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Poachers Seafood Bar & Restaurant

) #1 of 15 Restaurants in Bandon $$ - $$$ Irish, , Seafood
Clonakilty Road, Bandon, Ireland
+353 23 884 1159
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood pie” (15 reviews)
“chowder” (23 reviews)
“crab claws” (12 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Clonakilty Road, Bandon, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This has to be my favourite restaurant around at the moment.. and the best thing is the consistency..!! I've been going here for years and it's never failed to please..!! The chowder is the best I've tasted by far and the crab claws are just...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent all round. .enjoyed everything couldn't complain ..generous servings fast and friendly .will call again..

Thank mairead r
Reviewed 2 days ago

Been driving past here for years, finally went for lunch with friends. Lovely meal, great staff and sensible prices.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This wasn't my first visit to the Poacher's Inn, and it certainly won't be my last as lunch two days ago was one of the best meals I can ever remember eating. There were six of us for lunch, and we all agreed that everything...More

Thank chrisatobm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the western edge on Bandon town West Cork. This bar and restaurant is in a very convenient location for the traveler. Food is average and expensive as side orders for vegetables are not included in the set menus. Watch your bill as you...More

1  Thank FailteEire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a local, I love going to the poachers for dinner, the food there never disappoints, in fact, it gets better and better! The staff are very friendly and helpful and really could not do enough for us. The menu has lots to choose from,...More

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the edge of Bandon lies a seafood restaurant which hides a feast of tastes. We booked and were served exactly on time by a series of friendly and helpful staff. Their own "seafood pie" presented a whole range of textures and tastes. This was...More

Thank christophernewman44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food fantastic service. Highly flavorsome fish, seemed very fresh. Some really different options on the menu. This place has a unique flair!

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there few times and the service was all good. There are set and la carte menus, the only down part is... the is only one option for vegetarians.

Thank alzira33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can only say that I was returning there for the 2nd night running when I discovered it was closed. Wonderful meal there the night before as Brian the barman who was like a ship's Capt steered the operation from his "bridge" while engaging with...More

Thank MartysLimoServices
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 19:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clonakilty Road, Bandon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bandon
  • Phone Number: +353 23 884 1159
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