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Poachers Seafood Bar & Restaurant

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Clonakilty Road, Bandon, Ireland
+353 23 884 1159
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:30 - 19:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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182 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised to see it was open for lunch on a Monday. We were warmly welcomed and seated near the toasty fire. We perused the extensive lunch menu - something for everyone. We had the Seafood Pie and Burger, both were absolutely delicious. For dessert I had the Chocolate Tapas - salivating and scrumptious and the Panacotta was... More 

Thank tinseltoes
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business meeting in Bandon and were recommended this restaurant. It was absolutely delicious. The salmon was maybe the best salmon I've tasted. Highly recommended

Thank Karory
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the early bird of 2 courses for €22. Had chowder to start which in itself was divine, I have chowder everywhere I go and the star anise and lemon flavouring really added to it - however, a couple of bits of the salmon chunks in it were bony and I hurt my gum biting into a bone. I... More 

Thank nmrf
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Went for lunch with two friends. A very welcoming staff and a warm cozy stove on a chilly day. All three of us had different dishes we all agreed the food was excellent. This was a return visit and we certainly will be going there again.

Thank Maura L
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous seafood pie, delicious fish, and super friendly staff. This is a great resturant and the food is always scrumptious!

Thank Jennifer M
Dublin, Ireland
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301 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Getting peckish and a bit irritable with each other, we made a quick u-turn when we spotted The Poachers Inn. So without any background information, we ended up being very lucky indeed with our impromptu pit stop here. Even though it was a grand soft day out (peeing rain), inside it was quite busy. Weather be damned, people were getting... More 

Thank Cristin L
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We ate here on 2 evenings as we enjoyed it so much. The atmosphere was modern and cosy. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and was very good value.

Thank Helen H
Enniskeane, Ireland
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We visited Poachers at the end of the Christmas season & it was busy as expected. We had made a reservation but our table wasn't ready so we were asked to wait at the bar which was crammed with diners too & so not the best start to the evening. The staff were friendly & efficient though coping well with... More 

Thank KDH2011
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent seafood and service. Ate here two days in a row and will be back again. Staff are efficent and polite.

Thank Sue-Ellen M
Waterford, Ireland
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was my first time visiting this restraunt . The staff were so friendly and made us feel at home straight away. The food was excellent and very well presented. We went for the early bird which was very good value. I would have to give this restraunt 10 out of 10.

Thank sheehan1960

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 31
Irish, European, British, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 19:30
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 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clonakilty Road, Bandon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bandon
  • Phone Number: +353 23 884 1159

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