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Our ethos is to serve an eclectic mix of good food, in modern surroundings combined with a friendly atmosphere. We offer tapas, seafood, steaks & a wide variety of contemporary dishes. The Franciscan Friary is just up the street from our restaurant and it has been a landmark in the town of Killarney since its construction in the early 1860’s. However the Franciscans that built the Friary were Belgian Friars. The Belgian Franciscan Provincial that agreed to send some friars to Ireland was Fr. Archangelus Vendricks! Thus we decided to name our restaurant after this visionary Friar and we actually opened our restaurant on the 7th of December 2018 – The 150th Anniversary of the Opening of the Friary
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Contemporary, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews tapas steak cod pork belly black pudding meatballs salad main course the duck spring rolls birthday dinner lovely atmosphere beautiful restaurant would highly recommend this restaurant friday night visiting killarney cooked to perfection angie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Killarney for my friend’s hen party this weekend and we had dinner in Vendricks Restaurant on Saturday night. The food was great, the restaurant is beautifully decorated and the staff were excellent. We had a big group and the staff were extremely...accommodating. I couldn’t recommend this restaurant more for a large group.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had an excellent meal. We had a selection of tapas, 5 in all and all were very well presented and very tasty. We also had a fad desert of apple and rúbarb crumble. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on the Sunday of May Bank Holiday what an excellent ding experience. I had the mussels to start absolutely beautiful, turbot special for main was amazing. My friend had the duck spring rolls and the fillet steak cooked to perfection. Top service from Angie...and Mandy. Quality of the food was outstanding. Looking forward to visiting again soon.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful meal in Vendricks on the Saturday of the May Bank Holiday weekend. The food was fantastic. I had the steak and my wife had the salmon special. Everything was cooked to perfection and was very tasty. The restaurant is very beautiful...with a really lovely atmosphere. I would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our fourth evening of Ireland travel the four of us decided to take a break from Pub Fare and seek out a dining experience accompanied by a nice bottle of wine. Killarney offered a few options and we selected Vendricks based on its inviting...entry and pleasant ambiance upon entering. Although not extensive, the wine list is varied and offered a great selection. The menu also offered interesting options which allowed us an opportunity to explore both “small plates” and full portions of various meat and fish alternatives. Two of our party decided on baked cod which was served in a very delicate cream base herb sauce. With a side of mashed potatoes the offering was outstanding. Our other two diners opted for a small plate. One was a delicately prepared plate of grilled scallops accompanied by a small salad and puréed fennel. The second small plate of bacon wrapped prawns were wonderfully and tasty prepared. We felt welcomed unhurried, and enjoyed the evening immensely. A highly recommended dining experience.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 19 April 2022

Excellent food, great choice of mains and tapas, fabulous staff serviced by Mandy and nothing was a problem, great value for money. Would Highly recommend for any occasion,

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 19 April 2022 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal in this beautiful restaurant in the center of Killarney, with a large group of our Irish cousins. The food was fantastic and the service was exemplary. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Killarney. You won't be disappointed

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 16 April 2022

Went to this restaurant recently the service was good with attentive waiters but the food we ate was terrible I had fish starter and main and my partner had meatballs and steak all dishes were rubbery and bland. I couldn’t finish my meal. The decor...was lovely however the food was not worth the moneyMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 30 March 2022

Food was amazing and staff Terry and mandy were extremely friendly definitely will be going back again ❤❤

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 18 March 2022 via mobile

Had a really lovely meal here - great choice between tapas and excellent main courses. The best of all though is the super staff who were so so friendly and engaging

Date of visit: March 2022
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Vendricks Restaurant & Wine Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5