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The Spaniard

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Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2436
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Today
10:30 - 00:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My hubby and I popped in for one and stayed for 3! The barman was lovely, the fire was lit, it was hard to leave! Food is served but we didn't eat bit maybe next time..... :-)

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Thank Tinapower
Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a couple of drinks. Good selection. Big crowd inside during the day. We sat out. Staff friendly. Quite dark inside but atmospheric at the same time. We have been here a few times and hope to come back.

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Thank MODireland2010
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely experience at Christmas with my family downing a few pints of Murphys at the Spaniard Pub. definitely would recommend.

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Thank oconnelleoin
Alexandria, Egypt
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to stop by in Kinsale for a meal and drink. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, the food was superb and the overall atmosphere is warm and cosy. We had the homemade soup of the day served with beard and butter which was absolutely delicious, followed by their "death by chocolate" dessert and coffee.

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Thank Behiris
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good drinks and food even thou food was a little cold when served i will try this place again in the future

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Thank Evelyn M
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at the Spaniard! Wonderfully comfortable, great food and outstanding staff. Would highly recommend having a dinner there. And the pub was hopping later in the evening...lots of local characters and tourists alike!

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Thank Janice S
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is a real gem. My friend and I got a special from the board which was turkey, ham, dressing, veg, and 2 types of potatoes. All was excellent and huge portions. The Beamish and Murphy's drafts excellent. Service flawless. Do not miss this place. Better by far than any of the other pubs in Kinsale (and that's really saying... More 

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Thank Sonya J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Spaniard restaurant and bar has its characteristic ambiance and the most beautiful food in a lovely location that makes the most perfect experience.

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Thank Patricia N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The Spaniard is a must see in Kinsale. It is a very pleasant 10-15 minute walk from the heart of town and well worth it. The interior is chock full of maritime pictures and decor. You can't skip seeing this ancient pub!

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Thank Jeffrey F
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Lovely pub - great music and craic. Very cosy. we were made to feel very welcome and returned that night for more!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scilly, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2436

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?