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The Horseshoe

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3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1553
16:00 - 00:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have dined here numerous times and never been disappointed. The service is amazing just last week they went out of there way to keep the kitchen open an extra 15 minutes when we notified them we were running behind. Every time we have friends staying this is where we take them and they always speak so highly of the... More 

1 Thank thebelfastchef
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Fantastic atmosphere and great kittchen in the middle of Kenmare. Without a reservation its a problem to get a big table in the evening.

Thank Günther K
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Every dish that came out of the kitchen was delicious. The seafood chowder (on the specials menu) was the best I had eating in over 10 years - and is so something I order whenever on a menu.

1 Thank Clandwyer
Caledon, Canada
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Horseshoe after a long drive to the Cliffs of Moher. We arrived at around 9:00 pm and were promptly seated and had an excellent meal. 3 of us had the ribs and they were fall off the bone good. The BBQ sauce was excellent as well. I had a steak that was cooked to perfection. They also... More 

1 Thank Jeff S
co limerick
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

What can i say ,been here a few times ,first class food and service on all occasions.Lovely athmosphere in this fantastic pub/restaurant , i highly recommend ,it will not disappoint !!!!!

1 Thank jsheehan
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fantastic seafood, brown bread to die for!! Highly recommend dinner in the Horseshoe. The staff are friendly and service is prompt and attentive. Nice atmosphere too. Head across the road to McCarthys Bar afterwards, great selection of craft beers.

Thank lucyl0u2000
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed amazing fillet steak, the biggest black sole on the bone ever as well as excellent service and cocktails from the bar :) All meals were cooked without fault and really delicious.

1 Thank SandSeaSlopes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Small traditional pub great atmosphere The food was traditional Irish food and was delicious The place became busy and with only one server she never came back to ask if we would like another drink or dessert Also in Ireland you have to ask for the check they don't bring it over fyi

1 Thank Jacqueline Z
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357 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

After a long day of driving we just wanted to grab a bite and check into our hotel. We pulled into the first parking space on Main Street and walked into the first pub we saw. Luck for us it was this place. It had a cozy, actually kind of romantic atmosphere, while still remaining a pub. The servers were... More 

1 Thank tuscany1943
Winter Park, Florida
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The Horseshoe offers authentic Irish fare In a pub environment. The food was excellent, the beef stew a must. The service was pleasant and cheerful.

1 Thank ahconseur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1553

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?