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Kate Kearney's Cottage

Gap of Dunloe | Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 664 4146
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Ranked #27 of 147 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $28
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment venue, souvenir shops, Pub grub and much more. Our multi award winning banquet style themed "Irish Night" runs from March through to October, a must if your visiting. In the high season you can expect the show to run at least 6 nights a week. We're also situated close to many walking trails in the world famous Gap of Dunloe. There's Jaunting cars and horse riding within a minutes walk and at least 5 golf course within a 10 mile radius. We also cater for weddings and after wedding parties. Live music and BBQs are never too far away either during the summer
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

After riding up the gap of dunloe we decided to dine here for lunch. The manager was lovely to chat to and also the staff. There was a group of nine of us. The food was devine the service was outstanding and the people lovely. We would have stayed for dinner only we were booked into our hotel for dinner.I... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great Irish food; very, very friendly staff; full of locals; music nights always a pleasure; good pints!!

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Tranquility Nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our tour group dined at Kate Kearney's cottage August 7th 2014 -- good food & a trio plus 2 superb dancers entertained us with Trad music & dance. The Guiness or "blond with a black skirt" was grand as you'd expect.

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Western Ireland, Ireland
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Being in Killarney, we couldn't go home without seeking the famous gap of dunloe. We also had to visit the equally famous Kate Kearneys for lunch. It was lovely, a cosy turf fire greeted us & the place was larger than expected. Food was lovely, service was friendly & prices were very reasonable too! Glad we stopped by.

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Boise, Idaho
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122 reviews 122 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited for dinner one evening. The place was packed, but service was quick and efficient. The food was excellent and this was the only place in our ten days in Ireland where lamb was on the menu. The lamb was cooked to perfection, as were the other items. The desserts were some of the best we had. A three... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Every time i go back to Killarney i make sure i visit Kate's for lunch for a bite to eat. The food is always a very good standard and reasonably priced too. I had the Roast Kerry Lamb which was delicious again. I've had the Lamb and Seafood Chowder on previous visits and i'm looking forward to having them again... More

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Larne, United Kingdom
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127 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Dear Lord. This is the stuff to make you cringe. Paddywhackery at it's worst. The place is smoky from the fire, full of visitors who are looking for all things 'Oirish' and a bit cramped and dingy inside. Leprechauns of all sizes shapes and poses are on sale, with mini Irish cottages, Celtic crosses and all their like for sale,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I was at kate karneys cottage in gap of dunloe today 16th aug ,with my husband, all I can say about the place is dont waste your time going in to eat and they do not have a clue what there doing> we waited 20 mins and got no service. staff the 2 or 3 who were there did not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I was visiting killarney and had dinner at kate Kearneys cottage,The food was fantastic.I had the salmon.the service was brilliant with a wonderful charming waitress..Live music after dinner.The restaurant was packed.Also it has a great souviner shop attached. All in all a fantastic experience and highly recommended .

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Donegal Town, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We ate here yesterday evening. I ordered the bacon and cabbage and was looking forward to a hearty dinner...what I got instead was a plate of what looked like slops!! A mountain of wet cabbage, sitting in a bed of water, with fatty bacon thrown on top, finished with parsley sauce everywhere!! I still can't believe that they served that... More

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