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Kingfisher Bistro

Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3716
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (16 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (8 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went for a meal on the last Sunday in October 2017. 6 adults and 3 children . The food was lovely and we enjoyed our meal but the service was not good. We had to wait almost an hour for food and the children...More

Thank 910Alice
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the Kingfisher with 6 family members to celebrate my sisters birthday. Food was excellent and we had a jovial few hours catching up . Staff were efficient and all three courses were first rate and enjoyed by all. We felt no pressure to eat...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My Mother's surprise birthday meal was made all the more special last Friday evening because of the fantastic food and the friendly, efficient service at Kingfishers Bistro. Claire and her staff tended to our every need...and with young kids, that's no mean feat :-) ...and...More

1  Thank LettyDub
Reviewed 1 September 2017

No warm feeling about the place, staff were efficient enough but no real warmth or enthusiasm. No ambiance, a bit cold and stark, maybe due to it being midweek. The food was okay, rather on the expensive side. Bathroom facilities outside of the restaurant in...More

Thank tewe100
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had an evening meal here on the recommendation of a person living locally. We wanted to try seafood being on the coast. Well the food was absolutely top notch, could not fault it in any way. I had the Chili prawn starter followed by...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place is located a bit aside from the main street of Carlingford but is worth to try. I ordered hot chili prawns ciabatta and strawberry panacotta. Awesome!!

Thank Geelonka
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The food was to die for, The service was polite and prompt, the presentation was better than the"Mona Lisa", it looked beautiful and tasted scrumptious. Atmosphere relaxing and a touch of class for a special night with friends.

Thank reillyanne0355
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 7 August 2017 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 22 July 2017

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
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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