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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” (54 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

Myself and my partner and our toddler went here over the bank holiday weekend, we were greeted straight away and seated. The place was so cosy and family friendly. The food was gorgeous and presented very professionally. And the staff couldnt have been more attentive...More

Thank Ciara-eric C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After flying from London to Cork and then driving south to Bantry to check into our lodgings for the night, we asked our hosts where we should go for a very late lunch/early dinner. They suggested The Snug. What a quaint hotel that offered fairly...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I both ordered the 'famous' deconstructed burger and found it overcooked and dry. My guess is that it was cooked earlier and then reheated in the microwave. No one came during the meal to check whether we were enjoying the food and...More

Thank midatlantic2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a bit of a driving day, stopped in Bantry for some lunch. Just happened to park opposite The Snug & I am so glad we decided to eat there. Lovely old look from the outside, super cosy inside, staff are easy going...More

Thank donna d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable price I had the monkfish and salmon medallions with champ and veg. Only critique is the salmon was overdone. Friendly staff with good banter. Enjoyed it and would recommend for the casual diner

Thank Denis O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were part of a large family group who dined upstairs in The Snug to celebrate confirmation. We had a three course meal which could only be described as excellent. Adjustments were made to meals on request to accommodate allergies .

Thank Ematod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Snug looks like an old fashioned pub on the outside but is very modern inside. 4 of us had dinner on a wet Sunday evening. Roast turkey & beef were excellent & so was the monkfish & salmon. Massive portions accompanied by lots of...More

1  Thank LizBroxburn
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub and extremely nice staff but don’t be fooled by the prices they charge for the food, it is nowhere near that standard. Steak, while edible, was extremely disappointing! Definitely recommend visiting for a drink as lovely atmosphere but don’t waste your money eating...More

1  Thank DB8158
Reviewed 16 April 2018

had a table for 7 booked last Saturday night, food was great but service very poor, waiting 1hr 40min for our starters, had brought a birthday cake with us, it never arrived on our departure we had to ask for the cake back, wont go...More

Thank vprenders
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We rang to make a booking and were advised they don’t take bookings, first come first serve. When we arrived they asked had we a booking😒. The waiter said there would be 15 min wait for a table so we sat at the bar and...More

7  Thank JoyceCork2
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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