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Kingfisher Bistro

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Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3716
Today
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The four of us had just completed a walk over the mountains and were walking into Carlingford when we 'discovered' The Kingfisher. What a wee gem. The atmosphere was just lovely, the food was simply fantastic (Check out the goat cheese starter) and the prices were very reasonable. However, the biggest 'gem' has to be the very helpful and friendly... More 

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Thank Derry B
Dundalk
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106 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went here for a hen party and the food was absolutely amazing. The staff are really friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend going here for food, especially as its in carlingford so you can go for a nice scenic walk afterwards :)

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Thank Laura2704
Maynooth, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Oh wow....3 of us on a 'girl's' weekend and ate in the Kingfisher on one of the nights. The food was amazing! We've been fortunate to eat out in a number of restaurants over the years and this one did surprise. The presentation and flavours were quit unique. Its difficult to 'tart up' pork but this dish was fantastic. Hard... More 

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Thank grainnecl
Galway
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Only found this place while wandering around the town and taking a chance went in. We were fortunate as they just had a cancellation, a nice bit of luck as we would have gone on to find somewhere else and would have missed this great place. Had the Thai spiced pork, the signature dish. It was magnificent and highly recommend... More 

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Thank TheQuietManGalway
Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ate at the Kingfisher at 7pm and I could not find fault with the meal or the staff. Good food. I had cod and my friend has duck which were both delicious.

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Thank Mary P
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a staycation recently and eat in The Kingfisher. Beautiful restaurant with wonderful staff. Had a beautiful steak and my wife had fish. This is one of the best we have eaten in for quiet a while. Well done Kingfisher....Look forward to dining with you again.

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Thank Sean M
Hereford
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our B&B (Mourne View) recommended this bistro & it proved a very good choice. Right in the centre of a beautiful & picturesque town, with an unusual setting. The staff seemed to chat a lot with regular customers & we wondered who was cooking our meals, but they turned up on time & were excellent. The atmosphere was fun &... More 

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Thank Balcwm
Greystones, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I heard good reviews about the Kingfisher. I went there with my girlfriend 3 weeks ago. The staff were friendly. I ordered soup to start and got one slice of bread. I asked for more and was told by the waitress that it would cost extra. Straight away felt uneasy. I got their signature stir fry pork dish which was... More 

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Thank RCrotty23
Helsinki, Finland
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! Everything we ate was good, typical irish food. Not cheap, but not expensive. Service and location was perfect.

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Thank TittaV
Newry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Had an excellent meal here Friday 16th September; able to book at short notice, friendly staff, pleasant decor and first class food and service. It's been a few years since I've been here, but it's at least on a par with the best restaurants in the area. Price reasonable, €73 for two starters, two mains and a 1/2 bottle of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3716

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