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27 Lower Main Street, Castleisland V92 Y3K8, Ireland
+353 87 955 4182
07:00 - 18:00
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Tue 07:00 - 18:00
Wed 07:00 - 18:30
Thu 07:00 - 18:00
Fri 07:00 - 18:30
Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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County Kerry, Ireland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

By far the best deli I've visited. Fresh food, highly recommended. Proper fresh breads and ingredients👌🏻

Thank DR005
Chef G, Owner at Chef Gerard, responded to this review

Thanks for the review DR005, glad you liked us. Tell all your friends, fresh is best! More 

Level Contributor
29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This Delicatessen could easily be overlooked but if you find it you've struck gold! Through a fabulous half door into a heavenly palace of fresh, local produce passionately transformed into salads, soups, pastas, cakes, breads, preserves, granola... an endless list of delectable delights! Gerard is a genius, the staff are wonderful, knowledgeable and friendly. This place stands head and shoulders... More 

Thank looneytunes3
County Kerry, Ireland
Level Contributor
54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is an exquisite deli. The food is always fresh, tasty, healthy and prepared with love. The range of salads and vegetarian options is fantastic and the aubergine lasagne has a real tangy flavour. There are great take-away and eat-in choices, and the menu is a little different. One can really experience the commitment to high-quality ingredients and careful preparation.... More 

1 Thank Brendanok7
Covington, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My husband and I recently spent 10 days in Ireland and this restaurant and the experience we had there is one of my favorite memories. We actually were headed to Dingle and took a wrong turn that landed us in Castleisland. Since we were hungry, we parked and walked down the lovely main street and then selected Chef Gerard's hoping... More 

1 Thank pcstansfield
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Found you on Trip Advisor as we wanted a bite to eat on the way to the airport. We shared a Dexter beef wrap and had a plate of four salads- absolutely delicious.Hard to choose!Lovely lemon tart ,pear and almond tart,good coffee.Thank you very much to the owner, I presume,and lady who served us.Excellent service.PS fab music!!

Thank Tracey B
Level Contributor
32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Found this place thru Tripadvisor on way back from Dingle. Probably one of the best eateries in Ireland. Seriously, I was absolutely amazed. Salads, sandwiches, pasta, Asian, desserts, all beautifully cooked. The result of passion and pursuit of the best ingredients no doubt. Try and get there off-peak times as seating is limited. We picked up some take away for... More 

Thank Rocketman780
Management response:

It was a pleasure to serve you, and glad that you found us. See you on your next trip down south... More 

1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This spot has absolutely everything going for it. The food is so delicious and healthy you leave here feeling great because you've had fresh tasty food. From the coffee to the salads,quiches, soups, the breakfast options to the yummy takeaway dinners ( tried & tested!!) and you will just keep going back for the desserts and pastries alone! Top it... More 

Thank Ann Marie M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I couldn't believe it has taken me this long to try here! The deli is a great addition to Castleisland, it has the most delicious, fresh and healthy options in town - very unique and not like a regular deli which I love. It has fantastic options for vegans/vegetarians and my favourite thing of all is that coffee to go... More 

Thank Ashley H
Management response:

Thank you Ashley H, thanks for taking the time to give this lovely review, much appreciated! Look forward to seeing you! More 

Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

A real find. !! We had the most gorgeous lunch. Haven't tasted food this good in a while. So freshly made . It all looked so nice that it was hard to choose. We will back.

Thank MM1Kenmare
Cork, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Fabulous tasty food. Very healthy but filling also. The soups are very good too. Only wish there was more seating as we would go there much more often to sit down for lunch

1 Thank capalocras22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
Irish, European, International, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Lower Main Street, Castleisland V92 Y3K8, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Castleisland
  • Phone Number: +353 87 955 4182
Cafe, Deli providing freshly prepared meals and snacks from locally sourced produce.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?