best seafood restaurants bantry

5 Best Seafood Restaurants in Bantry

Bantry is located at the head of Bantry Bay and this fair trade town takes full advantage of the freshest seafood produce going. With seafood restaurants dotted left, right and centre it can be difficult trying to decide which one to visit but that’s what we’re here for! To help you narrow it down to the top five in town. So here they are…

best seafood restaurant bantry

1. The Fish Kitchen

Offering the best seafood in town this restaurant thinks outside the box. Fusing the delicate flavours of the sea with the sturdy flavours of the greatest Irish cuisines, this restaurant is always packed out in the evening and at weekends. With chefs that truly understand the way seafood works and how intrinsically it must be dealt with, this is a taste sensation not to be missed.

2. O’Connors Seafood Restaurant

This upmarket and beautiful restaurant offers a fine dining experience like no other. With attentive staff and beautiful food to match, there is no doubting the skill and effort that goes into every dish that leaves the kitchen. Catering to all different diets, O’Connors Seafood Restaurant is one of the most popular with the locals and garners a lot of attention from the outside world. Give it a try and you’ll soon understand why!

3. Seaview House Restaurant

Using only the freshest local cuisine and pairing it with the perfect wine from their expansive wine cellar, a trip to Seaview House Restaurant is a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Popular with guests and locals alike, this packed out venue never fails to feel intimate with it’s many nooks and crannies of the main dining room or the lofty airy feel of the conservatory. If you want to take in Bantry while you eat then this is definitely to place to come for views and flavours to entice the senses.

best seafood restaurant bantry

4. Arundels by the Pier

With a location as beautiful as Arundels the food just needs to be clean and tasty for a great night out. Luckily for you they offer beautifully cooked food without overcomplicating anything, letting you enjoy the simplicity of the seafood that is brought in fresh from the Bay that day. Friendly staff and stunning views work to complete the overall experience of this stunning little bar.

5. Ocean Restaurant at the Maritime Hotel

Fabulous service and impeccable food are always on offer at the Ocean Restaurant. Perfect for big family occasions and with a menu to match the exciting décor, you will find your evening goes by in a flash with how much you enjoy yourself here.

Bantry has some of the top seafood restaurants in Cork and while you’re there you should definitely take full advantage of this. If you’re after a more hand on experience then head down to Bantry Market on the first Friday of the month and pick some produce for yourself, you won’t be disappointed!

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