Dan Buckley’s Bar at Castle Hotel & Leisure Centre

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You’ll find a stylish selection of dishes which pay homage to the local produce of the Cork area including the Wild Atlantic Way Seafood Plate, West Cork Artisan Producer Plate and much more.

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Dan Buckleys Bar Food at The Castle Hotel Macroom Cork

Dan Buckley’s Bar

Dan Buckley's bar is a relaxed setting to enjoy fresh favourites such as a Wild Atlantic Way Seafood Plate or West Cork Artisan Producer plate whilst sipping on a craft beer. Now what could be better than that! Discover More About Dan Buckley's Bar In Our Review Below.
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B’s Restaurant

With an emphasis on local and seasonal produce the menu at the 90 seater B's Restaurant is a quality assured Irish dining experience. All ingredients here are local where possible, from the breakfast eggs and rashers to the best quality West Cork well aged beef from the butcher in Macroom town – you’ll get a local food experience throughout.
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Next Door Café

Enjoy delectable homebaked treats with gourmet coffee over the morning papers at The Next Door Cafe. As always the focus is on local produce and fresh ingredients all served with a spoonful of joy!

A Warm Welcome Awaits in This Family Run 4 Star Hotel

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Feel Right at Home In The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel is defined as a boutique hotel – a trendy handle for a traditional place of good Irish hospitality! But indeed it does have that intimate boutique feel - a place that is a just a little special. Owned by the Buckley family for over sixty years, the hotel is still family run and as such, preserves it's air of serving a community, while combining an up to the minute top level hotel offering for guests from further afield

Treat Yourself to a Pampering Session and a Swim

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Holistic Therapy Suite and Swimming Pool

Unwind with a holistic massage from one of our therapists. Choose from Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology, Reiki, Hopi Ear Candling or a Deep Tissue Massage. Enjoy a pre dinner dip in the 16 metre heated swimming pool or chill out in the massage pool and steam room.

Sample Menu

Head Chef: 

Pat Ryan

Sample Menu PDF: 

Our Review of Dan Buckley’s Bar at Castle Hotel & Leisure Centre

This historically named bar takes its name from the father of the current owners of the Castle Hotel and Leisure Centre in Macroom, Co. Cork. The hotel has been in the  Buckley family for over six decades, so family run hospitality and a traditional Irish welcome is built into the very fabric of the place. Dan Buckley’s Bar is an atmospheric spot, where visitors can relax and hotel residents can make themselves right at home. 

Dark wood furnishings, soft leather sofas and exposed stone walls give this place an intimate cosy feel.  It’s a busy hub of the hotel, and when we tell you about the food on offer you’ll know why. A casual dining bar menu is served here between 3pm and 9.30pm each evening.

You’ll find a stylish selection of dishes which pay homage to the  local produce of the Cork area. Fish lovers will adore the Wild Atlantic Way Seafood Plate. Meat eaters will fancy the West Cork Artisan Producer Plate, made for sharing. Award winning black pudding from the nearby village of Ballyvourney , rubs shoulders with that from Jack McCarthy in Kanturk.  Delicious goat’s cheese from a nearby farm in Kilmichael is one to try,  because you may not find it elsewhere.  Local butcher’s pork, aged steaks and minced beef all feature in various ways in hot main courses.  West Cork fresh fish and prawns also make an appearance. This menu really does take enormous pride in flying the flag for the produce of this plentiful region.  Each lunchtime, a full carvery is served from 12 noon to 3pm. The buffet offers one or two large roast joints of the day, plus individual servings of other dishes like quiche of the day and a casserole, or stew.  All are accompanied with tradtional vegetables. There’s a salad bar for those who want something lighter. The Carvery at Dan Buckley’s has a fine reputation.  It’s mightily popular, we can tell you!

A super selection of very reasonably priced sandwiches, toasties and wraps are also showcases for Cork ingredients.  Quality shines throughout. All desserts are homemade and worth indulgence!  

A full bar service operates  here, plus wines and  a full menu of freshly made coffees, tea and speciality teas. What’s not to like? Pop into Dan Buckley’s Bar and we think you will agree!

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