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The Shack

3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 87 274 0972
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“burger” (28 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (3 reviews)
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Irish, European
$$ - $$$
3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in Kinsale again this year and had to go back to The Shack, this is a fantastic, restaurant with gorgeous well priced food and lovely friendly staff. If you're in Kinsale visit The Shack.

Thank mattd1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandered in to "The Shack" in Kinsale tonight. What a great experience friendly staff and fabulous food. I had one of the specials The Sirloin 8 oz and a glass of Malbec less than €30. Highly recommend a visit to this establishment

Thank Colm F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fast and efficient service. Nice and friendly staff. They've got some cool atmosphere although limited seating inside; anyway they also have al-fresco seating (hoping it doesn't rain). Quite a number of choices for their donuts and they're all mouth-watering... Will definitely recommend to my friends....More

Thank daBartman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wandered in on a Thursday evening and noticed a transformational change with the interior decor and furniture as it has been some years since I was last here. This is a restaurant where there is always a good chance of getting a table by...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting from overseas and catching up with friends/locals. So many choices for dining, we were guided to The Shack. Ordered the steak which was nice, along with chips and onions. Everyone seemed to know everyone else which I guess is what happens in...More

Thank sterwuv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wandering the meandering, quaint roads of Kinsale deciding on a place to eat dinner on our last night in this incredible harbour town/village, we happened upon The Shack. It was exactly what we were looking for. We ordered the burger (house specialty) and the grilled...More

Thank kellidh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinning experience in this restaurant. There were 4 of us and each were impressed with our choices. Everything was cooked to perfection. I highly recommend eating here!

Thank William M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Dropped in last Monday night with my wife for incredible food, off the beaten track but well worth the fine. You won't find hake cooked like it anywhere and I mean anywhere. Friendly staff. Highly recommended.

Thank Dakar2005
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

If you want great food on Kinsale look no further than the Shack. I've been there last August and this July and it didn't disappoint.

Thank Ronan C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Went here without a booking on a busy Saturday night, waited just a half hour in local pub, then returned to enjoy a lovely meal, with a real home-cooked feel to our food selections.

Thank AlSedge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 87 274 0972
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