Max's Wine Bar



2 euro Serious About Seafood
Max's Wine Bar
48 Main Street, Kinsale Co Cork
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Tel: +353 21 477 2443

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Run by a young couple, Olivier and Anne Marie Queva - the chef and restaurant manager respectively - Max’s has a loyal following in the locality, and it’s a happy find for visitors too.
  • Fishing (Sea Angling nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Scuba Diving (nearby)
  • Surfing nearby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Location - Beach <5km
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • European Classic
  • French (Classic)
  • Game (in season)
  • Seafood
  • Atmospheric
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Informal
  • MSG Free
  • No Music Restaurant
  • Organic Produce used (mainly)
  • Sunday Dining

Max's Wine Bar

Run by a young couple, Olivier and Anne Marie Queva - the chef and restaurant manager respectively - Max’s has a loyal following in the locality, and it’s a happy find for visitors too.

Returning visitors may remember it as a more cottagey place, with mirror-varnished tables and a pretty conservatory out at the back but, since major refurbishment and extension into the building next door, it has a new layout and a lot more space.

Although the style is smarter and more contemporary, something of the spirit of the old Max’s lives on - and the food is as good as ever, so everyone is happy.

Olivier’s seasonal menus change regularly and offer a pleasing balance of luxurious ingredients and the more homely; seafood from the pier is the main feature - langoustines and oysters (in season), mussels, or black sole, less usual fish such as ling - with a balance of meats and poultry (roast rack of Irish lamb is a consistent favourite), and appealing vegetarian dishes offered too.

An informative wine list offers a range of house wines (available by the glass), an above average choice of half bottles and a range of aperitifs, dessert wines and ports.

This is a lovely restaurant for an evening out, but the short à la carte lunch is also very useful for visitors exploring the town during the day.

Seats 60; D daily, 6-10pm. Set 3 course Early D (6-7.30pm) €30; also à la carte; house wine €23, SC discretionary. Not suitable for children after 8pm (high chair); wheelchair accessible (public areas & toilets). Closed mid Dec - mid Mar. Amex, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 13-07-2014
Author: Georgina Campbell

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