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Danu at The Brehon

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The Brehon | Muckross Road, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 6630700
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Danu at The Brehon have a team of award-winning international chefs who...
Danu at The Brehon have a team of award-winning international chefs who are lead by our Head Chef Chad Byrne. Chad’s philosophy on food is to use fresh Irish produce served with a modern flair keeping ingredients simple yet elegant.Our team of international award winning chefs have created a menu of classical dishes with ethnic influences while still mindful of our tradition of keeping wholesome rustic cooking to the forefront.
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Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing atmosphere with great staff and manager

Myself and my husband with another couple ate at the danu. The greeting was warm and welcoming by the restaurant manager, the atmosphere was lovely and the waiting staff were upbeat and chatty which we love. They made us feel like we were the only people in the restaurant. The food was great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Angebrose
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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Myself and my husband with another couple ate at the danu. The greeting was warm and welcoming by the restaurant manager, the atmosphere was lovely and the waiting staff were upbeat and chatty which we love. They made us feel like we were the only people in the restaurant. The food was great especially the beef for main course. Well... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear Angebrose, Many thanks for taking the time to review our Danú restaurant on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to see that you had such a wonderful dining experience and I have passed your lovely comments onto our restaurant manager and the team. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards, Cariosa Fleming Office Manager More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The food was fantastic and the service was great. I would recommend the restaurant, it was good value for money and an enjoyable experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear Ilonda P, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to see that you had an enjoyable dining experience and I have passed your kind comments onto our staff. Kind regards, Cariosa Fleming Office Manager More 

Cork, Ireland
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Have dined in Danu at The Brehon on 3 occasions, and it has consistently improved every time I have returned. The first time it was ok (almost 2 years ago), noticed improvements the 2nd time, but this time, Danu @ The Brehon truly impressed me! Monkfish on katafi and thai green curry sauce was best of the starters and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear naomhcolm, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are all delighted you enjoyed your dining experience with us. I have passed your comments onto the team at The Danú. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Cariosa Fleming Office Manager More 

doni1234
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Visited The Brehon recently for a pre Christmas catch up with the girls. We decided to eat in the hotel restaurant Danu on one evening. I'm normally not a fan of hotel restaurants but this was different. We were welcomed by friendly staff and shown to a lovely table. The menu has lots of choices on it and caters for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear doni1234, Thank you for your wonderful review. The Brehon team are delighted with your comments and that you and your friends enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Kind regards, Cariosa Fleming Office Manager More 

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Excellent hotel and restaurant, staff are fantastic. Rooms are very modern and spacious. The bar has a friendly atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear ShaneyOM, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope you will be back to visit us again soon. Kind regards, Cariosa Fleming Office Manager More 

Dublink
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great food, friendly staff and wonderful atmosphere. Worth a visit if you are in Killarney. Try the signature dish.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear DublinK, Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you enjoyed your dining experience in Danú at The Brehon. We do hope you will be back to visit us again soon. Yours sincerely, Lorraine Salmon Office Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had a pre-show dinner on Saturday night And were really happy with everything. The service was excellent and although the food was good we didn't find it any better than some of the other really good eateries in town although there was nothing to complain about. The price was a expected and we would definitely return.... Thank you to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear Jackie, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Pre Show Dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Kind regards, Lorraine Salmon Office Manager More 

California
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

First of all, the breakfast came with the hotel stay...and it was a fantastic buffet. My husband went crazy over the crepe pancakes. Yummy. Every single thing on the buffet was amazingly good...except the blood sausage which we could not make ourselves try. Call it something else and maybe...it's a mind thing. Then one night of the three we had... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear Tahoe, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our wonderful breakfast offering. You really should try the Irish Black Pudding, I promise you will not be disappointed. If you do ever make a trip back to Ireland we would be delighted to see you. Yours sincerely, Lorraine Salmon Office Manager More 

Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner here as part of our package @the brehon .To start the staff are so helpful.I am coeliac there was no issue here the lady told me what dishes I could have I was impressed we had the potato and leek soup for starters it was delicious. For main we both had the sirloin steak gratin potato and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this review

Dear Donna, Congratulations on your engagement. Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you enjoyed your celebratory dinner at Danú. We do hope you will be back to visit us again soon. Yours sincerely, Lorraine Salmon Office Manager More 

2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner there as part of our package and if I was to sum it up in one word it would have to be'wow'. Amazing food and fabulous waiters.

Was this review helpful? Yes 6

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Brehon | Muckross Road, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 6630700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 32 - 40

Description

Danu at The Brehon have a team of award-winning international chefs who are lead by our Head Chef Chad Byrne. Chad’s philosophy on food is to use fresh Irish produce served with a modern flair keeping ingredients simple yet elegant.Our team of international award winning chefs have created a menu of classical dishes with ethnic influences while still mindful of our tradition of keeping wholesome rustic cooking to the forefront.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?