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The Bulman Bar & Restaurant Kinsale

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Summercove, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2131
Today
12:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 00:30
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Disappointed there is only 1 high chair for the whole restaurant and bar; spend a few quid and buy some more please. Food was good as was service

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Thank EJ184
Williams Lake, B.C.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this authentic old pub last spring during our trip to Ireland. Although the weather outside was frightful going inside this establishment was a grand experience. Staff had places where we could dry out our dripping rain gear, the beer selection was perfect and we enjoyed scrumptious crab sandwiches.

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Thank George R
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and good craft beers available We had oysters and a lovely monk fish dinner . The location is the best

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Thank Evelyn M
Caledon, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently had a great night here with another couple. The food and service was very good. Great view of Kinsale across the water. Thoroughly recommend this pub, wish I lived closer !!

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Thank cryyzac
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on Newyear's Eve without a reservation. The staff was so friendly and considerate and asked us to wait at the bar until a table came up. We were lucky to get a table quickly. The food was absolutely amazing! We had the tuna and the ribs, great taste and combined with some interesting flavours. Dessert was really... More 

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Thank Hanne U
Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last time I had steak here it was just above average but I decided to giver it one more shot, Glad I did as the striploin was perfectly cooked, chips were good, only the salad was a slight let down as it was too leafy.The service was very good, polite and professional. The setting overlooking the harbour and town perfect.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you decide to visit Bulman's I suggest you ring and book a table upstairs. The view across the bay is fabulous. There is something for everyone on the menu and although we dined here on a busy day the service was just right. Highly recommended and worth the mile walk from Kinsale if you fancy a drink.

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Thank hpbeebie
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Whenever we're in Kinsale we like to take a stroll over to the Bulman. It's a gentle half hour stroll from the centre of town - pretty much traffic-free too, once you've got past the Spaniard - with a quiet walkway along the edge of the harbour heading up towards Summercove. Sometimes we just stop for a pint or two... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I visited the Bullman Bar and Restaurant last summer and the place is full of character, a well worthed visit and they also have a great variety of drinks and a great atmosphere.

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Thank Patricia N
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Walk out from Kinsale to feel you have earned a visit. A good range of reasonably priced food and drinks. Good atmosphere and excellent service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?