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The Strand Bistro

The Strand, Kilkee, Ireland
+353 65 905 6177
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“pasta dish” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
The Strand, Kilkee, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

In short, it's a great location but the owners don't seem that interested in it. My burger was ordered from a waitress with an impressive amount of attitude. What was more impressive was that the chef didn't even season the burger as it was a...More

5  Thank Fyrebird
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Had two lovely meals at the Strand. Freshly cooked seafood, good vegetarian. Service was flawless and the view superb. Possibly one of the best places to eat in Kilkee

Thank Siobhan H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Having been in Kilkee all day and realising we had a long drive back we thought we would try this restaurant as it looked good. Manageress really did her best to fit us in at short notice and we are so glad she did. The...More

Thank theburbs2015
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Had some fish cooked and served in a paper wrap. O M G it was divine. Loved the wines recommended to go with it.

Thank Kammy C
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Nice friendly bistro but prices are more in line with fine dining. Decor and layout also very much in the bistro style, but mains averaging 24 euros and some starters at 11/12 euros equate to a restaurant it's not.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The menu was varied and lots to choose from. The food was mixed, great bread, lovely chips, excellent starter of prawns and main course of chicken. However the "specials" hake was a little flavourless and the brownie desert was very average. Again crab claws were...More

Thank DSB314
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Is the strand putting up the reviews themselves? I have read the other reviews and people think this is a place with quality food and staff!!!! They must not get out much is all I can say. As for the strand proprietor stating that the...More

Thank patsyp151
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I took a drive to Kilkee whilst staying in Kilrush and whilst walking around the harbour I stumbled upon the Strand. Although busy with reservations the girls managed to squeeze me in which was greatly appreciated. There was a generous specials menu with plenty of...More

Thank Rob23rbb
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

In addition to the wonderful meal & service the views out to the Atlantic made this a memorable experience, many thanks to Caroline & her colleagues for a wonderful evening.

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Strand Bistro is located on the street next to Kilkee Beach near the center of Kilkee, Ireland (on a quiet bay). Kilkee is located on the western coast of Ireland in County Clare. It is about 40 miles west of Ennis Ireland and about...More

Thank rockyjoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Strand, Kilkee, Ireland (Formerly The Strand Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Kilkee
  • Phone Number: +353 65 905 6177
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