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Kate Kearney's Cottage

Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 664 4146
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is very nice, the food was delicious, our waitress was very friendly and the musicians were very good.

Thank Elsie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A few miles outside Killarney well worth taking a walk up the gap and stopping off here afterwards.Overall a nice place

Thank EoghanA
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We popped in on a Sunday after a lovely drive through the Gap of Dunloe. The pub was very, very busy yet we managed to find a table for two quite quickly. There were families there, plus walkers and holiday makers so it caters for...More

1  Thank DeeTravelGuide
Reviewed 28 December 2017

First time at Kate kearneys cottage so didn't know what to expect, cute as the dickens from the outside, has a nice little shop inside along with a roaring fire and traditional decor. Went by chance for a meal on St Stephens day and was...More

1  Thank Donna F
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We stopped here while exploring the Gap of Dunloe. The food was good along with the service. I recommend anything off the menu.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful tasty hot food. Service excellent too dining room warm and cosy. Cudnt fault it to b honest

Thank eileen m
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We were advised to visit Kate Kearney’s Cottage however it was not what we expected. We arrived and it was shut but they let us in while they were lighting the fire. We had some drinks but a crowd came in and from then on...More

Thank GirlR
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Again an unexpected lovely evening provided by CIE Tours following an incredible day in the Killarney National Park. The 3 piece band was exceptional, I bought their CD, the dancing was fun and the food was excellent, I think the entire tour enjoyed this, completely...More

Thank JanisLakeCharles_LA
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Killarney for a family holiday and found Kate Kearney's Cottage on trip advisor. We went on an evening when they had traditional Irish music and dancing and had such a great evening. The food was simple and comforting and just what we...More

1  Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Beautiful place to visit. a must see in Kerry. Lovely food, very clean friendly. would go back again and recommend to a friend

Thank Mandy S
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sheri k
4 February 2018|
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Response from diumraid | Property representative |
Food service starts at 12.30 but the cafe across the way and the cafe down the road both serve breakfast during the tourist season
Patricia G
11 May 2016|
Response from TerraVaughn | Reviewed this property |
They take credit and cash
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 4146
  • E-mail
Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment venue, souvenir shops, Pub grub and much more. Our multi award winning banquet style themed "Irish Night" runs from March through to October, a must if your visiting. In the high season you can expect the show to run at least 6 nights a week. We're also situated close to many walking trails in the world famous Gap of Dunloe. There's Jaunting cars and horse riding within a minutes walk and at least 5 golf course within a 10 mile radius. We also cater for weddings and after wedding parties. Live music and BBQs are never too far away either during the summer
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