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The Brick Oven

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Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 52501
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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County Dublin, Ireland
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156 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must visit if in West Cork. Food and service were excellent and very good value. Its a very busy place.

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Thank skull0107
Glengarriff, Ireland
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really enjoy all of their food. You can go in for a pizza (exceptional) or a complete gourmet meal.. There service is friendly and service is quick.

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Thank Penny K
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely lovely restaurant. Gorgeous food (ordered prima vera gourmet pizza and it was delicious!), very friendly and welcoming staff, lovely interior! Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Karen H
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived with 6 children 5-13 and 4 adults....great welcome ....kids treated excellently....food even better than fishy fishy...I had the seafood gratin ...lots of scallops, prawns in the most devine sauce....best l ever had ...hubby had steak and again fab....all kids happy and entertained by our amazing young male waiter...he treated the kids with such care attention and fun....not the most... More 

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Thank Maunie C
Dublin, Ireland
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely bustling restaurant. Very attentive staff. The pizza is delicious. My son had the spaghetti bolognaise and while it pains me to say this...he said it was better than mine! The only strange thing to me was that this is an Italian restaurant and there is no Italian wine on the wine list. Despite that I would return.

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Thank maprik
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had lunch with my friends in this restaurant. The staff was so nice and helpful. I ordered a Silician pizza, it was big enough and good. For dessert I ordered tiramisu and it was not so good, it tasted not like the real tiramisu, it is the only think that I didn't enjoy.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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147 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Walked in looking for a table for 6 on a Wednesday at 7:30pm when other restaurants in Bantry were closed. Restaurant was full, we were put on a waiting list with possible waiting time of 45 minutes but were seated within 40 minutes. The staff even though they were extremely busy were friendly and attentive. A wide range of meals... More 

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Thank Pat N
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a Good Friday and everything was closed. We took in to have a bite. Well, the place is ok but I can't say "wow". My husband ate pizza and I took a salad. Personal was absolutely friendly. Food was ok.

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Thank Aleksandra V
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in without an appointment and three very hungry children. We were offered a table for an hour which was perfect. Our order was taken quickly and the waiting staff couldn't have been more helpful with drink changes and special requests. The food was fresh but quick to the table and it even though we all opted for basic dishes,... More 

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Thank PRESIDENTMRR
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a meal with friends here and it was lovely. It is a bit more expensive than some other restaurants. There could be a little more choice on the menu for plain food I.e a roast chicken/port etc and perhaps more fish choice as being on the bay you'd hope to have more fresh fish on the menu. Otherwise... More 

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Thank Vicky T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 52501

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?