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The Moorings Restaurant

Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
+353 66 947 7108
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (52 reviews)
“chowder” (27 reviews)
“crab claws” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 423 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant in the village was where we ate dinner and also breakfast (included in the Moorings Guesthouse room) the next morning. It offered many choices and the food was good. There are few places for dinner in town.

Thank Pamiruru
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable value and quality in this restaurant. Book well in advance as they fill up so quickly. I had 3 types of fish all really nice. The seafood risotto was out of this world. Could only recommend this place as the best on Portmagee

Thank Jono H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've been coming to Valentia Island on holidays for years and The Moorings is always our first stop on the way but I'm sorry to say The Moorings has gone very much downhill. My partner ordered the seafood chowder and the hake, I ordered the...More

Thank Lollypops400
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and for the number of guests (full house) relatively fast waiter - and really delicious fresh fish. Go for the specials of the day if you can, first come first serve and if the fresh fish is used up, it is removed from the...More

Thank Logos288
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I have written in one or two previous reviews, what you bring to a place is what you get (as in some previous reviews which I read here, people talking of rudeness of staff, service this, that, etc, etc, etc). The place was packed,...More

Thank Vassilios P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were welcomed back to the moorings restaurant on Sunday evening where we had a beautiful meal and were looked after by wonderful staff and owner Patricia Kennedy.

Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are friendly and helpful. Menu is varied and the food is good. Good breads nice veg and mash and lovely sauces. We had the oven roast breast of chicken at €22.95. A tad expensive for chicken but it was good. Would go back there...More

Thank AnnM06022011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at a fair price.. Excellent service quality food and very clean. Highly recommended to any visitors. Seafood was very fresh and local cooked perfect Just a great meal in a fantastic city.

Thank carlol826
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in for an Americano and a Café Latte. Nice service in a pleasant atmosphere, located just off the high street.

Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were no tables available when we first arrived but we got seats in the snug and perused the menus while we waited which wasn't long. The children's menu has a good selection of healthy options.I ordered a seafood tasting plate which was delicious, particularly...More

Thank Trixiemog
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7 June 2016|
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Response from Suebuts | Reviewed this property |
My advice would be ring or facebook the restaurant directly. Sorry I can't be more helpful. Hope you can get in contact with them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$88
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Portmagee
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 7108
With the ocean's bounty at our doorstep, it comes as no surprise that seafood plays a large part in The Moorings cuisine. We are committed to only using the best quality produce,from the freshest fish and shellfish, to the choicest Irish beef and lamb and locally-produced vegetables and ingredients. Open 6pm-10pm Mar-Oct. Closed Mon except Bank Holidays. Booking advisable.
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