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Hoby's - CLOSED

5 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2200
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
29 Nov 2014
“A bit dissappointing”
30 Oct 2014
“wonderful day terrible night!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Soups, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 November 2014

We went here during the arts festival in Kinsale because of its rating on Trip Advisor. Unfortunately it did not live up to other's reviews. There was no gluten-free symbol or indication of what would be suitable for celiacs on the menu. I had to...More

Thank Orla B
Reviewed 31 October 2014

sadly we ended a memorable September day in hobys as the place was under staffed and the food very disappointing. we were not welcomed at first instead seated by kitchen staff after a few minutes. we were then served up very standard food which lacked...More

1  Thank shefa2014
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is the place that a number of locals recommended and they were right. The food is excellent and the service all you could expect. There was a good selection of wines although we are not expert in that area. Centrally located and well worth...More

1  Thank Derek P
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Had a really nice meal here. They were able to get us in at last minute and moved us to a table that was more to our liking without us even asking! Food was delish, wine as well. Seemed a little understaffed but I think...More

Thank coppertopmom
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal here. I had the duck won ton with noodles which was really really tasty and a big portion, followed by the peppered strips of beef fillet which was divine. The Irish strawberries & vanilla ice cream just slipped down nicely....More

2  Thank LizaDurham999
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This small elegant resturant is very popular with locals. The dishes are original and nicely presented. A series of photos of great Irish writers adorn the walls. Reservations recommended.

1  Thank kazzole
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

We decided to book a table here as we liked the look of the menu and was highly rated on trip advisor. My husband ordered the garlic mushroom starter and I had the chicken liver parfait. My husband didn't really like the garlic mushrooms because...More

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 31 August 2014

I have eaten here before and the standard last night was just as good as the last time. Excellent starters and mains. Service was friendly and efficient. Very reasonably priced too, so all in all a very good experience.

Thank ajh1000
Reviewed 21 August 2014

The restaurant is very nice. We had soup, both meat and fish and the quality was above average. Cost about 30€ pp

1  Thank Monia C
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We visited Hoby's during the August bank holiday weekend and had a fantastic dining experience. It was 9:30pm before we arrived in Kinsale and there was no problem being served that late in the evening. We got the sea bass and it was absolutely delicious...More

2  Thank Snipser
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Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2200
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