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“Good food”

Hannigan's Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 189 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Irish, Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Welcoming visitors and locals alike for over 100 years, Hannigans Bar & Restaurant is one of Killarney's best-loved and much-acclaimed historic drinking and dining establishments. Enjoy all-day dining from 10.00am to 9pm with superb, locally sourced produce, cooked to perfection and served in cosy, candle-lit surroundings with friendly and professional service. A la Carte & Evening Specials Menus - Served from 6.00pm to 9pm Lunch Menu - Served from 12.30pm to 4.30pmSandwiches, Toasties, Wraps & Snacks - Served from 10.30am to 4.30pm Hannigans Restaurant Killarney -A dining experience featuring the finest seasonal Irish ingredients, beautifully executed and dedicated to diners who enjoy comfort,atmosphere, superb service, reasonable prices and most of all good, simple food.
Reviewed 28 August 2014

It has the best location in Killarney, right in the center of town, on the ground floor of the International Hotel.
We first went to the BRICIN RESTAURANT, but they and other restaurants in Killarney are closed on Mondays.
We ate in the small area off the bar. We started with the creamed vegetable soup which was tasty and came with warm bread. The Chicken Stir Fry was very good, but they didn't include any bread or rolls. My wife loved the Sticky Toffee Pudding for desert. It has a strange name in that it isn't sticky and it isn't a pudding. It was a warm cake-like dessert surrounded by/floating in sweet cream(not whipped cream). as with most desserts, it would have been better ala mode.

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killarneyinter, Guest Relations Manager at Hannigan's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2014

Hi pbschaeffer,

We appreciate you taking the time to post your review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your meal with us and I agree that we are indeed very privileged with our central location. Regarding the chicken stir-fry, it is traditionally not served with bread or rolls. If you had informed one of our waiting staff, I'm sure they would have been more than happy to look after your requirements. I’m delighted your wife enjoyed our sticky toffee pudding and we will also take our board your feedback on it. Overall, I hope you have a safe trip home and that you enjoyed your visit to Killarney.

Warm Regards,

Jonathan McCarthy

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Reviewed 28 August 2014

Six of us ate here, good food, good atmosphere and the best Guinness in Killarney. This is a typical irish pub with good irish pub food. The menu has all the usual suspects that you expect and are all well prepared and the portions are big. Don't expect fine dining and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Alistair L
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killarneyinter, Guest Relations Manager at Hannigan's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2014

Hi Alistar L,

Thanks for your positive review. We like to pride ourselves on good food, great atmosphere and generous portions, so I'm glad you found this to be true. There are many good pints of Guinness to be found in Killarney, so it's great that you viewed ours as the best.

Warm Regards,

Jonathan McCarthy

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Reviewed 21 August 2014

Our hostess in the B&B recommanded this pub/restaurant to us, however, we neglected it the first evening, but came back the next one and unfortunately we could only have the quick before 7PM early dinner because we were going to Celtic Steps that evening. We sat in the pub and had a very nice meal. The smoked salmon was top class!
We had a sneak into the restaurant and it looked very classy.

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killarneyinter, Guest Relations Manager at Hannigan's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2014

Hi aubellefleur,

Thanks for reviewing us. I'm happy that you enjoyed your meal and that we exceeded your expectations.

Warm Regards,
Jonathan McCarthy

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Reviewed 18 August 2014

My niece and I went to Hannigan's for the Irish music our last night in Killarney. We had the best time singing along, people watching and meeting the locals. This pub is a lot more intimate than the Killarney Grand for Irish music. Hannigan's and the folks we met were a definite highlight of our trip!

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killarneyinter, Guest Relations Manager at Hannigan's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2014

Hi RMLovesToTravel,

Thank you for the positive review. It's fantastic to hear that you really enjoyed your experience with us. I'm delighted that you got to meet some of the friendly locals and that you loved our Traditional Irish Music. Who knows, we might see you again some day.

Warm Regards,

Jonathan McCarthy

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

I haven't eaten in this bar but just wanted to compliment the amazing friendly staff. Being a local I visit some of the bars in the town but the staff here are so friendly and also they serve a lovely glass of wine, not from the small bottles but a proper glass of wine. Just wanted to say in my opinion the most friendly bar in town.

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killarneyinter, Guest Relations Manager at Hannigan's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2014

Hi philomena186612,

How are you today? Thanks immensely for that pleasant review. We are privileged to have a friendly and hard-working team working with us and you definitely can't beat a nice glass of wine :). You will have to visit us some day or evening and try our food...you won't be disappointed. Hope to see you again.

Warm Regards,

Jonathan McCarthy

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