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Things to do in Clonakilty

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Music Venue
“Wonderful bar food served until about 3pm, 6 days a week. A family favourite. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Entertainment
“A lovely museum showcasing the history of rail travel in West cork with detailed scale models. Great entertainment for old and young, and a tourist train around the town departs from here as well. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“It is in the centre of Clonakilty and is buzzing and fun.They frequently have fantastic music.”
  • 10 locals recommend
History Museum
“It gives a great insight into the fight for Irish freedom and subsequent civil war that led to death.his ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Great traditional music night every Tuesday in the front bar. No cover charge. Do you play an instrument, then bring it along with you and join in the sing-song”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great choice of international dishes and tapas and curries. Good wine menu. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Speciality Food Shop Great spot for lunch time food. Serves vegan and vegetarian food. From sausages rolls, slices of pizza, quiches, salads, soups, tea & coffee, fresh breads, sweet treats and more. Baked on the premises. Closed Sundays & Mondays. Highly recommend. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cinema
“We are so lucky to have a cinema in our town which boasts up to date films. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Recently renovated and refurbished hotel offering full Restauarant and bar. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Postal Town
“Quaint shopping, good restaurants, great pubs De Barras and Shanleys particularly famous for music”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Pizza in West Cork hands down. They now cater for gluten free and dairy free pizza eaters too!”
  • 1 local recommends
Clothes Shop
“Here you can get shopping, alcohol, fashion, shoes, household items or unique presents...”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Delicious selection of freshly baked breads and pastries, salads to take away. Tea and coffee available. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great choice of international dishes and tapas and curries. Good wine menu. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Speciality Food Shop Great spot for lunch time food. Serves vegan and vegetarian food. From sausages rolls, slices of pizza, quiches, salads, soups, tea & coffee, fresh breads, sweet treats and more. Baked on the premises. Closed Sundays & Mondays. Highly recommend. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Pizza in West Cork hands down. They now cater for gluten free and dairy free pizza eaters too!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“If you're looking for some authentic thai, Suzie and Declan have a wonderful little restaurant in the centre of Clonakilty. We're torn between the yellow and red curries.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Lovely charming award winning music bar, great for a relaxing pint! Why not bring along your own musical instrument if you play - always welcomed!”
  • 2 locals recommend

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