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“Perfect for Fish and Chips”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Fastnet Catch - CLOSED

Fastnet Catch
Cuisines: Seafood, British
Dining options: Dinner, Highchairs Available
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Highchairs Available
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Perfect for Fish and Chips”
Reviewed 2 August 2011

If it is fish and chips you're after then Fastnet is the best in Clonakilty. We spotted it while passing through and decided to stop. We were glad we did. Decor was lovely. Service with a smile and a chat and the food was delicious.

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank Anigmas
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English first
San Francisco, California
1 review
“A wonderful surprise”
Reviewed 16 July 2011

I love fish and chips with more than the average amount of malt vinegar. So when we spotted Fat Net in Clonakilty we had to give it a try. I concur with the other reviews with an addition; the owners are wonderful people who take a great deal of pride in what they do. As we talked with the owners/servers/cook we had to set aside some assumptions. Fish and chips aren’t just “Fish and chips”. At the fish mongers each morning only the freshest fish is purchased, if there is no fresh cod that day it won’t be on the menu, you might have the hake or haddock instead. The potatoes aren’t just chips, they are fresh potatoes that are cut and go through a multi-step process that includes a progression of soakings in fresh water and fry’s in different temperatures of oil. The owners are really highly motivated artisans. You might also want to give the mashed peas a try.

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank honeybadger24
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Ardee, Ireland
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5 reviews
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“Unforgettable Dining Experience”
Reviewed 4 July 2011

My wife and I had dinner here last weekend and found it to be an absolutely wonderful restaurant. Very friendly helpful staff, spotlessly clean and the most deliciously tastiest huge plate of fish and chips we've ever had! Gonna tell all our friends who are ever travelling this way to try it out, we know they won't be dissapointed. Fastnet Catch Rules!

Visited July 2011
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Thank flickarius
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westmeath
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The best fish and chips”
Reviewed 30 October 2010

This is a geat find in clonakilty. very clean restaurant and friendly staff. we ordered the hake and chips and the haddock and chips..it was so fresh and tasty. portions were large. Would definitely return here for food if in clonakilty again

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Thank Pudsey12
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wicklow
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A fantasic find”
Reviewed 22 September 2010

We were in Cork during the summer and went for a drive out to Clonakilty, saw the fastnet catch as we drove past, it was so clean and fresh looking that we went in, and by god was it worth the visit, the soup was first class and when the fish and chips arrived, well,,,,, I thought I'd died and gone to heaven, it was first class, so much so that we are heading back to it this weekend, and I'm really looking forward to it.
Cant recommend it highly enough.

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