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The Church Restaurant

Bridge Street, Skibbereen P81 EE95, Ireland
+353 28 23625
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (34 reviews)
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Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bridge Street, Skibbereen P81 EE95, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gorgeous food, fantastic service and great value too! Look forward to returning! Portions are really big, might be enough to share a dessert!

Thank Aoife O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and very friendly staff.The actual church surroundings so beautiful and cosy.Could have sat there all day.great location in the middle of town.

Thank Patti H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here on Saturday night. It was my first visit and I loved the interior and atmosphere and would definitely go back. We were seated and served promptly, although I think a little more of a gap between the main and dessert would be...More

1  Thank Ani3434
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of several visits here but first for a lunch menu as we usually go in the evening. The choice was great as usual and we both went for Baked Hake with a herb crust with mashed spud and veg. It was delicious! Portion size...More

Thank Tubalt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard marvellous things about this restaurant, it is stunning inside. I ordered a steak sandwich unless they are served differently in each restaurant, the steak is usually cut up and put inside the bread/roll with the sauce? However I got about 3 full...More

Thank debbie h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had eaten here before when we happened to be in Skibb and really looked forward to dinner here. The location and the setting is still magnificent, the old converted church a real gem. Service was very initially very friendly, but the food, while ok,...More

Thank Christian K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the beautiful church restaurant with friends and has an amazing meal and "catch up" Everything is so nice and the staff were so professional. It's a must...

Thank Eileen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to have brunch/tea and scones/lunch or dinner. Food is outstanding as is the service. Would highly recommend.

Thank Louise O
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Came here with family on Christmas Eve. Our table wasn’t ready when we arrived so we were left standing at the door for approx 10/15 minutes while we waited to be seated. A large group of us ate here and the majority of us were...More

1  Thank USAtraveller_13
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Had meal hear recently, it was just perfect. Thank you to Regina, finbarr and of course our lovely Waitress Georgia

Thank woofwoof2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 37
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Skibbereen P81 EE95, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Skibbereen
  • Phone Number: +353 28 23625
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The Church Restaurant is located in the heart of Skibbereen Town in West Cork, it was originally a Methodist Church from 1833 to 2003. Steeped in history and character with lovely stained glass windows and high wooden ceilings, The Church Restaurant is open 7 days a week serving a variety of locally sourced produce. All beef & meat served in this restaurant is of Irish origin and purchased in the local butcher shop. Fresh fish comes from the local shores of Union Hall and vegetables are purchased daily for local suppliers.
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