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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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“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 today

This was our first night in Ireland, we had flown in and travelled most of the day. The table had been booked in advance so we made the effort to travel to the restaurant. I’m so glad we did Cillian and his team made our...More

Thank hisarphill
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a recent work trip I was lucky enough to be overnight in Kilkee and Murphy Blacks was the place on everyone’s lips to try! It did not disappoint as it was a very Mediterranean feel restaurant both food and wine. The owner Cillian was...More

Thank Leinsterpete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about our food was good but we felt the lack of vegetables and fact that salads and potatoes all came in small dishes that had obviously been pre made rather took away from the overall impression of a high class restAurant. A plate of...More

Thank Flub55
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We were looking for somewhere in Kilkee with fresh seafood caught locally. The staff here were very friendly and extra helpful. The food was delicious and the wine also excellent. It's not a cheap please to eat, but the quality is really good and the...More

Thank Fuddus
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Six friends, everyone really please with their meal. Menu excellent, One Coeliac delighted!! Staff were really nice and fun and the place was lovely. I cant wait to get back.

Thank dowlwan
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We finally arrived after a couple of attempts at finding the place, and received a warm welcome from the host. Two of our party had seafood chowder, and thoroughly enjoyed it.The other starters were just as good.Main courses were well cooked and tasty.Wine was lovely,...More

Thank elaine b
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

My husband said the seafood chowder was the best ever and he didn’t want it to end! Excellent friendly service, will definitely be back.

Thank bluebell117
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We popped in here for food just after 6pm and luckily we got a table as it was full within 20mins! The food was amazing, herself said it was the best fish she had ever tasted! And my chicken was of the highest quality! It’s...More

1  Thank kilmurry06
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I ate here for dinner on New Year's Eve. Made reservation online, which was responded to by the owner straight away, so booking was very easy. I had potato and spinach soup to start (which was so tasty) and cod goujons for main (also delicious,...More

1  Thank ElaineK178
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Ate here one night, did not eat in the pub ate in the restaurant ambiance was just lovely. My husband and I had a wonderful dinner, the seafood is so fresh. I had Monk fish for the very first time it was amazing. We shared...More

Thank ScoobyDoo1974
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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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