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Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
+353 66 976 2347
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (104 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (10 reviews)
“meatballs” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks for accommodating our group at the last minute. The food was delicious and plentiful, the wine matched perfect, the ambience fantastic, and the staff very patient and friendly. It was a very enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sionnachfionn
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent Tapas, fantastic place to eat in an old converted church. Really nice and authentic tapas menu cooked with a combination of local and Spanish ingredients. Very authentic and romantic experience. Highly recommended

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 244jays
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We were taken to Sol y Sombra by locals who highly recommended this tapas bar, situated in an old church. I can see why it is included in The Michelin Guide 2019. The food was fresh and full of great flavours. We can highly recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank APfromAUS
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This very old converted church is stunning. The Restaurant was very busy and staff were welcoming and attentitive. Food was delicious. Yes is is called "Tapas Bar" but the menu was extensive with many choices other than Tapas, would definently recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maureen A
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit and loved everything about it. I am coeliac, they were so accommodating and I enjoyed a selection of tapas. Lovely staff, great atmosphere and beautiful building. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 756annetteg
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit and I was very impressed, the restaurant is a converted church with great atmosphere. The staff really looked after our very large table and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening, nothing was to much trouble. They have a set menu and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Chantelle M
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Stumbled on this place by accident and was so impressed we ate there twice during a week long stay in Killorglin. Don't let the tapas tag put you off as the menu is very varied and dishes, mostly featuring excellent local produce, can be ordered...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Great tapas and good friendly service. A beautifully converted church now a really good tapas and wine bar. The food was really good, plenty of it and great taste.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Mabaker13
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous setting, wonderful food. Great value for money, ideal for couples or groups of friends. Great staff.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Louise C
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Having spent a wonderful day walking The Reeks we were rewarded with an evening of lovely food ,excellent service and great entertainment in Sol y Sombra. A big thank you to Linda who found and returned my sun glasses so promptly and cheerily. If in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank enrightsnaas
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 00:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killorglin
  • Phone Number: +353 66 976 2347
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Tapas Bar and Restaurant. Based in an atmospheric old church Sol y Sombra celebrates local food served tapas style. Perch at the bar and nibble a few bites or graze through the menu of an evening at your leisure. Outside terrace for summer dining. Extensive Wine List. Taste Kerry Food Ambassador 2017, The Michelin Guide 2017, McKenna Guides (Best in Ireland) & Georgina Campbell Guides. Winners of Best Wine Experience Kerry 2015, 2016, 2017. We also cater for intimate weddings, special family celebrations and wine tastings.
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