Located at the head of the vast and deep Bantry Bay and surrounded by lush fields, it’s no wonder that Bantry offers some of the best places to eat in Cork. Becoming a fairtrade town in 2006 and boasting some of the freshest produce around, whether you’re in Bantry for business or pleasure you’ll enjoy tasting some of the local dishes. Here are five of the top places in Bantry to eat.
Concentrating on delivering healthy and delicious dishes, a night at Moghul Indian Restaurant is definitely a treat that you won’t leave feeling too guilty about. A good curry is all about spice and the guys at Moghul know their spices inside out. With a light hand and excellent service, you’ll be coming back to Moghul more than once on your trip to Bantry and the good new is, they even offer takeaway for the nights where you really feel like putting your feet up and chilling with a film.
In a small town like Bantry that has a lot packed into it you find yourself craving coffee and cakes to break up your day more than most places. If you’re really into your sweet treats and your caffeine kicks then look no further than De Barra’s where you’ll be treated to delicious produce with a hearty smile. Made to feel at home from the second you walk in, this is the perfect kind of place to bring a book for a quiet afternoon after a long morning of sightseeing.
Offering some of the finest Italian cuisine on the West coast of Ireland, you’ll find yourself popping back here for a coffee more than just once. With a delicious range of pizzas and taking advantage of the fresh seafood that lands in from the bay on a daily basis, this restaurant has an air of being super relaxed while the food is out of this world.
Organico Cafe takes organic food to the next level. Focussing on the highest quality produce and presenting it in simple but delicious dishes, this is one of the most popular cafes in town. Friendly staff, a wide range of foods on offer and the healthiest food in town, you won’t feel guilty popping in for a cake or two on your stay!
There’s nothing better than heading out for a meal knowing you’ll be able to have a pint of bitter and feel chilled to the max. Offering stunning pub food with great service and an excellent choice of ales on offer, this is the kind of place you meet up for a drink and end up staying for dinner (and are very glad you did!).
Bantry prides itself on offering great quality produce and food to match and it’s easy to see why. With an excellent array of pubs, cafes and restaurants just choosing five has certainly been tricky!