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The Church Restaurant

Bridge Street, Skibbereen P81 EE95, Ireland
+353 28 23625
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Bridge Street, Skibbereen P81 EE95, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to have brunch/tea and scones/lunch or dinner. Food is outstanding as is the service. Would highly recommend.

Thank Louise O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with family on Christmas Eve. Our table wasn’t ready when we arrived so we were left standing at the door for approx 10/15 minutes while we waited to be seated. A large group of us ate here and the majority of us were...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had meal hear recently, it was just perfect. Thank you to Regina, finbarr and of course our lovely Waitress Georgia

Thank woofwoof2015
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Only managed to eat here once this trip but as usual it was a lovely experience. There can't be many restaurants that are presented to this standard, absolutely beautiful, the food is great and the staff lovely.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

The first impression you get of the Church restraint is fantastic. Lovely outdoor seating area with loads of fairy lights, Christmas trees and the stain glass windows facing out. It interior is just as impressive and although it was a Sunday evening and relatively quiet...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We were a large group having a pre-wedding meal. The staff accommodated us all on the upper level, they very efficiently served us all. The food was excellent but the venue was the star for me,it has been converted into a classy restaurant.

Thank roastpotato
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I have to reluctantly say we didn’t eat very well in this town, however, the Church was decent. The chicken Caesar salad was good, the fish and chips the same. Service was very good, they had good beer and the decor is very cool -...More

Thank jakklein
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We popped in for lunch and had great haddock and chips, good value, pleasant staff, beautiful surroundings

Thank SusieOx
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip to the wonderful Skibbereen to visit the magnificent Saturday farmers market while holidaying in Clonakilty. We stumbled across this wonderful renovated Church just minutes from the market itself & found the most wonderful restaurant great atmosphere very busy, lovely staff,...More

Thank caroline o
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Really good food is off the hook fish 🐠 is the best with chips great time with family close to car park

Thank Alex S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$37
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Skibbereen P81 EE95, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Skibbereen
  • Phone Number: +353 28 23625
  • E-mail
The Church Restaurant is located in the heart of Skibbereen Town in West Cork, it was originally a Methodist Church from 1833 to 2003. Steeped in history and character with lovely stained glass windows and high wooden ceilings, The Church Restaurant is open 7 days a week serving a variety of locally sourced produce. All beef & meat served in this restaurant is of Irish origin and purchased in the local butcher shop. Fresh fish comes from the local shores of Union Hall and vegetables are purchased daily for local suppliers.
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