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Jim Edwards of Kinsale

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Thank heavens for tradition. In a restaurant world obsessed with novelty, Jim Edwards proudly represents tradition, in the very best, classical way: traditional style; traditional cookery; traditional hospitality.
For fully half a century, Liam Edwards and his family have offered their guests artfully crafted local foods, and have done so in a way that emphasises the comfort of the guests. In a world where chefs often expect you to suffer for their art, Jim Edwards is all about offering an experience that puts the guest at ease, thanks to sublime cooking, served by a crew who gift us with an ageless way of enjoying food and cooking, wines and spirits, service and hospitality.
The secret of their success, and their longevity, is the fact that whilst they eschew fashion, their craft comes from a deep respect for culinary tradition, allowing them to bring that vital spark of creativity to the masterpieces of the classical kitchen: Kinsale mussels with garlic breadcrumbs; grilled oysters with lemon and dill sauce; prawn scampi with tartare sauce; Skeaghanore duck roasted and with confit duck leg with redcurrant and cassis; fillet steak with black peppercorn sauce.
These dishes are as enduring and timelessly enjoyable as the commodious hum of hospitality that is the Edwards' family signature style. It doesn’t matter if you are having a quiet lunch in the bar, or are having the big family celebration in the restaurant because whatever the event, the staff look after you, and are determined to over-deliver. Their experience and confidence is your guarantee of eating well, and of feeling that you are getting the very best of Kinsale. Comfortable rooms seal the deal on a quintessential Cork experience.

51.7058275, -8.5252241
Liam Edwards
Market Quay, Kinsale, Co Cork
+353 21 4772541

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