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The Horseshoe

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1553
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (29 reviews)
“steak” (41 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Reservations recommended. Brown bread offered before meal was good. Only 2 waitresses who were working hard. Food took a while to arrive, but it was hot. Prawn appetizers were just average. One of us had the burger which was too well-done (apparently they do serve...More

Thank LikeItActive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great, attentive people. Good food. Although not an extensive menu. The steak was good as was the burger (however, be forewarned the burger has some spice to it). Take your time and enjoy an evening in a quaint Irish atmosphere.

Thank BEY2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely, friendly local pub on the Main Street. The atmosphere was excellent. Also serves food which looked really good.

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. When there are so many pubs in Kenmare, how do you choose? Follow the locals. The Horseshoe Pub is full of locals, because it has great food and the staff is very friendly. We started off with chicken wings and fish cakes. I...More

1  Thank D R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a meal after a long day on the Ring of Kerry. We were not disappointed. Friendly staff and a good menu served promptly in a relaxed pub atmosphere. Well worth a try.

Thank LuboCoffsHarbour
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Been here over past two years several times. Always blown away by food and service. Just had dinner yesterday and have to say was really disappointed by both. Stirfry was crazy hot - much more than it used to be. No more bread on arrival...More

Thank watermarkDublin
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Both the chicken burger as the pork ribs were very good. One of the better ribs i've eaten in a long time. Friendly staff, good selection of drinks.

Thank quaint
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Walked around the town for a bit on our short stay here, and we chose to have dinner here after browsing the menu. We had a wonderful salad with goat cheese, figs, and candies walnuts. This was followed by easily some of the best ribs...More

Thank Katherine T
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

What a meal..need I say anymore.. amazing....well worth a visit...😀😀😀 Parsnip ginger and chili soup nd the most amazing brown bread for starter ...need I go on...jus pay a visit for yourself nd you will be amazed...

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Myself and a friend from Dublin ate in The Horseshoe on Thursday night. We'd initially gone in for a drink but ended up ordering dinner. I had the monk fish risotto because they kindly told me they'd make it without the mushrooms and my friend...More

Thank Michelle M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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