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US$39 - US$113
Seafood, International
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Reviewed 9 October 2021 via mobile

Another visit to ebjoy tge ciew meal service and mpt disappointed. From when we arrived to the end we will be back again soon. THANK YOU Susan and Cindy Browne

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 12 September 2021 via mobile

Great food, excellent service!! We popped into the restaurant without a reservation and toting a four month old baby! We were warmly greeted by the staff there and enjoyed a lovely meal (just one course!) Food was delish and the service wonderful, there is fantastic...views of the beach too! My only regret is that we couldn't stay for longer and enjoyed more of the lovely food and ambiance!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 7 September 2021 via mobile

Great seafood in Waterville, staff was friendly, food was great, views are spectacular, and u is a a stoned throw from Waterville links.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 September 2021 via mobile

Really excellent food and lovely service. Didn’t realise it was so good when booking, a lovely treat at the end of great trip to Valentia

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 28 August 2021 via mobile

From start to finish beautiful..THANK Chef Staff for making our end of a holiday the first in 2 years definitely a return soon. Thank you Susan and Cindy Browne

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 23 August 2021 via mobile

Enjoyable meal, good well cooked seafood, as ever the kids menu predictable with nothing to suit a gf vegetarian child but they said they’d do kids size portions of other items and settled on salad to start and picked various from our dishes for mains....Highly recommend the monkfish tails (not gf) which came with tiny greens spheres that they said was wasabi-More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 6 August 2021

Had a most fantastic evening here with friends. We dined in the Glass Dome. Food was excellent and the staff friendly but very professional. This is brilliant for a meal and the value is amazing.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 August 2021 via mobile

Went here with family and then friends. In good weather the outdoor dining was fantastic. Food was fresh and tasty. We went back a few times.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 24 July 2021

Recently returned from a special break in this beautiful hotel.We stayed here on numerous occasions some years back but as one knows life gets in the way and keeps us busy but we returned this month to spend some time here. I felt as if...we returned to a very special place...from the beautifully and tastefully redecorated rooms to the magnificent food that was served in the spectacular dining conservatory. The staff are so courteous and helpful. The level of cleanliness was very reassuring and the staff went above the call of duty to keep us safe. The views are spectacular and would recommend sitting outside after your meal with a nice glass of red to savour the view....also include the prawns as one of your starters....they are spectacular.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 23 July 2021

The Smugglers Inn is a lovely place to go for a meal. Set in a beautiful location beside a gorgeous beach it’s the perfect choice for a holiday meal out in Waterville. The staff are lovely, friendly and welcoming which is important when you are...a solo diner. I chose their famous prawn dish which was delicious washed down with a lovely pint of Guinness. Special mention for the fantastic barman / manager Andre who made sure I was well looked after during my evening there. Have to say he pulls a damn fine pint of the black stuff which deserves an award in itself. :)More

Date of visit: October 2020
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22 November 2019|
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Response from morg1967 | Reviewed this property |
The kids menu is limited. It would be advisable to contact them prior to booking to clarify what they can provide for kids
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13 September 2019|
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Response from ade637 | Reviewed this property |
Hi,Spent a couple of evenings dining at the Smugglers(lovely food great service) ,alas no Irish music. I think the Lobster pub has music nights in the town centre and worth a try.
24 July 2019|
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Response from Innerworldofmyown | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t eat with children but I believe that they do cater for little ones. We certainly saw several there and they were not eating massive platefuls.
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Smugglers Inn Restaurant Waterville Co. Kerry is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4