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Man Friday

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scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2260
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Landed in Cork for meetings in Killarney this week and stayed the first night in Cork International Hotel (Great value/Lovely rooms) at the airport. I had my boss with me who had not been to Cork before. I thought I would drive him over to Kinsale as it is a nice little spot if you have a visitor who hasn't... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently visited Kinsale and were invited to a family meal at Man Friday. The food was excellent and the service could not be improved upon. We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening and would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Shirley B
Crieff, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a gem. Warm and friendly staff, soda bread (with treacle) amazing and made fresh inhouse every day. We had sea bass ceviche and mussels to start both very tasty and enjoyable. Hot sea food platter was just a dream - not a drop of cheese in sight unlike an earlier post. The chicken supreme was lovely and tender with... More 

2 Thank pickytraveller_10
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crab salad was delicious and fish pie. Really nice staff. Very comfortable seats and plenty room for big group

1 Thank kontiki2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has great reviews on trip advisor so we decided to give it a go. It was very busy but food was really average and with the prices being the same as other fine dine restaurants in kinsale, it really is not good value for money.. We had 3 starters and i had the rib eye for the main... More 

Thank MarkKotze
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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269 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just come to the end of our first week of a holiday in Iraland and thought we would leave the best until last but we're very disappointed. Man Friday had been recommended to us but unfortunately it was the worst restaurant that we had been to in Kinsale. My wife had the turbot which she said was OK... More 

Thank DerekParsons
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Man Friday before and as always the food is good but not really great. It was quite busy on the night we dined there but the service was still very good. With its closeness to a very old and comfortable pub such as the Spaniard it is certainly worth dining here. There also have a very... More 

Thank 420Jack
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the walk from Kinsale to the restaurant too as it is very pretty. Food was delicious and was an enormous portion size and extremely tasty. Am planning to call again next time we are in Kinsale.

Thank fabshe
Greenville, South Carolina
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173 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location with view of Kinsale overlooking the water. Wonderfully prepared fresh fish,tender (well cooked ) steak, and nice sides. Enjoyed our evening!

1 Thank TumbleweedSmith
Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Man Friday with a group of friends. It's a magical restaurant with amazing views of kinsale. The staff were so helpful for all the dietary requirements of the table. The food was delicious and was the nicest meal we had on our trip and I couldn't recommend it highly enough. We'll definitely be back.

2 Thank Pauline O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2260

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?