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The Snug

The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50057
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“salmon” (21 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice old skool bar erm.... Restaurant! The snug is a bar name but it's more of a restaurant. Cold place. Murphys pint was OK... I guess its not a drinkers bar so wasn't great like murphys is Didn't eat so don't know prices etc Bar...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bad service from entry to terrible chicken wings. A spot to miss for sure not worth spending your euro here unless for a beer but food quality service purely shocking!

Thank shay k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The snug was a great find - we had a lovely meal - delicately cooked plaice, tasty tender lamb chops, with large portions and lots of vegetables. The wine was also good quality and everything was very reasonably priced. We had tried to book other...More

1  Thank PaulaBFs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to Ireland at least 20 times and always find one day when we can eat at the Snug in Bantry. It's a very rustic place - log tables, tree stump chairs - so the atmosphere is rather unique. The food is extremely good...More

1  Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called in on a Tuesday evening and we both chose a roast option. It was excellent, a real treat on a chilly night. We were welcomed and given a table quickly, served by friendly and helpful staff. Really enjoyed our visit, happy to recommend.

Thank DaveL427
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Been here for breakfast on a few occasions,don't do a breakfast menu but the breakfast would fill a horse. reasonably priced

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 28 September 2018

this tiny little bar is a must to visit. It is snug for sure. We only had a beer here but the food looked delicious. Authentic Irish pub, this is it.

1  Thank robin c
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This restaurant kindly fitted us in late one mid week evening. The staff were very welcoming and helpful, beer good, service quick and food traditional and tasty. Overall a very enjoyable evening.

Thank R3573YZJJB
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I visited the snug for lunch with my parents and as always i cant fault it. The staff are really friendly and the food is excellent and you just get a nice portion thats not to filling and still have room for desert

Thank 209annoynomous
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Great food and service in the Snug, well worth the wait if they are busy. Wide choice of food available, the prawn cocktail was divine whilst I had garlic mushrooms, our mains of lamb cutlets and baked cod were tip top and plentiful, you must...More

Thank LenCork
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Questions & Answers
Karen C
15 January 2017|
Response from Jon H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the place is very busy. Maybe 9.30pm. Check though.
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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 50057
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