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The Fish Kitchen

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New Street, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 56651
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came here on the recommendation of the owner of the B&B we were staying at. Neither I nor my friend were expecting what we found. We shared a two course fish platter. The only slight misstep was the seasoning on one of our shellfish (served in small morsels in the shell), where the salt bled into the liquid, leaving... More 

Thank Marc K
Glengarriff, Ireland
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34 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have always thoroughly enjoyed whatever I have ordered. The food is perfect. My mouth waters whenever I think of the Fish Kitchen. My husband and I eat there as often as we can. Dermott is charming and a wonderful host.

Thank Penny K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We five adults enjoyed an excellent meal. The menu is varied enough to require considerable thought before committing to a final choice. We all chose different mains and none of us were disappointed. The line-caught mackerel was especially good. The starter prawns were amazing, fresh, tasty and huge. Very attentive and friendly service in a very pleasant room. Would heartily... More 

Thank Carol M
Salt Lake City, Utah
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120 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The manager of Bantry House recommended this seafood restaurant and we were not disappointed. The small restaurant is so popular that it can be very difficult to get in sometimes... we were lucky, and really enjoyed our meal!

Thank Claire S
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was having luch today with a friend, the local is small but full of people all the time. We both ordered mussels, in Tai style and steamed with white wine sauce. They were really fresh and tasted. I really enjoy the visit. For dessert I had the lemon tart amd my friend the banoffie and we were both very... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Berkshire, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate here for the second time, just as great as i recall from the first, except no lobster on the menu!! Too expensive says mine host... Never mind, had some super sea bream, washed down with some local ale. No hesitation in recommending to sea food fiends!!

Thank Queenscout
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You love fish? Then you must not miss "The Fish Kitchen" in Bantry! We enjoyed the deliscious food and the great hospitality two times. The battered haddock with chips is outstanding! Would have been there a 3rd time if possible...

Thank M H
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, the fish was amazing, really fresh and well cooked. Service is super super friendly. Highly recommended!

Thank Chen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our best meals in Ireland, or maybe anywhere ! Quality, presentation, service, ambiance and value for money, everything was perfect.

Thank patrickbelgio
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic seafood chowder and prawns on brown bread. Even though we missed the 3pm closing time by 10 minutes, we were served. The friendliness of the staff was as excellent as the food.

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 36
Irish, Fusion, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Street, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 56651
The Fish Kitchen is a family run business that prides itself in having a menu that is almost entirely all fish with the exception of sirloin steak. The Local fish shop downstairs, our main provider of fish ensures an excellent supply of the freshest fish in the South West. Where possible fish is sourced locally from the coops and trawlers of the South Western ports.We have the finest Mussels, Prawns ,Scallops and Lobster on our doorstep in Bantry Harbour, For further information on the source of our ingredients follow the link to our website.Our Food is Simple, Fresh and Locally Sourced.

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