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Murphy Blacks Restaurant

O Connell Street, Kilkee, Ireland
+353 85 875 4886
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (22 reviews)
“cod goujons” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
O Connell Street, Kilkee, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everything was as expected... great food and service ... menu tweaked since last we visited but still everything one could want. Killian as usual was congenial and welcoming.... Well done to the whole team..... Very commendable.

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner in Murphy Blacks over the August bank holiday weekend. I had previously eaten here on New Years Eve last year. I was still impressed with the delicious food, friendly and attentive staff and selection on the menu. Without doubt, the best restaurant...More

Thank ElaineK178
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, food is magnificent, seafood devine. Service is second to none and ambiance is sublime. Perfect for an intimate dinner and equally good for a large group. The owner/ host Killian Murphy is very engaging and knowledgeable of the area and amenities. Try it...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful menu presented by a very accomplished chef. I enjoyed every minute of this meal. The wine list was excellent and waiting staff very helpful and well informed. We will most definitely visit Murphy Blacks restaurant again.

Thank Vonniemacmahon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our trip to Murphy Blacks, food, decor, staff all exceptional. Crab Tart and Mussels as starters were exceptional. Seabream as a main course was beautiful with little pots of potato au gratin. Cheese board excellent. Staff recommended a great Italian white wine Janare...More

Thank MollieEire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's is a great menu available here, easily the most varied in Kilkee. I really enjoyed my Normandy Lamb main course and would recommend it . Its a little dissapointing to see 'chips and side salad' with almost everything; it was only when I queried...More

Thank 320bk58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived late in the evening and had an excellent meal without being hurried to finish. Staff are attentive but not over bearing. Good menu, I was told it was a seafood restaurant but the menu does include meat dishes. I would definitely eat there...More

Thank Siobhain S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner tonight in Murphy Blacks just across the road from our hotel. We had the specials (calamari and monkfish scampi) and mushrooms and Normandy lamb. Everything was delicious including the wine list. Service was excellent and the staff were lovely. Cillian our host...More

Thank jess1960
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Went here on spec with my wife for a meal, very knowledgeable, friendly staff. Fresh fish is a specialty here...highly recommend the John Dory... Very nice wine list also, Malbec is excellent... If I had any recommendations it would be portion size was a bit...More

1  Thank The King L
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We had a reservation for 7.45, and two of us arrived on time. We were immediately shown to our table and got menus and a rundown on the specials while waiting. The remaining members of our party arrives and we had good banter with the...More

Thank SeanP66
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12 July 2016|
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Response from Cillian M | Property representative |
Hiya, we certainly do...after all, kids are only slightly smaller adults..:-) we can do GF pasta and tomato sauce, a GF seafood pie or GF chicken/fish goujons with either potatoes and veg or chips.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$29
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: O Connell Street, Kilkee, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Kilkee
  • Phone Number: +353 85 875 4886
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Award winning seafood restaurant in an award winning destination. Listed in the McKenna Guides Top 100 Restaurants in Ireland 2016/2017. Sunday Times Top 50 Places to Eat Seafood 2017
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