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Bia @ The Bantry Bay

14 Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry P75 HN53, Ireland
+353 27 55789
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“salmon” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Seafood, French
PRICE
$$ - $$$
LOCATION
14 Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry P75 HN53, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reviews We went to eat at Bia while staying in Bantry for a couple of nights and decided to take advantage of the €27 early bird menu, available until 7pm. We both had the spring rolls, the hake and the chef's dessert selection, all of...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Headed out for a meal with my cousin last Saturday night and found that the place we were intending to visit had a long waiting list. Not really having the time to spare we headed elsewhere. Didn't even know that this restaurant existed, so we...More

Thank HelenCorkEire
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal tonight at Bia, after failing to get in anywhere else because we didn’t realize how far in advance we would need to book reservations for any of the better known places...and guess what? The Bia was FANTASTIC. I had mussels...More

Thank danesec
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice dinner. started with oysters and had monkfish with lime sauce, the vegetarian option and salmon. The toilets were hard to reach for a handicapped person. a warning would have been nice.More

Thank Atdevelopment
Dee B, General Manager at Bia @ The Bantry Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Bia . We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your food. Our sincere apologies for the difficulty of accessibility to the toilets due to the steps , we do have a ramp available and are...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

It is an absolute shame to produce top quality food and not be able to present at the table in a timely and professional manner. The two waiting staff were overwhelmed and quite obviously not prepared, trained nor did they have the right attitude to...More

Thank Sean O
Dee B, General Manager at Bia @ The Bantry Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Sean, Many Thanks taking the time to review Bia. It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed the food . I am so sorry to hear how you felt about the service given to you while you dined with us and be rest...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

The food here is very nice, the flavours are taken care of by the chefs and the staff is very attentive. Prices are understandable considering the quality of the food. There was quite a bit a of a wait for our starter, and it looked...More

1  Thank Eleonora P
Dee B, General Manager at Bia @ The Bantry Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Bia . We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the food. The Chefs are thrilled to hear how much you liked the flavors. We do try to ensure the best quality of food is served...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent meal at Bia. Our waiter was a delightful chap and couldn’t have been more helpful throughout. We had a starter, two mains, a dessert and a beer for €66 which we felt was very good value. My wife had some very...More

Thank NelsonTB
Dee B, General Manager at Bia @ The Bantry Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Bia . We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed you food , the service by our delightful Paudie and that fact you felt it was good value. We do always do our best...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

The food here is reliably hearty. I had pulled pork, and my friend had baked plaice. Plenty of nicely cooked vegetables. Pork was good, but not exceptional. Applesauce a little too acidic.Tv showing sports was a little too loud. Helpful staff.More

Thank Taiscemara
Dee B, General Manager at Bia @ The Bantry Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for your review Tasiscemara- I feel it is misplaced and it should be for the bar - The Bantry Bay " as opposed to our separate restaurant Bia where we do not have the menu items you are reviewing or have a TV...More

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Popped into Bia for dinner and it definitely didn’t disappoint. The staff were great and the food was delicious.

Thank celt76
Dee B, General Manager at Bia @ The Bantry Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the food at Bia thank you for taking the time to review us .

Reviewed June 2, 2018

Stopped by the pub/bar area on the drive up to the Beara. Had the seafood platter for two which was served on a slate platter. It was a great sampler that had mussels, shrimp, smoked salmon on brown bread, squid rings, and a small cup...More

Thank ciaran11
Dee B, General Manager at Bia @ The Bantry Bay, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for your review for The Bantry Bay - the platter is a great dish offering the best of local seafood thrilled to hear you came back too. We will be here waiting for you next time !

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$18 - US$31
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry P75 HN53, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 55789
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Description
Classically styled, Bia fuses the mouth-watering tastes of West Cork meats, seafood and produce with the French flair of Head Chef Gilles Eynaud
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