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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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US$35 - US$75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Cajun & Creole, Street Food, Fusion
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

Very relaxing and enjoyable evening spent having a nice meal and chatting with the locals. The sound of happy voices echoed throughout the pub. There was something for everyone, even those of us who were there just for the food. The staff are lovely too!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Monkey-mummikins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a lovely old pub, great location close to the National Art Gallery, Trinity's Lincoln gate and Merrion Square. There's a nod to Brendan Behan and James Joyce who wet their whistle here. With this pedigree the place should be buzzing, but sadly no. Sure...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marie G
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Really great atmosphere, excellent service, great location but maybe the blandest fish and chips I’ve ever eaten...

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JimboDallas
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Myself & my wife dined here & were very impressed with the quality & freshness of the food. The food was cooked fresh & arrived very hot!! We had the New York burger which I recommend, the meat was juicy, tasty, & thick - none...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank zebadie
Reviewed 18 November 2018

I'm loathe to write bad reviews because I always think "This is somebody's business". However, having spent an evening in Kennedys, I wonder how they are getting away with charging the prices they charge for food. We had two starters, one was €12 and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank BessMcB
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Found this place after visiting Sweny's Pharmacy across the street. Great local place and good prices. We can agree with some of the reviews about the hit or miss friendliness of the staff, but other than that this is def a place we would revisit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kimfomcapemay
Reviewed 28 October 2018

On the weekend, Kennedy's had some great Irish Tradiitonal music. We also enjoyed their food. We had their fish and chips and it was good. It is decorated nicely. It can get crowded.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LankyOmaha
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I went during a business trip, trying to find something local to eat. Even if the bar was full and noisy, the dining room just behind was cool. I took the soup, the french burger and the cheesecake, everything was delicious (the fries was incredibly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Antho_Balitrand
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This may be the best lamb burger I ever had! This pub does a steady business. There is a separate dining area and service is good. Menu online is a little more diverse at the pub so if you don't see what you like online,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank patcal4
Reviewed 17 October 2018

All we wanted was a soup to warm up. The Kennedys did not disappoint. The soup of the day was a butternut squash. The soup was piping hot, the service was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
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