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Restaurants In Killarney

 

We’ve compiled the ultimate A-Z listing of where to eat out in Killarney.

The perfect starting point to whet your appetite.

  • Aghadoe Heights Hotel, Aghadoe – 5* service, 5* views and a whole host of top quality options to delight your palate.
  • Bombay Palace, College Street – The tastiest Indian classics served with a smile by Billy and his team.
  • Bricín Restaurant, High Street – A real homely joint. Their Boxty is famous and the homemade brown bread is something else! Have a mooch around their lovely craft shop for a souvenir.
  • Brown Sugar Café, Park Road – Wholesome hearty breakfast and lunches. Big portions and loads of options. The dessert offering is mouth watering.
  • Cahernane Hotel, Muckross Road – A beautifully peaceful setting. The menu is varied, the steak is great and a nightcap in the gorgeous basement bar is a must.
  • Caragh Restaurant, New Street – Something for everyone on the menu. This cute crowd pleaser has been going strong for decades. The trout is the finest in town.
  • Casita Mexicana, New Market Lane – A pleasing mix of local produce and authentic Mexican flavours. Spice up your life!
  • Celtic Whiskey Bar, New Street – A varied modern menu featuring tasty plates that go well with their impressive selection of whiskies.
  • Cellar One, Kenmare Place – European influenced menu in a glamorous setting to the sounds of a live piano. Great natural wine selection.
  • Curious Cat, New Market Lane – Breakfast and brunch by day, wine bar and casual Mediterranean dining by night. A hidden gem.
  • Cronins Restaurant, College Street – They’ve been serving the best of genuine Irish cuisine for decades and they do it very well. A must!
  • Danú Restaurant, The Brehon Hotel – Fun, flavourful and fresh in a relaxed, casual setting. The team impress with an adventurous menu.
  • Der O’Sullivans Deli, Main Street – A well-established breakfast and lunch favourite. Hearty soups and fresh homemade pies!
  • Eddie Rockets, New Street– An All-American diner with the tastiest malt shakes and a jukebox at every table! Play it again Sam.
  • Eleven 77, Muckross Road – This take away food truck knocks out some really good food. Worth the queue! The Indian Roll is unreal.
  • Foleys Townhouse, High Street – Delighting guests with a fusion of fine French and Irish cuisine. The focus is on fresh produce. A real classic.
  • Garret’s, College Street – Clean, crisp and stylish restaurant serving brunch, lunch and dinner. The menu is casual by day and cranks up a sophisticated notch in the evening.
  • Genting Thai, Beech Road – There is usually a queue for a table so book ahead! A veritable feast of options served quickly and with a smile.
  • Golden Chopsticks, Scotts Street – For every kind of Asian food this is your one stop shop. An extensive crowd-pleasing menu in a comfy setting.
  • Heather, Dunloe Upper – A real farm to table artisan food hot spot. Every dish bursts with flavour. Save room for cake! One of our absolute faves in a stunning location.
  • Hannigans Bar, Kenmare Place – Consistently good food in a charming hotel bar setting. Enjoy the open fire and great service.
  • Hungry Donkey, Dunloe Upper – This new kid in the block was an instant hit. You’ll be back for the take away tacos, hot dogs and spice boxes!
  • Hugga Mugga, College Street – Great coffee and loaded waffles to go. They’re quick, they’re a bit naughty but they’re so good!
  • Jam, Old Market Lane – The darling of town serving healthy breakfasts and lunches. A popular meeting place for a hot drop and a jammy scone.
  • JM Reidys, Main Street – Great salads and burgers in a gloriously restored olde world bar. Stay for the cocktails and live music after dinner.
  • K-Town Bar and Grill, Beech Road – Open for breakfast from 9:30am and serving a huge variety of hearty grub all day long. Choose from steak. nachos, wings and loads more.
  • Kate Kearneys, Dunloe Upper – The pub is cosy and the food is hearty. Live music and Irish nights will keep you entertained well into the wee hours.
  • Kasi Café, Beech Road – This place is all about sustainable, environmentally friendly, locally sourced, organic produce. Everything taste great. You must try!
