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The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor

Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2889
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“potted crab” (7 reviews)
“calamari” (16 reviews)
“fish cakes” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Now granted it was one of the nicest days of the year but oh my god the setting here is just incredible! Amazing Views. I love the decor its such a lovely restaurant in an amazing setting on the waters edge. And the food was...More

Thank Triodr
Jb K, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Yes the weather was indeed fab this week. Delighted you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This bistro down at the small dock of this country house is a welcome departure from the tourist traps and bustle of Kenmare town. Try the potted crab and you won't be disappointed. Sit back and enjoy the view.

Thank Smatty68
HarveyGuestRelations, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

To sit back and enjoy the view is special. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service and location amazing. I had scallops for starter. Partner had chowder. Both delicious. Service was excellent. Spotless. Crab cakes just scrummy. Scampi was a great size. All served up and well presented. I got a txt in my meal asking do you have a...More

Thank raggy1971
HarveyGuestRelations, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted you liked all and equally disappointed your friends could not join you. The Boathouse is a protected structure and we are restricted in what we can do but we do have plans so fingers crossed your friends can also enjoy in the not too...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 12. We only booked for 10 people and we also had to push the time out by half an hour but they were very flexible and accommodated us without making us feel like a nuisance. We felt very welcome. The...More

Thank Resapo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there with a group including young kids - food was excellent with service to match - hard to fault - would love to go back just adults at some stage

Thank ELBrenno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined on the June bank holiday weekend which was exceptionally busy and the service was top class down to the last detail. Would highly recommend this to dine.

Thank kandl k
HarveyGuestRelations, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That is very nice of you to say. Delighted you enjoyed all.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in a truly amazing setting on the shores of Kenmare bay.Owned by tv celebrity John Brennan who certainly practices what he preaches on the tv.The menu is not extensively large. nor are the portions and the prices are not cheap.However the food is very...More

Thank vincent o
HarveyGuestRelations, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Vincent for reviewing and delighted you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't normally like to focus too much on one aspect of a visit to a restaurant but I have to say that the chips we had in the Boathouse Bistro were special. A bit of bite on the outside, fluffy on the inside. Sea-salted...More

1  Thank Concubhar L
HarveyGuestRelations, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the comments and delighted you enjoyed all. Yes we agree the chips are special. Golden but fluffy.

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch 9th May the food was just delicious 2 lovely young girls looked after us they were so friendly & attentive Congrats to the chef & Staff without doubt we will be back.Highly recommended

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
HarveyGuestRelations, Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Many thanks for the review and visiting. Delighted you enjoyed all.

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Just pulled in for lunch, fantastic menu and meal, lovely staff and the sun shining .. very happy. Extensive gin n tonic menu, which we sampled. Calamari starter, monk fish and prawn Curry, roast chicken ... All excellent. No faults

Thank Eoin V
HarveyGuestRelations, Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thanks Eoin. Very nice of you to take the time to post your review and mention the staff. Much appreciated and delighted you enjoyed your visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Meals
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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
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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