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Max's Wine Bar and Restaurant

Max's Wine Bar and Restaurant Review

Polished antique tables, a large stone chimney, and bay windows facing the street lend the open-plan ground floor of this town house (more a restaurant than a wine bar) considerable charm. Lunches are light; it's a good place if you're keen on salads. At dinner, owner-chef Olivier Queva's classical French background is evident in his treatment of the daily catch, which includes fresh grilled lobster in the summer, and in his clever ways with such unusual cuts of meat as oxtail, trotters, and a wide range of offal. In winter, the catch of the day is replaced by game: quail, pheasant, wild duck, or venison. Olivier's Irish wife, Anne-Marie, ably tends the front of the house. The wine list is long and includes a good selection of French and New World wines.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 48 Main St., Kinsale, Co. Cork | Map It
  • Phone: 021/477–2443
  • Website:
  • Location: Kinsale

    Restaurant Details

  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Tues. and mid-Dec.–mid-Mar.
Updated: 04-26-2013

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