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The Snug

The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50057
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (51 reviews)
“t bone” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cozy corner to while away some free time on a rainy evening chatting with the locals...great pint and a bit of craic

Thank Jayne D
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The snug used to be the to go place in Bantry for the best roast dinner. All you get now is a dirty plate with the cling film still on the bonnet from being microwaved.The old blonde woman behind the bar was extremely rude. Won’t...More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the snug again. 1st time since the new extension. Very quiet for a Friday. Maybe due to Storm Brian. Had monkfish and salmon. It wasn't my favourite meal that I've had there. The staff were lovely and very attentive. The place retains its lovely...More

Thank daraphilpott
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We didn't see any recommendations for this place but really liked the sound of the menu. We were not disappointed. Great food, brilliant service big portions and very reasonably priced.

Thank B C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited this local restaurant recently and had a fantastic meal where the staff are helpful and friendly Food is top quality

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband went for dinner here on a Saturday evening. We were staying in the hotel nearby. Was a little worried after reading the previous reviews. We went in the door adjacent that says OD's over the door. We both had 2 courses...More

Thank MsLisa200
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We always eat here when we go to Bantry Staff very welcoming and couldnt do enough John behind the bar is fantastic and has liads to tell about Bantry He is a huge asset to thus establishment The chef cooks a fantastic steak and my...More

Thank 112karinac
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great, we had lunch here on market day, Bacon with cabbage and the chowder crab combo, it was just right , the food was freshly prepared, the veg and the salad were good, the chowder was gorgeous and the open crab with salad was a...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We visited here on a Friday evening. The bar and restaurant were buzzing. We both had the T-Bone streak with all the trimmings.. Fantastic. We also had the cheesecake and coffee which was equally good. Lovely friendly staff and nice atmosphere. the only small let...More

1  Thank italy085
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Despite all bad review we decide to give this a chance but big mistake!! Dingy lighting, burgers all burnt and old woman who in charge seems to like talk more than work!! Won't be back.

5  Thank marceldepay39
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Karen C
16 January 2017|
Response from Jon H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the place is very busy. Maybe 9.30pm. Check though.
4 July 2016|
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Response from jtpveerman | Reviewed this property |
Don't know really, you could ask. There is no patio, in front there are two tables with benches.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 50057
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