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The Horseshoe

) #13 of 36 Restaurants in Kenmare €€ - €€€ Irish, ,
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1553
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (23 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 280 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed a family meal here recently.Ribs to die for .Kids meal available in half portions of adults which was great.Service very attentive and friendly .Great spot and great atmosphere .Would recommend and would return again.

Thank DublinMaria
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to a few places in Kenmare this trip but never knew much about here. But after a brutal experience somewhere else we landed in here and from the moment Brian served us at the bar the experience with excellent. The food is fantastic and...More

Thank firestationstrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just came across this place while walking down the street, went in and asked for a table. They had a list of reservations but when we said we didn't have one the host took us in anyway and got us a table. The girl looking...More

Thank claire h
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has great food and a fabulous atmosphere. The seafood chowder was OUTSTANDING! I had the ribs, which were a huge portion, and very tender and delicious. This is a must see town, and this is a must eat pub. We stayed for the...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

It just works there is always a buzz and while it's casual the food is really good, we had Thai prawns which were exceptional lovely monkfish scampi and lamb koftas left well fed and happy with a few drinks for €85 for the two of...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It does not look so great in the photo but the steak was cooked perfectly and the potatoes were to die for. Very friendly staff and gluten free warm bread! Heaven!

Thank jennyjb2016
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Week spent in Kenmare went into Horseshoe for a drink no seats very busy with customers having dinner. I thought this must be good book a table for two for the following day. Dinner menu has a great selection that will suit all tastes, staff...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

My son (11) and I went to this restaurant twice whilst staying in Kenmare. Both times we had lovely meals. My son enjoyed the meal so much that he thought is was one of the best restaurants he's ever been to! First time, we went...More

Thank megxwte
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Kenmare for the Ring of Beara cycle and popped in to The Horseshoe for some dinner. The atmosphere was lively and bustling! Having worked in restaurants was just amazed at how inviting and fantastically professional the staff managed the bar area and...More

Thank NicolaErasmus
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Hungry travellers. Made us stay outside until 5.10pm. Even though website said 5pm opening. Limited choice of food. No salads as mains. Some staff were not that attentive.More

1  Thank Shirley D
Paul B, Owner at The Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi Shirley, Firstly, if you notice, Kenmare is a sleepy country village. We don't operate on strict schedules like in the city. Take for instance the wonderful Crowley's up the street, the opening time of which reads "5ish". I think you should have managed your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1553
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