We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
35 Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1508
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

570 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 549: English reviews
Huntington, New York
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by the hotel. Definitely need a reservation. Food was delicious, a definite thumbs up. We enjoyed all of the fish dishes that we ordered. It is close and a little dark inside but we felt that added to the ambiance. Try it... I am sure that you will enjoy

Thank FamilytTaveler
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and great atmosphere Staff very friendly including Chef Martin Signature starter prawns in filo pastry exceptional

Thank Dorothypat
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Return trip here this weekend after not having been in years... Delighted to report food is as excellent as ever. Keep up the great work! The fish here is honestly as fresh as it comes and I'm constantly impressed by the delicious golden brown crust they have on all their fish! Yum! I promise not to leave it another three... More 

1 Thank Beaded
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

My husband and I visit Kenmare at least once a year, and Packie's is always at the top of our list for restaurants to visit. The food and service are beyond compare! We ordered an appetizer of crab cake which was a crab apple salad full of fresh crab meat with a savory side dressing. Entrees were fresh stuffed Dover... More 

Thank Sharon F
Nenagh, Co Tipperary
Level Contributor
70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I have eaten at Packie's several times during the summer months and was devastated to find that they only open from Thursday to Sunday in the winter months, as I visited Kenmare on a Wednesday! The atmosphere is great, the food is excellent and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. I look forward to visiting Packies again in the... More 

Thank AnnaD3232
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I went there with a couple of friends to get some seafood. The staff were very friendly, food very good, desserts as well. Really good customer service, good wine, good atmosphere.

Thank Daniel Nunes Gomes
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely menu. Delicious food! The potato pancacke starter with garlic butter was so so good as were the scallops. So fresh and tasty. For mains the monkfish was divine! The sticky toffee pudding is well worth saving room for... yum!!

Thank Felicity R
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Upon telling friends I was going to kenmare I was told you have to go packies, what an experience .siobhan was our waitress from beginning to end the service was superb she was friendly ,efficient and really took her time in explaining the menu ,we had a great table had superb wine and ate like queens ! We even met... More 

Thank JazzK32
Arizona City, Arizona
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is nothing but the best in every way, the food is heavenly, the flavors, the tapenade is the best I have ever tasted, I had the cod for main course and it was just divine. DO NOT HESITATE ABOUT EATING HERE - YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED

Thank Angelarizona
Level Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My wife and I spent three nights in Kenmare . The second night we decided to book at Packies which was a three minute walk from our hotel -- the Park in Kenmare ( which was excellent but the restaurant was very overpriced for the quality ) On the contrary , the reception in Packies we received from the staff... More 


Travellers who viewed Packie's also viewed

Kenmare, County Kerry
Kenmare, County Kerry
Kenmare, County Kerry

Been to Packie's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1508

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Packie's and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question
Dallas, Texas
6 months ago
Bredene, Belgium
5 months ago

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Packie's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?