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Man Friday

Scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2260
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (87 reviews)
“meringue” (35 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 739 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I went here early on a Saturday evening with my wife and young daughter. We had never tasted back sole so we both wanted to try it. The sole was stunning. Very simply cooked with a butter sauce that could be poured over it. We...More

1  Thank Donal_PG_78
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a beautiful family meal in Man Friday, we were a family of 9 adults and one child and our every need was catered for. There was a very nice set menu and an a la carte with plenty of choice for everyone. All...More

1  Thank JQQQQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 8pm and were offered an early bird menu by the waitress. However after myself and partner had picked our order we were told it was a mistake and had finished Why offer the early bird menu? It just put things to bad...More

1  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few friends had told me about this place so we said we would try it out! And it was lovely! The service was warm and friendly, the food was delicious and the atmosphere was relaxed, what more could you ask for!

1  Thank Tata V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate a five restaurants during our trip to Ireland. Man Friday was the best of all. Don't miss the mussels - absolutely delicious. Here are the rankings: Man Friday, Kinsale Josie's, Glanmore Lake Village Inn, Ardgroom Boathouse, Dromquinna Bistro, Eyeries

Thank kbaker7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing & The majority of the staff were so nice & attentive with the exception of 1, we found her quite rude & didn't put the customer first.

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happen to stumble upon Man Friday when leaving the Spaniard. Although it was early, they were offering an early bird price fix special where you could have three courses from their delicious menu for an affordable price. We chose that option and we were...More

1  Thank mikeandkeri
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had a very pleasant evening with good wine and local fish for our dinner. The walk up the hill from Kinsale was worth it.

Thank anneshaw132016
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The wife loved her hake fish and I had the steak which was cooked perfectly but was a little tough in spots. My mussel appetizer was quite good abd the wife enjoyed her pea soup. Desserts were also very nice. Service was attentive and friendly.

Thank World_Traveller914
Reviewed 9 July 2017

had a reservation and we were seated right away. Outstanding fresh fish and good service. Not great ventilation on a hot day.

1  Thank cstaley
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Questions & Answers
31 January 2017|
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Response from Frank H | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much every day - however, given the time of year best to check rather than assume
Cynthia W
29 October 2016|
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Response from Loretta O | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but I'd advise to dress "smart" - hope that helps. L
3 June 2015|
Response from Irishgal1978 | Reviewed this property |
Only open Sunday'sfor lunch..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2260
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