Good Food Guide

Dear Guest,

When staying in one of our cottages around Skibbereen, you are never far from somewhere super to eat and drink. Opening times vary from month to month so call to check. Those establishments marked with a RED STAR offer our guests something extra. (e.g. free bottle of wine)

Eat In


An Chistin Beag

46 Bridge Street, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 22019
Nestled in the middle of Bridge Street you will find this unique little café/bistro, serving home-cooked, locally-produced food – all cooked to order.
Cottages for Couples BONUS: Complimentary glass of house wine when you order 3 course meal for 2.


The Paragon Bar & Bistro

Main Street, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 21772
Their philosophy is ‘Why pay more when you can get better quality for less’. Open 8am -10pm serving breakfast, lunch, dinner. Live music nightly with the best local bands.
Cottages for Couples BONUS: Complimentary bottle of house wine when you spend €25pp (when 2 dine).

View website: Paragon Bar


Riverside Café

North Street, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 40090
Contemporary restaurant in a stylish riverside location with a sunny terrace for outdoor dining. Brunch, lunch and dinner! Serving great, seasonal West Cork food. Special dietary requirements catered for.
Cottages for Couples BONUS:
Free glass of house wine with a any three course meal

Chapter 72

North Street, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 27272
Situated in between Main Street and Bridge Street, serving locally sourced produce at a reasonable price, open 9am – 9pmeveryday in high season.

Cottages for Couples BONUS: 10% discount for lunch and a glass of proseccoo or dessert with your dinner when you spend €25 pp or more

West Cork Hotel

Ilen St, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 21277

“Enjoy a drink on the old railway bridge, our unique terrace, and sample some of West Corks finest local produce from our carefully created menus.  Cottages for Couples BONUS – purchase a starter and a main course from our a la carte menu and enjoy a comp. dessert from our daily specials.

 


Dynasty

Bridge Street, Skibbereen. Tel. 028 23419
Mainly Chinese menu with Malaysian overtones. One of three Chinese restaurants in town but definitely the best. Eat in or takeaway.
Cottages for Couples BONUS: 10% discount on takeaways and in restaurant. Free delivery.

 


Kalbo’s Café

North Street, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 21515
Kalbo’s Café is a small intimate café in the heart of Skibbereen serving great food all made in house and sourced locally. Also at Skibbereen Farmers Market every Saturday morning.
Cottages for Couples BONUS: Complimentary glass of house wine or homemade dessert when you spend over €12 pp at lunch. OR: Call in and get a complimentary Illy coffee when you buy a homemade cake or dessert.


Sibin Bar & Restaurant

Rath, Baltimore. Tel: 028 20383
Situated halfway between Skibbereen & Baltimore. All food sourced locally and cooked to order, all desserts are home made. Home baking, and specialist dietary requirements including gluten-free produce, are catered for. Prices to suit all pockets.
Cottages for Couples BONUS: Complimentary glass of wine with any 3 course meal.


The Church

Bridge Street, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 23625
Formerly a Methodist Church, the Church is one of the most unusual dining venues in Skibbereen. International menu.


Apple Betty’s

The Square, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 51833
Situated in the heart of Skibbereen, this locally run cafe is great for breakfast, a light lunch, tea and coffee. Wheelchair and baby friendly.

Takeaway/Delivery


Jeff’s Wood Fired Pizza

Field’s Car Park, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 23544
Freshly made pizzas cooked in an oak-fired brick oven. Also eat-in with ‘b-y-o’ wine (glasses supplied).
Cottages for Couples BONUS: FREE DELIVERY TO ALL COTTAGES and free garlic and herb crust dip with each pizza.


Dynasty

Bridge Street, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 23419
Mainly Chinese menu with Malaysian overtones. One of three Chinese in town but definitely the best.
Cottages for Couples BONUS: 10% discount on takeaways and in restaurant. Free delivery.


The Paragon Bar & Restaurant

Main Street, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 21772
Take out menu available 3-10pm – 7 days a week. Supporting local food and produce. The freshest in town.


3 in 1 Take Away

North St, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 51606
Curries, pizza, plus the usual takeaway menu.


Frydays.

Fields Car Park, Skibbereen. Tel: 028 23332

Located in the middle of town. Great fish and chips using locally caught fresh fish plus all the regular takeaway stuff

 


Taxis

There are plenty of taxis in town.


Alwyn Harris 086 250 4255


M.M.M. Cabs 086 055 7030


Skibb Cabs 086 854 3233


Jean Hegarty 086 834 6396


Long’s Taxi 087 666 6666


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