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AU$8 - AU$29
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Irish, Bar, International, Pub
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went especially for Irish breakfast. It was not good at all and extremely over priced. Processed version of and awful pork sausage. The black pudding was revolting and didn't look like black pudding. I think it's pretty hard to mess up a breakfast this bad....I'm not sure who is to blame management for cheap products or what. Anyway not a good Breakfast Would not recommended or return. Its sad for me they are calling themselves Irish.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 31 October 2023 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a recovery dinner and drinks at KOS after a long weekend with Supercars. Very friendly and awesome service combined with great food. Can’t wait till next year!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023

This was our second visit, we were having a great time the first visit until the rudest grumpiest manager started his shift and almost ruined our night!! We thought maybe he was just having a bad day as we all do sometimes so let’s give...it ago again as we are locals and enjoy a variety of places to visit locally, the staff were pleasant again until yep you guessed it the manager started his shift again and was even worse than the first time!!! I feel sorry for the owners!! if you don’t want repeat business or need someone to manage death row inmates and just hate people like he does, then look no further, he’s your guy!!! A real shame , the crap experience made me write my first review but on the positive side it did give me a story to share for a couple of weeks and I only have one more therapy session to go….More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Kitty O'Shea's, General Manager at Kitty O'shea's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2023

Hi Piersm My name is Kinga and I'm working as a new Manager that run Kitty Osheas.I would like to apologize for any inconvenience ! I will talk with that member of staff and sort things out. If you change your mind and come back...More

Reviewed 2 October 2023 via mobile

Poor service, no care, overpriced,. Ordered a steak with chips and salad w pepper sauce. Ordered a beer too. Gave me a table number marker and left me be. Ok I had to chase the beer several times till I lost it. Irish pub so...ordered Kilkenny only to find the tap wasn’t working properly so I left him to sort it out. ?he didn’t sort it out so yet again I had to go back to the bar to remind them. Food eventually turned up but it was almost cold. Apart from not being hot steak was average. Frozen, soggy tasteless crincklcut chips not so great. Salad was passable but oh the pepper sauce was indescribable. Tasteless, runny, I wasn’t even sure it WAS pepper sauce. Honestly Hungry Jacks next door would have been a far better option and about 1/3 of the price. When I let them know I wasn’t happy nobody seemed to care and that’s the most disappointing thing. How long had the meal been waiting for service and why wasn’t it kept warm. I wont be back and as I’m a local ill tell everyone to avoid this rip off joint like the plagueMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Kitty O'Shea's, General Manager at Kitty O'shea's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2023

Hi Gary I would like to apologise for any inconvenience. If you change your mind and get back to us I will make sure your beer will arrive on time and meal will be nice and hot. Kind regards Kinga Sawicka

Reviewed 17 September 2023

We went there with a couple of friends for lunch, meals were great vs the price. "The catch call of the waiter was welcome back I remember you" to my wife yeah right so fake don't be a noddy waiter, you lost all street cred....We had 2 x fish baskets which were on the lunchboard special and a burger off the main menu.a couple of beers and 2 x lemon lime and bitters. Down Side was sitting outside the seats were fenced off, we were between the bar which the public walk through and rightly so. Not so good when a group stopped to chat and some fat backsides lady in a g string with a hoodie stops and has there back to you while they chat was in yeah face at eye level. not good, large not good. back to the waiter, you never remembered us we were there 3 years ago. Worth a visitMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Kitty O'Shea's, General Manager at Kitty O'shea's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2023

Hi DaaVee I'm sorry for any inconvenience and I'm looking forward to see you again. If any similar problem appear it please don't hessite to talk to me. Kind regards Kinga Sawicka

Reviewed 28 April 2023

Save yourself and go to hungry jacks next door, the Guiness pie had 2 pieces of meat in it and the Nachos were legit tomato paste from a squeeze bottle, some beans, a more jalapenos then you'd know what to do with, guacamole all thrown...over some chips with melted cheese over the top. the sour cream came out in a container 10 mins after the meal did.. Honestly if you want nachos go to Guzman Gomez down the road they were better and cheaper. The best part about the meal was walking away and watching the birds get some value for my money! I wont be going back that's for sure! The only thing keeping them open is being where they are and the beers because it's certainly not the food.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 9 April 2023

Sorry to say service RUDE this is the first time I have felt the need or want to post a review in like ever, I am hitting 60. Food average at best . McDonald's rubbish but would out do there attempt. I dont care what...I pay but want to be enjoy my meal and at least not feel the need to go eat again. The coffee besides them getting the order wrong felt they I was putting them out? Go figure iam the customer just paid overs and surcharge???? I ordered there largest with an xtra shot got a small. When I finally did get my coffee after 10-15min it was just hot milk. I thru it in the bin as I left. Next door was way busier and can see why.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 23 March 2023

Not happy with the visit, the menu says all burgers served with chips… the steak sandwich is explicitly in the burgers section.. but apparently it isn’t a “burger” so it wasn’t served with chips. We weren’t told this until after we got the sandwich and...we queried. But that’s ok, I’ll check the menu on their website… holy cow their menu says only the blt sandwich isn’t served with chips… Not happy with the visit at all, but specially when I spend $3 more than any burger for a steak sandwich.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 19 March 2023

Honestly the restaurant is very disappointing for us and I am kind of missing the Italian restaurant was there before so many years ago. The food was below par as the toast are burned and smoked salmon is not so fresh. The café latte are...not even warm when they are served. Staff is still ok in comparing with the above. And the prices are expensive after all that..More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 20 February 2023 via mobile

Ordered the "Sizzling Garlic Prawns" & the Camembert Cheese plate. Both came out looking like slop and tasted like it too. Prawns were just your typical frozen packet ones with some microwaved rice in a bowel shape flipped. (Fancy) And the Camembert was rubbish. Only...thing I enjoyed was the beer. I guess because they didn't brew it. Just go next door to Hungry Jack's instead. At least you know what you are getting.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 8 January 2023 via mobile

Might have an Irish name and Irish memorabilia, but that’s about it. Sad to see no Irish staff. Food took long to arrive. Worst Irish breakfast I’ve ever tasted. Won’t ever come back. Give this place a miss.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2022

Good menu, soething for everyone in this busy section of Surfers. Seating inside and out. close to the Paradise Centre. Can recommend the Chicken Snitzel and the chips were divine. value for money

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 20 September 2022

Stopped in for a quick drink, very over priced. Hardly any beers left to choose from. Staff struggled to understand a simple order and got it all wrong. There was only a couple other people in the whole pub, ordered some chicken wings and waited...over 15 mins, went and asked about them. They left them on the counter as they failed to give me a table number even though we were the only ones who ordered any food.. Paid over $60 for a couple of drinks and cold wings. Won't be going back.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 22 July 2022 via mobile

None of the staff speak good English. Husbands burger was missing fillings and was told they had run out. We weren’t told. Drinks came out in dribs and drabs and so did the meals. We all ate at different times. No one could answer questions...about the menu. I had stuff all food in my seafood basket and it was nothing more that frozen store bought food. Absolute waste of money for very average food!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 8 July 2022 via mobile

The food was very good and served promptly. The violin music was reminiscent of self indulgent jazz but not jazz, just random, no melody whatever (not music, not Irish). In addition the noise from Caville Avenue karaoke was horrible. Indigestion guaranteed. Have to yell at...each other over the table. Add kids and turning up their iPhones to hear random rubbish… pick somewhere else. Also Hospitality industry 101; servers should have very light or no perfume… people have to breathe. Perfume and food … No.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Kitty O'shea's Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4