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The Horseshoe

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1553
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
“potato gratin” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a clean, warm and welcoming Pub/restaurant. When I arrived mid-afternoon on a Sunday, the bar itself was full of locals. There is a sitting area just past the bar that is very roomy. My order was taken very quickly -- my pint was...More

Thank Heather Christi... D
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Very friendly and cosy pub-bistro with amazing (cheap) good food. The Tomato soup is nice and spicy and thick! The ribs is the specialty of the Cook, and very juicy indeed.

Thank Neuropathische p
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Here for our 3rd visit, bar area was dark and cold on arrival- food was good but not as good as previous times - a bit disappointing

Thank Fen2013
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

A small and cozy restaurant that caters to all ages. There was a family with 3 young children but also elderly couples. We arrived shortly before six and asked if we had a reservation. This is one of the two 'but" - it is popular...More

Thank Michal M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Nice menu, dinner specials were fantastic. Good crowd, fun pub. Irish craft beer available.Fit us in without reservations.

Thank taterrx
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We asked where we could get good food and this was a recommendation from a local. The wife had fish and chips which were very tasty. I had the special, smoked fish cakes and seafood chowder. It was sensational! The staff was friendly and helpful....More

Thank jeeprz2
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner here. Food was cooked & presented really well. Welcoming staff. Nice food for children offered 1/2 portions ( not easy to find in kenmare). Real chicken in gougons!!! Prompt & efficient service . I would revisit.

Thank Niamh D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with family - 7 of us in total. We had a booth style table in an alcove which was ideal. The warm loaf to start was a nice touch - with the waiter bringing gluten free bread (without ring asked) for the coeliac amongst...More

Thank Scoop1979
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The food was extremely good for a menu budgeted at €40.00 including a large glass of great wine and three courses. The choice was very good with fish and meat on the menu. It was all cooked perfectly and it was a great way to...More

Thank DeeTravelGuide
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Last night I went to this restaurant with my friend and husband. Disappointment does not begin to describe the experience. Started by a blond haired waitress( with a messy top knot and a bad attitude), came to our table, no greeting, just placed some cutlery...More

3  Thank vidalocca D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
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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