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Man Friday

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scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2260
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing meal and the service was amazing. the staff couldn't do enough for us. My birthday cake was amazing! Would definitely recommend.

2 Thank diane d
Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food in a beautiful cosy setting. Had the crab au gratin as a starter and steak for my main. Both were perfect,so much flavour and cooked to perfection. Will definitely be back. If you want a treat this is it!

1 Thank Mairead M
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally Devine food with grt service. Excellent wines and guidance. Lovely decor and feel good factor from other diners.

1 Thank bdavidson135
Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local friends took us to Man Friday and we were thrilled. The fish was fantastic, as was everything else. I love Irish food! The view overlooking Kinsale was lovely. We closed the place we were having such a great time.

1 Thank janetfa2016
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hospitality ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Starter. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Main. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Irish coffee ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My experience of this restaurant has been amazing from start to finish. For example, the belly pork was flavoursome melt in your mouth and the Irish coffee was the best I've ever had.👍🏽

3 Thank Stephen H
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seven of us booked late on a Saturday for dinner at 8pm. When we arrived the place was absolutely full and we were shown to a table at the very far end of this delightful restaurant.My first thoughts were that we would have to wait an age for food and drink,how wrong I was !!! Our very friendly waitress was... More 

2 Thank marcus c
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164 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Man Friday set the standard for Kinsale for the past 30 years. They never dropped that high standard. Every course every meal is terrific

3 Thank williamCarrigaline
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious meal ! I chose from the early bird which is 3 course options for €29! I had mussels to start - delicious good size portion and chicken for main.... My chicken was amazing - it was lovely well cooked with a tasty sauce. Potato gratin and roast veg on d side ! The choice of deserts was between three... More 

1 Thank Ronnierox
Tipperary, Ireland
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

A large group of us dined together. There was abit of a delay in getting menus / wine list and with the starters coming but the brown bread which kept us going was extremely nice so not time wasted. Main courses were gorgeous and the veg nearly as nice to eat on their own as a meal, except we're all... More 

1 Thank LiamO125
San Francisco, California, United States
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our hotel recommended several seafood restaurants and we opted for Man Friday. It is a beautiful and beautifully set restaurant overlooking the Kinsale harbor. The food and service were first rate and I highly recommend it. It is a bit of an uphill walk but well worth it.

2 Thank Doug K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: scilly | kinsale, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2260

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?