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Rumours Bistro

The Village, Glenbeigh, Ireland
+353 66 976 8741
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (14 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
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European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Village, Glenbeigh, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd spoken to a few people who had recommended Rumours Bistro and we weren't disappointed, We were celebrating a Sunday lunch for my aunt who is visiting from abroad and I'm glad we showed what a good Kerry feast is all about, We were offered...More

Thank Dale M
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for you great review. I’m so glad everything went well for you Sorry about the baileys coffee I think we are a little Heavy handed with the baileys and it tends to cool the coffee to much 😜😜😝 hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Meal was excellent, beautifully presented and reasonably priced. Debra our waitress for the night was extremely friendly and efficient. Loved the music and décor. Unfortunately outside season restaurant is only open at weekends. Will definitely return when on holidays again. Ann and Paul

Thank paulbrannigan
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for you kind words and it great to see that DEBRA took such good care of you while I was on my holidays ( I wouldn’t doubt her for one minute) Hope to meet you next time regards Jackie

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We remember this restaurant as clean and attractive. The service was attentive. I had Glenbeigh oysters and they were the best oysters I had in Ireland - certainly the biggest - and at a fair price. My wife had a hamburger and she commented on...More

Thank Steve W
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for your kind review it’s great to see return custom and that you both enjoyed you meal again hope to see you again somtime regards Jackie

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Despite advertising open 7 days a week I just drove a distance to this restaurant to discover it closed. Sign in window saying Open!! Very annoying

1  Thank Balros
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

What can I say only so sorry the signe on the door is for the coffee shop which was open but closed at 5. So sorry for the inconvenience regards Jackie

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Nice location, good interior, best music Service/ owner ? Real friendly, beginning a bit formal Food are not expensive, but far away from better quality , it's simply standard ND THE MSIN REASON TO GO IN A RESTAURANT IS ? The food!!!More

Thank FlyingDoccs
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Well I really dont know how to answer this review as almost all of it was very good I would love to know what you ordered, maybe you just had a standard black coffee with a scone But thanks for all the good points ie...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

19 of us were cycling around the Ring of Kerry and all descended on Rumours one Thursday evening. The food was excellent and Jackie and the team were fantastic! When one of our group recieved what they had ordered but had intended to order something...More

Thank Steve R
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

You were a great bunch for the craic thanks for your great review hope to see you again sometime

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Jackie is a jem! The menu is fresh and fabulous. Totally worth the visit, food is amazing. The seafood platter is to for for and quite big enough for 2 to share as a main. They did a mean Irish coffee too!

Thank theolivegroveramsbot
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks a million Don't think I've had anyone ask soooo many questions about the platter but it was worth it. Glad you all enjoyed hope to see you again soon 👍😂

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here yesterday. Very friendly waitress. Superfood salad was delicious. No kale though which was on the menu. Broccoli instead. A bit more butternut squash would have added to the dish but it was good. Hubby had pizza with was great. Went back for...More

Thank Cath L
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks for your kind review Sorry about kale we just ran out And the eggs there is no excuse I will fire 🔥 The chef 👨‍🍳 😂😂😂

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very good propositions, mostly around local products incl. sea food. Nice mood in there. 1 single regret : no -homemade- crepes on Sundays :(

Thank alre44
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks for your nice review I regret to say that we dont do crepes at nighttime in peak season as it's to busy and it would take extra person on the machine but we do crepes all day everyday thanks again jackie

Reviewed 12 August 2017

The owner has an unfortunate manner and did not smile at us once. The food took a long time to arrive & one of our number was forgotten & had to wait extra long. Long after we were finished we got no desert menu until...More

2  Thank Dave T
Rumour G, Owner at Rumours Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Well Dave you own manner wasn't to good either Yes it was a very busy night, unfortunaly I can't prodict how busy our night is going to be I admit I should be asked if you wanted desserts but you could have asked us also...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 17 - US$ 35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Village, Glenbeigh, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Glenbeigh
  • Phone Number: +353 66 976 8741
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Delicious Food and wonderful ambience at great value prices Rumours Bistro is situated in the Beautiful Coastal village of Glenbeigh, considered by many as The Jewel in The Ring of Kerry. Rumours Bistro is the perfect venue for a romantic dinner or a friendly get together. We go to great lengths to produce great food at an affordable price. Our passion for delicious, simple flavours places an emphasis on the quality of locally-sourced ingredients. We are committed to providing an enjoyable and pleasant dining experience every time. Rumours has a trendy yet friendly vibe, it is a must with visitors and locals alike.
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