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Kingfisher Bistro

Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3716
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork” (15 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
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Irish, European, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beautiful meal in this unique restaurant in the heart of this busy medieval town. I had a group of 18 so had the midweek set menu and all our group had different selections but all were impressed with the presentation and quality...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in carlingford not knowing that there was a race on in the village therefor very busy, went to the Kingfisher Bistro and asked for a table for four we were seated quickly and our order was taken quickly and starters arrived and as the...More

Thank Pip803
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in during the week and availed of the set menu that was on offer. I started with risotto and had a thai pork dish for main. The starter was so good I could of got it again for main - all who ordered...More

Thank Glenn-Newry
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a vegetarian, the main menu leaves much to be desired with little or no choice or even vegetarian options, this really needs to be looked at by the owners/chef...there are many people who, even if they are not vegetarians, would eat a lovely vegetarian...More

1  Thank abbyamadan
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Enjoyed a late lunch on 12th July. Staff very pleasant and attentive. Food of the highest quality and presentation. Would highly recommend. Will be back.

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My wife and I had dinner here on July 4th. The restaurant was busy and everyone seemed to like the food. We shared the pork spring rolls to start and there was plenty for two in them. For mains I had confit of duck and...More

1  Thank pncorrigan
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I'd actually go so far as to say it's the best food in the Dundalk/Carlingford area...I'm a late-comer to the party as I only discovered the bistro about 15 months ago but I've been a number of times since and it's been a treat every...More

Thank broodyfoodie
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

First dinner in Ireland. Great start. Attentive staff, lots of menu choices. Hake was perfectly prepared as well as were the accompaning vegetables. Creative presentation. Highly recommend this bistro.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Lovely freshly cooked food presented beautifully, very attentive service, reasonable prices. Highly recommended.

Thank pgmflanagan
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Whilst visiting Carlingford last weekend we had a delicious meal in the Kingfisher Bistro. Menu had several choices- in fact we were spoiled for choice. Staff were very helpful and so friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Ann G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Cooley Peninsula  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3716
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