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The Shack

3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 87 274 0972
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (17 reviews)
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“hake” (12 reviews)
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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41 - 50 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 22 May 2016

I have eaten at the shack many times and the food has always been fantastic. The staff are super friendly and very helpful and cost wise it is excellent value for money. i can'r recommend it highly enough

Thank Anne F F
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Visited here recently with my hubby and we were instantly impressed with the place. It seems to be a family run business and they certainly do impress with their very friendly waitress who seems to be part of the family. An extremely kind lady who...More

Thank Antoinette H
Reviewed 18 May 2016

loved the food in The Shack. Very reasonably priced for a great meal. Lovely atmosphere with helpful and friendly staff. Would recommend to all!

Thank Erin k O
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Lovely little intimate restaurant in the centre of town,with tasty decor and very friendly staff.....food superb,we ..6 of us.. had a little taste of each others dishes and all tasted great...highly recommended

Thank S o
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Managed to get a table for 4 without booking. The four of us ordered different meals and none of us were disappointed! Food is freshly cooked and the menu is varied enough to suit everyone. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank RitaJLondon
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late dinner during mid week. Service was good and the food was very good. We had the chicken wings, tiger prawns and split the burger. De-lish! We finished it with the brownie which my bf loved but I had higher...More

Thank SwimGeni
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Nice, inexpensive place with no pretensions. Simple, small menu of well prepared meals in a cosy atmosphere. Burgers were great. Really funny that so many menu items were "sort of" Mexican, but so what??

Thank DoDDSTravelingteach
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Spent a lovely day in Kinsale over the weekend and popped in here for dinner. I wasn't really impressed to be honest, beef burgers had grease dripping from them and the kids chicken was dry. Wont be returning or recommending.

3  Thank Calin14
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Dined here recently with my family and once again, I was very impressed with the service and quality of food! Homely and intimate dining area with friendly staff and (most importantly) wonderfully fresh food!! Anytime I'm in Kinsale I always dine here :) Constantly recommending...More

1  Thank Emily L
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here yesterday, food was very good, we had burgers, very relaxed atmosphere and very friendly service, would definitely recommend this restaurant for casual dining. Also quite reasonable and good value for money.

Thank gempodge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 87 274 0972
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