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The Snug

The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50057
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (50 reviews)
“t bone” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always eat here when we go to Bantry Staff very welcoming and couldnt do enough John behind the bar is fantastic and has liads to tell about Bantry He is a huge asset to thus establishment The chef cooks a fantastic steak and my...More

Thank 112karinac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great, we had lunch here on market day, Bacon with cabbage and the chowder crab combo, it was just right , the food was freshly prepared, the veg and the salad were good, the chowder was gorgeous and the open crab with salad was a...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on a Friday evening. The bar and restaurant were buzzing. We both had the T-Bone streak with all the trimmings.. Fantastic. We also had the cheesecake and coffee which was equally good. Lovely friendly staff and nice atmosphere. the only small let...More

1  Thank italy085
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite all bad review we decide to give this a chance but big mistake!! Dingy lighting, burgers all burnt and old woman who in charge seems to like talk more than work!! Won't be back.

3  Thank marceldepay39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very poor service, waited over an hour to get bad tasting lasagna and burnt garlic bread, staff couldn't care less. Waist of time and money would recommend taking the time to walk 20 yards further to the brick oven.

2  Thank Dyllan N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I decided to try out the snug as I remember going there as a child and really enjoying the food. Big mistake. The minute we went in the door we were passed by by number of staff who looked at us but decided to walk...More

2  Thank BiaBlasta007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading positive reviews on tripadvisor we decided having dinner here after the brick oven had an hour wait. Upon arrival a friendly staff member said to expect a small bit of a delay as there was a few orders in front of us. I...More

3  Thank vicbarry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We choose to ate here as it brought back childhood memories of West Cork for me. Unfortunately the place seems to have lost its charm. We were told a new section had opened and it had all been a bit chaotic at the start which...More

Thank Dub-SS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited The Snug again on our yearly visit to West Cork and can say the food is as good as ever. Excellent choice of food available and all food is fresh even the vegetables which you rarely get fresh in England. All the staff are...More

Thank markhewitt2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a fantastic pub restaurant with excellent food. Over two evenings I had the seafood platter and sirloin steak. Both were really good as was the local stout, Murphy.

Thank tripb0y2000
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Questions & Answers
Karen C
16 January 2017|
Response from Jon H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the place is very busy. Maybe 9.30pm. Check though.
4 July 2016|
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Response from jtpveerman | Reviewed this property |
Don't know really, you could ask. There is no patio, in front there are two tables with benches.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 50057
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