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John Benny's Pub

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1215
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (38 reviews)
“oysters” (23 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 878 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to enjoy some Irish music. This one had the best sounds on the street wafting out. This is a very low key pub. We ordered some whiskeys and enjoyed the music. Everyplace in Dingle is kinda touristy but this...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great meal at John Benny’s. Had one of the specials along with a glass of Guinness. World Cup game was on so it was extra special. Great food. Service was great.

Thank Dan J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I expected better seafood from a seaside restaurant. The service was a bit wanting as well. You shouldn't have to ask for water or napkins.

Thank cc m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a charming bar and pub to cozy up in during a rainy day in Dingle....lovely conversation in an unhurried atmosphere and the food looked amazing at nearby tables.

Thank Ramona H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wandered in here and had a great meal. I had the Arancini and my husband had the Sea Bass; both were great. If you are looking to escape other tourists, this is not the place; almost everyone there was American. But the food was...More

Thank ameliaclaire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very underwhelming food. Fish pie was just chowder with a lump of grated half raw potatoes resting on top. We were served very nicely but the food is not up to scratch and is also expensive.

Thank ciarahiggins
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the advise of a young local, we came here for lunch. For probably the most expensive lunch (or meal in general) of our trip, it was the most underwhelming. Not terrible, just nothing special. I wouldn't return. There was a fish n chips food...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went into a couple of pubs before settling on John Benny’s for dinner. We were not disappointed the food was lovely and a wide range of beers. Really enjoyable experience.

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a trip through Dingle with a group of 10 and they were very accomodating. The food was good standard pub fare and everyone enjoyed it. The Sea Bass was quite good as were the mussels - the Pie also but be hungry!

Thank Aaron R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted to see Niamh Varian-Barry and her friends perform at John Benny’s in Dingle last night. Niamh, former member of the international Celtic band “Solas”, is a sensational fiddle player. If you are in Ireland, drop everything to try and see her perform.

Thank Pedro3233
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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