Restaurant Chestnut

The Chestnut Tree, Staball Hill, Co. Cork , Ballydehob, Ireland, P81X681
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Reopening from July 9th 2020 for Dinner, Thursday to Saturday

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  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • No Disabled Access
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
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About Restaurant Chestnut

Restaurant Chestnut is an intimate 18 seater Restaurant led by Michelin Starred Irish Chef, Rob Krawczyk.

Restaurant Chestnut's menu, inspired by nature, will be an ever evolving menu designed around the best of the seasons ingredients.

After being open just 6 months, on October 1st 2018, Restaurant Chestnut was awarded one Michelin Star GB & Ireland 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

Great Michelin experience for vegetarians. The Chef is an artist & service was wonderful. Wine pairing is a must.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 October 2020

Very pleased. Wonderful creative food. Excellent service. Only pity we were driving so couldn't have wine pairing!

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Visited On Sunday, 04 October 2020

Our visit was a complete escape from all the COVID craziness, everything was so safe but also very relaxed and easygoing. We couldn't say enough about the food, every single morsel was amazing but the star of the show for us was the spiced beef and young buck, so delicious. Thanks for a really lovely experience.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 October 2020

This was our first experience of fine dining at this level and it couldn't have been more positive. We are vegetarian and were blown away by the special tasting menu that was created for us. Local ingredients never tasted so exotic, with flavours distilled, intensified and combined to bring out their natural essence. Processes and pairings are explained with warmth and pride and not a hint of pomposity. The welcome was relaxed and genuine, the decor classy and understated, retaining a sense of cosiness in what was once a pub; the perfect destination for the wet and chilly Autumn evening on which we visited.

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Visited On Friday, 25 September 2020

Absolutely loved our evening at Chestnut. The food really was outstandingly good. And it’s great to experience this bright light in the culinary scene in west cork . Service attentive but not intrusive and staff well informed on the food, it’s sources etc

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Visited On Thursday, 24 September 2020

The tasting menu was an amazing experience. Possibly one of the nicest meals I’ve ever had. The service was exceptional too. We will definitely be back again when we’re in West Cork. Thanks for a lovely evening!

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Outstanding meal as expected. Never disappoints.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

Fabulous food

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

We were a party of four and we LOVED The Chestnut Tree. We felt very safe regarding Covid 19 and we all loved all the courses except "mussels with caviar and dill" which we all thought was a bit too oily. We thought the smoked butter was a revelation and we were all fascinated by "brambles with meadowsweet and sabayon! We found the wine list a bit unusual and there was no rose available. And we felt the toilets could do with a bit of updating. Please accept these comments as feedback and not as criticisms! We will be returning very soon and would give the Chestnut Tree five stars - especially for people who like trying new ingredients and who are adventurous eaters.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

Superb experience. The best lamb I have ever tasted. Very high quality dishes and cooking talent along with simple and elegant decor. Friendly, able but still relaxed staff as well. Looking forward to going back.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

We had a wonderful dining experience. Such a treat. All the food was amazing. I particularly liked the fish course and the whiskey granita. The service is impeccable and it is a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Nothing is rushed. And spacing due to covid restrictions is excellent. Would highly recommend as a treat

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

The chestnut was an amazing experience, up there with the best I've tasted

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Incredible food with a fantastic atmosphere. Only slight annoyance is that you couldn't put tip on the card. It had to be cash only. The staff lost out a bit because of this,

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Wonderful evening again. Fully compliant with Vivid restrictions, and retained its lovely friendly atmosphere. Food was wonderful. A great experience

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Visited On Friday, 04 September 2020

Great experience! Will be back, again!

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

A most enjoyable evening with friends. Divine cuisine, faultless service and wonderful ambiance.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

An amazing experience.wonderful food.very difficult to pick a favourite although the Mussels and caviar and the Lamb with aubergine were outstanding Thank you to all involved Ger/Angie

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Wonderful experience by the whole team. Thank you for the great evening

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Fantastic experience, exceptional food and fabulous service. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Great thanks experience. Highly recommend

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

Most enjoyable dining experience! Couldn’t fault anything...warm welcome, lovely ambience, Chef Rob taking time out of the kitchen to tell us about the food and answer our questions, not to mention the journey through a variety of taste explosions.... such a memorable evening.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

The food was amazing Thankyou so much. Oh how I wish that I could cook like that! & all the staff were so nice & a lovely friendly atmosphere. We really enjoyed it & we will definitely be back again. Thanks so much again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

As always a very special night.

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Visited On Thursday, 03 September 2020

Thoroughly enjoyable meal. Fantastic food, service and ambiance. Would highly recommend. One thing to note Is that it is not possible to leave a tip on a credit card, and the shop in the village that has an atm closes at 10pm, so bring cash !

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Amazing food! The whole evening was an incredible experience.

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