Man Friday

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Address:
Man Friday
Scilly, Kinsale Co Cork
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Tel: +353 21 477 2260

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Dating back to 1978, the Horgan family's characterful restaurant high up over the harbour is one of Kinsale's longest-established. It is also one of the most popular...
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Scuba Diving (nearby)
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Dogs - good walking nearby (offlead)
  • Location - By the sea
  • Location - Scenic
  • Contemporary International
  • Contemporary Irish
  • Seafood
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Party Venue
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

Man Friday

Dating back to 1978, Philip and Joss Horgan's characterful restaurant high up over the harbour is one of Kinsale's longest-established.  It is also one of the most popular and, housed in a series of rooms, it has great atmosphere and a garden terrace, which makes a nice spot for drinks and coffee or dining outside in fine weather.


Philip and Joss's son Daniel is now in the kitchen and - while he has introduced a more modern tone to the cooking - he continues to present a choice of seasonal menus (early dinner, set dinner, à la carte and, in recent times, Sunday lunch) that major on seafood but offer plenty else besides, including several vegetarian choices and ever-popular duck, steak and lamb.


While pleasing a clientele with fairly traditional tastes and playing to the strengths of top quality local produce, the cooking has always included some imaginative ideas - and there's usually a good buzz, which adds hugely to the enjoyment of a meal here.


Simple, well-made desserts include good ice creams.


Service is cheerful and efficient and, unlike many other restaurants in the Kinsale area, which are seasonal, Man Friday is open in the winter.

Seats 130 (outdoors, 30; private room, 40). Open 7 days. D Mon-Sat, 5-10.15pm; Sun 12.30-9pm (L12.30-4, €29.50; D 4-9). Early D €29.50 5.30-7.30pm (Sat 5-6.30, Sun all night); set D €39.50; also à la carte, house wine from about €20; sc discretionary. Children welcome (high chair, children's menu). Not accessible to wheelchairs. Closed Dec 24-26. Amex, MasterCard, Visa. abbreviations
Last Updated: 28-06-2016
Author: Georgina Campbell

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