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The Bulman Bar & Restaurant Kinsale

) #7 of 49 Restaurants in Kinsale $$ - $$$ Irish, , Seafood
Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2131
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 766 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a beautiful location and the food was excellent as well. We ate lunch here after our visit to Charles Fort. Cozy and friendly

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our dinner upstairs at the Bullman restaurant was beautifully presented local seafood in a charming old building on the harbor. Our waiter was very helpful and the food was excellent. We would return for another experience any time we could get to Kinsale.

Thank T_and_J75
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a wonderful time every time I visited the Bulman. Live music was great. Parking can be a chore and the streets are, of course, narrow. Take a taxi to and from is my advice and enjoy the Guinness.

Thank B1638LZpaul
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had lunch at this restaurant recently. Excellent seafood options. The crab on homemade brown bread was an absolute hit! Fresh and just down right delicious!

Thank FoodTrav786
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner for two and drinks sitting on the famous wall! We arrived and had a simple but well cooked meal of local lobster and fish. Service was fast,warm and the final bill was cheap in my view- 45 Euro including drinks. Then we went out...More

Thank andrew8o8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just outstanding pub atmosphere and food...after a long hike to Charles Fort, Bulman's was a fabulous lunch for both my wife and I... I had the mussels and she had crab cakes - both delicious...certainly the best casual food we had in over two weeks...More

Thank JRLaHive
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food in a lovely location not far from Kinsale. Taxi or drive as a bit far to walk. The day we were there we sat outside and enjoyed the view.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I walked here from Kinsale. It was worth the walk! I loved the Goats Cheese Fritter! Everything was wonderful and the service was very good.

Thank saphronie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because we usually stay in town, we only get out to the Bulman for lunch and it’s become one of our favorite mid-day spots. At the Bulman, it all starts with the friendly staff, they are really great and attentive. For food, we prioritize shellfish...More

Thank Kathy-Shevlin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub was great! We hiked out to Fort Charles from Kinsale and after a lovely 2 Mile hike we stopped in for lunch and drinks. The food was excellent....the drinks were good...the staff superb. We will go back!

1  Thank JoeHungryman
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Nearby Attractions
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1,524 reviews
.37 km away
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.85 km away
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1.45 km away
Kinsale Harbour Cruises
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1.43 km away
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Evelyn M
are you guys open during Christmas.
6 December 2016|
Response from mary77Cork | Property representative |
We are only closed on Christmas day re-opening on St Stephens day at 3p.m. Usual hours all other days.
hi Is there disabled access
25 May 2016|
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Response from dudejon | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes the Bulman has easy access with no restrictions.The door on your left as your facing the Bulman is the most common entrance and this is a level surface, there is also a Disabled parking area directly in front... More
How late can we make a dinner reservation on a Thursday in October?
19 August 2015|
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Response from finbar28 | Reviewed this property |
im not sure check with the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 42
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2131
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