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PF McCarthy's

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1516
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (16 reviews)
“burgers” (12 reviews)
“beef hot pot” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 352 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped by on our way thru and had supper. I had the wings and BBQ sauce and the meatloaf. The wings were ok and the meatloaf was good. The staff was polite and courteous and the place was clean.

Thank Walldo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of 8 and they were able to seat us right away. Service was prompt and friendly. Enjoyed the food and it was reasonably priced and had large portions that were difficult to finish. We particularly enjoyed the traditional Irish folk band...More

Thank globedecker
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best pub food we've had in Ireland for some time, cleanly cooked, well presented, tasty and served by friendly staff. There were four of us and everyone commented on how much they enjoyed their meal.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a spot of lunch, service was quick and friendly, had the pulled pork burger, it was fresh and tasty. Draft beer nice and fresh. A little on the expensive side but i suppose tourist town. Would recommend, nice and cosy and good atmosphere.

Thank kerriefitz
Reviewed 1 week ago

A rainy Tuesday afternoon in Kenmare in November gives punters very little choice of where to eat. The proprietor of our Hotel had mentioned a few places for lunch but most were not open. One place he did mention was McCarthy's, which to be honest...More

Thank Regina3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

8 of us visited unannounced on a Tuesday evening, not a problem, tables were put together to accommodate us very quickly and we had drinks within 5 mins of entering. Lovely Irish hospitality, would have been better if there had been some live music, but...More

Thank pjc97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy a good wholesome stew I recommend their Guinness Beef Stew. Delicious is the only word to describe it. Service is excellent in this pub too. We love shandy so were happy to be in a country where they make it with the...More

Thank sidewalk1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here every night during our stay in Kenmare. The food was very good, staff extremely friendly and there was live traditional music every night. A true gem in Kenmare.

Thank Aljosa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff at our hotel recommended this place for good food and even better traditional Irish music, so we headed straight there. It was packed so we waited 5 -10 minutes for a table, but upon sitting were were approached by our friendly irish waiter who...More

Thank theresaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Beef and Guinness Stew was the best ever . . . so flavorful. We loved lunch so much that we went back for dinner. Great food and atmosphere.

Thank jldowney1
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Jamie W
4 October 2016|
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Response from MrShankly86 | Reviewed this property |
No it's the same Pub license laws all year round. Friday & Saturday night pubs can serve till 12.30am. Rest of the week it's 11.30pm.
17 July 2016|
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Response from Paul B | Property representative |
Hi there, We have live music every night of the week in the summer. Expect traditional music from 7-9pm and then a live band from 10.30. We also have a DJ that does an electronic set in our beer garden on Monday nights. We... More
23 December 2014|
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Response from rosie60763 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it's just a pub/restaurant. Great TRAD music, food and service but that's all I can tell you about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1516
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