Food & Drink

From traditional pubs to awards winning restaurants, cafes and local farmers’ markets and food festivals, you’ll be spoiled for choice for places to stop and have some good food or simply enjoy a cup of coffee. West Cork’s farmers, award-winning artisan producers and chefs are all making this part of the world a foodie haven. We have compiled a list of places in the area to eat and drink during your stay.

Minutes away from the campsite, with fantastic views over Dunmanus Bay, the restaurant is open for evening meals from 6:00pm to 9:30pm, Tuesday to Saturday. It has its own log burning grill for meat dishes and starters are served buffet style, with a mix of seafood and meats, salads, dressings, pates and vegetables – everything prepared in house.

Traditional Irish pub with wonderful charm and friendly bar staff serving a good selection of drinks and freshly made food.

Traditional family run Irish pub with freshly prepared bar food served all year round, catering for large groups and tour groups. Live music every weekend, with a beer garden at the side which makes it a perfect spot for families.

Located across the bay on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula, a perfect place to take a break after a walk. An artist’s garden, full of colour and quirky ideas, echoing the creativity and unique work in the gallery. They serve cakes, coffee and teas from 10.30am to 5.30pm and lunch is served from 11.30am to 4.30pm.

Food, bakery & wine store providing good coffee, light lunches & salads, ready prepared meals, catering, select wines, cakes & desserts.

Health Food Shop & Real Bread Bakery and Caffe serving fresh healthy food.

Serve home-cooked breakfasts, brunches and lunches to satisfy bellies big and small.

Specialise in serving freshly-caught, local seafood cooked with flair.

Busy restaurant serving locally sourced seafood and produce, with an authentic wood burning pizza oven.

Adrian Biffen, and his team are producing a world of flavours and influences with the finest local ingredients creating a modern Irish dining experience.

Bar & Eating House serving local cuisine and European dishes, vegetarian Friendly.

Take away and dine in restaurant offering both Thai and Irish dishes. Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options.

Chef Antonio Pisani offers traditional Italian dishes, an array of homemade desserts and a healthy selection of wines.

A small family run restaurant in the heart of Ballydehob offering tasty locally produced food in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Also offering homemade cakes, boutique coffee, loose teas, fine wines, Irish craft beers. Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options. Open every day for lunch and Thu, Fri, Sat for dinner.

An intimate 18-seater Michelin Star restaurant run by Rob Krawczyk.

West Cork pub in the hands of one family for over 100 years. Munster Pub of The Year 2019 and an award winning Live Music Venue.  Also has a Market Shop open every Wednesday morning.

Traditional Pub on the main street serving large selection of craft beers as well as all the reliables. Free music gigs at weekends to suit all tastes and impromptu midweek sessions.

Little piece of France in Cork, with ambience of Parisian cafe culture. You will be spoilt for choice with an array of crepe combinations.

Bright open café and delicatessen serving fresh food and organic fair-trade coffee. Open every day of the week.

Enjoy fresh Fish & Chips while watching the boats on the Pier in Schull.