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The Bulman Bar & Restaurant Kinsale

Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2131
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (61 reviews)
“chowder” (45 reviews)
“lobster” (35 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Like many other tourists I am sure.... we stopped after a walk to the CHARLES Fort. However we were staying in Kinsale for 2 weeks and we kept coming back! So that should tell you how excellent it was. We stopped for a pint many...More

Thank Curlygirl64
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great welcome and friendly service at this waterside pub for our large family group of 24 people spread across three tables. Varied menu offered something for everyone including veggie and vegan, and the food was just delicious. A perfect start to our family wedding weekend...More

Thank the10ftys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just when flagging on the walk to Charles Fort this place appeared like a mirage. Excellent coffee, lovely traditional pub, great view! What more to ask?

Thank llo1846
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location on the bay at the base of Fort Charles Excellent food, great service, festive atmosphere and a delicious Stcky Toffee dessert. The 1 mile Scilly Walk from Kinsale Harbor was challenging but the scenery worth the trip.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down the hill after our tour of Charles Fort and had lunch. It was good but nothing special. I had the crabmeat sandwich and my partner had the smoked salmon plate. Service was good.

Thank BeckyM4559
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the walk out to the fort you’ll have the good fortune of passing this pub, don’t pass go in, it’s a great pub full of terrific atmosphere and really good food and beer selections.

Thank pondside19
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in on a rainy day. From the outside it looked as if no one was around but inside it was warm and full of friendly people. good food and beer.

Thank RollerCase
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a dinner in this restaurant, the place is clean and hospitable, but some people of the staff are very rude, it seemed that we were intruding. The food was normal, nothing than I can consider memorable. High prices.

Thank Pulcio576
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For us, it was a long (more than a mile) walk on a road that had steep up and down slopes. So, when we got to Bullman's, it was like entering Paradise! The beer was great and the food was truly excellent! Service great also.

Thank snmeee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large group 4 adults and 6 kids. They were very accommodating and the food was delicious. We had the crab salad on homemade bread, fish and chips, and chicken goujans. The chicken goujans were particularly amazing. Great atmosphere.

Thank Sarah L
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Questions & Answers
24 February 2018|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
Why not ring them up t.+353 (0)21 4772131 Enjoy it's great
Evelyn M
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.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
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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