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High Tide Kinsale

38 Main Street, Kinsale P17 PR29, Ireland
+353 83 144 8434
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Irish, International, Seafood, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Main Street, Kinsale P17 PR29, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Fresh food, above average for local standard. Very nice staff. Only con it doesn't have kids facilities.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank N8930ONser
Reviewed 29 June 2018

What a nice place! The food was excellent, the service was friendly and inviting, and the location is well neigh perfect. I had oysters and pan-fried hake: delicious! My companions had lobster, fish and chips, and something else I can't remember: they were equally enthusiastic...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Have visited high tide a number of times this year. Each time welcomed and greeted by the friendly staff. Have tried the scampi, calamari, mussels and the monkfish curry. All of these were "finger licking" good. Cooked with complete respect to the ingredients, simple and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 525foodie2012
Fionnuala M, Joint ownee at High Tide Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments. We were one year old this week so it's appreciated that you enjoy the experience here. We aim to be welcoming and individual and make the total dining experience a pleasure. The food is always cooked to order by...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Cosy and very friendly atmosphere, delicious food and reasonable prices. Highly recommended! Will definitely get back!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Elena D
Reviewed 19 June 2018

One of the best meals on our trip. Welcoming atmosphere and deliciously prepared food. I would highly recommend you stop by this restaurant and have a meal.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank kmclean240
Fionnuala M, Owner at High Tide Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for a lovely review. Delighted you enjoyed your visit. We hope to make the experience special for all our guests.

Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stumbled in from the chilling rain one blustery evening in early April. We were immediately welcomed and warmed to the cheery color inside. It was instantly clear that this cozy nook was the domain of a true creative soul -- and we soon discovered...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Sarah B
Fionnuala M, Owner at High Tide Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you Sarah. The open fire is very welcoming especially in such an old building. Thank you for taking the time to review us and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 27 May 2018

We were made to feel welcome from the moment we entered in the door and the interaction with the servers, one of whom we discovered during our conversations was the owner and mother of the chef. She and the service alone makes this an establishment...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank 972JamesO
Fionnuala M, Owner at High Tide Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Wow! Thanks for such a great review. It's great to feel appreciated. I really enjoyed meeting you both and hope to see you again for more Scampi.

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We started with mussels and locally crafted hoppy ales. Both finished with vegetable curry. What a delight! Also, five days into this adventure-the brown bread was just a bit different, baked in house with treacle and seasoned with a bit of pepper? So good, and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank pvemapgal
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Best fish and chips we had in Ireland! Great service and our table by fireplace was cosy on a cool April afternoon. Thank you!

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Balcony_Eight
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner here last night,run by mother and son combo ,she is front of house and he in the kitchen what a fantastic place,warm and inviting room and the food was delicious we had calamari followed by Hake and Monkfish curry fantastic

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank marylaw132018
Fionnuala M, Owner at High Tide Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you Mary. Delighted you enjoyed your night with us. So sorry no sign of your glasses. Hope to see you both again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Main Street, Kinsale P17 PR29, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 83 144 8434
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Located in 1840's building close to where the high tide reached in Kinsale in olden times. Decorated to reflect the town's nautical connections and maritime tradition. The menu features locally sourced ingredients and each dish is prepared to order by chef Ross. Most dishes gluten free and vegetarian available(+ notice) The business is owned and run by a local family. You will receive a warm welcome at High Tide Open 12-3for coffee and lunch and 6-9. for dinner. credit cards accepted.Wifi
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