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The Silver Key

Churchyard Lane | Ballinlough, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 429 5655
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (10 reviews)
“goujons” (3 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Churchyard Lane | Ballinlough, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch with husband ordered prawn stir fry. Miserable 6 prawns 3 snow peas 5 bits of pepper and the noodles swimming in a disgusting sauce that was so sugary unable to eat it. Specifically asked if it would be sweet she assured me it wouldn’t....More

Thank sapaIreland
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My husband and I together with adult family members are frequent visitors to this restaurant. It is usually lunch time when we visit and have always found the food excellent. I require Gluten Free diet for medical reasons and staff are always helpful in choosinf...More

Thank Ballyontour
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Lovely food and great efficient service .Staff were very helpful and food was delicious.We will definitely visit it again.

Thank Bernadette G
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Visit here now and again. Recently refurbished and it's very comfortable. Lots of staff who are friendly and helpful. It's not all cheap though and sometimes they stint on the more expensive ingredients. So if you order battered fish expect lots of chips and peas...More

Thank holycornflakes
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Great food but very bad service. Usually the waiter/waitress comes to your service and asks if everything is ok, while I was here with my family everyone else around us waiter/waitress approached them after serving them to make sure everything was ok, but we didn’t...More

Thank shane o
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Gr8 service , food is good and lovely 😊 interior Home 🏠 from home 🏠 and always happy to pull in here

Thank Aidan B
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Recently had lunch in the Silver Key & I have to say it was really enjoyable, the service was very efficient, a nice relaxed atmosphere and the staff were very friendly. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Kinsale35
Reviewed 3 November 2017

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
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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