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The Bold Thady Quill

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
Lansdowne Arms Hotel, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1368
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lansdowne Arms Hotel, Kenmare, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Lovely atmosphere in the bar & it has Brilliant staff who explained the menu and what I could have as I am Coeliac. Their Chicken Curry was amazing and I will definitely return when in Kenmare again.

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times over the past couple of years and we always get good food, it's a lovely homely atmosphere and staff always very friendly. Missed the banoffi pie from the menu this time, still dreaming about having it last May! Next time...

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had a lovely dinner here with a party of 8. Food was good and so was the service. Nice atmosphere. We could make reservations ahead of time which was helpful.

Thank Ingrid J
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A warm welcome, extensive beer menu and excellent pub fare await the weary traveler in this tidy well managed bar attached to the Lansdown Hotel in the center of Kenmare. Favored by locals in the know, this place is the real deal for a first...More

Thank leloir
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We went there in family for diner and took traditional main plates. Good food and good atmosphere. There was a local band playing with two young girls dancing.

Thank Anonyme57100
Reviewed 2 August 2017

So many choices of pubs and restaurants in Kenmare but the landlady of the Bold Thady Quill stated this is the best pub in town and she was spot on. Great tasting food, awesome authentic Irish dancing and musicians who genuinely cared about maintaining the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my dad and two kids, one of whom turned 9 on the day. There was a lad at the next table who shared the same birthday. The staff were gorgeous and made a fuss of the boys. Sundaes on the house and...More

1  Thank Jess K
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We saw a sign for Irish Music and Dancers and went in. Fantastic. The Father played guitar and his daughter and friend danced step. A lovely young girl played the harp and flute, so talented. We asked if they would be there the next day...More

Thank ScienceHollywoodFl
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Our family really enjoys this Pub. They have lovely food and the staff is very friendly. The Pub and the hotel are really beautiful inside. Very authentic Irish feel to it. Highly recommended. They also have music and Irish dancers on certain nights there. Excellent...More

Thank April F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A place we visit every time, when being in Kenmare. Staff friendly and efficient. Food is very good and also a good choice in specials and menue. Early music session an some days with local musicians.

Thank 611manfred45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lansdowne Arms Hotel, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1368
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