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All 44 Kenmare Restaurants

The Purple Heather Restaurant

Henry Street | Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
064 41016
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Ranked #27 of 44 Restaurants in Kenmare
Cuisines: International
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Description: We just had lunch there. The best Scones I have ever tasted. We had Crab Cocktail and an Omelette - both lovely. The owned Grainne O'Connell was wonderfully friendly and helpful.
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Saint-Martin-d'Uriage, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This place seemed well run, very popular and had a variety of healthy options, way beyond fish and chips. The manager was on top of things despite the crowd!

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Thurles, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

stopped here last week for lunch, found it a little overpriced for the tiny portions you get very average place plenty of nicer places in Kenmare for food.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went for a quick lunch and the service and atmosphere were great - we sat next to the cosy wood-burning stove. I chose crab cocktail and salmon pate. Both were gorgeous. The crab was as good as I have ever had and the pate, with toast and smoked salmon and salad, was excellent too. I would be considering giving... More

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Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It's a nice hideaway from the busy street outside. The menu is varied and the food is good quality if a little expensive. Despite not having tables outside like the other restaurants it is consistently busy and the service is quick and efficient.

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Austin, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Many fresh and healthy options on the menu and a good selection of beverages. The atmosphere was quite pleasant; food and service were quite good. Glad we chose the Purple Heather for our lunch.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I ate lunch there almost every day for 3 weeks. Huge, delicious menu. I'm partial to the Purple Heather Omelet and their Toasted Special sandwich. The pate's and prawns are big winners too. The atmosphere makes you feel like you're being welcomed home for a family meal.

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Long Ditton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Right in the middle of Henry Street.Very good food with good selection across the board.. Very friendly and informed service. Packed with locals which is always a good sign. My wife had a super salad, and I had their selection of Irish cheese and home baked bread. Large portions that leave you feeling that the value is really good; as... More

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Aspen, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was sent here by the owner of Skyline Gallery who said it's his choice in town. I asked for advice for my lunch and the quick response was the crab salad. It was awesome - piled high with sweet crab. Well worth the stop.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Upon arrival we asked for a jug of water and all of the glasses were filthy- not a great start. The service was average, not over friendly. The food isn't great, mushroom soup was very sweet and a very small bowl. The chicken liver pâté was nice but badly presented. The pork and leek sausages were nice but again badly... More

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Cork
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204 reviews 204 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Probably a little pricey for what you get, but it's simple, freshly prepared good food that any age group would be happy with. I had my elderly Dad with me and it's only plain food he likes to eat. Tisn't many places you'll find a ham and cheese salad plate these days. Theirs is made with their own delicious home-cooked... More

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Address: Henry Street | Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
Phone Number: 064 41016
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
Cuisine: International

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