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“Pre-fix and excellent choice”
Review of Hoby's - CLOSED

Hoby's
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Hoby's is a great choice for dinner in Kinsale. We came in late int he evening but they welcomed us anyway. We had a two course meal and it was superb from start to finish. The bread was the best around! The service, price and quality of the food were all excellent. Jackie and James are the new owners. Jackie went out of her way to see to it that we had a quality dining experience. We really enjoyed ourselves and will return.

1  Thank jvstrong
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

The quality of the food was excellent. The service was efficient but unobtrusive & the wine was excellent. Portions were a little small but this was more than made up for by the quality. It was good value but the pricing was a bit misleading. They have a 3 course meal for €33 but one of the starters, one of the desserts & most of the main courses had supplements added. They should raise prices a little & only use supplement charges in exceptional cases.

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3  Thank Dcowhig
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Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

We believe the standard under the previous owner of 25 years was good but the new/current owners have taken it to new heights. The liver parfait just melted in the mouth and tasted fantastic. The cod was perfect and my lamb had excellent flavour. A great meal and very good value. The house red was of Rioja style, very easy and very good value at €23 a bottle. Service friendly and welcoming but professional and spot on. Definitely a place to be recommended and we will be back when next in Kinsale.

2  Thank SPDMtravel
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Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed with our meal , starter ok but very small, main course lacked taste and imagination, wine totally over priced for its quality , bring back the old Holby

4  Thank Yk04701
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here last weekend. Portions were small but not in a bad way, veg came served and not in big portions on a side serving like some restuarants. I had peppered beef medallions which were melt in the mouth. My friend had duck. The food really was top class, and there was a lovely atmosphere. I believe it's under new management...definitely one to check our for those who love good food.

4  Thank HughC86
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