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The Sailors Bar

) #21 of 36 Restaurants in Kenmare ££ - £££ Irish, ,
Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2684
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (4 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
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21 - 30 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 20 April 2016

We've eaten many times at the Sailors Bar, and the food has always been consistently good, and great value for money

Thank RosieBoyton
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Serving a good pint of Guinness with a smile is a must for any bar but they also serve really fresh tasty food, with a good menu and always some interesting specials. You can sit in the old part of the bar and enjoy the...More

Thank Bertrand D
Reviewed 9 February 2016

While staying in Kenmare, and after a day of rain we went here for dinner and to dry out. A lot of local people in pub. I had Irish lamb stew, which was excellent and my wife had scrimp scampi with salad was very good....More

Thank krd7806
Reviewed 11 November 2015

As regulars to this lovely traditional bar overlooking the estuary, I can hand on heart say we have never been disappointed. Good hearty food, as fresh as its gets from local sources, excellent value for money and a warm welcome always. As Bar Food, really...More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Carmel, Barty and team never fail when it comes to good food and service. Had the Hake yesterday and it was perfect. Consistantly great food

Thank georgeharrington
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Great pub/restaurant. We had a very enjoyable meal here. Food and service great. Thank you Barty and your lovely staff for a memorable night. We will be back in the Kingdom again.

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Our tour stopped here for dinner and dancing and we had a blast. There was music, of course, and they came over to provide the music for a lesson in Irish line dancing. We had great time!

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 30 September 2015

we had been told the lamb Irish stew was definitely worth a try, and it did not disappoint. A big portion with flavorful sauce and very satisfying! A wonderful stop on our REI-sponsored tour.

Thank Cisaacs1974
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Visited here for dinner it was very tasty and good portions , dessert also very good , we would go back again next time we are down in Kerry.

Thank Richardo1982
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Really enjoyed lunch here earlier this august..... the barman was very friendly without being overbearing ......lovely selection on the menu and plenty of options for the children including excellent fish & chips .., I had open crab sandwich with the best salad I have had...More

Thank Ballina68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 2684
The Sailors Bar is located just three miles from the picturesque town of Kenmare on the Castletownbere Road (R571). Come and experience a traditional Irish Bar coupled with great food. We have extensive outdoor seating overlooking the beautiful Kenmare Bay. All tastes catered for, seafood & steaks a speciality. A favourite spot with the locals....
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