The Wharf Tavern & Terrace

Whether it’s morning coffee, lunch, dinner, a special celebration or a family occasion, this spectacular setting provides the quality of food and level of service that has given Kinsale its reputation as the Gourmet Capital if Ireland. With a unique nautical feel designed by local yacht-designer Rob Jacob, the portholes, decking and rope-wound galleon masts provide a new twist on the traditional Irish pub.

Once you’ve stepped aboard, you can select from a wide range of cocktails, wines, whiskeys, specialty coffees and craft beers. You can either enjoy them in the comfort of our beautiful bar or take them out to our sheltered terrace and have them al-fresco. When you’ve whetted your appetite, you can enjoy some of the incredible food that comes from the kitchen. The team of leading chefs use the finest locally sourced produce to craft menus that perfectly balance new dishes with old classics. From delicious light bites and gourmet sandwiches to succulent prime Irish steaks and harbour-fresh seafood.

7:30AM to 10:30AM Daily
Lunch (including carvery)
12:30PM to 2:30PM
Sunday Carvery Lunch
12:30PM to 3:00PM
All Day Dining Menu
12:00PM to 9:00PM
Evening Specials

Pier One Restaurant

Situated on the first floor of the hotel, with magnificent views out over the majestic Kinsale Harbour, Pier One Restaurant is where we serve our famous breakfast to guests each morning.

However, if you’re looking to host a private event or group dinner, it can also be reserved for evening food and drinks in spectacular surroundings.

Whatever the reason for your celebration, Pier One Restaurant is a leading private party venue in Cork that can cater for your every need. We have the food, the service and the unique backdrop to make it a truly memorable celebration. Together, we can create a private-dining package just for you. Our team of leading chefs will use the finest locally sourced produce to craft a menu with something for every one of your guests. From delicious canapés, to sit-down lunches and 3-course meals, their gourmet creations are something we’ve become famous for. Because of this, our experienced team of dedicated servers are looking forward to sharing in your celebration here at Trident Hotel Kinsale.

To discuss marking an occasion with us in the privacy of Pier One Restaurant, please contact below to get started.

The Foredeck Bar

When the sun shines in Kinsale, locals and hotel guests alike flock to The Foredeck Bar. Our charming little open-air bar sits right on the water’s edge of Kinsale Harbour.

Serving everything from ice-cold craft beers to piping hot speciality coffees, whatever you’re having you can enjoy it amongst the most picturesque setting in the south of Ireland. This little hidden gem, tucked away in the corner of the idyllic Cork coast is an ideal place to settle down, enjoy a drink with friends and watch the wonderful sunsets that this part of the world is famous for. So, if you’re looking for somewhere with a difference to enjoy a drink in Cork, come join us in The Foredeck Bar.

Kinsale Good Food Circle

Recognition Of Our High Standards

The Trident Hotel is a member of the Kinsale Good Food Circle, a collection of eleven members that guarantee a certain level of quality, service, comfort and ambience, within the spectacular surroundings of Kinsale. The Kinsale Good Food Circle organises a number of events and special offers throughout the year, including the highlight that is the Kinsale Gourmet Festival each October. Kinsale Good Food Circle Vouchers can be purchased for use in any participating restaurant.

Kinsale boasts the greatest concentration of restaurants in Ireland and has long been known as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland. The Good Food Circle’s 11 members take great pride in this title and collaborate to offer food events and dining experiences that are favourites of locals and tourists alike.