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The Lime Tree Restaurant

Shelbourne Street, Kenmare V93 YD93, Ireland
+353 64 664 1225
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Shelbourne Street, Kenmare V93 YD93, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

If your in the area visit this place and you won't be sorry, a little more varity would be nice but great just the same

Thank tommy o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I had an excellent meal in The lime Tree on Saturday night. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left everything was perfection. The ambience the staff the food and the wine I could not rate it highly enough. I...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reached Kenmare pretty late; did not have reservations for dinner. Walked in, got seated; staff was very friendly; food was great- I had the scallops; my husband had the roast beef. Huge wine selection- very generous portions. Everything was awesome! Highly recommend 👍

Thank Freespirit5568
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I along with another couple had the pleasure of staying in the lovely Irish town of Kenmare as one stop on our countrywide adventure. Our travel agent secured us the reservation. From the moment we walked thru the door we knew this...More

Thank Gregg R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 1 amazing dinner there, and then a slightly less amazing experience 2 days later. Was still the best restaurant we visited in Kenmare (tried mulcaheys and Tom crean).

Thank Amye T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely night we had at The Lime Tree! Perfect atmosphere, service, and meal. Chef Michael even came out for a quick picture with us so that we could remember our special dining experience! This night will be a special memory of our wonderful...More

Thank Finch W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The very best of local food and talent combine to make a truly outstanding magnificent celebration of the Best of Kerry. Black pudding, soup, lamb, steak, duck, lobster, bread n butter pudding ...,,, all of the outstanding and delicious. Thanks to Mike and his team...More

1  Thank TheArbutusBuckleys
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We ate here for dinner as part of a small tour group. The food was superb. Delicious bread with tapenade, vegetarian soup, and perfectly prepared sea bass. The dessert was a blackberry and apple crumble which was also excellent. Great service, too!

1  Thank travelperson97
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Lime Tree was recommended to us by a local while we were staying in Kenmare. Excellent fish dish, well prepared and delicious. My wife had a steak that was also delicious.The wine was well priced too. Excellent service.Would definitely return.

Thank pds1231
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Very nice room. Friendly staff. Food and wine were delicious. Recommended : We will be back next time we are in Kenmare

1  Thank MurphCork
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14 August 2016|
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Response from Crescentra | Reviewed this property |
Just call them, I am sure they can do something - not an uncommon request these days i believe
Suzanne C
13 July 2016|
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Response from MikeCaseyOwner | Property representative |
Yes - vegetarians and children are accommodated here at The Lime tree. Please let us know in advance when making your reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 52
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shelbourne Street, Kenmare V93 YD93, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1225
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The Lime Tree is recognised as Kenmare's landmark restaurant. Housed in a beautiful building dating back to 1832, the food and service continues to win accolades and many new customers. The quality ingredients are sourced locally and then carefully prepared with passion. Fish from the cleanest waters in Europe is delivered daily and lamb is provided by the local farmer. Simple caring preparation ensures tasty food. The service is friendly and efficient with an emphasis on value for money in an informal manner.
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