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“Home cooking”
Review of The Shack

The Shack
Ranked #23 of 72 Restaurants in Kinsale
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Home cooking”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

It was a very basic restaurant. Food was fine. It was highly recommended on Trip Advisor so we went. There are many more places in Kinsale that you will get a better meal for the same cost.

Visited May 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great food, service, atmosphere”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Lovely food, great staff and the atmosphere of this cute restaurant was great. Would definitely come back! Thankyou!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Rea1205
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Cork, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great food keep it up!”
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times and decided its time to write a review at last as I have had good experiences on each occasion.

What I love is the simplicity of the menu. While it may appear limited it manages to offer something for everyone...be it pasta, steak,Mexican or fresh fish!

The desserts are awesome as well so leave room for these!

One point worth noting is that this restaurant offers good VALUE for money which is very rare in kinsale. Please don't change this as I have seen happen in so many nice restaurants where the portions dwindle and the prices rise.

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Thank Fangdoc
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“Didn't want the business”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Our party of eight including four kids were planning to get dinner for the kids at the Shack. The adults were not eating as we had a dinner appointment later that night. We had hoped to enjoy a glass of wine while the kids were fed. The owner told the very helpful waitress that we could only come in If we were all eating. Unbelievable!! The restaurant was completely empty and yet the owner refused our business. We took our business elsewhere. We passed the restaurant at 8 and there was still only four people in there. It was closed when we passed on our way home at 10.15. As two business owners in our party we could not believe that an owner would throw business away like that. As regular visitors to the fantastic town of Kinsale we expect that The Shack will not be there on our next visit given the owners business practices. This is especially so when you consider the other fantastic dining options available.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Daragh S
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Killarney, Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“good food”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Had evening meal at the Shack over Easter Holidays. Menu displayed on widow was more reasonably priced that other restaurants nearby. Soup starter was excellent as was steak and chips main-course. service was efficient. would recommend it.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Mary C
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