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Kirby's Brogue Inn is a landmark in Tralee, the capital town of County Kerry and it's only 30 minutes from two tourism strongholds, Killarney and Dingle. At Kirby's we believe in local and that inspires everything we do. We know that using fresh, local ingredients makes a difference to our customers. Whether you are enjoying an evening out with friends and family, or having a quick lunch when you're too busy to cook, experience Kirby's. Stop by and see us today in Tralee. Tralee is an established tourism town and a major destination along the Wild Atlantic Way with miles of sandy beaches along Tralee Bay, scenic walking routes to suit all abilities and a spectacular 18-hole golf course all within
PRICE RANGE
US$2 - US$29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Irish, European, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 21 September 2022

Have been here several times, and its been outstanding every time!! The Lamb is AMAZING!!! The staff are always very friendly even when the place is very busy. Highly recommend this gem

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 2 September 2022 via mobile

We got blatant rudeness once they heard our American accent. Looking for good Irish food and smiles, go somewhere else. Huffs and Puffs from the food line when asking what something was. Straight up eye rolls and we were rushed off. I was shocked. Ireland...prides itself on hospitality. Then had to go to the bar for the drinks (surly there would be a smile there), but nope. Didn't want to answer questions, just yes or no answers and take something or nothing. Didn't even respond to a "How are you today?" The town isn't really a tourist town but I didn't think that would matter.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 21 August 2022 via mobile

We stayed in Tralee for 16 days. There are other restaurants, but we kept coming back to this place. Nice menu selection, portion plentiful and delicious. They are very accommodating too.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 10 August 2022 via mobile

The food was so good and service was great. We were happy to have found this place. We will be returning to Kirby’s on our next trip.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 5 August 2022 via mobile

The perfect pint of plain. Also had a chowder which was great. You can tell the food is very fresh and prepared with care. Staff ok

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 27 July 2022 via mobile

My adult son wandered in to this marvelous pub by accident. The staff was super friendly. We decided to have a seat at the bar and were pleasantly greeted by Austin a terrific bar-man. He encouraged us to try various selections by providing samples or...the beers of Ireland. We however stayed with perfectly poured Guinness.We enjoyed our time their talking with many local patrons. We returned the next night but arrived to late for dinner but Austin procured some “crisps” tide is over while we again drank the Irish nectar, Guinness stout. We met lovely people and highly recommended this bar-restaurant to any visitor coming to Tralee.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 24 July 2022

Myself and my Wife recently visited Kirby's Brogue Inn for a night out, the food and service was first class, plenty of it and very tasty would highly recommend a trip to this place.

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

Visited for dinner tonight and was extremely disappointed. Ordered drinks once we sat down which did not arrive for 10 minutes until our waiter did. Once our food came I did not like the sauce it came with, after trying for 15 to 20 minutes...to bring this to a staff members attention and not being able to I gave up as my food was now cold. Not once during the time my partner was eating or for the next 40 minutes after he finished did someone approach us to ask how things where or even to order dessert or another drink. In the end we had to call a girl over for dessert menus who still did not ask us how our meal was as she took my untouched plate away. In the end we left with frustration after the bar man was extremely abrupt.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 29 June 2022 via mobile

Excellent local bar and atmosphere in this restaurant with inside and outside seating. Nightly music. Recommend the Caesar salad or the steak sandwich. Onion ring sides as a starter are great compliment. Easy access for wheel chairs and buggy’s. A must if in town. Really...recommend. Please like if this helped.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Kcc, Owner at Kirby's Brogue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2022

Dear K D, We are delighted you took the time to post such a fantastic review, thanks a million for your great recommendation and we do hope you visit again when next in Tralee. Kind regards, The All Team @ Kirbys Brogue Inn

Reviewed 7 June 2022 via mobile

Up with one of the best Garvey dinners you can get,Parking is awkward but find a car park and walk down.The food quality is good.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Kcc, Owner at Kirby's Brogue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2022

Dear LIimerick86,, We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and look forwars to you calling again in the near future. Kind regards, All the Team @ Kirbys Brogue Inn

Reviewed 4 June 2022 via mobile

Amazingly the tagliatelle carbonara with bacon and chicken with a cream sauce was excellent. In spite of the Irish cooking all burger well done this one with egg cheese bacon fried onions and mayo was very good

Date of visit: June 2022
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Kcc, Owner at Kirby's Brogue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2022

Dear BobxxxxCindy, Thanks for your great comments. Kind regards, All the Team @ Kirbys Brogue Inn

Reviewed 1 June 2022 via mobile

Lovely food in a rustic setting, in the middle of town! Great service, attentive staff in that M'lady dropped a fork, it was replaced with a fresh one before hitting the floor. They also advised us on the local attractions. Spotless bathrooms, and will definitely...back. Thank you ever so much, Kirby's, we will be back to create more memories.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Kcc, Owner at Kirby's Brogue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2022

Dear BallymenaJimmy, We are so happy you enjoyed your visit and found all th staff helpful. We will pass on all yorur great comments to the team and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, All The Team @ Kirby's...More

Reviewed 24 April 2022 via mobile

Wonderful efficient and friendly service. The food was delicious. We started with the mushroom appetizer. Delectable sauce and mushrooms. My wife had vegetable soup the was outstanding. Think puréed vegetable soup. Absolutely delightful. I ha Chicken Kiev. The garlic sauce was just right. We shared...the Rhubarb crisp which was also very good.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Kcc, Owner at Kirby's Brogue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2022

Dear scotrv, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and thank you for all the great feedback. Kind regards, All the Team @ Kirby's Brogue Inn

Reviewed 13 April 2022

Me and my family come here from Luton in the UK as we visit family in Tralee and Fenit regularly. The bar staff are great with Austin, Ian, Bryan and Co. Always looking after us. Nothing is too much trouble for these lads and they...are a credit to Tralee bar scene. The food is decent and not bad pricing although there are cheaper. However the quality is consistently high every time we eat there. The breakfast serving is decent and you'll definitely leave feeling full. Overall I love this place and it's a great focal point for our adventures in Tralee. Definitely would recommend.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Kcc, Owner at Kirby's Brogue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2022

Dear leerA6733BB, Thanks a million for your great recommendation, we really appreciate that you chose to visit us when you come home from the UK and will pass on all you fantastic comments to the team. Kind regards, All @ Kirby's Brogue Inn

Reviewed 12 April 2022

Visited kirby brogues sat sun & Monday have to say this place was absolutely outstanding first night was very busy the staff were outstanding and managed to fit us all in went again on Sunday as they promised to keep seats for the 5 of...us to watch the Liverpool game which they did really appreciated that as they were very busy again every night the food and the service was first class nothing was too much trouble for them every single member of staff were brilliant very friendly I would like to thank every one of them would recommend this place to anyone 5 stars without a doubtMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Kcc, Owner at Kirby's Brogue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2022

Dear nqashqai44, Thanks a million for your fantastic comments, we are so happy you chose to visit over your 3 day visit, We will pass on all your feedback to the Team and do hope you visit again in the near future. Kind regads, All...More

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MeabhtheRave
20 July 2019|
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Response from sandydave1972 | Reviewed this property |
Turners bar main street tralee karaoke session Sunday night very good I say you be OK there too as they recognise that you are tourists.
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Saturday about 10 pm children should be OK lf kept supervised lots of tourists come to tralee and there used to kids tagging along.
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Hi Noel, We have a range of gluten free options while gift cards are available to purchase. We recommend that that they be redeemed within the year.
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