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The Heron's Cove

The Harbour, GOLEEN, Co Cork, ROI,

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This delightful restaurant with rooms sits in an idyllic spot on Goleen harbour near to Mizen Head, where the lonely Fastnet Rock lighthouse beams out across the Atlantic. This is an exceptionally easy-going, friendly place, where you can eat out to sublime sea views on the balcony in summer, and the kitchen takes time to source the best local ingredients that are the backbone of its output. The menu is as straightforward and unfussy as its surroundings; West Cork smoked sprats, say, followed by pork chop rack with champ and apricot sauce, or tempura-style monkish. To finish, iced coffee soufflé is fuelled up with rum.

Further information

Tel: 028 35225
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Dates closed: Xmas, Oct-Apr (only open for pre-bookings)
Days closed for lunch: all week (ex private functions)

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Traditional Irish
Chef: Irene Coughlan
Number of seats: 30
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 1
Disabled toilets.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.


Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: €17.25
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.



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In Goleen village, turn left to harbour
Nearest station: Cork

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