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The Horseshoe

) #12 of 37 Restaurants in Kenmare ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, Bar, European
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1553
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (21 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviews (301)
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81 - 90 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2015

Caoimhe and her staff were absolutely marvellous ! the seafood is divine, a wine list of genuine insight, a must visit again experience !

Thank PAUL C
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We spent a great night in here last Thursday with James from Kerry golf&country club, atmosphere was great, food and service fantastic, this is a must visit, thanks to everyone at The Horseshoe

1  Thank golfray
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We called in as passers-by on Saturday evening and despite being fully booked we were found a table for one and a half hours , to allow the 8.30 booking to eat. We were well looked after. Steak, monkfish and black sole were all beautifully...More

Thank Rupert14190725
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere. A small cozy atmosphere with above average pub food. Friendly service and competitive prices.

Thank blanca10
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Visited twice in one weekend. First evening we arrived late - close to 10pm - but still got served and had a really tasty meal - delicious homestyle burgers and one vegetarian meal also. We came a second night just for drinks and discovered they...More

Thank Kitty M
Reviewed 7 September 2015

While driving the Ring of Kerry, one of the local residents recommended we stop at The Horse Shoe Restaurant in Kenmare when we finish the tour. It's on the main corner in town with several little shops around. Dinner has a number of specials, we...More

Thank traveler222Irvine
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Truly excellent, really good atmosphere, top quality food, the manager/owner was so friendly and efficient – she is brilliant and a real asset to this pub. It seems as though it has developed more into a restaurant than the pub it used to be but...More

Thank 186349Sjw21
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Oh dear!!! My favourite restaurant in the world has gone! The food selection was vast now it's gone predictable and boring. Salmon was the only fish dish! The quality has disappeared from top of the class to dunce. Most disappointing was the service. The starters...More

Thank CorkRedser
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Passing through Kenmare and took a chance on this bar/restaurant for an early evening meal and got in without a reservation. Had a super meal for two with great service. Highly recommended the steak with a glass of the Rioja wine - perfect. All at...More

Thank Dessie2014
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Really really nice meal. Proper authentic home-cooked food with fresh, tasty ingredients. The mini soda breads served still warm on a small wooden board were criminally delicious! We had steak, lamb and beef burgers, chicken goujons.....every dish a delight!

Thank SusanHannah19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1553