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The Sailors Bar is located just three miles from the picturesque town of Kenmare on the Castletownbere Road (R571). Come and experience a traditional Irish Bar coupled with great food. We have extensive outdoor seating overlooking the beautiful Kenmare Bay. All tastes catered for, seafood & steaks a speciality. A favourite spot with the locals....
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent venue, having visited on many occasions. I thoroughly enjoyed , the cuisine, the food quality, the service with courtesy of the staff. We must pass full complements to the owners Bart and his wife. It’s location and views outstanding, especially on...a fine sunny day, with outdoor seating Also available.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 17 April 2022 via mobile

Two meals on Easter Weekend. Friday and Sunday. I try to visit this restaurant every time I return to Kenmare because it is so good in all aspects. Food is top class, service is friendly and unfussy. The owner, Barty, takes time to welcome you...too. The price for what you receive is so reasonable. I will be back in the summer.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

Had dinner in the Sailors with my family and the food was amazing, had the sea trout and it was divine! The mussels are an absolute treat as is the chicken curry. The fajitas are also so gorgeous and well presented. The service was first...class, Jean our waitress was so attentive.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 9 August 2021 via mobile

Had Dinner here with my family (very active 2 year old included) and had a very good experience, we were seated quickly, the quality of the food was great and the waitress was excellent. It helped that the outside space was secure and was big...enough for the 2 year old to run around a bit. Will definitely be back and highly recommendMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 August 2021 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff and great food. Really enjoyed all our meals and the lovely waiting staff could not have been any more friendly or attentive. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 July 2021

The food was incredible some of the best food I’ve had in south Ireland however when it takes 1 and half hours to get starters it would literally be quicker traveling to a different country and back to get food.Over all I spent 6 of...the longest hours of my life eating 2 coursesMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 13 July 2021

We had a wonderful lunch here today, gorgeous food, excellent service, fab sea views and overall a wonderful experience, well done to all the team at the Sailors Bar, we can't wait to come back

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 7 July 2021

Just reopened we went for Lunch, a pretty expansive menu, most enjoyable and the personal touch, food excellent. The effort to ensure the wellbeing of customers and staff should shame the procrastinating government or whoever is supposed to be running the country?

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 6 July 2021 via mobile

My girlfriend and myself ate here today. They have a lovely timber outdoor seating area which had plenty of space and most importantly, cover from the weather. Nice heaters if it gets cold and a TV for all the sports that are on at the...moment. All the staff were extremely friendly and efficient. The food was absolutely beautiful, tastyand fresh. Herself had the spicy vegie burger and was delighted with it and I had the chowder and muscles. Couldn't be happier with the experience overall. Will 100% be returning!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 25 September 2020

We never miss an opportunity to visit this restaurant. A group of us stayed in the Kingdom for a week and we were happy to make a 60 km round trip twice to eat in the Sailor's Bar. The food is great as is the...pint, always consistant and never disappoints. It's hard to beat. We look forward to the next time. Frank and Margaret, Cork City.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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The Sailors Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5