Sidney’s Bar and Garden Lounge

Sidney’s Bar & Garden Lounge

A casual, all-day dining destination, Sidney’s Bar and Garden serves up great food and drinks with a side order of exceptional service. Named after Actons’ original owner, the light-flooded bar and private garden is comfy, chilled-out and perfect for informal dining and drinks.

Serving delicious local seafood and quality Irish beef, soup, sandwiches and salads, our extensive menu is packed with crowd-pleasing favourites. Join us for a light lunch, afternoon snack or three-course dinner.

Quench your thirst with a chilled craft beer, spirit or Irish coffee. We can’t make any promises about the weather, but guarantee that our glorious Garden Lounge is the finest outdoor spot in Kinsale. Serving signature cocktails, draught beers and a wide selection of wines, fizz and spirits, Sidney’s Bar and Garden is the perfect place to raise a glass in good company.

Fisher Street Restaurant

At Actons’ Hotel we’re experts in throwing great parties.

Choose Fisher Street restaurant for your next private event and we’ll bring our signature hospitality to your special occasion. Working with our head chef and events manager, we will devise a delicious menu especially for you. Spacious and stylish, Fisher Street seamlessly partitions to accommodate larger or more intimate groups. Whether you’re planning a celebration dinner, work event or fun get-together, let us make it an occasion to remember. You invite the guests and leave the rest to us!

To book your private event, please contact us on +353 (0) 21 477 99 00 or at [email protected] today.

Afternoon Tea at Actons

The perfect way to celebrate something or someone special

What could be nicer than traditional afternoon tea? How about afternoon tea by Kinsale Harbour at Actons Hotel. Our newly refurbished lounge areas are a dream setting for a decadent afternoon feast. Sit back in style and let us treat you to this special experience of delicious finger sandwiches, delicate pastries and cakes and pots of specialist teas. (Or maybe you’d prefer a flute of fabulous fizz!) Relax, indulge and while away a few indulgent hours in our care.

Afternoon Tea is served seven days a week between 12 noon and 4pm. Booking is essential and must be made at least 48-hours prior to your arrival. Please let us know at the time of booking whether you require vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free afternoon tea.

Dinner at Sidney's Brasserie Kinsale


Dining at Sidney’s Bar and Garden Lounge? Then why not stay. Our rooms and suites offer a fresh design combined with warmth and charm. Recently refurbished in 2022, each of our guestrooms and suites are the epitome of coastal chic.

Enjoy a great night’s sleep in our large fully sprung mattress beds with luxury linen. Our rooms also feature black out curtains for that added snooze factor! All rooms are en suite with large waterfall showers for a fresh start to the day.

Each of the rooms have all the amenities needed to please each of our guests. These include complimentary Wifi access, flat screen televisions and tea & coffee making facilities.

Exterior of Actons Hotel overlooking Kinsale Bay
Sidney's Brasserie, Kinsale