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Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House

26 Henry Street | Clare, Kilrush, Ireland
+353 65 905 1811
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
26 Henry Street | Clare, Kilrush, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a Devine dinner and as always it was superb The portions are huge and beautifully present. The staff are so nice and helpful and full of information about local

Thank rose b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here several times down though the years and generally speaking was never disappointed.....however went with my wife for a meal out and was so very disappointed, I asked for garlic mushrooms and hake for my main course....the mushrooms were tasteless and obviously from a...More

1  Thank The King L
Reviewed 1 week ago

As Americans who spend half of each year in county Clare Ireland, Kelly's is one of our favorite places for food and drink. Often we drive the 20 minutes to Kilrush to eat at Kelly's - it's a special place: friendly, excellent food in the...More

1  Thank Hurleyec
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped into Kelly's on an unintentional stop to the town. Looked inviting , so we chose to grab a bite to eat. We both spotted the seafood chowder and did not hesitate to order it.And shared an order of the homemade chicken wings , not...More

1  Thank NSHRN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came into Kelly's with my husband and grandkids. First time taking grand kids out and we were thrilled that there was something for everyone. I enjoyed the crab cakes and kids enjoyed the burgers and pasta . Thank you for a great eating experience, the...More

1  Thank willis501
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We made our customary visit back to Kelly’s again recently. (It has been our tradition to visit Kelly’s since I first visited Kilrush in 2016, for obvious reason...... great food and great service). Again, the seafood chowder and crab cake.... are something to die for....More

Thank Tony L
Ginny D, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers for your lovely comments. Its our pleasure to welcome you back each time.Thank you for review and we will continue doing our best. See you on your next visit to Kilrush! Ginny and Ian

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite place to eat when I visit home from the UK. Ginny and Ian are so lovely as is Anne who has worked there as long as I can remember. I never change my order. Chicken wings with the NOT so hot...More

1  Thank John C
Ginny D, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks again for your continued support and custom, We look forward to greeting and feeding you! Thanks again! Ginny and Ian

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch based on these reviews. Crab cakes were good. The Franciscan well beers were good also. The steak sandwich tasted like what is left behind on an old grill, worst thing I ate on my whole trip.More

Thank John T
Ginny D, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. I am glad you enjoyed your starter and drink, and I assume your partner enjoyed hers. I did ask you if you liked your sandwich and you did say no. This would have been the appropriate...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across Kelly’s bar driving through Kilrush. Went out for a family lunch and all went for different seafood options (hake, crab cakes and mussels). All fantastically cooked and very tasty. Nice quiet pub vibe along with great service. Recommended if you want some local...More

1  Thank Josephrh
Ginny D, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you very much for this glowing review. We are thrilled you all enjoyed yourselves and thank you for the recommendation! Cheers, Ginny and Ian

Reviewed 11 May 2018

A terrific place to stop, grab some terrific food and a pint. The waitstaff was friendly and professional and I would stop there again. You can't go wrong here and the variety of offerings was very good.

Thank 724Lee
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us at Kelly's and really appreciate your feedback. Cheers, Ian and Ginny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Henry Street | Clare, Kilrush, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Kilrush
  • Phone Number: +353 65 905 1811
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We provide good food and good value. A taste of Ireland with a bit of an American Twist. Casual dining. Dress Casual. Family friendly. Follow us on Facebook as well.
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