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The Black Pig Winebar

66 Lower o'Connell Street, Kinsale Cork, Ireland
+353 21 477 4101
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“black pig” (122 reviews)
“tapas” (54 reviews)
“charcuterie” (13 reviews)
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Irish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
66 Lower o'Connell Street, Kinsale Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 437 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

An excellent choice with very accommodating staff taking into account my husband’s disability. Lovely food, excellent & extensive bar.

Thank Meadowside64
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved Kinsale and this restaurant is excellent! Small and busy we were happy that we had reservations. We shared three dishes, started with the crab claws in chili garlic butter with a glass of white that the waiter recommended. We then had the wild...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in, the place was full and reservations for all tables. We were lucky to get two seats at the bar. Wonderful everything! Staff, food, ambience. We shared crab claws in garlic butter and then carpaccio. Food was very well prepared and presented. We...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living in Kinsale, we are spoiled! Black Pig is is fabulous. I took friends there from out of the country and we didn't want to leave! The food is spot on every single time I've been. I have food allergies and they are always willing...More

1  Thank Caoimhe N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE place in Kinsale. Really buzzy, great and original Tapas, good wine list, amusing and friendly staff and a brilliant atmosphere. Go.... if you can get in!!

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stopped in for an appetizer and some wine-wonderful selection,great cheese trays and presentation,beautiful garden to sit in,and the staff were so friendly and knowledgable.We loved this place-off the tourist beaten path. we were sad it was not open daily!

Thank travelnut602014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have tried to get in to Black Pig so many times, and it was always booked out. which is a good sign. On this occasion we were passing by early in the evening and got seats at the bar. The mushrooms on toast were...More

Thank RedLirac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew from the monment we stepped inside the door that we were in for a treat.The room was warm and cosy,the staff friendly and welcoming. Extensive wine list,but we ploughed through. Had the famous Ballyhoura mushrooms on toast,and the prawns, and much more. This...More

Thank Helen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fun place, with lots of small bites to share and good beverages to enjoy. Service was responsive.

Thank BarryandJackie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place and were not disappointed. All we had was a few glasses of wine and a cheese board, but that paired with the great ambiance and music made for an amazing night out. The staff was helpful with accommodating our lack...More

1  Thank Jodster03
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14 August 2015|
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Response from Randy H | Reviewed this property |
We booked in advance the first time, and got there at opening time the second trip. The second time, the place was booked solid (weekend, early May), but the seats at the bar are first-come-first-served.
19 May 2015|
Response from noelle m |
Give them a call on 00353 21 4774101 if they don't answer leave a message & they always get back to you. Enjoy it, it's fab 4101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Lower o'Connell Street, Kinsale Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 4101
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McKennas' Guides Top 100 Restaurants in Ireland 2017; Georgina Campbell Best Wine Award Ireland 2014; Restaurant Association Awards Best Wine Experience Munster 2015 & Cork 2014. Set in an 18th century coach house with a cobble stoned back garden under the stars.Over 200 wines by the bottle, with over 100 by the glass and a wide selection of organic, biodynamic & natural wine. Serving the best in locally sourced artisan food.
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