from fine dining to casual eateries, restaurants in Bantry serve the best of West Cork

Bantry is a great place for food lovers as we have a strong and established food scene.  Our restaurants provide a great mix of casual dining, family restaurants and finer dining options.  Presenting the very best of West Cork produce and local seafood, you will certainly find a great choice of restaurants in Bantry.

Blairs Cove Restaurant

Blairscove Restaurant is located just outside Bantry in a barn which completes the quadrangle of farm buildings serving this former manor house.  It is high like a church and the tall windows overlooking Dunmanus Bay were once recesses through which the hay was pushed down to the animals from the loft above.

The restaurant is known for the best of Irish meat grilled on a roaring fire in the dining room, fresh local seafood and an impressive display of ‘help yourself’ starters as well as a mouth-watering selection of desserts.

T: +353 (0) 27 61127

The Brick Oven

Perfectly crispy crust outside and a lovely chewy inside – that’s the difference in a Brick Oven pizza. Their gourmet toppings include artichoke hearts, mozzarella cheese, Parma ham, smoked salmon and more. Choose from the menu or build your own!

Whatever the special occasion – birthday, anniversary, club dinner, office party – The Brick Oven and The Mariner will help make it a memorable one with delicious food, music, and a full range of refreshments for children and adults.

Opening hours vary according to season and traffic. In general the kitchen is open until 10 PM but may be open later. Please call to check.

The Brick Oven, The Quays, Bantry

T: +353 (0) 27 52501 / 55654

Donemark West

Located just outside Bantry town, you will find the hidden treasure of Donemark West.

Offering a wide variety of food from the finest of West Cork fayre, you will be spoilt for choice and delighted by the quality of food on offer.

This is an intimate restaurant with limited seating so reservations are highly recommended in advance.

Donemark West, Donemark, Bantry

W: Donemark West
T: +353 (0) 27 53786

The Fish Kitchen

When talking about their fish, The Fish Kitchen focuses on three elements, freshness, simplicity, quality.  They try not to interfere with the Fish they are serving, simply served with skin side up along with a variety of simple butters or sauces on top or on the side. While geographically in an ideal location to keep the distance between the sea and the plate as short as possible, they believe that this is one of the most important factors to consider when sourcing fish.

The Fish Kitchen is also conscious of the importance of sustainable fishing when considering our sources. Traceability is important and they their best to support the Irish fishing fleet by buying as much Irish caught fish as possible.

The Fish Kitchen, New Street, Bantry

T: +353 (0) 27 56651

The Ocean Restaurant

The team at The Ocean Restaurant at The Maritime Hotel, have produced a world of flavours with the finest local ingredients created a modern Irish dining experience.

Every evening enjoy the candlelit atmosphere in this lovely restaurant featuring great wines and culinary delights.

T: +353 (0) 27 54700

O'Connors Café & Seafood Restaurant

A fantastic restaurant in the heart of Bantry serving locals and visitors for many years.  Enjoy an extensive menu full of local ingredients and relax in either their indoor or outdoor seating areas.  This restaurant is child and family friendly, with a sensory wall to entertain all children including those with autism and staff here are also trained in autism awareness.

T: +353 (0) 27 55664

Moghul Indian

Authentic Indian restaurant in Bantry serving all the classics you would expect and daily specials.

No alcohol menu as it is Bring Your Own. Take-Away menu also available.

Moghul Indian Restaruant, Barrack Street, Bantry

W: Moghul Indian Restaurant
T: +353 (0) 27 55799

Seaview House Hotel Restaurant

Come and enjoy the intimate atmosphere in the delightful nooks and crannies of the main dining room or dine in the lofty light-filled conservatory restaurant, overlooking the gardens, set with polished mahogany tables and crisp linen.

The restaurant, a popular dining venue with guests and locals, is well known for superb cuisine based on country house cooking using fresh local produce, complemented by a well-stocked wine cellar with carefully selected fine wines. Our dinner menu with options from two to five courses, changes daily with plenty of local specials such as Bantry Bay crab or West Cork lamb.

Seaview House Hotel Restauraunt, Ballylickey, Bantry

T: +353 (0) 27 50073

The Snug & O'D's

Established since 1991, The Snug pride themselves in a friendly, unique Bar & Eating House on The Quays, Bantry.

With an extensive bar food menu, you will find everything from traditional Fish & Chips to Roast of the Day and everything in between.

The Snug, The Quays, Bantry

W: The Snug
T: +353 (0) 27 50057

The Sugarloaf Restaurant

The Sugarloaf Restaurant at The Westlodge Hotel just outside Bantry town,  has sublime views and evening sunsets overlooking Bantry Bay. It is the ideal venue for a romantic dinner for two, a relaxing evening with friends, or for a special family occasion.

The extensive wine menu has recently been totally revamped, and offers an excellent range of competitively prices wines from all over the world.

The Sugarloaf Restaurant at The Westlodge Hotel, Bantry

T: +353 (0) 27 50360 

Teasy's Bistro

Located on New Street, Teasey’s Bistro serves breakfast lunch and dinner including all the family favourites, steaks, fresh fish and daily specials.

Outdoor seating and take-away options available.

W: Teasey’s Bistro
T: +353 (0) 27 56538

Uncle Pete's

A new Italian Restaruant in Bantry serving all the classics of salads, burgers, pizza and fresh pasta dishes.  A great spot for breakfast, quick bites at lunch time or an evening meal al fresco in the sunshine.

Take-Away and catering options available

W: Uncle Pete’s
T: +353 (0) 27 56316

Looking for something else?

Cafés & Coffee Shops

Plenty of choice from friendly coffee shops to quirky cafés with deli counters and in-house bakeries.

Fast Food & Take-Aways

From Pizza to Chinese to a traditional Fish ‘n Chips, something for everyone in Bantry.

Bar Food

A wide variety of bar food available from Bantry’s array of bars and pubs.  Most serve food all day.

Restaurants that are a little further afield, but within easy reach of Bantry

Restaurant Chestnut

Restaurant Chestnut is a Michelin Star restaurant located in nearby Ballydehob, approx 20mins drive from Bantry.

It is a small intimate 18 seater restaurant set in a character filled former pub. Booking essential.

T: +353 (0) 28 20572

The Old Creamery Kilcrohane

Located in Kilcrohane on The Sheep’s Head Way you will find The Old Creamery, approx 30min drive from Bantry.

With outdoor seating for sunny days and an extensive menu for lunch and evening meals, it’s definetely worth a trip for good food and great service.

W: The Old Creamery
T: +353 (0) 27 67139

Cent anni pizza

Cent'Anni Durrus

Just a short spin from Bantry in nearby Durrus village, you will find Cent’Anni offering delctable gourmet pizzas, good wines and more, approx 10mins drive from Bantry.

W: Cent’Anni
T: +353 (0) 83 301 1650

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