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All 147 Killarney Restaurants

The West End House

Cathedral Place | Lower New Street, Killarney, Ireland
0646632271
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Ranked #4 of 147 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $39
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Irish
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The West End House Restaurant nestled in the neighbourhood between Killarney Cathedral and the gate of Killarney National Park has re-opened after extensive renovations under new the management of chef John O'Leary.
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English first
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We reserved the West End house for our first dinner in Killarney. The food was fantastic - we had a monkfish and a lamb entree as well some really good appetizers of rabbit and quail. The olive tapenade served with the bread was really good and we also had a free amuse bouche of the freshest salmon. The service was... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great food, very well presented in pleasant setting. Great value too. The head attendant and waitresses were superb- top marks, you can tell it's tightly run without being over bearing. Highly recommend it and will definitely be back

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Went for dinner with my wife around 7:15. The very nice hostess/waitress informed us that the early bird special was still on. For 25€ pp, you get an app, entree and a glass of wine. She had the fried goat cheese salad to start, which was very good. I had the duck fillet salad with candied pecans. It was unbelievable.... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is in my opinion the best restaurant in Killarney, the food is amazing the staff are brilliant and the menu and wine list is top notch! This is my second time here and it never fails to disappoint!! I had a small run in with a door, I'm sure if the staff read this they will remember that Friday... More

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Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I first dined at The West End last March; we were staying in a 5 star hotel and I can honestly say our meal at The West End was much more enjoyable and tastier than the hotel's silver service. We returned again this August and the standards were equally high; delicious wine and food and the extra... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Amazing food, wine and dessert! And lovely staff! Chocolate fondue was delicious. Beware the glass doors are very see-through 😖😆.. Easy to mistake for... Air.. I will definitely be back. Thank you!

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johnol75, Owner at The West End House, responded to this review

Hi Maevedunn, Thank you very much for your kind review we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience at west end house, glad to read that you noticed how clean our glass doors are! Regards, John O'Leary. More

Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lovely house restaurant. Well trained staff, friendly treatment, excellent service and outstanding food. A combination everybody is happy to encounter on his vacation.

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johnol75, Owner at The West End House, responded to this review

Hi Nils J, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review, we were delighted to read that you enjoyed our Service as well as our food, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards John O'Leary. More

South Mission Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We dined at this restaurant on the recommendation of our B&B hosts. We were warmly welcomed by the hostess, even though the restaurant was busy and we had no reservation. The food was superb and innovative, and the wait staff could not have been more friendly and skilled. We also enjoyed the atmosphere. Being seated in a cosy nook to... More

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Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Fantastic dining experience. Wait staff and food were top notch. Highly recommend. It was nice to have a relaxing meal after a long day of being a tourist. Thanks for the nice evening.

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Killarney, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife, my two daughters and I went to the West End House Hotel and had the early bird menu and what I can say is that it was extremely good value for the money, we were extremely happy with everything except the price of the coffee which was not included in the meal price, it cost €3.25 per person... More

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