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Poachers Seafood Bar & Restaurant

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Clonakilty Road, Bandon, Ireland
+353 23 884 1159
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:30 - 19:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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130 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A local business recommended this restaurant but warned it could be busy. We were lucky and got a table. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We each got a fabulous main course and the desserts were superb.! We will certainly return there again and again.!

Thank Tony C
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had heard lots of people over the years talking about Poachers Inn and last night was my first opportunity to visit. The food was very tasty, fresh and full of flavour. Service was friendly and relaxed. Would definitely recommend

Thank Karen H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Still my favourite place to eat especially in the bar not too found of upstairs tho the atmosphere is just not there

Thank Lorraine M
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a meal there a few Weeks ago, very busy there all the time, very nice friendly staff, and really cosy inside. I had the soup for starters very bland I must say I had to shake pepper to pep it up a bit, the main course was very good I had the chicken, the veg was just perfect... More 

Thank Jermiah Oliver B
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent, I have been to a number of Cooking Demonstrations but this surpassed all it was a fantastic afternoon. Barry and Katherine felt like good friends at the end of it. The course itself was excellent the recipes and demonstrations, I can't wait to cook them next week. Loved that Barry took questions all throughout the entire demonstration. Please don't... More 

Thank MackenzieIreland
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Our family has been to poachers dozens of times and every time is fantastic. The only thing is the waiting time for the chicken main course but thats just how long it takes to make and its definitely worth waiting for! The service is always great too, and a lovely warm atmosphere.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Have dined here many times,the food has always been delicious,wonderful atmosphere, great service by friendly staff.

Thank Mark G
Co. Down
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

On a short trip to Cork City we were recommended the Poachers restaurant located in Bandon. It is essentially a bar / fish restaurant with buckets of character . We ate in the bar which had darker mature ambiance and we would recommend it. The food served was excellent, the service high-quality and the wine selection good. We further recommend... More 

Thank Co.DownBill
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We've been to the Poachers quite a few times now and the quality of the food is very consistent. It is really beautiful food at a reasonable price. The staff are always very welcoming and very courteous. The food presentation is excellent. The different tastes and flavours particularly with the Hake dish are beautiful. Overall an excellent place to eat... More 

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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the EUR 22 set menu, which was delicious. Would have enjoyed a couple of slices of complimentary bread to go along with the goat cheese starter. The mains were lovely, particularly the fantastic seafood pie in a veloute sauce. Loved that and would be back anytime. We have recently moved to the area and are really pleased to... More 

Thank mischaw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 19:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clonakilty Road, Bandon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bandon
  • Phone Number: +353 23 884 1159

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?