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The Silver Key

Churchyard Lane | Ballinlough, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 429 5655
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (11 reviews)
“side salad” (4 reviews)
“goujons” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Churchyard Lane | Ballinlough, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a booking for fifteen in the Silver Key recently for my parents 40th wedding anniversary. The food went down very well, really enjoyable but unfortunately a little on the slow slide coming out to the group. This was brought to our servers attention...More

Thank Conor C
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of food served in what is essentially a pub! I ordered the steak "a point" and it was cooked to perfection. Friends had the chicken au gratin, and were very pleased. Just the right amount of food for...More

Thank Maggs W
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered the fillo prawns and beef burger both tasted amazing. I felt bad for tge person serving us as a massive party of kids was sitting near and were very noisy, this did put a damper on things but the restuarant was not at...More

Thank Seán W
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Love popping in here for a cup of coffee for an afternoon out with friends. The refurbishment is fantastic, really classy. Staff are super and very friendly. Food is fab and reasonably priced. Parking is the only issue! Would recommend +++++

Thank Aideen M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

i often go on a sunday morning for breakfast with my family they also do half portion breakfasts the lunch menu is very good it is table service i prefer carvery si i can see the quality of the food they do an excellent evening...More

Thank mmmcork
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Often visit here for lunch as my office is close by, decent menu, good service, nice atmosphere, not too pricy, food is always good especially the fish n chips. The Guinness is usually tops as well.

Thank More_Mash
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This pub serves up and excellent full Irish breakfast as well as a varied menu offering lunch and evening meals. Service was fast and efficient - good value

Thank Geoff K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely setting very nice staff food was not that bad but for a regular or even a visitor for the first time they have gone mad on their prices I can understand that everyone had overheads and bills to pay but this is beyoned...More

Thank Derry1325
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My Daughter and I visited The Silver Key recently for lunch. It was very busy inside and out but we got a table in the lounge. We both had gougons and chips and salad. The staff were nice and friendly eventhough it was very busy....More

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My husband and I went to The Silver Key for morning coffee/tea and Scones.The tea and coffee arrived first and it was quite a few minutes before the Scones with butter cream and Jam were served. The scones looked lovely but when I went to...More

3  Thank MyriamCork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Churchyard Lane | Ballinlough, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 429 5655
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