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John Benny's Pub

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Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1215
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Had the best lemon sole on the bone here. Red wine fab. Lovely pub for a pint too. Great staff. Would definitely recommend it as one of thee places to eat/drink. Lovely stove lighting, pure Irish hospitality.

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Thank Pauline O
Brasov, Romania
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have find here more than a place to take a good dinner ( it was really good) and charming staff. The atmosphere was fantastic, with Irish music, a warm music, far from commercial songs. Congratulation to everybody.

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Thank Tibi_Ghita
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is just a fabulous place. Food was amazing. Best steak ever. Spotlessly clean. The staff were so friendly and helpful. particularly the Listowel Lady. Would totally recommend this pub for food. Just one negative, please turn up heating/

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Thank mmholly60
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely lovely pub with a restaurant (we didn't eat) and fantastic choice of drinks. But whatever you do, don't ask for crisps or peanuts....especially from the manager. If looks could kill you'd be looking for our corpses in Dingle Bay. Maybe if we'd been American or local we'd have got a friendlier service, but I can honestly say the temperature... More 

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Thank ts64billericay
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a town of overpriced restaurants this place is a great find. Restaurant quality food at pub prices. Best fish pie I've ever had and the best mussels I've tasted, unusual with a touch of spice. Needless to say pints were great. Big place but cosy feel to it, will definitely be back.

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Galway, Ireland
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here recently on our trip to Dingle. We found the food to be very disappointing and it was expensive. I could not recommend this location.

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Thank 40maggiejo
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our only dinner in Dingle in a very nice pub. Good food at reasonable price. Mixed public of locals,tourists and sailors. Big portion of classic roastbeef. We did not go home hungry.

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Thank albert b
Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want into John Benny 's on a cool and rainy day . The warm fire in the stove took the chill off quickly. Ordered a pint and asked to see the menu. I was surprised to see oysters on it as I have not seen it in any other pubs in town. 6 large oysters appeared which were properly iced.... More 

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Thank Bill A
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times , this is the first review, the service was very friendly a s efficient, I had the baked ham dinner very nice , pints were nice

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Thank thepod1981
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and very friendly staff. Pints of Guiness were good. Very knowledgable about Irish whiskey and willing to help you select your favorite

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 1215

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?