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The Moorings Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , Seafood
Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
+353 66 947 7108
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (53 reviews)
“chowder” (28 reviews)
“crab claws” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 436 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and courteous. I ordered the hot seafood platter and it was very delicious. I had an enjoyable dining experience.

Thank ChrisAMetcalf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel as well as enjoyed a delicious dinner. Everything was fresh. We ordered off the chalkboard, the chef's specials for the day. The food was great. The service was great. We were given a table by the window which had a...More

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was there on 30th of Sept with my husband, we were actually touring south of Ireland and were on our honeymoon. We just got off from Valentia island and were looking for a Restaurant to have lunch and one of the cafe nearby recommended...More

Thank Deepshe10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Moorings restaurant is right across from the marina. They have a full bar, and an OK menu. I had the fish and chips and the portions were very large - it would have easily fed two people. The food was good and filled me...More

Thank Aaronwoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable meal. Ask about the specials. Have a chat with the staff if they aren't too busy. Fun place to eat the night before the Skelligs.

Thank JW-relaxed-traveller
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Dined here both Friday and Saturday night while we were in Valentia. The crab claws in garlic butter are to die for! Generous portions and very fresh local food. Nice wine menu and gorgeous desserts. Friendly young waitresses and good atmosphere in the restaurant. There...More

Thank ThereseHerlihy
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Ate at the Bridge Pub attached to the Moorings. Nice irish setting, nice food, good service. A eorthy choice in Portmagee.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

So, day one was lunch at the Moorings with a friend. If this review was based on that I'd have rated Moorings very good, rather than average. So, my first visit on day one ( yesterday) was lovely. Friendly staff person, gorgeous fish cakes, great...More

Thank Bluemanu
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We visited The Mooring on the last full day of our hols. It did not disappoint. The food was wonderful, service great and there was a good atmosphere. One of our party was vegetarian but this was not a problem as the variety of food...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We stopped for lunch after our Skellig Micheal Landing tour and enjoyed some good food and atmosphere. However, we had 3 different servers attending our table (I think one was in training) and none seemed to know what the other was doing. I had to...More

Thank Brian K
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7 June 2016|
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Response from Suebuts | Reviewed this property |
My advice would be ring or facebook the restaurant directly. Sorry I can't be more helpful. Hope you can get in contact with them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32 - US$ 88
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Portmagee
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 7108
With the ocean's bounty at our doorstep, it comes as no surprise that seafood plays a large part in The Moorings cuisine. We are committed to only using the best quality produce,from the freshest fish and shellfish, to the choicest Irish beef and lamb and locally-produced vegetables and ingredients. Open 6pm-10pm Mar-Oct. Closed Mon except Bank Holidays. Booking advisable.
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