Fresh Local Seafood at The Bantry Bay
If you are looking for bar food or a restaurant in Bantry, look no further than The Bantry Bay. Bantry is famous for it’s seafood and Bantry Bay mussels are famous the world over. Why not call in to the Bar and try our popular ‘West Cork Seafood Platter’? Offering a selection of fresh local seafood and shellfish served with homemade Irish soda bread, enjoy it as a starter or as a larger sharing platter.
The menu is sure to tempt you for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Offering a wide selection of food including traditional Irish breakfasts, traditional Irish roast dinners, Pies of the Day, Chicken Curry and tasty bar food. Or why not try one of our ‘Daily Specials’ for something different?
We work with the best of local suppliers to make sure you get an authentic flavour of West Cork when you visit. Whether looking for bar food or restaurant in Bantry, we look forward to welcoming you to The Bantry Bay.
We serve food all day in the bar: breakfast from 10.30am-12pm and lunch/dinner until 5pm weekdays, Fri/Sat/Sun serving until 8pm.
A classic restaurant in Bantry with a simple philosophy; great food and comfortable surroundings with friendly, attentive staff.
We are open Fridays & Saturdays only for a while.
You can make reservations on 027-55789.
Early Bird before 7pm – 2 Courses €23 or 3 Courses €27.50
Bia’s classic style fuses the mouth-watering taste of quality local produce, West Cork meats and local seafood. All dishes are inspired by the exceptional French flair of our Head Chef, Gilles Eynaud.
Good cooking starts with good produce and when you have the richness of the West Cork larder to choose from there’s an opportunity to really excel. We work with suppliers who are passionate about their Irish produce, which gives our menu a unique strength and depth. Furthermore, what you see on a plate in Bia is an expression of many artisans, local landscapes and the talent of hardworking local fishermen.
When it comes to service, our front-of-house team create a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere for you to enjoy, while savouring your food and wine to the fullest.
Exciting specialties include Roast Rack of Lamb, Sautéed Prawn Curry, Ribeye Steak and a Trio of Fish – which features a Salmon Wellington, Monkfish Medallion and Pan-Fried Scallops. Vegetarian dishes and Daily Specials are also available, plus Set Menus can be created for Groups of 12 or more. (See below for examples of our Menus).
We have carefully chosen wines, selected not only for their great taste, but to compliment your meal. Our staff will be delighted to give you a recommendation from our wine list, which offers something for all tastes and budgets.
The Craft Beer selection has been compiled to feature the best of locally produced beers all stemming from the Munster region. For example, Mountain Man Brewing Company, Clonakilty Brewing Company and West Cork Brewing Company.
The culinary ingenuity and skill of our kitchen combined with welcoming and professional service, certainly makes Bia one of Bantry’s premier dining experiences.
If you are looking for a Bantry restaurant, look no further than Bia – we look forward to welcoming you!
For reservations call +353 (0) 27 55789.
Also available for private functions, call +353 (0) 27 55789 for details.
Bia Spring Menu 2020