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The Lime Tree

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Shelburne Street, Kenmare KY, Ireland
646641225
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6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 292
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    Very good
  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A birthday surprise

Friendly and excellent service. Food was served with great presentation and full of flavour. Defiantly a restaurant to visit while in Kenmare.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Pauline S
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Friendly and excellent service. Food was served with great presentation and full of flavour. Defiantly a restaurant to visit while in Kenmare.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic restaurant, great ambience, dishes were full of flavour and friendly staff. Would definitley recommend

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I spent a week in Kenmare and made the right choice by dining at The Lime Tree. We walked in without a reservation and got an adorable table upstairs without a wait. Service was attentive and friendly without being overbearing, the atmosphere is cozy and the food is outstanding! The prices are set at, I believe, $49... More 

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kortrijk
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

bad service, very dark place (had to bring candles to see wat we had in our plate), very small portions, not refined. Would not recommend this restaurant. Did a trip of 12 days in Ireland and had good food, the lime tree was less good than all the other restaurants we visited.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

In my opinion the best restaurant in town. Been there a couple of times in the past and we revisited the place during the week. Meal was an absolute delight, great service and cosy ambience. Price is on the higher end of the scale but more than worth it!

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Palatine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We had dinner a couple of nights here last week as after the first nights experience we didn't want to leave. The seafood on the menu was excellent as was the local produce. The kids loved the seafood chowder and the homemade fish goujons. But the lobster on the last night was sublime! Excellent service and food a big thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I've been visiting the Lime Tree restaurant in kenmare each summer for the past 3 years and have never been disappointed. Kenmare is a lovely town and very foody so there is stiff competition but the lime tree has no problem meeting those high standards. Great service and loving surroundings not to mention the excellent food.

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Veazie, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our meal and dining experience at The Lime Tree. The food was excellent and so was the atmosphere. I highly recommend this restaurant! It is a small place so making a reservation would be a good idea.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place at the top of the town in kenmare is divine. Food was lovely I had the lobster it was cooked perfectly. Lovely bottle of vino. And the panna cotta is simply to die for!!

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Holmdel, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We did have a good dinner at The Lime Tree but I felt it was very expensive. This was our most expensive dinner on our 9 day trip to Ireland at €39.00 per person for a two course fixed menu meal. You would think for the price, the hype and the reviews that this would be our best meal in... More 

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Additional Information about The Lime Tree

Address: Shelburne Street, Kenmare KY, Ireland
Phone Number: 646641225
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Irish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shelburne Street, Kenmare KY, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: 646641225

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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