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Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
+353 66 976 2347
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (98 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (10 reviews)
“meatballs” (8 reviews)
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent Tapas, fantastic place to eat in an old converted church. Really nice and authentic tapas menu cooked with a combination of local and Spanish ingredients. Very authentic and romantic experience. Highly recommended

Thank 244jays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken to Sol y Sombra by locals who highly recommended this tapas bar, situated in an old church. I can see why it is included in The Michelin Guide 2019. The food was fresh and full of great flavours. We can highly recommend...More

Thank APfromAUS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This very old converted church is stunning. The Restaurant was very busy and staff were welcoming and attentitive. Food was delicious. Yes is is called "Tapas Bar" but the menu was extensive with many choices other than Tapas, would definently recommend.

Thank Maureen A
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit and loved everything about it. I am coeliac, they were so accommodating and I enjoyed a selection of tapas. Lovely staff, great atmosphere and beautiful building. Will definitely go back.

1  Thank 756annetteg
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit and I was very impressed, the restaurant is a converted church with great atmosphere. The staff really looked after our very large table and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening, nothing was to much trouble. They have a set menu and...More

1  Thank Chantelle M
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Stumbled on this place by accident and was so impressed we ate there twice during a week long stay in Killorglin. Don't let the tapas tag put you off as the menu is very varied and dishes, mostly featuring excellent local produce, can be ordered...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Great tapas and good friendly service. A beautifully converted church now a really good tapas and wine bar. The food was really good, plenty of it and great taste.

1  Thank Mabaker13
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous setting, wonderful food. Great value for money, ideal for couples or groups of friends. Great staff.

1  Thank Louise C
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Having spent a wonderful day walking The Reeks we were rewarded with an evening of lovely food ,excellent service and great entertainment in Sol y Sombra. A big thank you to Linda who found and returned my sun glasses so promptly and cheerily. If in...More

1  Thank enrightsnaas
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Our favourite restaurant in killorglin offered us something different with a traditional Irish night. As usual great venue, food, service, music . Really enjoyed it.. can't wait to return tommorow 😍

Thank broshea78
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killorglin
  • Phone Number: +353 66 976 2347
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Tapas Bar and Restaurant. Based in an atmospheric old church Sol y Sombra celebrates local food served tapas style. Perch at the bar and nibble a few bites or graze through the menu of an evening at your leisure. Outside terrace for summer dining. Extensive Wine List. Taste Kerry Food Ambassador 2017, The Michelin Guide 2017, McKenna Guides (Best in Ireland) & Georgina Campbell Guides. Winners of Best Wine Experience Kerry 2015, 2016, 2017. We also cater for intimate weddings, special family celebrations and wine tastings.
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