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The Smokehouse

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8 High Street, Killarney 1, Ireland
+353 87 233 9611
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12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Great food and service! My wife and I loved this place. We had dinner our first night in Killarney here, and were so pleased, we came back for lunch the following day. The salads, soups and the STEAK were simply fantastic. Getting hungry right now just thinking about the food. The service is fast and friendly, Would be my first... More 

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Thank Greg B
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The Smokehouse stands out on the Killarney High Street with its decor and charm. Having walked the street crammed full of restaurants, we settled on the Smokehouse and really quite glad about it. The food was served in good time, my mushrooms on bruschetta was very tasty, if I was picky, it might have been better to serve the mushrooms... More 

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Thank Steven E
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

We had a late dinner here while in Killarney and it was delicious!! The duck and the lamb were amazing, I only wish my appetite was bigger so I could have finished my plate!

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Thank Amber G
Wexford, Ireland
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We ate here while staying in Killarney and chose it simply because of the look of the place - plus the menu contained what looked like tasty food. It was early evening and busy but they found us a small table by the window. I am never sure what to think when put in a window seat but I assume... More 

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Thank Geoff S
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I never really leave reviews but just felt like I had to for my visit to this restaurant. Staff were lovely and very inviting. The atmosphere was really nice and warm. The decor was rustic and very cool. We were seated up on a higher level downstairs underneath a speaker - the music was very loud (we are young and... More 

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Thank deec20152015
Limerick, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

rude staff. Such a turn off. Waitress didn't seem to want to get up and take our order as she was eating her own lunch. Chief was on the table opposite shouting on the phone.

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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Randomly chose to eat here for lunch, the decor is absolutely beautiful and the restaurant is an absolute gem, but it felt very mixed up. The restaurant appears quite rustic and elegant, however the service was like Eddie rockets. Lunch menus were badly cut strips of paper, and the staff were dressed very casual. A waitress dressed very casual, hair... More 

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Thank Sarah O
Cork, Ireland
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322 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I love the feel of this restaurant. It's very quirky & warm. This was our second visit, the first being a few years ago. It's great to see the place has retained its charm. It's very laid back so don't expect waitresses fussing over you. We didn't mind this. The lamb was cooked to perfection & I would highly recommend... More 

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Thank LoveTravelVentures
cork,ireland
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

On Friday night in February we walked into The Smokehouse without a reservation as it had been recommended on Trip Advisor. We were seated upstairs near the front window. I was shocked when I saw the state of the upholstery. It was faded pale pink velvet but so filthy I didn't want to sit on it. There was a big... More 

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Thank duv_9
Cork, Ireland
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Found this place when looking for a steak restaurant in Killarney. Really liked it. Very good food, great atmosphere and overall a great spot. Will come back and would highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street, Killarney 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 87 233 9611

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?