The Hotel’s Kennedy's Restaurant offers a carvery lunch by day, as well as full á la carte menu by night. A newly revamped wine list has added to the Restaurant’s popularity. It is now advisable, especially at weekends, to make a reservation.
The fare here focuses on locally-caught seafood, on the best of locally-sourced, seasonal game, and on the finest of local herbs and organic vegetables. House specialities include Bantry Bay Mussels, Castletownbere Crab and Salmon cake.
As Dean Diplock, Head Chef, explains:
“Our ambition is to serve simple, consistently memorable, mouth-watering food. Our secret? We let the local ingredients speak for themselves…"
The Ilen Bar, with its relaxed ambience, old-world leather seating, and highly professional bar staff offers visitors and locals alike the perfect place to catch up, and switch off.
A popular Bar Menu features many local delicacies including Union Hall Seafood Chowder, a selection of Gubbeen Cheeses and is served daily, from 12:30 to 21:00.
The bar staff – a fount of local knowledge - will happily organise picnic baskets for those wishing to make day-trips to any of the region's myriad attractions. Or, for those who wish to do nothing more than sit and read, they can advise on the best bookshops in town.
The Hotel also provides a Takeaway Service and will cater for an event or party.
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West Cork Hotel
Telephone: + 00 353 (0) 28-21277