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Breems Riverside Cafe and Bistro

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1 Bridge Street, Sneem 0000, Ireland
+353 64 6645498
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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Yummy hearty Irish food

Good food and lots of it. Friendly owner looked after us. If you want Irish food with plenty of spuds and veg go here!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
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Chandler, Arizona
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so much fun and the food and drink was some of the best of our Ireland adventures. We sampled, Fish & Chips, Irish beef stew, Full Irish breakfast, and Seafood Chowder and brown bread. All excellent along with the cold local beers. As we waited for our food, the owner stopped by frequently joking and laughing with... More 

Thank Razzman72
Warren, Massachusetts
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915 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,400 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Sneem is perhaps the best lunch spot for tour bus and tourist alike when taking the Ring of Kerry from Killarney. I've done this a couple of times now, and Sneem seems to be the spot that can handle large quantities of tourists all at once. This was my first time at Breems Riverside Café, and, even though jammed with... More 

Thank redeco
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Good food and lots of it. Friendly owner looked after us. If you want Irish food with plenty of spuds and veg go here!!

Thank luluslollypop
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Had a nice breakfast here, staff were friendly and the view from seating Area outside is fantastic, service is good and good value whatever your budget maybe

Thank Steve H
Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This family fun bistro serves regular food. My family and I had fish and chips which was very good and good value. Staff are very friendly and attentive. Their lemon meringue is homemade and exceptional, I am told. We will definitely return.

Thank Cathbhar
Dublin, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nice food, good value in a dingy setting. good staff and friendly atmosphere. Menu limited , expected more. Hard to find in a street away from the main streets.

Thank Charlie k
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We got there on a Sunday afternoon, around 2.30. They had been very busy with the hordes of coaches and we had to wait for a table. So perhaps they should be forgiven for not having time to cook the chips properly, tasteless fish and generally being below par. However I assume the Seafood chowder was a standard recipe and... More 

Thank ImhoSussex
Bradenton, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We were on our scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry. Sneem is a quaint little town where a lot of the tour buses stop to let out their patrons for a little food and shopping. With that said the restaurants in Sneem get a lot of waves of customers. Riverside is a small little bistro right on the river.... More 

Thank Joshua E
Dublin, Ireland
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304 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a decent pitstop to refuel when travelling around the ring if you're stopping to explore the picturesque village of Sneem. We had a 10-month old with us and the staff were very accommodating; they brought him a nice high-chair and a bowl of vegetable soup and mash, which he wolfed down. Thanks folks!

Thank Seán L
Pulborough, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

On a day trip on part of the Kerry Ring we stopped at Steem and decided we would have tea/coffee stop at Breens Riverside Cafe and then headed further along the Kerry Ring. On our return route we decided we would return to the cafe for lunch. I had the open topped prawn sandwich which was very tasty, th rest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Sneem 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Sneem
  • Phone Number: +353 64 6645498

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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