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O'Neill's The Point Seafood Bar

Renard Point | Valentia Harbour, Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2165
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hake” (63 reviews)
“seafood” (95 reviews)
“crab claws” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Renard Point | Valentia Harbour, Cahersiveen, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent quality sea food with awesome ocean views. One of the best view points with historical relevance ..... A little bit far away but this is its beauty ..... Highly recommended to go for lunch fir awesome local and regional food as well as crab...More

Thank Manuel R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were recommended to The Point, and were so impressed we went back two days later. They do not take bookings, but after a drink at the bar, tables come free within 10-15 mins. There's a lovely warm welcome. Beer is good. Recommend - the...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place by accident when we were intending to go to Valentia Island (but I had to stop for a bathroom break). AMAZING seafood, pleasant staff, good drinks (had a Dingle gin and tonic that came with an orange slice and peppercorns in it)....More

Thank tara_bara
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the evening it opens at 6pm, having arrived at 630pm the place was packed and buzzing already! It was a tad cufusing to begin with and we approached the bar and asked for a table of two and they said there'd be a wait....More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous fresh and uncomplicated seafood with a wonderful atmosphere. The quality of the seafood is amazing something almost unobtainable in the big cities. But you need to pick your time as they don't take bookings

Thank Gerryg100
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, fresh seafood. Was super quiet when we were there, near the end of the season. Car ferry to Valentia is in the same area. Its a cosy restaurant and the owners are super friendly.

Thank wonderingaround2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owners son and his wife run the place for lunch. Arriving we could tell the believe their own headlines about being the best in the area. We were treated as if we were lucky to be there. Given the wrong menu, no drink orders...More

Thank Tonypose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this little gem while staying in Cahersiveen. The restaurant is a cosy and relaxed setting, very inviting, with beautiful views of the wild Atlantic. The food was fantastic (although a little pricey but worth it) the crab claws with...More

Thank Amber F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Regular customers to the point and always satisfied by the beautiful food and service never disappointed by our visits always a great night don't miss out on the chance to taste the freshest fish and great atmosphere of this establishment

Thank Dominic O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this bar several times. Really excellent seafood. If you don't like seafood probably to be avoided. It's a very quaint old bar too with a good view over Knightstown harbour and the roll on roll off ferry shuttling too and forth.

Thank Brendan H
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Steve B
13 August 2016|
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Response from blossom49 | Reviewed this property |
The owner would have noted you and seated you in turn, she never takes your name and never forgets who is next . The regulars and visitors are all seated in the order they arrive,It is by far the favourite place of mine when... More
20 July 2016|
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Response from foileyer1 | Reviewed this property |
What has this to do with me? Never had a bad meal there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Renard Point | Valentia Harbour, Cahersiveen, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Cahersiveen
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 2165
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