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The Fish Kitchen

New Street, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 56651
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (57 reviews)
“crab cakes” (22 reviews)
“prawns” (43 reviews)
Irish, Fusion, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
New Street, Bantry, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again, we ate here on the last night of our holidays and, yet again, it was a wonderful experience. From the moment you walk in, Dermot and staff cannot do enough to make you feel welcome. Once seated, we were offered drinks and menus,...More

Thank aoreilly_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was invited to dinner in this amazing restaurant by a friend. I had already heard very good review about the Fish Kitchen, but honestly you will have to try it yourself to see how GOOD this place really is ;0). The restaurant was at...More

Thank Natascia N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always superb food st reasonable prices. Been here many times .relaxed ambiance Very friendly staff. Only drawback is very steep stairs making it difficult access for those with poor mobility. Otherwise one of the best seafood restaurants in country.

Thank Donal M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After ready the reviews on Trip Advisor we thought we must try this and was not disappointed. We shared a plater of Oysters which were plump and delicious. My husband had breaded lemon gougons and I had sea bass on a ceaser salad. It was...More

Thank Avril B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner in the Fish Kitchen in Bantry. The owner & staff were so friendly & helpful and they are really passionate about their fabulous fare ! It's a gorgeous restaurant with great art work & atmosphere, will definitely be back !

Thank EMB_Ire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the fish kitchen for dinner on my partners birthday and we were not disappointed. The specials board was so full of amazing sounding dishes it was hard to chose! My partner had the tuna carpaccio to start and black sole for main and...More

Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a windy, cold and sunny day we climbed the stairs to the Fish Kitchen not expecting much other than fish and chips and maybe fish pie and maybe mussels. We were pleasantly surprised at the choices of fresh fish in this nautical upstairs restaurant....More

1  Thank BrianCork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful meal and experience. Owner is waiting tables , making suggestions. Had mussels and John Dory fish , fish chowder and crab croquettes. Great fresh seafood in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Nice and casual. Best place in Bantry.

1  Thank Flashstar
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed a great evening here as guest of good friends What an amazing experience The ambience is first class. Food is as described ... fantastic . This atmosphere on a Wed in March.... book now for Summer!

1  Thank Cathy_Galway
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We ate here on a Friday night in March. The meal was fantastic from start to finish, as was the service. I really like the marine-themed decor and the cozy atmosphere. All four of our party raved about the experience.

1  Thank oreillyc
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Susan A
18 April 2016|
Response from FishKitchen | Property representative |
Susan, Apologies for not replying sooner. Our capacity is 28, and that's the only space we have. I could suggest Manning Emporium, or Dan Phils for a group this size. Neither would be a private room but you perhaps could... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Street, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 56651
  • E-mail
The Fish Kitchen is a family run business that prides itself in having a menu that is almost entirely all fish with the exception of sirloin steak. The Local fish shop downstairs, our main provider of fish ensures an excellent supply of the freshest fish in the South West. Where possible fish is sourced locally from the coops and trawlers of the South Western ports.We have the finest Mussels, Prawns ,Scallops and Lobster on our doorstep in Bantry Harbour, For further information on the source of our ingredients follow the link to our website.Our Food is Simple, Fresh and Locally Sourced.
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