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Man Friday

Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2260
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (111 reviews)
“crab au gratin” (12 reviews)
“meringue” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It has been a while since I’ve been here. The food was as good as ever and the staff were excellent.. but Since I was here last the quantities are smaller and the steak just came with chips no side salad or veg. I have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank deecork26
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Located at Scilly in Kinsale, the restaurant has a beautiful view overlooking the famous town of Kinsale. We popped in on a Sunday where you can avail of an all day early bird menu. Kinsale is famous for its food and Man Friday's sits among...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Tanora1982
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Have never left a trip advisor review before but after a trip to man Friday’s last night I felt I really should. From the moment we rang last minute to get a table we were treated with warmth and professionalism. When we arrived we were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SineadV_12
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Two visits. First night was very crowded, so maybe that contributed. Service must have been a team as never seemed to see the same server twice. Wine list was poor. Don't know why Irish restaurants have wine from Chile & Argentina and no wines from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 527adriank
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We went here recently to celebrate a special occasion. The service and food was amazing. I ordered the soap and fish pie, I enjoyed every bite of both. I have the ice cream it was so amazing. Love this place. Amazing views also.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LBeeer
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Went to a Friends Birthday dinner last night at Man Friday. I would have given this restaurant an excellent but unfortunately due to the noise level I cannot and clearly this restaurant has done nothing in it's design to off set the noise leve. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ruthlandplace
Reviewed 3 November 2018

I hadn't been to Man Fridays in many years, but happily it was every bit as good as I remembered. We went there to celebrate a 60th birthday with a group of 5 adults. Each one of us enjoyed our meal immensely. The service was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anne D
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

An amazing night out recently. We as a large group went with the early bird option. Starter was a crab gratin- to die for. Rib eye steak for mains- heaven. Dessert- creme brulee- died and gone to heaven. Little tip!! The treacle bread at the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JimmyTheBullet
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I continue to visit this restaurant for special occasions.This is simply because every visit I have made there is special.We dined with friends there in September and were immediately made welcome by the staff.Our table overlooked the beautiful and historic town of Kinsale,the sun was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank ailberyan
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Man Friday is not to miss: neither the food or the host/owner. Exceptional food and character. It’s been around since 1978. We very pleased! Great for golfers playing Old Head.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank annmsadler
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Patrick M
28 October 2018|
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Response from PandCWmeath | Reviewed this property |
Street parking only but should not be a problem
1 February 2017|
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Response from gilmore23 | Reviewed this property |
Man Friday is open 7 days a week and as far as I can remember is open for Sunday lunch
Cynthia W
30 October 2016|
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Response from ann6155 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code!
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Restaurant Details

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