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O'Carroll's Cove

Sneem | Ring of Kerry, Caherdaniel, Ireland
+353 66 947 5151
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (14 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
“caesar salad” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Sneem | Ring of Kerry, Caherdaniel, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stopped here for a pitstop on our driving trip around the south of Ireland. Lovely area and setting, beautiful view from the cafe/restaurant. We had a small lunch coffees and sandwiches and cakes. Average food but slightly overpriced, I suppose we paid for the...More

Thank Marie B
O' Carrolls C, Owner at O'Carroll's Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Firstly I am a female owner .. with the last 33 years. My business is seasonal and our last day of trading for this season was Friday 29th of September. The writer appears to have visited my restaurant after that closing date which I find...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough about this place - everything about it was fantastic! Amazing food, view, service, atmosphere...we loved it! We've been touring the UK for a week now and this was our favorite meal. If you don't have time to do the whole ring...More

Thank Krista T
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Jesus H, I've struck gold. Last three places I drove past we're boarded up and shutdown, clearly this part of the ring of Kerry ain't going so great, but the signs on the street indicates this was open and I was pleasantly surprised to find...More

Thank Paulylah
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We stopped here for a quick pint and decided to have dinner here. We all had the fish and chips which were really good and then enjoyed a walk around afterward.

Thank MAChivers
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Maybe not quite as good as the reviews might suggest, but certainly a nice seafood-restaurant. You will enjoy both, the meal and the view!

Thank Accidental2rist
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner after researching places on trip advisor for our trip to kerry and we were not disappointed! Everyone loved their chosen dishes, the salmon was the best salmon we've ever tasted, so fresh and full of flavour. Great wine and Guinness...More

Thank siobt88
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I have to say, this is by far my favourite bar in Ireland, with some of the best food to be found. First of all, every single member of staff was incredible, and the owners were amazing. Ray and his wife did everything they could...More

1  Thank Cillian I
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a quick bite on the Ring of Kerry. The seafood chowder was delicious and obviously fresh. There is a bar, inside and outside seating. Their claim is to be the only pub on the beach in the Ring of Kerry. We...More

Thank MissionNica
Reviewed 29 July 2017

You can't beat the ocean views from this restaurant. If you are driving the Ring of Kerry be on the look out for the sign directing you to this lovely restaurant. The service was excellent, the food was good for lunch with homemade soup and...More

1  Thank esmirelda
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We love this place. My husband insists I say 'Guinness - nectar!' Garlic prawns, mussels, fish and chips - everything we've had was so fantastic. It's not just the food, the setting is heaven - literally on the sea front. The service is fab, casual,...More

Thank holmagic
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sneem | Ring of Kerry, Caherdaniel, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Caherdaniel
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 5151
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Description
Established in 1984 by the O'Carroll family, O'Carroll's Cove is the only Beach Side Restaurant & Bar in Ireland. Located mid way between the villages of Caherdaniel and Castlecove, on the busiest tourist route in Ireland, the "Ring of Kerry" and Wild Atlantic Way, O'Carroll's Cove is located on a beautiful sandy beach, with breathtaking views of Kenmare Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The Cove is famous for its turquoise waters, gulf stream, white sandy beaches and the abundance of dolphins, seals and other sea life. O'Carroll's Cove is well known for its juicy steaks, locally sourced fish and seafood - all 100% Irish. The menu offers a variety of food for all tastes and many dishes are gluten free. We also pride ourselves in having the only home made stone baked pizzas on the Ring of Kerry! The Cove offers a unique dining experience with comfortable seating inside. We also have outdoor seating on our extensive sheltered decking areas, with panoramic views of Kenmare Bay. The Coffee Dock at The Cove offers homemade scones, cakes, whipped ice cream cones and slushies with a variety of flavours available. All food is available for take away. With full bar and restaurant service, at O'Carroll's Cove you will feel welcome everytime. Cead Mile Failte!
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