  • Kaynes Bistro, Muckross Road – Loads of choice on the menu. The Fish Pie is a showstopper. This well presented bar hosts a local crowd.
  • Kenmare Rooms, East Avenue Hotel – If you like a good feeding this is your place. Beautiful roast dinners, big portions. You won’t leave hungry!
  • Killarney Brewery, Muckross Road – A mouth-watering selection of wood fired pizzas washed down with a cold Killarney brew. Casual, cool, quality.
  • Kitty’s Kitchen, New Street – Old school traditional Irish cooking with healthy, vegan, vegetarian and halal options.
  • Kitty O’Se’s, College Street – An abundant Seafood and Grill menu. Great food, friendly staff and huge windows to people watch while you dine.
  • Killarney Park Hotel, East Avenue – 5* food in a relaxed setting. The menu is varied, reasonably priced and impeccably executed. A highly recommended favourite not to be missed.
  • Kaoh Asian Street Food, High Street – Tasty, fresh and vibrant. Lots of options and great value to dine in or take away. Opened until 10:30pm.
  • Lana, College Square – From the streets of Asia to the streets of Killarney Lana promises to warm your heart and taste buds. The décor is punchy and colourful.
  • Little Italy Pizzeria, New Market Lane – Authentic Italian cuisine at its best. Original recipe pizzas fired up in a wood fired brick oven, lasagne, pasta. Mama mia! Go all out and try the tiramisu.
  • Lir Café, Kenmare Place – Grab a coffee and a sweet treat at the Jarveys favourite hang out. Take a table outside and watch the world go by.
  • Lord Kenmares, College Street – Arguably the best fillet steak in town. A varied menu in a jazzy setting. Get a spot by the window for street views.
  • Major Colgans, Muckross Park Hotel – Nice historic bar with a big menu to choose from. It sits beautifully, right at the gates of the National Park.
  • Malarky, New Street – Led by food artist Seamus O’Connell. His Kerry inspired dishes use locally sourced meat, fish and greens. A must-visit culinary experience.
  • Manna Café, Old Market Lane – Enjoy breakfast, lunch and Sunday brunch in this casual Bistro style eatery.
  • Marguerites, High Street – This restaurant and coffee shop serves wholesome breakfast, lunch, dinner and wait for it… has its own fresh cake counter. Enough said!
  • McSweeneys Arms, College Street – Top quality steaks, stews and loads of veggie options served in the impeccably polished Sand Trap Bar. Just lovely.
  • Milanos, Main Street – Italian pizza perfection in the heart of Killarney town. The food is always good and the atmosphere always buzzing.
  • Mug & Bean Café, Beech Road – For a fresh breakfast and hearty lunch classics this unassuming little café won’t disappoint.
  • Murphy Browns, High Street – A cosy restaurant with a relaxed vibe. The eclectic menu is all about diversity with a local influence. Go once, you’ll be back for more!
  • Murphys Bar, College Street – Another town stalwart. The daily roasts, veggie options and chowder are mighty but long live the toasted special!
  • Noelles Café, Old market Lane – Quirky, colourful retro café banging out tasty breakfasts and brunches. The pancakes, coffee and smoothies are sublime!
  • O’Donoghues Bar, College Street – Great two course meal value. Go in for lunch stay for dinner and enjoy the live music!
  • Panorama Restaurant, Europe Hotel – 5* in every sense. Farm to fork experience in the most fabulous setting overlooking the mountains and lakes of Killarney.
  • Petit Delice, High Street – Breakfast, brunch and dessert coffee shop. The beautiful patisserie display is impossible to ignore!
  • Piccolo Pizza, New Street – Unpretentious, relaxed setting and food packed with authentic flavour. Signature dough is made fresh daily using the finest Italian flour.
  • Quinlans Fish & Chips, High Street – Fresh fish caught every day from their very own boats. The chips are unreal and the portions are generous.
  • Rob’s Ranch House, Plunkett Street – Western style family restaurant. The fajitas, nachos and ribs are popular. Extensive gluten free options.
  • Rozzers, Kileen House Hotel – Voted #1 restaurant on Trip Advisor and for good reason. The food will delight and the hosts are real pros! Great value too.
