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South Pole Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, ,
Main Street, Annascaul, Ireland
+353 66 915 7388
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Street, Annascaul, Ireland
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Reviewed today

Great welcoming cosy Irish pub with archive of Tom Creans voyages to the South Pole ,insightful tales from the landlord Gareth on the trips , and daughter Bonnie knows the stories well too. Well worth a visit at any time of the year ( food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mcarch
Reviewed 1 week ago

No food at this time of year .... and when I asked barman about food options, he directed me to the local chipper ... (which I def didn't want). No mention made of the pub up the road with perfectly decent food ! OK ......More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Almostgreynomad
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We stopped for coffee and had the treat of hearing all about Tom Creen, such history, such a great time. The best Irish Coffee, lovely spot and definitely worth the ride!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Annemarie B
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here on the way to Inch with family. Kids cleared their plates, as did we! Loads of super info about Tom Crean, the Terra Nova and Endurance. Worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank AilishS1979
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We arrived before they opened on a Friday. They opened the doors about 10 minutes late and we had to wait about another 10 the be served. Normally it wouldn't matter, but today we were starving as we had just driven in from Dingle. Once...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BrendaJean316
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Food was very good & there is a lot of memorabilia from the adventures of Antarctic Explorer Tom Crean. The owners are extremely friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank kaptonodyssey
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This was a stop on cie tour for a quick break. Irish coffee and hot chocolate. Great history of pub from current owner and how the pub was named. Good talk with n explorer Thomas Crean who resided in village.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 209franw
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the pub after walking 14K in the beautiful Irish mountains. It was a joy! As an extra bonus we met one of Tom Creans relatives. The pub is gorgous! The beer was very tasty. I would live to come back for a meal!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ninapm73
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The price of bar food in this pub is a total rip off,i was stunned at the price of the menue.This was the evening menue,what youre paying for is the name ,do youre homework on west keery prices before you think of going,Dingle included.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom O
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My husband regularly likes to call in here when in the Dingle area for the best fish chowder ever. On this occasion I had a wonderful goat's cheese salad starter for lunch. It's very good value and very atmospheric with all the photos of Tom...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank annsullivan1
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marian c
6 March 2017|
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Response from garytpercival | Property representative |
At present we are only open Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon until 5 pm. This will increase after St. Patrick's day to during the week as well at evenings around Easter Regards Gary South Pole inn 0669157388 or 0858128129
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Annascaul, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Annascaul
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 7388
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Historic public house, named by the Antarctic explorer Tom CreanTom sail to the Antarctic three times under the command of Captain Robert Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton and received the Albert medal for bravery on Captain Scotts ill fated Terra Nova expedition.Tom retired from the Royal Navy and ran the pub until his death in 1938.
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