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US$6 - US$30
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Horshoe Kenmare. Ordered : 2 burgers beef and fish . Both were served in cold burger buns with ice cold gherkins on top. Beef burger had good flavour but got cold quickly. The fish burger was inedible and seemed more like a bad...veggy burger. Assured it was a fish burger by Manager and offered an alternative, however I declined. Staff did not charge for the fish burger, but the experience was very disappointing. The bar seemed grubby, and tired. It was very poor by comparison with our previous experiences there.More

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

Pleasant pub with a good menu. Tasty well cooked dishes.. Great burgers! Pleasant staff and reasonably priced. Some outside tables also..Great spot for watching the world go by!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 28 June 2022 via mobile

We visited twice this year and each time everyone was very happy with food. Its a very authentic, charming irish premises and we loved being there. The only downside of last June visit was a slighlty patronising & fratenizing bit much waitress who with being...all sweet but was bit passive agressive in reality which was quite annoying.. ( she called us lovelies or dears lol and wouldnt listen at same time) In April we were served by genuinely nice older gentlemen and younger waiters who were honesty friendly and efficient without acting like they were too good for the job! ;) Recommend to visit regardles!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 20 June 2022 via mobile

Husband and I had some beers here. Nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. Traditional Irish Pub with lots of character!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 13 May 2022 via mobile

Enjoyed a very pleasant meal here on a Friday evening. Starters of prawns and fish cakes were both delicious with stir fry and burger for mains. The service from the 2 waiters was excellent. They were very friendly, made recommendations and very attentive.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 May 2022

Recently had to pleasure of eating here... Such a friendly welcome and efficient service, it is super to see attentive staff with a common sense approach who are happy to help and recommend through the menu... Food was superb quality... Fishcakes were super, burger was...excellent and the ribs were just amazing!! Great bar for drinks and entertainment on some weekends!! On a sunshiney evening there is no nicer place to be in Kenmare!!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 25 March 2022

Had a meal at this lovely bar last Wednesday. It was superb and the waitress was so friendly and efficient. Was a lovely meal and would definitely go back.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 25 February 2022

Great place to visit if you just want a drink or some excellent food. Well located in the heart of Kenmare

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

We had a lovely evening in this quaint restaurant. The team were so lovely, friendly and professional. The place was busy for a Wednesday night in February which was great to see and a testament to the quality of food, service and ambience. The scallop...starter and prawn starter were lovely and the bread accompaniment were very tasty. We very much enjoyed everything. Well done to the management and team. Looking forward to returning soonMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 16 January 2022

Lovely ambience and our very attentive waiter was 5*. Prawn starter was not great . Pork belly was nice. Monkfish had a mushroom risotto which was lovely but the fish again was not great. Veg were cooked lovely. Overall a nice evening out but the...food lacked flavour . I was expecting better for the prices.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 December 2021

What a gem of a find in the heart of Kenmare. The food was just amazing (great variety too) and the staff were so friendly and helpful. If I could give more stars to The Horseshoe I would have. I’ll definitely be back when in...Kenmare again.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 4 December 2021

We called in on a Friday night, and got a warm welcome from the staff. There was a great selection of that appealed to all ages in our group. The restaurant was cosy and full of charm. The staff were very attentive and friendly. I...had the prawns with chilli butter and it was just superb, the fish cakes were beautiful and both were great portions. We had the fillet steak for main and it was just wonderful and cooked to perfection. There was a great selection of delicious sides too. We had a great night, and I would definitely put this as a place to try when in Kenmare.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 25 November 2021 via mobile

Dining here on Sunday evening, great buzz I’m bar and restaurant. Plenty of options on menu and then they add in specials. All courses were absolutely delicious and the waiting staff were extremely friendly

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 7 November 2021 via mobile

Had a drink here, great atmosphere and all Covid checks/etiquette in place. Booked for dinner that evening and the food didn’t disappoint. Beautiful monkfish main, beautifully cooked. Cod was fabulous. Kids food equally good and got a big thumbs up. (Only downside were the chicken...wing starters. Wouldn’t recommend). All in all, excellent food, great place, fantastic serviceMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 November 2021

Ate at the horseshoe recently and really enjoyed it. My husband had the venison main done medium I had the monkfish. Mine was lovely but my husbands venison was something else it was literally so tender and tasty I immediately regretted not ordering it myself....All was washed down with a gorgeous bottle of Marlborough followed by two delicious desserts. Food was out in good time and service was excellent. Can’t wait for the next trip.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5