Pier One Restaurant

The Trident is perched on the water’s edge, only five minutes’ walk from the heart of the beautiful harbour town of Kinsale. Situated on the first floor of the hotel, with magnificent views out over the majestic Kinsale Harbour, Pier One Restaurant is where we serve our famous buffet breakfast to guests each morning. However, if you’re looking to host a special event, private dinner or family milestone, it can also be reserved for evening food and drinks in spectacular surroundings.

Perfect For Private Events

Whatever the reason for your celebration, Pier One Restaurant is a leading private party venue in Cork that can cater for your every need. We have the food, the service and the unique backdrop to make it a truly memorable celebration. Together, we can create a private-dining package just for you. Our large team of industry-leading chefs will use the finest locally-sourced produce to craft a menu with something for every one of your guests. From delicious finger food and canapés, to sit-down lunches and 3-course meals, their gourmet creations are something we’ve become famous for. Because of this, our experienced team of dedicated servers are looking forward to sharing in your celebration here at Trident Hotel Kinsale.

Open for dinner 7pm – 9pm (6.30pm – 9.30pm in Summer months)

Steak at Pier One Restaurant

Could have stayed here for ages. We did not have to leave the hotel as everything is there, bars and restaurants! —Trip Advisor

The Wharf Tavern & Grill

Great Food With The Best View

As The Wharf Tavern is perched right on the water’s edge, Kinsale’s iconic harbour is your breath-taking backdrop when dining in Cork. Whether it’s lunch, dinner, a special celebration or a private family occasion, this spectacular setting provides the quality of food and level of service that has given Kinsale its reputation as the Gourmet Capital if Ireland. With a unique nautical feel designed by local yacht-designer Rob Jacob, the portholes, decking and rope-wound galleon masts provide a new twist on the traditional Irish pub.

Once you’ve stepped aboard, you can select from a wide range of cocktails, wines, whiskeys, specialty coffees and craft beers. You can either enjoy them in the comfort of our beautiful bar or take them out to our sheltered terrace and have them al-fresco. When you’ve successfully whetted your appetite, you can enjoy some of the incredible food that comes from our kitchen. Our large team of industry-leading chefs use the finest locally-sourced produce to craft menus that perfectly balance new dishes with old classics. From delicious light bites and gourmet sandwiches, to succulent prime Irish steaks and harbour-fresh seafood, our artisan delicacies are something we’ve become famous for. Because of this, our experienced team of dedicated servers are looking forward to sharing it with you here at Trident Hotel Kinsale.

The Wharf Tavern is one of the few places in Kinsale offering outdoor dining - and with a sea view as an added bonus! The Wharf Tavern is popular with locals throughout the week, especially the carvery lunch between 12.30 and 2.30pm. An extensive menu is served between 12 noon and 9pm and has a wide selection from light bites to a full dinner. Fresh seafood and shellfish are a specialty… both the mussels and the seafood chowder are particularly popular. There’s also a wide choice of coffees, teas (including herbal & fruit teas) and delicious scones, pastries and muffins served.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 7.30am to 10.30am, Daily Lunch (including carvery): 12.30 to 2.30pm Daytime Menu: 12 to 5.00pm Evening Menu: 5.00pm

The Foredeck Bar

For A Quality Quay-Side Pint

When the sun shines in Kinsale, locals and hotel guests alike flock to The Foredeck Bar. Our charming little open-air bar sits right on the water’s edge of Kinsale Harbour. Serving everything from ice-cold craft beers to piping hot speciality coffees, whatever you’re having you can enjoy it amongst the most picturesque setting in the south of Ireland. This little hidden gem, tucked away in the corner of the idyllic Cork coast is an ideal place to settle down, enjoy a drink with friends and watch the wonderful sunsets that this part of the world is famous for. So, if you’re looking for somewhere with a difference to enjoy a drink in Cork, come join us in The Foredeck Bar.


The Trident Hotel offers some of the best hotel accommodation in Cork. Tastefully decorated and with the most spectacular views of Kinsale harbour, staying at the Trident Hotel is a real treat!

The Trident offers a total of 75 guest rooms including:

  • 34 Standard Rooms
  • 30 Executive Rooms
  • 9 Junior Suites
  • 2 Master Suites
Trident Hotel from the water
Pier One Restaurant, Kinsale