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“Best meal ever! ”
Review of Ocean Wild

Ocean Wild
Price range: US$11 - US$34
Description: OCEAN WILD IS CLOSED FOR THE MONTHS OF OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AND WILL REOPEN IN DECEMBER. OCEAN WILD is a family run seafood restaurant which features Castletownbere’s fishing port fresh fish and local high quality produce.
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Description: OCEAN WILD IS CLOSED FOR THE MONTHS OF OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AND WILL REOPEN IN DECEMBER. OCEAN WILD is a family run seafood restaurant which features Castletownbere’s fishing port fresh fish and local high quality produce.
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I can not recommend this restaurant highly enough.
From the moment we arrived our customer experience far exceeded expectations. The restaurant is in a lovely location in Castletownbare, very inviting exterior. Beautiful wine bar on one side for pre-drinks where Eileen greeted us with such warmth and a genuine welcome. The restaurant itself oozes character and personality with a perfect mix of stone and painted timber paneling. Star of the decorative show was a collection of Art by Arizona Artist Joan Collins.
The Food? What a joy, Mairead O’ Driscoll must be one of the finest chefs in the country. Fresh wholesome honest food the best of quality ingredients prepared with passion and care. Generous portions displayed artistically and presented by friendly servers.
Affordable luxurious fine dining, no exaggeration.
If you’re lucky enough to be in this beautiful part of Ireland eat here, you will not regret it and you will take away a very happy memory- I know I did.
I will be back!

Thank cora_collins
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Eileen Q, Owner at Ocean Wild, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Dear Cora,
We are so thrilled to read your wonderful review. We love your description of Ocean Wild. Its exactly what Mairead and I are hoping all our guests feel when they visit us. As sisters we love what we do and what we do is very different. Mairead is the magician in the kitchen and I have the joy of welcoming visitors from all over Ireland and the World to enjoy the wonderful seafood Castletownbere has to offer.
Looking forward to welcoming you back and thank you for taking the time to write these beautiful words.
Eileen

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Mairead and Eileen were great hosts and the food was fantastic. It was so good to see good local produce prepared and presented brilliantly.

Thank MarkH9892
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Eileen Q, Owner at Ocean Wild, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Mark H. Absolutely delighted you enjoyed your time at Ocean Wild. Thank you so much for your great review. All the best. Eileen & Mairead

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you Eileen and Mairead for a wonderful dinner. The food as usual was excellent. Everyone had a lovely evening.

Thank Breda Holland H
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Eileen Q, Owner at Ocean Wild, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Breda, thank you so much for your great review. We love to see families gathered round our Driftwood table enjoying Mairead's delicious dishes and "having the banter" as they say in Cork, boy! All the best to everyone. Eileen

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is a modern restaurant with a good atmosphere and a great welcome.
Whilst it is not inexpensive, the food is excellent and we were delighted that we visited.
The menu has an excellent range of fish dishes including alternatives and they are both well cooked and very well presented.
We would certainly visit again when in the area.

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Thank 2hopeless
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Eileen Q, Owner at Ocean Wild, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear 2hopeless. So delighted you enjoyed your time at Ocean Wild. Thank you so much for your lovely comments and for taking the time to post a review. We both really appreciate it. All the best and hope we see you again when you are on the Beara Peninsula. All the best. Eileen & Mairead

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The food and everything about this restaurant was superb. Excellent service and very friendly staff. The food was delicious with such attention to detail. An ideal place to treat yourself to great food and a lovely night out.

Thank GordonB19
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Eileen Q, Owner at Ocean Wild, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear GordonB19. Thank you so much for your great review. Mairead & I really appreciate your comments and you taking the time to write about Ocean Wild. We're so delighted that you enjoyed your evening. All the best. Eileen

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