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The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor

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Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2889
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Dunshaughlin, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely meal with family. Id lovely monkfish curry, partner had fish amd chips. Kids loved the calamari... beautiful waterfront setting and the decor is very nice. Staff were all very friendly and attentive... will return on our next trip...

Thank Larry M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't sure if we could just call for a coffee as it is a bistro and it was lunchtime on Sunday, but nothing was a problem. Of course when we saw the menu, we couldn't resist ordering the potted crab salad to share. So glad we did. It was simply divine. Followed by excellent coffee served by extremely pleasant... More 

Thank Lady2205
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I went there withmy sister and her partner .The food was very good and the staff where very nice and helpful.I had dinner there once again no complantes.

Thank ejodonoghue
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited this Nautical Style Bistro for Sunday Lunch - Reservations advisable - and were immediately greeted by the friendly young staff and shown to our table.. The Menu is well presented with good choices, The starters included the famous "Boathouse Potted Crab" which was truly wonderful.. as you expect Fish features heavily on the menu and for my main... More 

Thank KDS56
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch, food was spectacular, service went above and beyond for us - the lovely lady let us try a small taste of cowder and replaced a white wine with another. View is unique. I will be back here.

Thank Shanemcmahon
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visited early afternoon with my Wife and 2 children. Service was very friendly and efficient. The chowder was the best i've every had and the fish and chips were amazing too. The docor is lovely and the location is amazing.

Thank David L
Cleveland, Ohio
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179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We're visiting in the area and were looking for someplace on the water and came across this place. We got a windowside table with a spectacular view of the bay. We ordered a bottle of wine and an antipasto plate to share and one of us got the small calamari and I got the fish sticks. She asked if we... More 

Thank skm4444
Tipperary, Ireland
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner in the boathouse on Wednesday evening last. It was amazing. I had wonderful fish cakes and my husband had sea bass which were served with the most amazing creamed potatoes ever. The lemon tart was fab. The wine was lovely. The staff were very friendly and excellent. Complement s all the way.

Thank Gaye1762
Dublin, Ireland
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141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

There were 14 of us to dine here during the week. The menu is interesting with a lot of options to have starter or main portions. Genuine struggle to decide. Portions are substantial, so choose with the knowledge that there will be a tasting menu on offer from others' leftovers. More choice of gins than wine but what is there... More 

Thank CalmTraveller75
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Superb location about five minutes drive out of Kenmare on the Ring of Kerry. The Boathouse is a well-run, cheerful and nautically decorated/furnished restaurant right down on the shoreline. An excellent pint of Guinness is available. The menu is sufficiently varied to cater for most preferences. A selection of speciality breads with butter was swiftly brought to the table after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$43
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 2889

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