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Aperitif Wine & Tapas Bar

££ - £££European,
Blue Haven Hotel 3 Pearse Street, Kinsale P17 NA72, Ireland
+353 21 477 2209
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“blue haven” (8 reviews)
“new chef” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Wine Bar
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Blue Haven Hotel 3 Pearse Street, Kinsale P17 NA72, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Fabulous breaded Scampi with a fresh delicious Salad,such a treat,sit in the bar and relax with a drink and tasty morsels.The largest scampi and the most succulent we have tasted in a long time

Thank 684bardot
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Lunch with my toddler: We were greeted and sited quite quickly. We were offered a highchair without even having to ask for it. We weren't rushed to order, even though it took me a long time to decide. Service was fantastic, and so was the...More

Thank GeorgeBreban
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were visiting for a friends birthday party at Aperitif, around 70 ppl in our group. Service was great and the food is excellent, nobody had a bad meal but highly recommend the tortellini. We usually like to venture out but ended up dining here...More

Thank Brett B
CiaranKinsale, Owner at Aperitif Wine & Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to give us this amazing positive feedback about your experience here @ Aperitif @ The Blue Haven. It’s really fantastic to hear you enjoyed it and our food, service and that your would highly recommend us. We do lots of...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had High Tea in the Aperitif room at the Blue Haven. Reservations for this special treat must be made 24 hrs in advance but do yourself a big favor and put it on your list. The Tea is superb and the treats are beautiful...More

Thank msusandel
CiaranKinsale, Owner at Aperitif Wine & Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to give us this amazing positive feedback about your experience having Afternoon Tea here @ Aperitif @ The Blue Haven. It’s really fantastic to hear you enjoyed it so much and both he food and atmosphere was perfect for you....More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

quality of meat was not good at all - was much to spicy to cover-up that it was not fresh , this was the same at several tables - they offered dessert for free but whe should have gone out without paying . The only...More

Thank eddy c
CiaranKinsale, Owner at Aperitif Wine & Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for choosing to dine with us and thanks for taking the time to give us this feedback as this is how we can develop and improve standards. Its very disappointing to hear this feedback as we take pride in our food and offering...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Has all the optics of an expensive place but .. they give you nice choices. The staff is very friendly with great selection of cocktails and a good gin options along with nice wine list.More

Thank Carole C
CiaranKinsale, Owner at Aperitif Wine & Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for dining with us and thanks for taking the time to give us this feedback. It’s fantastic to hear you enjoyed it and our cocktails, gins and our wine list as we work hard to provide and extensive and good drinks menu to...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very nice evening had at Aperitif Tapas Bar recently, which is part of the Blue Haven complex in centre of Kinsale. Setting is relaxed and comfortable with plenty of options on menu. Highlights were the Fish tacos, Patatas Bravas and Creme Brûlée. Wine offering was...More

Thank simonomahony
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here Friday evening. Vegetarian options limited. Potatoes bravas and polenta chips were the only not bread vegetarian meals. Goats cheese tartlet on as a special. On the whole i was very disappointed with the meal. It was over priced and the settings elegantly...More

Thank Annymac05
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This wine and tapas bar is in the Blue Haven Hotel. It's simple and very affordable. Conveniently located in the busy heart of town. They're part of the collection of Seafood, Hamlets and Old Bank House.

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here recently just for a drink and some tapas. Have to say the calamari was unreal. Gorgeous. The Spanish waitress was also very helpful and friendly . Would recommend this place

Thank Paul D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Cuisine
European, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blue Haven Hotel 3 Pearse Street, Kinsale P17 NA72, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2209
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Description
Kinsale's stylish Wine & Tapas Bar located in the very heart of picturesque Kinsale which is situated only 20 minutes from Cork City. At the centre of the action Aperitif an ideal choice for a light bite, tapas and a glass of wine from the excellent range in our wine cellar.
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