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Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House

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26 Henry Street | Clare, Kilrush, Ireland
+353 65 905 1811
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Kilrush for 2nd time this year. We always make sure that we stop over at our favourite restaurant Kelly's for lunch. The food and the services are amazing and second to none. The Signature Seafood Chowder and crab cakes are one of the best which I have ever had in Ireland. There is no surprise at all to see... More 

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Thank Tony L
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is no surprise that Kelly's is number one on Tripadvisor in Kilrush. We have only been in Kilrush for 3 days and this is our second lunch here. It is warm and welcoming and the staff are very friendly. Ginny and Ian have this place down to an art. The food is always excellent and cooked perfectly. Never a... More 

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1 Thank John C
Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in Kilrush on the way back to Ennis for a bite to eat and found this very friendly pub. The fish chowder is something else and really worth trying. Steak panini also worth a try. Excellent value for money.

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Thank Sue F
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are pleased you enjoyed yourself and look forward to future visits now that you've found us! Thanks again, Cheers Ian and Ginny Forbes More 

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260 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Well, when the evening comes and it is dark out there you want to find somewhere where they treat you like old friends We were looking for something simple and yet tasty and we found it at Kelly's. Has the soup of the day, a chowder and steak sandwich between the three of us. All good and filled the hole... More 

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Thank Steve M
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed every aspect of your visit here at Kellys and hope you will make a return visit. Thanks again, Cheers, Ian and Ginny More 

Kilkee, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fantastic place to eat, I keep going back and have never been disappointed, fantastic with the children

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Thank Cliona M
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time and writing your review on us. Glad to hear we are doing things right and your family is enjoying their visits here with us. Thanks again, Ginny and Ian More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went to Kelly's based on the Trip Advisor reviews and were disappointed. We were there on a Wednesday and the restaurant was very quiet. The garlic prawns were over cooked and had way too much garlic. It was almost as though they had been sitting and were reheated. The beef stew though was good. The desserts were marginal as... More 

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Thank Allison G
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, We are quite confused about your vague comments. Firstly, you claim to have come here on a quiet Wednesday? and had food that we havent had on our menu in over a year. So Did you actually come here? or is there another reason why you wrote this not so flattering review? More 

Rye, New Hampshire
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512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Had dinner here and ordered the special, the 'Irish beef', which was numerous slices of roast beef with gravy, three mounds of mashed potatoes, and a carrot/turnip combo, enough to feed two people, and it was only 11 Euros. What a deal. The pub itself is very nice, with stained glass, a skylight, and cozy booths, tables and chairs. The... More 

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kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and writing about your experience here at Kellys. Glad you enjoyed every aspect of your visit and thank you for the kind words of our staff. Hope you enjoyed the rest of our trip in Ireland. Thanks again, Ginny and Ian More 

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was very good, we ducked in on our first night and was served a great meal,vegetarian options available

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Thank louise q
kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time and writing this review. We are glad you enjoyed your stop in Kelly's. Thanks again, Ian and Ginny More 

Epinal, France
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived there yesterday, we were 6 and it was 9.10 pm. Attracta was so sorry: the cook had just left!! But she called her ,asked her to come back . She came back and prepared a delicious meal for us. Everybody was so friendly: Irish mind!! Don't worry Mr and Mrs Forbes, you can rely on Attracta and the... More 

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kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time and writing about your experience here at Kellys. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal and glad we were able to feed you despite the time, And thanks for the kind words about our staff too! Ginny and Ian Forbes More 

Galway, Ireland
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I arrived in Kelly's bar after the had stopped serving food for the night. I must have looked desperate because the chef opened the kitchen again and served me a delicious Shepherd's Pie and the most perfect chips I have had for a long time! Everyone was friendly and welcoming and I will certainly be going back there again...in good... More 

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kellysbar, Owner at Kelly's Bar- Steak & Seafood House, responded to this review

Glad we were able to serve you. And pleased you enjoyed your meal. Thanks for taking the time and writing to us and see you again! Ginny and Ian More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Steakhouse, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Henry Street | Clare, Kilrush, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Kilrush
  • Phone Number: +353 65 905 1811
Description
We provide good food and good value. A taste of Ireland with a bit of an American Twist. Casual dining. Dress Casual. Family friendly. Follow us on Facebook as well.

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