Welcome to The Pink Elephant Restaurant & Bar.

Restaurant & bar right on the coast of West Cork, just a few miles west from Kinsale.  Superb cuisine,
magical Atlantic views over Courtmacsherry Bay, patio for outside dining, extensive lawns and private parking.

We are located on the R600 coast road, which forms part of southern stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way.

You are guaranteed a warm welcome and delicious dining at The Pink Elephant.

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...or enjoy local landscapes

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The Pink Elephant, Restaurant & Bar, Ireland.     023 884 9608

Current opening:

Thursday & Friday:

   - Open 5pm, dinner from 6pm


   - Open all day, serving lunch 1-3, dinner from 6pm


   - Serving food all day.  Lunch from 12:30, dinner from 6pm

Closed Monday-Wednesday at present.

Do please book for evenings and Sunday lunch.

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Autumn Specials at The Pink Elephant

Theme Cuisine evenings for Autumn:

Friday 17th October – Shellfish Special

Friday 31st October – Tapas Evening

Friday 14th November – Curry Night

Friday 28th November – Game Menu

On Friday 21st November we will be hosting an evening of wine tasting with Hamish Maguire of Shottesbrooke Wines in South Australia.

The Pink Elephant Christmas Fair is on Thursday 4th December.

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Come and visit!

We are a restaurant. We are a bar. Come for a meal. Come for a drink. Come and enjoy the stunning West Cork scenery in a warm and informal atmosphere.

We host all types of events, from small gatherings, parties, christenings and especially weddings.  And if you are looking for good accommodation there is plenty very close by.

Locals and visitors alike have enjoyed The Pink for many years.  Come in and join them.

General Opening

Opening ebbs and flows with the seasons, so do check the times above before visiting.  We always try to be open for when people want us and will open specially for particular events as requested.

The story of The Pink Elephant...

The Pink Elephant has been a restaurant and bar for over 50 years.  The building itself is much older, being one of the oldest houses around.  It is set on a spectacular site overlooking Courtmacsherry Bay just at the point where the Kilbrittain and Argideen estuaries meet to enter the Atlantic Ocean.

If you had been in The Pink in May 1915 you would have had a grandstand view of the Lusitania as it was torpedoed and sunk a few miles offshore.  More recently you could have seen a 60 foot fin whale that beached just along the coast.

The building was recently refurbished, giving the bar and dining room the best of our wonderful views.  Free wi-fi available. Outside is a large patio for dining when weather allows and extensive lawns for relaxing or playing.  Large private car-park.