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Arundels by the Pier

Ahakista | Durrus, Bantry 0000, Ireland
+353 27 67033
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab gratin” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“chowder” (19 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ahakista | Durrus, Bantry 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Good solid pub fare. Excellent seafood chowder, and I loved their vegetable soup! Great atmosphere .

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank smcinerney2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018

West Cork is a magical place - heavenly when the sun shines with wonderful scenery and a chilled out atmosphere. The annual Taste of West Cork Food Festival with its many events a great time to visit if you are able to get reservations. So...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Frank H
Reviewed 15 September 2018

one of the best bets in West Cork. We have been here regularly with never a bad moment. We can only recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Don F
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely little pub with very friendly staff. We sat outside in the sunshine overlooking the sea and I had the best gluten free fish an chips I've ever eaten. The fish was gorgeous. Lovely spot off the beaten track. Great views.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank margaret s
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A very good lunch. Sun helped eating outside in September. Very tasty good service and reasonable price.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank away-again-yes
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and a cousin sampled Arundels by the Pier while overnighting at a nearby B&B. We found it to be a gem, one that quite lives up to its reputation and positive on-line reviews. We ate off the pub menu and enjoyed our meals...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank JerryL238
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a tiny place, so not the best to go if you are a big group. But wow, absolutely loved it. Great atmosphere and location - on a bright day it is fab to check out the grassy knoll area on the other side...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JGrant44
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Reasonably priced fresh food. Delicious seafood chowder. Crab gratin was incredibly salty. I mentioned this to the waitress and she said 'yes, depending on who cooks it, sometimes it comes out too salty'. Never heard of on-the-job training? Fish main course was fresh and cooked...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank VeryFussyInDublin
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Best mussels I've ever had, amazing and relaxing view and a caring waiter. A great and unexpected experience in this little town.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Good food in a rustic building overlooking the bay in a country setting. A very nice place to stop when we are out on a drive.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jasheridan1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
02:00 - 23:30
02:00 - 23:30
02:00 - 23:30
02:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ahakista | Durrus, Bantry 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 67033
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