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.

The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor

Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2889
Website
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potted crab” (11 reviews)
“calamari” (17 reviews)
“fish cakes” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (264)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 260 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I absolutely adore the boat house and Dromquinna Manor! James and the team are fantastic. The food is amazing and the views are absolutely incredible both on a wet dull day or a gorgeous sunny day its still amazing. Next time your down kenmare way...More

Thank Michelle S
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks Michelle and we are delighted you like The Boathouse so much. James, Benny and all the team do indeed a great job. Hope to see you many times over the summer, now that it is kinda here. Happy Earth Day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Selection of food is fantastic and the taste is even better! Great service and beautifully set along the waters edge.

Thank KerryAquaTerra
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review and delighted you enjoyed all. We appreciate you visiting and hope to see you again soon,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Friend & I visited The Boathouse last Saturday evening as we had heard so many good things about it. The setting is truly magical. Even though it was a nasty day weather wise, you couldn't but enjoy the surroundings. The restaurant is a bright,...More

Thank Regina3
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for visiting and dining with us. Yes indeed the setting is special. So sorry about the Scampi, it is unusual but like prawns and calamari they can at times be a little chewy so sorry for that. It is one of our most...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow is all I can say! The setting, The Team, The Service and the FOOD absolutley spot on. We had 8 meals and everyone of them excellent. Keep up the good work.

Thank ryan_seano
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for the encouragement and thank you for coming to us on Mothers Day. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for lunch on a drizzly Monday in late March, based on the reviews and the fact that few decent places are available at that time of year. The setting is great, right next to the water. Inside has a clean and nautical theme...More

Thank DrStoat
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and visiting. Delighted yo enjoyed all and hope to see you over the summer.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, daughter, grandchildren (7 & 9) and I treated ourselves to a wonderful meal in The Boathouse Bistro. The potted crab was the stand out dish - it's a must. The staff were very professional and attentive. The setting is sublime. Located by the...More

Thank SquintyApollo1
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you sincerely for visiting and taking the time to review and dine with us. Yes indeed the location is special and we are very lucky to have the team we do that add to it all. We have just won The Best Children's Menu...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious - couldn’t fault a thing. Potted crab, crab claws, fish cakes, seafood pie, scampi all thoroughly recommended. Kids menus actually had interesting food including catch of the day as well as the usual chicken nuggets etc. Beautiful setting, very pleasant service. Would...More

Thank Christine K
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to receive such a nice review. Delighted you enjoyed all and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a Fantastic venue for dinner!!! Amazing food with such large portions, such friendly helpful staff & excellent service, lovely atmosphere & the view is just beautiful 😊.. Definately worth a visit!!

Thank Lisa M
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lisa, Many thanks for your review and joining us for dinner. Delighted the celebrations went well and hope to see you again for another happy occasion.

Reviewed 14 March 2018

Gorgeous location on the waterside. Interesting menu with lots of variety. Well priced. Great service from professional staff. My mum enjoyed the fish tacos made with lovely fresh hake. I had mushrooms stuffed with onion jam, red peppers and mozzarella cheese. Both were really good....More

Thank Brid C
Guest R, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Many thanks Brid for your very kind review. We have had lots of days for long and windy beach walks and indeed The Boathouse is a nice retreat following. Those two dishes you had are actually new on our menu so thrilled you liked both....More

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely settling, looking out onto the water. Loads of options to chose from. just service let’s it down

Thank beaniex1
General Guest M, Guest Relations Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Many thanks for returning to The Boathouse and reviewing again. Looking forward to having you back and making your experience enjoyable.

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Kenmare
Brook Lane Hotel
1,025 reviews
2.37 miles away
Coachmans Townhouse Hotel
272 reviews
2.59 miles away
Lansdowne Arms Hotel
266 reviews
2.66 miles away
Park Hotel Kenmare
765 reviews
2.70 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Mews Kenmare
426 reviews
2.59 miles away
Boston's Bar & Restaurant
68 reviews
2.54 miles away
Bookstop Vegetarian Cafe.
121 reviews
2.54 miles away
Mick and Jimmys
497 reviews
2.57 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Ring of Kerry Golf Club
64 reviews
1.31 miles away
Stone Circle
503 reviews
2.39 miles away
Go Sneem Day Tours
6 reviews
2.41 miles away
Cromwell's Bridge
113 reviews
2.55 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$49
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 2889
  • E-mail
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