Blue Haven Hotel
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The Blue Haven Hotel is charming old world boutique hotel, situated in the heart of the beautiful Kinsale, Cork within touching distance of Kinsale's many famous bars and restaurants.
Blue Haven Hotel, Kinsale is a charming old world boutique hotel, situated in the heart of beautiful Kinsale, Co. Cork within touching distance of Kinsale’s many famous bars and restaurants and only 20 minutes from Cork city and the beginning or end of your trip of the incredible, inspirational, breath-taking Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland’s longest coastal route a 2500 km epic trip of Ireland’s western coastline.
Historic Kinsale, originally a medieval fishing port, is one of the most picturesque, popular and historic towns on the south west coast of Ireland and it has been hailed as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland.
The Blue Haven Hotel is built on the site of the Old Fish Market and Meat Market in the town dating back to 1784. Until the late eighteenth century the street the hotel is located on (Pearse Street) was an open waterway. This was covered over at the end of the eighteenth century to create the current street and the buildings that now form the hotel and surrounding wall date from this time.
Over 200 years later, Blue Haven now produces award-winning delicious gourmet food on the very site which was such a pivotal part of Kinsale fishing heritage.
Blue Haven’s reputation for excellent food, friendly personal service and meticulous attention to detail will always ensure your visit to Kinsale's Blue Haven is a special one. Blue Haven has an array of dining options to choose from, the cosy Blue Haven Café, to the luxurious Bar, Bistro and Wine & Taps Bar “Aperitif”. All dishes combine seasonal produce from the hotel’s garden and fresh seafood from the local shores, carefully prepared by a team of international chefs. Blue Haven prides itself in delivering the ultimate in friendly and efficient service to its customers.
While in Kinsale, visitors will find many things to see and do. The medieval town is known for its restaurants, bars, shops and galleries. Located along the coast, Kinsale also provides a host of water-based activities, such as angling, sailing, yachting and whale watching. Additionally, it is an ideal destination for anyone interested in horse-riding, pony trekking, golfing and so much more.