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The Herring Gull - CLOSED

The Pier, Ballycotton, County Cork., Ballycotton, Ireland
+353 21 464 6768
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
19 Nov 2013
“Unfortunately this restaurant is now closed...but another in its place...”
11 Oct 2013
“mussels and cod or lack of them”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
The Pier, Ballycotton, County Cork., Ballycotton, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

Sadly The Herring Gull restaurant is now closed. It was wonderful amenity for the village while it was there but all good things do at times come to an end. Fortunately another restaurant is this week 20th November 2013 opening in its place under new...More

2  Thank eire317
Reviewed 11 October 2013

twelve tiny mussels in the half shell with butter sodden bread crumbs and not cheap. one peice of cod and some chips in a rediculous mini bucket, more potato skin then potato, asked for more cod. felt like oliver twist. Less then charming dinningroom supervisor....More

Thank jack m
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We ate there one Sunday night in May before the season had started and the only downside was that it was very quiet. The food was excellent and so was the wine. Not inexpensive for such a remote location though. Beautiful views from some spots...More

1  Thank german_in_nyc
Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

Having dined here twice last year while in the area, we were eager to return and were not disappointed. Cathy, the owner, works incredibly hard with her chef husband to provide an enjoyable experience. Cod served with lobster was stunning & fish & chips is...More

Thank Dtliz
Reviewed 20 July 2013

I visited the Herring Gull as a guest of a friend who lives in Ballycotton.He ordered mussles as a starter.4 of the shells were empty which he pointed out to the waitress. She was very vacant when he asked to see the Chef.Ultimately he came...More

Thank Antonos11
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Located near the Ballycotton harbor, the Herring Gull provides excellent fresh fish dishes. Overall the food was very good with excellent service. It does get busy so best is to call ahead for reservation.

Thank WSS64
Reviewed 14 July 2013

The harbour inn has great views and great food which is fresh and of great quality. Fish was excellent,perfectly cooked with beautiful fresh sauces. The staff were welcoming, friendly and always attentive. A beautiful place for a meal - not to be missed.

Thank CJTNorthernireland
Reviewed 6 June 2013

My wife and I popped into the Herring Gull last week while enjoying a couple of days in Ballycotton and discovered the best fish and chips we've ever had in our lives. The cod had obviously only been out of the sea an hour or...More

Thank wilsonmanchester
Reviewed 26 May 2013

We booked this out walking thinking it and the menu looked lovely. The soup was lovely.The main course a rip off. A small bowl of mash when we asked for potato and it was swimming in butter, a spoonfull of veg. and lamb that had...More

Thank peglimerick
Reviewed 31 January 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner in the Herring Gull last Saturday night. We had a nice table at the window, although the weather was so bad, it was difficult to fully appreciate the view! Nonetheless, we had an exceptional meal. I chose from the set...More

Thank Maureen M
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pier, Ballycotton, County Cork., Ballycotton, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Ballycotton
  • Phone Number: +353 21 464 6768
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