables were busy. There was a very limited lunch menu and we thought it was quite expensive for what we got. Crookhaven was busy...with families and visitors. Cars were constantly making u-turns next to our table because the road went no further and there was very limited street parking. For info, there is a field behind the village where you can park for free but beware it the ground is uneven.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Linda K, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2022

Thanks for the review. It is a busy spot and we do offer our field. Our dinner menu next door in Nottage's is a more comprehensive offering and we also do casual dining with tapas in Nottage's in the evening. The breadth of the menu...More

Reviewed 27 July 2022

O'Sullivan's had been highly recommended by the owner of our holiday letting, but sadly we were very disappointed. No crab sandwiches and very poor "fish" chowder. Perhaps it was a a bd day!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Linda K, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2022

Dear Brian. We hate to hear that. And sorry for the delay in responding. We hope you'll come again and if you call us I'd love to recompense the chowder. Regards Linda and Der

Reviewed 17 July 2022 via mobile

I was at O Sullivan bar. The service was fantastic our bartender Siofra was lovely. She was very friendly, warm and welcoming. Thoroughly enjoyed the beers with the boys, twas a wonderful experience! Will be coming back fo sure!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Linda K, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2022

Thanks a million

Reviewed 26 April 2022 via mobile

Fabulous place, cozy bar with fantastic views of the bay, both inside and outside. Very friendly staff , with a very good selection of drinks. We stopped here a few times , as we were staying close by. The bar has a very interesting history,...which is documented around the walls. including star wars ! Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Linda K, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2022

You are so good. Many thanks for this.

Reviewed 31 October 2021

We've been here a couple of times for lunch when in the area, so made a point of returning. The food is really excellent & we generally choose seafood as it's super fresh & very well presented, but then cannot resist the gorgeous homemade desserts!...Seating is available indoors & outdoors (weather permitting) The staff are efficient & friendly & the place was spotless. There were no delays whatsoever & Covid restrictions were adhered to fully, including passes checked on arrival, so very reassuring. It's a very popular place which is not surprising, so we'd definitely return when in the area again.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Linda K, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2022

Thanks very much

Reviewed 27 October 2021 via mobile

A perfect place for lunch, We had a fantastic lunch on a Sunday Afternoon. It's a warm and inviting place. We went for two chowders and crab sandwiches. Simple but delicious. The staff were so welcoming and even though they were packed they had a...smile for everyone.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Linda K, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2021

So welcome xx fine weather caught us off guard!

Reviewed 24 October 2021 via mobile

Returned to where I grew up after 38 years and was not disappointed that so much the same at O‘Sullivans. Even Dermott was working the day we went. Had a light lunch of crabmeat sandwich which was delicious and seeing Angela’s Egg Sandwich on the...menu made me smile ❤️ New waitress was lovely and friendly (she told us it was her first day when she had a second and was collecting glasses). Was busy with tourists despite being end Oct at lunch time so would suggest calling ahead. Can’t wait to return .. ❤️ Crook Would suggest a few quid invested in bathroomsMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Linda K, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2021

Oh great.. thanks a million

Reviewed 23 August 2021 via mobile

Called in after a visit to Mizen Head, great location however the parking is a bit tight. Had the Chowder, presently surprised with the hint of chorizo in the tomato based Spanish chowder. Out of the way but the location is stunning and the staff...are very friendly.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Linda K, Owner at O'Sullivan's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2021

Very welcome.. there is a field of Dermot's dad's Billy that people can park in

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O'Sullivan's Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5