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The Bulman Bar & Restaurant Kinsale

Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2131
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“club sandwich” (12 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 778 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Well, the only comment i wish to write is : A must go restaurant after the Charles Fort visit! The restaurant is so popular and due to the nice foods, great service, and nice ambient and view, customer might need to wait for table during...More

Thank laikaum
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate lunch here after visiting Charles Fort. They open for business at 12:30 and there were 10 people waiting when they opened. This is a tiny restaurant and soon filled up. We ordered seafood chowder and split an order of fish and chips. The...More

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Bulman on a walk to the nearby fort, looking for lunch. It was busy but very efficient--they're accustomed to having crowds. The food was delicious, service was very good, and tha place is attractive.

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially from the car park is a fab. View of Kinsale. The menu is very good based on local catch and produce. The dishes are well presented and prepared. Service is also very good. At peak times there may be a wait for a table....More

Thank Ray K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a local and thus place certainly lived up to the recommendation .. a must if you are in Kinsale ...

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kindly found us table for 3 but leave by 8 30 There for 8 30 to enjoy the restaurant view of bay upstairs as sun dropped Haddock battered etc Pork ribs and all happy White expensive but seems the case wherever here Staff helpful and...More

Thank buksang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its got the Wow factor.Service,food,decor,this pub has it all.Including a stunning view of kinsale.A must to visit.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked a local where to go to avoid the tourists and he recommended this pub/restaurant. We were the only tourists in there. It overlooks the ocean and we watched a sail boat race in the harbour while we were having our pint. Had fish...More

Thank dlang2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of our favorite pubs in Ireland. Just down the hill from Charles Fort, the Bulman has a traditional pub downstairs and an excellent restaurant with a nice view upstairs.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rang here on the off chance that 7 of us would get a table for 7.30pm and was delighted they could fit us in. Lovely lovely pub with excellent staff.. very friendly and good fun. The restaurant foid was very tasty and none of us...More

Thank Barryfitz2014
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Nearby Attractions
Charles Fort
1,650 reviews
.37 km away
James Fort
213 reviews
.85 km away
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37 reviews
1.45 km away
Rohan Reilly Photography
5 reviews
1.59 km away
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Questions & Answers
Evelyn M
6 December 2016|
Response from mary77Cork | Property representative |
We are only closed on Christmas day re-opening on St Stephens day at 3p.m. Usual hours all other days.
25 May 2016|
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Response from dudejon | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes the Bulman has easy access with no restrictions.The door on your left as your facing the Bulman is the most common entrance and this is a level surface, there is also a Disabled parking area directly in front... More
19 August 2015|
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Response from finbar28 | Reviewed this property |
im not sure check with the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2131
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