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The Speckled Door

) #32 of 50 Restaurants in Kinsale $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 8243
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was here a few weeks ago, had the crab claws as a main course and it was so delicious and perfectly cooked. I would highly recommend.

Thank elaine1798
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us by our host but unfortunately what we got was far below expectation. Soup too thick and too salty, chips could have been refried before serving, they were pale and simply not ready. The beer battered fish was okay though,...More

Thank Danniko7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large group (2 families with young children), but they catered for us very well. The staff were efficient and attentive, the food was well prepared and presented.

Thank Niall G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to the speckled door late this evening shortly before they finished food and were happily given menus and a nice window table. All the staff we encountered were very friendly and nice. I had the lasagne and it was beautiful, there was a lot...More

Thank Bowe1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here today had beautiful weather to enjoy sitting outside watching the horses in the field while waiting for our dinners to get ready we love coming to this wonderful restaurant / bar in a lovely location just 20mins away from kinsale and 10...More

Thank Philomena O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with 9 of us recently and had high hopes as the views from the restaurant were fantastic. We were left waiting 50 mins after ordering our food and when the food arrived it was cold. However it wasn't all bad as the waiters...More

2  Thank Kate F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was very busy but the waitress was very efficient and took our order quickly. The fish and chips were excellent and we particularly liked the chips they were made from real potatoes as opposed to ready made. The crumble served with ice cream and custard...More

Thank Jilly756
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my husband and toddler after a lovely day at the beach. After 40 mins of waiting for our food, I asked about our order and discovered that they had lost it. Was then told it would be 10 mins as the kitchen...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the lobster sald but it had a decided taste of margarine or some kind of dairy spread from it. The lobster was also overcooked. I was disgusted that the chef doesn't consider lobster worthy of butter. I hadhad lunch here before and was...More

Thank CrosserFan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming down here for years and have only good things to say. Really nice food and great service as always.

Thank Laura J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Head, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 8243
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