Born in County Cork, award winning Irish Chef and proud member of Eurotoques and JRE Ireland & UK, Rob Krawczyk,  grew up in a home in Schull that revolved around the kitchen, influenced by his parent’s strong culinary and artistic heritage. 

After living away, West Corks’ spectacular rich larder is what has drawn Rob home to open up a Restaurant in the heart of this beautiful area with his partner Elaine. Restaurant Chestnut is a small intimate 18 seater restaurant set in a former character filled pub in Ballydehob.

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

Restaurant Chestnut opened it's doors on March 30th 2018.On October 1st 2018, Restaurant Chestnut was awarded its first Michelin Star.