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The Strand Seafood Bistro and Guesthouse
Ranked #4 of 6 Kilkee B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 July 2014

My husband and I stayed at The Strand for 2 nights recently and it was so lovely. We had dinner in the restaurant with stunning views overlooking the sea and the food was 5 star. Johnny the owner and chef certainly captures the flavours of all the very best local food especially the fish Kilkee has to offer. The monkfish, crab claws, and prawns were delicious. Well done. I would highly recommend this as a quality place to dine. The staff were very friendly and eager to help also.

Room Tip: you have to get a room overlooking the ocean its just beautiful ..
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Ate here recently with friends and was extremely disappointed. We all ordered Triple Deckers, although given the wildly inconsistent standards between plates, one would think that we had placed several different orders. Mine was the last to arrive and was pretty meagre, with nothing but a measly piece of tomato and chicken between two very thins slices of bread on some of the sandwiches on my plate. The service was very abrupt, bordering on rude. However, the staff at the bar when we paid were more friendly.

Positives: The view of the sea. One of our groups's sandwiches was inexplicably well filled and as described on the menu. Had all our food been of that standard we would have been much more pleased.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Strand during our month long bicycle tour of Ireland. We liked both Kilkee and the Strand so much that we opted to spend an additional night and make a "rest day" enjoying both the town and the Strand. We enjoyed the sound of the waves from our view room. Johnny (owner) was most welcoming and helpful. He does a great job as chef in the kitchen as well. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank seattle1147
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

During our trip through Ireland, from 22 to 29 May, we stayed two days in Kilkee. It was the highlight of our trip! From Guesthouse The Strand we made beautiful trips along the cliffs, in kilkee as well as in Loop Head.
The Strand is beautifully situated on the bay, from the room you can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the sunset. The price - quality ratio of the rooms in The Strand is excellent; For little money you get everything you need!
The friendly and helpful owner Johnny Redmond gave us valuable tips for our stay. As a result, we have seen the dolphins at Loop Head.
From The Strand, you easally can go by foot to the village amenities such as restaurants, shops, pubs etc.
If you ever go to the west coast of Ireland, The Strand in Kilkee "the place to be!" We loved it!!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank 388Rob_St
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

My husband and I stayed for a weekend break and it was just lovely, from the welcome owners to the stunning views across Kilkee bay. Restaurant food was excellent especially the crab claws.Would highly recommend.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank munstermag
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

A really pleasant stay at the Strand, Kilkee whilst working in County Clare for a week. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and have fantastic views across Kilkee bay. Thirteen of us used the restaurant for a meal on the Thursday evening, and every meal was served hot, with no delay. The staff are really friendly and ensure that every detail is attended to.

A real pleasure, and I can't wait to visit again.

If you are travelling as a tourist, there is so much to see and do, that you won't be disappointed. I would suggest taking the dolphin watch boat trip on the Shannon estuary.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank TimDav15
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Myself and my wife had a great time here, will definitely be back, could not be better. The owner made us feel right at home and the views of the sea were just amazing. Everything is here,. My wife would be back tomorrow. Thank you Jonny

Room Tip: any room with a sea view is great
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Strand Seafood Bistro and Guesthouse

Address: Strand Line, Kilkee 123, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Kilkee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Kilkee
Price Range: £32 - £49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This house popularly known as "The Strand" is now owned by Johnny (the Chef) and Caroline Redmond and Family. The Redmond's are the fourth generation of a family that have been in the business of catering and hospitality for 'visitors' to Kilkee for practically 160 years. ... more   less 

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