Jim Edwards

The Edwards family, owners of Jim Edwards Bar and Restaurant since 1971, have provided excellent food in a warm friendly atmosphere for many Irish and international visitors to Kinsale.

We offer both a la carte and gastro pub menus prepared with the freshest of local produce that highlights what our great region has to offer. Our wide ranging menus have everthing from Black sole on the bone to lambs kidneys, and we’re renowned worldwide for our fresh Atlantic prawn scampi. We cater for all dietary requirements, so if you wish to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our bar or our nautical themed restaurant you’ll be promised a warm welcome by the Edwards family and staff. Our new outside dining area has also proved very popular with our customers.

While in Kinsale, why not avail of our accommodation also? Please contact us for competitive rates.

Opening hours

Open daily from 12pm to 9pm (except Saturday 12 to 9.30pm), All year around.

Table mat at Jim Edwards Kinsale


Excellent quality “en suite” accommodation is available at Jim Edwards. All our rooms have recently been refurbished and are tastefully decorated. Facilities include:

  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Mineral water
  • Complimentry Wi-Fi
  • TV
  • Direct Dial Telephone.
  • plus a host of thoughtful personal extras to make your stay even more comfortable.

Our competitive rates also include a gourmet Breakfast.

Awards & Memberships

  • National Hospitality Award Winner 2010
  • Irish Restaurant Association Awards: Best Gastro pub in Munster 2007
  • Lucinda O’Sullivan Recommended
  • Member of Good Food Ireland
  • Member of the Restaurants Association of Ireland
  • Member of Kinsale Good Food Circle
  • Liam Edwards is the current Chairperson of Kinsale Good Food Circle and Council Member of the Restaurant Association of Ireland.
The team at Jim Edwards Restaurant Kinsale
Jim Edwards, Kinsale