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The Horseshoe

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$$ - $$$
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3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1553
16:00 - 00:30
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Adare, Ireland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Prawns in coconut milk to start - beautiful. Followed by a juicy, tender steak. Yum! My hubby had a lamb dish which was super. The whole thing set off with a glass of Tempranillo - bliss. The staff were excellent to boot!

Thank cmurfee
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came upon this pub on Friday evening not knowing anything about it but we were delighted we found it. It has a very cosy atmosphere. We were greeted by a lovely waitress who gave us a warm welcome. The four of us had steak and everyone was very pleased with their meal. Just before our meal was served we... More 

Thank 305Diane
Florence, Montana
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158 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere is wonderful, food was very good. Service was attentive, and lots of help for our GF person.

Thank Fleecebrain
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the place, the dinner and the music. We also had very friendly staff. We stayed a few hours and we had a very nice time. Kenmare is such a treat and I will always come back to the horseshoe if I´m in Kenmare.

Thank annegehtstromern
San Francisco, California
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147 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the lamb burger, wife had a stew, dessert was excellent as was the coffee. Staff was very nice and cordial.

Thank AJAhearn
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were running late and the kitchen was closing at 9 pm...we placed our orders by phone for tenderloin filets, potatoes and vegetables to be ready when we arrived. We walked in 10 minutes after 9pm and in 5 minutes our steaks came out perfect! with all of the fixings. The staff was incredibly professional, friendly and accommodating- what a... More 

Thank kevinkelly2017
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I have dined here numerous times and never been disappointed. The service is amazing just last week they went out of there way to keep the kitchen open an extra 15 minutes when we notified them we were running behind. Every time we have friends staying this is where we take them and they always speak so highly of the... More 

1 Thank thebelfastchef
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Fantastic atmosphere and great kittchen in the middle of Kenmare. Without a reservation its a problem to get a big table in the evening.

Thank Günther K
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Every dish that came out of the kitchen was delicious. The seafood chowder (on the specials menu) was the best I had eating in over 10 years - and is so something I order whenever on a menu.

1 Thank Clandwyer
Caledon, Canada
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Horseshoe after a long drive to the Cliffs of Moher. We arrived at around 9:00 pm and were promptly seated and had an excellent meal. 3 of us had the ribs and they were fall off the bone good. The BBQ sauce was excellent as well. I had a steak that was cooked to perfection. They also... More 

1 Thank Jeff S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1553

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