The Shire Bar & Cafe

The Shire Bar & Cafe, Killarney: Hours, Address, The Shire Bar & Cafe Reviews: 4/5

The Shire Bar & Cafe
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08:30 - 23:30
Monday
08:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:30
Thursday
08:30 - 23:30
Friday
08:30 - 23:30
Saturday
08:30 - 23:30
Sunday
08:30 - 23:00
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A Lord of the Rings themed pub/bar in Killarney town centre. We offer everything from Breakfast, Lunch & Evening Meals. Be sure to sample our speciality brewed beers, wines, cocktails or Relax in our stylish modern Cafe. Outdoor Heated Covered Area- Family friendly Bar/Cafe - Kids Welcome - Food served daily 08:00 - 9:30pm The Shire Bar is Dog / Pet Friendly (designated areas) Venue for - Live music & Open Trad sessions - Live Sports
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kwagmeister
Newburgh, IN1,531 contributions
It was a bit of a chilly day when our group visited this neat pub for lunch. Fans of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings will love the ambiance - the owner has done a great job creating a fun and very cozy atmosphere. Several of us had the cottage pie, which arrived piping hot and was delicious. It was the perfect dish to warm us. Others in the group had the soup and sandwich combo - another hit. Portions are generous without being too much.
The restaurant is an easy walk from the central shopping area and several hotels (including ours, the Killarney Park). You can and probably should make a reservation if your group is larger, especially during this busy summer season.
Written 17 August 2022
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Wouter D
Brussels, Belgium39 contributions
Couples
We found this Lord of the rings themed bar by accident while preparing for our hike through Kerry. We allready had breakfast. But we did not yet had second breakfast. So we went in and had another one. (Vegan irish breakfast and avocado toast). Very nice. We returned later for dinner and a pint
Written 31 July 2022
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Kris o riordan
Cork, Ireland8 contributions
Family
Coming to the end of our week in killarney and we have found ourselves here most days for our breakfast and will be back again tomorrow morning. Food is absolutely beautiful,service is great and great value for money. Choices for everyone as we have 2 vegetarians with us and 2 small kids. Definitely worth a visit.
Written 21 July 2022
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Katherine
Bettendorf, IA17 contributions
Family
Went for both breakfast, which was fine, and back again for dinner to satisfy my LOTR fan of a son. Dinner was a huge disappointment. The chicken and chorizo pasta was small and had scant amounts of chorizo in it. Enough chicken, but mostly pasta and sauce. For 17€ I would have hoped for more. My son had chicken wings, which were tiny and so-so. Nothing special. The drinks were also overpriced and not so good. Actual price also 2€ more than what the menu listed.
Written 9 July 2022
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A. Keane
Kilkenny, Ireland14 contributions
Couples
myself and my partner are LotR fans and we just expected a bit.....more? The food was alright, although my steak sandwich was mostly fat. The theme didnt seem to be very prominent in the decor.
However the cocktails are where i had a problem. Ive worked in restaurants for 8 years, 13 euro for a "pomegranate" mojito that could easily have been one of those premade ones from a can is robbery. My boyfriend also said his long island ice tea wasnt the best but it was definitely the priciest hes had.
Disappointing as we really wanted to enjoy this place, might return in future but wouldnt bother with the cocktails.
Written 8 July 2022
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natusianka
Louisburgh, Ireland10 contributions
Family
That was a great experience very friendly and welcoming staff. Great menu choice lovely food. Even dogs were welcome as they have shelter outdoor space too.
Written 20 June 2022
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Thank you for your great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Dogs are very welcome here always.
Written 6 July 2022
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SagarVS
India2,511 contributions
Couples
A very ordinary place with basic offerings. Presentation was crappy to say the least. Chicken panini and chick peas with rice were both mediocre. Skip.
Written 10 June 2022
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Thank you for taking the time to review our premises. We appreciate your feedback.
Written 16 June 2022
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Ciarán H
Santos, SP120 contributions
Just stopped here for a quick bite and the hare of the dog. Burger was very nice, but the Guinness was superb, fine shtick on it
Written 5 April 2022
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Thanks for your great review. Glad you enjoyed the Cure. We do pride ourselves on great Porter.
Written 2 June 2022
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NatalyM
2 contributions
Family
Beautiful food, wonderful and very attentive staff. Both breakfast and lunch menus are full of wholesome offerings, which are superb! Great venue for real coffee also! Calming and family friendly environment. 5 stars *****
Written 24 March 2022
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Thanks very much for your 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.
Written 2 June 2022
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atlr
kildare16 contributions
Couples
Nice crowd but don't order a cocktail. Maybe follow a cocktail recipe? There was no sugar syrup in what you served me
Written 11 March 2022
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We are disappointed that you didn't enjoy your cocktail, in general we get a great response about them. Maybe we forgot an ingredient and if so I do apologise. Thanks for the review all the same , we appreciate all feedback.
Written 2 June 2022
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