À La Carte October 2019

À La Carte 22nd October 2019

Early menu (starter plus main) €27 per person   * dishes marked with *


* Warm smoked Mackerel and potato salad, pickled samphire, beetroot, horseradish drizzle, pea shoots.  €8.50

*Crispy parcel of French brie, sweet onion & dried fig marmalade, mesclun salad.  €9.50 

* Soba noodles with sesame oil, slow roasted duck, star anise.  €8.50

*Steamed Mussels, white wne, cream, vegetable julienne and lovage. €8.50

Sauté Squid and prawns, cha noodles, miso dressing, pickled carrots.   €9.50

Pan fried Langoustines, crispy pancetta, pearl barley risotto, fermented black garlic and basil sauce.     €13.50 (limited)

Local Oysters, served fresh, shallot vinagrette. €12.90 half dozen


Local Red Gurnard and Lobster fricasse, button mushrooms, baby leeks, basil, courgette and samphire.    €28.00 (limited)

Grilled Sea Bass, roast butternut squash, chorizo crmb, asparagus, leek sauce.                   €27.00

Grilled Whole Black Sole on the bone, mixed salad, garden herb butter.  €35 average

*Pan fried fillet of Hake, ‘Bouillabaisse style’, garlic crouton, rouille,  mussel, crustacean,fennel and saffron stock, carrot, celery, sea lettuce and potato.  €23.90

* Pan fried fresh local Ling, fermented black garlic and basil sauce,‘piperade’ of courgette, red and yellow peppers.      €23.90

*Pan fried Chicken supreme, baby parsnip, pumpkin seed, roast beetroot, Kinsale mead, cherry and nectarine sauce.  €23.90

Sauté Irish Lamb cutlets and Kofta,roast red pepper, courgette, coriander, & spicy chickpea fricassee.    €26.50 








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  • All our fish and shellfish are Irish and local  when possible,
  • we use wild adult species and promote and prefer tangle netting fishing methods.
  • All our beef, lamb, pork, chicken are local.
  • Sauces are made using our own fresh stocks.
  • All dishes are cooked to order.
  • We forage when we have time.
  • We love our professions, food, wine and kids.


  • Lobster & crab,  John O’ Brien, license no.C362 Old Head of Kinsale
  • Oysters, Mussels & Scallops,  Jamie Dwyer, Haven Shellfish, Kinsale
  • Salad leaves, red cabbage, broccoli, leeks…Horizon farms,Dunderrow
  • Lamb & Beef & Pork & Chicken (Irish)   John Barrett’s butchers, Main Street, Kinsale
  • Vegetables     Keelings &  Market garden, Pearse street, Kinsale
  • Fish,  Matt O’Connell Seafood, Cork.