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Reviewed 24 November 2023 via mobile

Top class quality food.I had the steak sandwich which was cooked to perfection.Beautiful meal.I would highly recommend a visit here for great food and a lovely pint.

Date of visit: November 2023
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ALAN COFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tom. My sincere apologies for not replying sooner. We used to get a notification when a review was posted, unfortunately we didn't get one for yours. Thank you very much for excellent review. I will pass on your comments to the chef.

Reviewed 19 October 2023

Absolutely dire. The quality is so poor and staff are rude and obnoxious. Food was undercooked and a big sloppy mess on the plate. Not edible at all. Way too overpriced. Very disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 18 August 2023

Group of 12 went including some children. Very clean with nice decor. Great food. Lovely atmosphere. So good that we went back for a second night. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Booking was easy and friendly. Karen was great as were the other...members of staff. Must have a good chef as all meals were excellent. Kids got lollipops when we were leaving - nice touch.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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ALAN COFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2023

Hi Bonniepippa. Thank you for the terrific review. I'm very happy you enjoyed your time with us. I will pass on your comments to Karen, the Chef, and the rest of the team. Look forward to your return. Alan.

Reviewed 25 February 2023 via mobile

Be aware prices on the menu have increased. We didn't see a small notice on the front door when entering which stated this

Date of visit: February 2023
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ALAN COFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2023

Hi Passport 57212467519. Sorry for the delay in replying. Just to inform you that we have a new menu with all the correct prices. I hope you enjoyed your time with us. Alan.

Reviewed 26 October 2022

I had the brie to start and the pasta for my main both dishes were divine! the smokiness in the pasta which the reach creaminess was delicious. The service really stood out. There's such a lovely vibe the staff made us feel really welcome. Especially...Alan at the bar and our server Lynette we will definitely be back for another visitMore

Date of visit: October 2022
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ALAN COFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2023

Hi 05366RBKarL. Apologies for not replying sooner. Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Since writing your review you probably been back to us. If you haven't, we have a new menu I hope you'll check out. Thanks again for the great review. Alan.

Reviewed 4 September 2022 via mobile

Went for lunch with my kids one sunny day, the manager Alan Coffee chose to ignore us, kept looking over at us but chose not to serve us, it was actually very awkward sitting waiting to be served especially by the person who is suppose...to be managing the area. Eventually, after about 20 minute's I called over another waiteress to be served. (in the mean time 2 other couples were served before me as I watched them sit and be served) this so not the first Time this manager Alan Coffee has ignored us. He is not even from the area but choose not to serve locals, he rather pick's couples or families he doesn't personally know. I would of up and left only my children were hungry! . I have not eating in my local pub in a few years and to say I won't be again all because of his rude manner. He gives that lovely pub a bad image.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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ALANCOFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2022

863phillipi I get the feeling you don't like me for some unknown reason, judging by the way you named me in block capital's twice in your review. (If you are going to single me out , have the decency to spell my name right) Now...More

Reviewed 2 September 2022 via mobile

I had called in to the Newtown mount Kennedy Bar as I was waiting for my wife who was at a function nearby , and I must say the food was lovely, really friendly staff and very reasonable pricing , I would definitely go back...again I had chicken tenders and sticky toffee pudding Would highly recommend!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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ALANCOFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2022

Hi Y5632FHstepheno, Thank you for your compliments on our food and staff. We always try and keep our price as low as possible. Hopefully you will bring your wife with you on your return. Once again thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 29 July 2022

Went to the Mount Kennedy Inn on our last night in NTMK had a lovely meal, service prompt and the food was excellent. I recommend to anyone passing.

Date of visit: July 2022
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ALANCOFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2022

Hi John K, thanks for your great review, it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 19 June 2022 via mobile

Smart but also, equally, a friendly place with great food and fabulous service, good for meeting, eating and just being happy. I was here for my Bloomsday birthday, which I usually spend in Dublin. I've been looking for a while for something quieter, but still...accessible to the city I have to count as my fave of all time. In Newtownmountkennedy I've found a place where a chilled Irish enjoyment is its middle name. It's got a Dunnes and a local grocer's, too; a great couple of coffee places; a lovely hotel in the Parkview; an hourly bus into Dublin town just in front of the same as well as other local services, all amazingly priced; and -- more importantly than any of this -- the Mountkennedy Inn. As I said at the top, it's one of the smartest eateries and pubs I've been in, but it's welcoming too; doesn't make you feel out of place or a stranger in any way; just says "how yer doing", and then professionally takes it from there. Tomorrow I leave Ireland for a bit, but I aim to make Newtownmountkennedy a future base. And I hope at some time not *too* far in the future. County Wicklow and its peoples are ace. Really really grand. Dunno why I hadn't stumbled across this place of clear air with its gentle edge of sharp intake of breath sooner. But now I have.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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ALANCOFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2022

Hi Mil W, that is some review. Thanks for the compliments, its great to get a review like yours. Next time you're in let us know. Look forward to your return, thanks again. Alan.

Reviewed 25 May 2022

First time to visit and we will be back. Excellent food, lovely staff, great atmosphere, live music and stunning decor. I had the thai red curry which was delicious others in my group had fish, burgers, steak and all were delicious.

Date of visit: May 2022
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ALANCOFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Hi Sharon, thanks for your great review. I will pass on your compliments to the floor staff and the chef. Hope you had a good birthday and look forward to your return. Alan.

Reviewed 28 February 2022

Extremely quick service, on a busy Sunday evening. Friendly and attentive staff. Would recommend eating (and drinking) there, next time you’re in Newtownmountkennedy.

Date of visit: February 2022
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ALANCOFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Hi Tom, apologies for the delay in responding to your review. Thank you for your review and comments. Look forward to your return. Alan.

Reviewed 2 January 2022

Was there for dinner this evening with children and very family friendly. Food was great and service prompt. Was very busy but young waitress ( blond girl) nothing was a hassle. Recently upgraded the furniture amazing. Comfy and welcoming atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2022
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ALANCOFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Hi Josephine, thanks for your review. I'm happy you enjoyed your time with us, I will pass on your compliments to the waitress. Hope to see you again. Alan.

Reviewed 11 December 2021 via mobile

Pizza had a thin crispy base with delicious toppings. Service was excellent and friendly. Waiting staff were particularly attentive.

Date of visit: December 2021
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ALANCOFFEY, General Manager at Mount Kennedy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2021

Hi Jackierm2015. Thanks for your review. I will pass on your comments to the staff. Come back soon.

Reviewed 7 November 2021 via mobile

Arrived on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. Thought it would be busy but no one in place. Nice welcome from waitress. Ordered then told sorry only carvery on Sunday. Wait not too long. Pleasant enough carvery €15. Pricey for one piece of beef on plate....Didn’t stay too long.More

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

We had the beef carvery which was 15 euro each . We thought when we got our dinner the amount of beef (1 slice each) was a bit miserable but was more than enough after eating it . Can’t share a pic of dinner as...ate it too fast . Place itself is lovely and cages full of wines looks LovelyMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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