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West Cork is renowned for its abundance of fresh, locally produced foods. The quality of its organic produce, artisan cheeses and fresh seafood attracts food enthusiasts from all around the world. It is little wonder then that Bantry is a favourite dining spot among visitors and locals alike.

Head chef Adrian Biffen and his team harness the quality and flavours of this local produce to create wonderful food experiences. From leisurely breakfasts to tasty, wholesome lunches. From delectable room service options to evening dining in The Ocean Restaurant.  It is little wonder that The Maritime Hotel is among the best places to eat in West Cork.

Savour the taste of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way at The Maritime Hotel.

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The Maritime Bar

If you prefer a more casual alternative to the West Cork restaurant circuit then The Maritime Bar is your go-to destination.

Offering delicious food and drinks in a warm and inviting atmosphere, it is the perfect place to unwind after a day of adventure or to recharge before your next outing.

From noon until three, enjoy a hearty carvery lunch, followed by an extensive bar menu showcasing local flavours. There is, of course, also a full selection of beer, wine, spirits, and minerals to choose from.

The Maritime Bar is also a favourite spot in Bantry and West Cork for live entertainment. We have live entertainment weekly with local musicians playing great contemporary sets or traditional Irish evenings.


The Maritime Bar Food and Drinks Menus

At The Maritime Bar, we offer a fantastic bar food menu that includes daily specials. We also offer a children’s menu.

Maritime Bar Menu

Maritime Kid's Menu


The Maritime Bar has a full selection of beer, wine, spirits and minerals to choose from as well as weekly drinks specials and cocktails.

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The Ocean Restaurant


Looking for a restaurant that captures the essence of the West Cork food scene? Then The Ocean Restaurant at The Maritime Hotel in Bantry is just for you.   

Led by Head Chef Adrian Biffen, our culinary team crafts a rich tapestry of global flavours using the freshest local ingredients, redefining modern Irish dining.

Indulge in our delightful Irish breakfast served daily, where you can savour the morning with a view of the ocean and your favourite newspapers.

Come evening time, The Ocean Restaurant is abuzz with discerning diners experiencing the delights of West Cork’s finest food. Be sure to make a reservation in advance as it is one of Bantry’s favourite restaurants.

Dining Specials

For Table D'Hote Menu:

  • 6.00pm - 8.30pm
  • 2 Courses + tea/coffee from €34.50
  • 3 Courses + tea/coffee from €39.50

Á la Carte Menu also available.

Please note: The Ocean Restaurant is a busy, popular restaurant in the hotel. To guarantee availability, all dining reservations must be made in advance of your stay (including all dinner-included packages). Two sittings may apply on Saturdays and certain other busy dates which will only allow set times for dining.

The Ocean Restaurant is open daily from April to October. It is open every Friday and Saturday with select Midweek Nights from November to March. Please check with the hotel for opening days.

For bookings or enquiries please call +353 27 54700

Ocean Restaurant Menus

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Private Dining Options

At the Maritime Hotel Bantry we provide a unique and inviting venue for your family occasions and special occasions.

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Afternoon Tea at The Maritime Hotel

Enjoy an afternoon of tasty treats and dainty delights and celebrate Ireland’s love affair with tea.  Whether enjoying a girl’s day out, a family get-together, a baby or a bridal shower, Afternoon Tea at The Maritime Hotel is a fabulous way to spend time with family and friends.

Afternoon tea at The Maritime Hotel costs €24 per person, and includes three tiers of freshly prepared sandwiches and scones as well as a selection of cakes and tarts to accompany your choice of blended teas or freshly ground coffee. Make the occasion extra special by adding Prosecco for an additional €9 per snipe or €34 per bottle.

Afternoon Tea is available from 1pm to 5pm daily and pre-booking is essential. For bookings or enquiries please call 027 54700 or email info@themaritime.ie

Afternoon Tea Menu

Afternoon tea at The Maritime Hotel, West Cork, isn’t just for grown-ups, kids too are invited to come along and enjoy tiers of tasty treats and dainty delights.

The Maritime Hotel is the only place in West Cork offering an Afternoon Tea Menu specially designed for Children. With honey or jam sandwiches, fruit cups and plenty of treats for only €10pp it’s the perfect way to celebrate birthdays and communions or to include children in an adult group.

Afternoon Tea is available from 1pm to 5pm daily and pre-booking is essential. For bookings or enquiries please call 027 54700 or email info@themaritime.ie

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