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US$5 - US$17
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had Day 2 for our daughters wedding and this venue surpassed our expectations , A barbeque was arranged by Sean who was very helpful . Mary took over the logistics and We found her professionalism unreal, The food was excellent and plenty of it..., The staff were very helpful and all the people we met there are a great credit to this Great establishment in Killarney . Some the guest that I met commented on this great venue and Kate Kearney,s is a great asset to Killarney . Thank you Sean , Mary and StaffMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Gearoid Murphy, General Manager at Kate Kearney's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Kevin, Thank you so much, yee were a great group and we actually had a great night having you in. thank you so much for the review. always great to get some positive feedback thank you Gearoid

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here while staying at a cottage just up the road on our recent trip to Kerry for my nieces communion absolutely loved this restaurant food was delicious and very reasonably priced great atmosphere really lovely old pub and restaurant staff was all very...nice and helpful would recommend this restaurant if you are in the areaMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Gearoid Murphy, General Manager at Kate Kearney's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello mrskittycat (if that is your real name :) thank you so much for your positive review. we really do appreciate it. its always nice to have some positive feedback to send on to the staff. we hope to see you again soo. Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service & Staff was outstanding. Went with a group and we were all more than catered for. Vegan starter, main & Dessert was amazing. I would definitely go back again & highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2021
Gearoid Murphy, General Manager at Kate Kearney's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Florence, Thank you very much for your review. I will be sure to pass everything along to the staff. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards, Gearoid

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for incredible food after a boat and walk trip today we all really enjoyed it.The food was 10/10.The location is just fantastic.A million thanks for a beautiful finish to a great day with friends.I will be back.

Date of visit: September 2021
Gearoid Murphy, General Manager at Kate Kearney's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Henny, Thank you so much for your lovely review. always nice to get positive feedback. Ill pass your comments along to our head chef, he is amazing at what he does. See you again soon. Kind Regards, Gearoid

Reviewed 9 September 2021 via mobile

We have been going to Kate Kearneys For meals fairly regularly over the past 6years since we moved to Kerry. Our friends and family who came to visit were treated to a meal in Kate Kearneys. During lock downs we often ordered takeaway from Kates...and when possible we would drive our camper there and treat ourselves to a meal in the carpark. They now have a Marquee in their carpark as an alternative to dining outdoors. The food is always excellent. The staff are always friendly and welcoming. I would highly recommend a visit when in the regionMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Gearoid Murphy, General Manager at Kate Kearney's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jerry, Thank you so much for your lovely review. always great to get them and very much appreciated. Good news, we are back open indoors so hope to see you soon! Kind Regards, Gearoid

Reviewed 4 September 2021

We visited Kate Kearney’s cottage for lunch and a walk, on arrival we seen a few tables outside and a counter service to order food and drink. You can only sit outside and there was no mention of this on their website, we ordered our...food and drink and the waitress didn’t so much as smile at us, seemed like an inconvenience for her to serve us, also a surprise to hear that an Irish tourist destination with such beautiful surroundings doesn’t serve a traditional Irish coffee, only an instant coffee version. Staff didn’t seem overly welcoming and was unusual that you cannot sit indoors. The food however was tasty and the walks around the place are great.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 September 2021

When We first entered the premises , myself and my husband were welcomed with open arms by a tall elegant handsome young waiter who brought us to our table which we had reserved. Upon speaking to the waiter we became Deep in conversation with the...dazzling young fellow, David I believe his name was. As we were travelling from Dublin and had never been to the Gap of dunloe area before he spoke of the wonderful attractions we must visit upon our stay. Almost getting a full tour guide experience from the impressive young man. For the food my husband ordered the steak and chips while I opted for the 5 oz burger with chips. both by all accounts went down a threat and we were delighted by the food and enthusiastic staff. Would recommendMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 31 August 2021

Been using kates for over 12 yrs , in all that time enjoyed great quality, food and service , the choice is superb , and great value , if your feeling really indulgent, go for the bacon or steak loaded chips Mmmmmmmm, there is also...the location overlooking the gap of dunloe and strickeen mountain ,( you might try walking that first , to cope with great portions lol , just a suggestion 😊😊😊More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 August 2021 via mobile

We spent a lovely evening at kates, a group of 4 for food and drinks. It was wonderful! Great Guinness and wine. The food was exceptional - turkey and ham and roast beef with fresh vegetables and potatoes. The staff were so helpful and friendly....Thank you for a wonderful eveningMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 27 July 2021

Myself and a group of friends spent the day here and it was amazing from start to finish. The food was fresh tasty and a great selection. The location is magical such an idyllic spot. And the staff were lovely polite and accommodating. I'm already...looking forward to my next visitMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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5 September 2021|
Response from launelandscapes | Reviewed this property |
In this instance I don’t believe that was the reason. 90% of the adults in Ireland have been double vaccinated. It was simply down to a shortage of staff.
3 May 2018|
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Response from Elsie E | Reviewed this property |
I really don't remember as I was with a group on a tour bus. I would ask around. Have a great time and I know you will enjoy the food and the restaurant itself.
sheri k
4 February 2018|
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Response from Diarmuid Sean C | Property representative |
Food service starts at 12.30 but the cafe across the way and the cafe down the road both serve breakfast during the tourist season
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Kate Kearney's Cottage is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5