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The Snug

) #3 of 29 Restaurants in Bantry ££ - £££ Irish, Bar, European
The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50057
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (44 reviews)
“potatoes” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We used to visit the Snug any time we were in Bantry, it was always busy, and the food and service was always good. We haven't been in for a long while for various reasons, but called in yesterday. It wasn't as busy as we...More

Thank tgb161
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never been greeted at a restaurant in my life where the waitress was so rude. It is a very busy place as the food is awesome, but we walked in inquiring about a table for 3 & she "pff'd" us. We would have walked...More

Thank waltra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a nice place to have an evening meal with family. It's a proper Irish pub/ restaurant. The food was great however I felt the tables were very close and we didn't have much privacy other than that I thought I was happy....More

Thank Claire K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

located on the Quay of Bantry, the snug is the pub you must to go. Friendly atmosphere, you find in your plate a good meat good meal in the plate and you could speak with citizen of Bantry and turists from many countries. you could...More

Thank ylq500
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is easily missed as it's a little further down from the main street towards the quayside, then if you blink you'd miss it again! This place was recommended by our B&B host and it did not disappoint. We didn't have to wait long...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at the Snug over the long weekend and we would highly recommend a visit. The decor is rustic and traditional with a great atmosphere. The service was excellent and particularly want to mention Mary who really looked after us. There was a...More

Thank Breda G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped for food here when we arrived. The bar tender was super friendly and very helpful. We had a lovely meal and would definitely eat here again if we find ourselves in Banty again.

Thank pkpa
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lovely place for fresh fish and other delicious food. Huge portions. Friendly staff. Great location on Bantry harbour.

Thank Poopy7
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Staff are very accommodating and welcoming. Food portions are great and food is very tasty. There's quite a broad range of choice. Food is quite fast to come out. Its very homely and authentic with tree stumps going through the tables in the bar area....More

Thank levisst
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We've been quite a few times over the last few months on several trips to Bantry and each time had an amazing meal with fresh fish & large portions! My 9 year old daughter ate an adult huge portion of salmon!! Staff very good. A...More

Thank Vicky T
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Karen C
What time do ye stop serving food? tia
15 January 2017|
Response from Jon H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the place is very busy. Maybe 9.30pm. Check though.
Just checking on whether you allow small, well behaved dogs in your premises or in a patio area. thanks Kevin O'Sullivan
4 July 2016|
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Response from jtpveerman | Reviewed this property |
Don't know really, you could ask. There is no patio, in front there are two tables with benches.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 50057
  • E-mail