  • Salvadors & Robertinos, High Street – Irish-Italian casual dining in a gorgeous contemporary space. Pizza, pasta, burgers, salads, mains, light bites and more.
  • Scotts Bar, College Street – Real deal pub grub with a gastro twist. The menu has something for everyone.
  • Stonechat, Flemings Lane – A romantic and cosy spot serving big flavour dishes. Great service and after dinner cocktails. The tiramisu is worth the splurge.
  • Tatler Jack, Plunkett Street – Burgers, mains, salads and sharing plates. Pub grub at its finest! Daily specials to note: Bacon & Cabbage. Just like your mam makes it!
  • The Brasserie, Europe Hotel – Enjoy the lake and mountain views while you dine in style. The menu is varied and the prices are very reasonable.
  • The Caddyshack, The Courtyard – Grab a fresh homemade pizza and sip a cocktail while you put some balls at crazy golf. A bit of fun for all the family.
  • The Crêpe House, Old Market Lane – Sweet and savoury pancakes that look great and taste even better. Tea, coffee and hot chocolates served all day long.
  • The Fáilte, College Street – Casual pub grub served in the Bar, a bit more fancy up top in the Restaurant. For quality, quantity and great after dinner music, this is your spot.
  • The Flesk, Main Street – A town mainstay for years. The menu is simple but very well done. Great taste, great portions, great price. You can cut the steak with a spoon.
  • The Golden Nugget, Fossa – Honest to goodness wholesome fare. Their amazing new extension means you’ll never queue for a table and will have plenty of room.
  • The Grill Restaurant, Dunloe Hotel – The finest of local produce with a creative twist. Enjoy the buzz with a view of the majestic Gap of Dunloe.
  • The Lake Hotel, Muckross Road – Non-residents are welcome to enjoy this bistro at the foot of Muckross Lake. Great food with a great view. Peaceful bliss.
  • The Lane, Kenmare Place – Their upmarket bar offers an imaginative menu packed with variety and flavour. The chicken curry is a best seller. A cool spot and one of our faves!
  • The Laurels, Market Cross – You’ll find a pleasing mix of options on their extensive menu. Always top quality, always great service and a cosy open fire in the winter.
  • The Mad Monk, Plunkett Street – The dishes are so fabulous ordering can be a struggle! Stylish décor, laid-back vibe and lovely staff hit the high notes every time.
  • The Mayflower, College Square – A no frills Chinese crowd pleaser to dine in or take away. The quality is high and the price is reasonable.
  • The Plaza, Kenmare Place – Stylish Café Du Parc offers breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The Tan Yard upstairs operates a casual yet exquisite experience.
  • The Porterhouse, Plunkett Street – Simple toasties at lunch to banging chargrill cuts of meat at dinner. This stylish gastro pub is a busy spot so get in early for a table.
  • The Royal, College Street – A welcoming and elegant family run hotel. Dine in the Candle Room or the Bistro and try the Beef Stir Fry for a taste explosion!
  • The Shire, Michael Collins Place – A great bar and café serving breakfast, burgers and much more. Sip a cocktail under their weatherproof terrace and watch the world go by.
  • The Spúnóg Takeaway, Cork Road – This ain’t no regular burger joint! Daily specials, gourmet burgers, subs, loaded fries and homemade chips. Great taste and super value.
  • Treyvauds, High Street – Killarneys celebrity chef loves food. Let him wow you with his international and seasonally inspired menu in an intimate, relaxed setting.
  • Toba, High Street – Colourful, upbeat restaurant serving a wide variety of Southeast Asian cuisine. Look out for regular special deals for great value dining.
  • Usmania, High Street – This restaurant may look quiet but always delivers on taste and value. They run a busy takeaway service too.
  • Vendricks, Fair Hill – With an array of tapas, small plates and stand out mains to choose from this luxurious restaurant prides itself on locally sourced produce.
  • Victoria House, Muckross Road – Enjoy cocktails, nibbles and a top class dinner in the Ivy Lounge. A delightful setting, both elegant and relaxed.

 

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