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The Pier Head

The Quay, Kinvara, Ireland
+353 91 638 188
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (68 reviews)
“seafood” (42 reviews)
“mussels” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Quay, Kinvara, Ireland
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Reviewed today

Dropped in for a light lunch to be surprised with the starters we chose. Have to highlight the seafood chowder which was to die for - the best I have had for a very long time - with fresh homemade brown bread. The other dish,...More

Thank Brendan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always eat here when in Kinvara and have always had an excellant meal. The service is outstanding. The steak and seafood are fabulous.

Thank Derrie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for a fast lunch on the way to the cliffs. Great, fast service and good food for a reasonable price.

Thank Fabian P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited restaurant after following well marked signs on the road. Was 2:30 in the afternoon so Bar was open and serving food. Beautiful location. Not busy at that hour. Got my own menu and waited for service. Catch of the day was salmon and was...More

Thank frequentdiner61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely harbour-side location. Relatively short menu but good quality. Busy bar and nearby parking. Recommended.

Thank yanhLondon_England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, beautiful view and good food. The Duck spring rolls were really very delicious. The portions large enough to share. The view over the water at the boats and castle just add to its ambiance.

Thank Kathie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to have our evening meal here on Saturday 28 April. We had not booked but we were given a table in a very busy dinning room. Great selection of every kind of food was on the menu. We ordered our...More

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff nice dining room. Food was great. We had a fish of the day special (Sole) and Smoked chicken salad. Both were fresh and delicious. Service was prompt.

Thank cmonster14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kinvara is a pretty little village to visit, it was Market Day (Friday) when we were there. The Pier Head is an ideal spot to eat and has spectacular views. The Seafood Chowder is a must, I have it for lunch every day that I...More

Thank DavidGloucestershire
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hi stopped here for a lovely lunch on a Sunday drive. Fire lighting and great views, good service and good food

Thank frank b
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David M
13 April 2017|
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Response from Ally D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Worth calling them first.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Kinvara, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Kinvara
  • Phone Number: +353 91 638 188
  • E-mail
Located on the quay in the village of Kinvara, breath taking views overlooking the bay and Dunguaire Castle. We cater for all tastes. Daily lunch menu served from 12, a la carte from 5. Large upstairs room overlooking bay can be used for private parties.
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