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