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“Excellent”

Aperitif Wine & Tapas Bar
Ranked #34 of 76 Restaurants in Kinsale
Price range: US$10 - US$25
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Kinsale's stylish Wine & Tapas Bar located in the very heart of picturesque Kinsale which is situated only 20 minutes from Cork City. At the centre of the action Aperitif an ideal choice for a light bite, tapas and a glass of wine from the excellent range in our wine cellar.
Reviewed 17 July 2013

A great night out, lovely atmosphere and staff, always welcoming and nothing too much trouble for the staff. Food excellent also great, fun seating and a lively ambiance. Great for a drop in glass of wine or a quick bite!!!!!

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2  Thank Anne P
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

Evening out and enjoyed an excellent selection of tapas. Squid served in a spicey Portuguese sauce. People on tables close by also ordered the dish and we all agreed it was fantastic especially if you like a spicy kick to the palette. Also shared the dips board and smoked salmon pâté. Dips board good but pâté a little bland. Staff very friendly and service very good. Paced well but not rushed. Enjoyed a bottle of Albariño which was served just as we like it! Would definitely return when next in Kinsale. June Witcomb

1  Thank AndyLFC_9
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Reviewed 12 June 2013

I popped in for a snack/dessert and had the deli board with a selection of cheese, smoked salmon, and caper berries and the sinfully good chocolate pot. Ambiance is wonderful with comfortable and fun seating. Service was excellent and friendly. I would definitely come again.

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Reviewed 26 May 2013

When did 2nd place lose its appeal? This tapas bar should be proud to have the honour.

The decor is spot on...dark ambience and comfortable settings. The wine list, however, is weak and many should not be on there as they are just above grocery shelf levels. Why not go for some rare bottles? The service was quick and friendly, however, knowledge on the wines was lacking here, particularly on the proper serving temperature of the Chenin Blanc.

Many of the tapas were excellent, but stay away from anything fried on the menu. I asked myself what does fried food have in common with a four year old Malbec? Not sure on who they are trying to appeal to with this.

A clear difference can be seen with a walk up the hill to the Black Pig.

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3  Thank James R
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

Dinner for 4 all meals and desserts excellent, our compliments to the chef. Service was superb. Sophie and Kate excellent hostesses helping to create a fabulous athmosphere !!!!

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1  Thank Teddy D
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