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O'Sullivan's Bar

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Crookhaven | Skibberdeen, Crookhaven, Ireland
+353 28 35319
11:00 - 00:30
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Sun 12:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Pacifica, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm thrilled that I kept driving down to Crookhaven in West Cork. O'Sullivan's was open on a wet and cold winter day. Perfect spot for a pint. Had a bite too. The people that worked there were lovely. The cat, there's dogs. It's just the best!

Thank courtk123
East Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was our second visit to O'Sullivan's. It is the perfect spot to sit on a picnic bench, enjoy some soup and a pint, and take in the salt air! There is nothing like relaxing at this 'end of the earth' type spot and soaking it in. We loved it!

Thank Leigh D
Cork, Ireland
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

When the season quietens this bar is always welcoming with great homemade food available day and evening from soups, sandwiches to fish platters mostly landed on the pier outside. Passing boats, motor homes or just tourists with their dogs call here most days. A few locals and fishermen add to the tales and athmosphere. If your anywhere in the area... More 

Thank Jean D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Basically faultless!! Stayed in Baltimore and came here for their view and delightful food. Can't improve on perfection. Can't say more - go there

Thank ella w
Bedale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went to Crookhaven with some friends who always visit when in West Cork and they recommended O'Sullivans. It looks out on to the harbour and is a simple looking pub on the outside. Inside the welcome is warm and it is popular with locals and tourists. We had the chowder which is excellent with some lovely buttered soda bread... More 

Thank Pauline G
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Dropped in for lunch - service and food were very good. Location is perfect and when we ate in the bar there are seats outside which must be wonderful on a sunny day. Definitely worth a visit to this very picturesque spot.

Thank brianmcd
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A landmark pub in glorious Crookhaven. On a fine day there is nothing to compare to sitting with a pint looking out on the harbour.

Thank Joseph O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The drive to Crookhaven is almost worth it alone. Arriving there, it quickly became apparent that we didn't really have many dining options. The restaurant itself was a little dirty and we were both a little amused as Margaret, local cat we presumed, made her way through the bar eating whatever she could find. Not to be outdone, a dog... More 

Thank AsicsGEL77
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It is in a beautiful and perhaps a bit location overlooking the sea, which makes this place very unique. It offers good seafood at a decent price and the staff is very friendly.

Thank Londino78
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been coming to this bar for years mainly because the location is great , the welcome is warm and genuine and the crab sandwich is just perfect after a long walk on the nearby beach. This is a no fuss place that maintains a good standard of food and drink served with a smile. Be sure to call... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crookhaven | Skibberdeen, Crookhaven, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Crookhaven
  • Phone Number: +353 28 35319
O'Sullivan's Bar is located in the heart of the scenic village of Crookhaven nestled in the Mizen Peninsula of West Cork. The family run bar which overlooks the beauty of Crookhaven harbour prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and great food & drink. Whether seated inside next to the cosy fire on a winter's day or relaxing in the summer sunshine on our tables next to the water, you can expect great friendly service and the finest chowder, soups and freshest range of sandwiches in West Cork.

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