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Breems Riverside Cafe and Bistro

Main St., Sneem, Ireland
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Ranked #6 of 13 Restaurants in Sneem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish
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Newbridge, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We had lunch here outside on the verandah overlooking the river. Very pleasant. Friendly staff, food was good, we had burger and chips. Chips were particularly good. Wine was great value, we only paid 14.50 euros for a bottle of wine! Recommended

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Oriental, North Carolina
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111 reviews 111 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for lunch we had Irish stew very good also the fish chowder was some of the best we've tasted in Ireland. Since it was just lunch cannot say much more about the food did look around some of the larger platters being served looked ample and inviting. Service was excellent and quick to bring the food out considering the... More

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ireland
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Called here this afternoon during the Ring of Kerry drive. Came on the place by chance, got the end terrace table, sun shining on top of us, sound of the river by the cafe, it was gorgeous. Staff were very nice and food was very tasty. We had turkey sandwich, chowder, chicken sandwich, pizza and burger. All presented well, hot... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Among all the great food we had in Sneem this meal was very poor. Perhaps it was because we arrived 10 mins before the kitchen closed but we were a party of 2 adults and 3 kids and each of us was disappointed. The kids portions were very meagre - they were actually able to count their chips. My curry... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My only gripe with this place was that the service was a bit overbearing- as soon as you arrive in, the older gentleman just pounces on you for your order, and there is very little time to get settled and have a think. Other than that, it's OK.

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cleveland, oh
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136 reviews 136 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stopped here on our visit to the ring of Kerry. It's right on the route. Quaint little family run operation. We had 7 of us, which setea can be difficult, but they pulled it off without a hitch. Had the smoked salmon salad which was great and generous. Number of people had the fish and chips. Good "bar food"... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while touring the ring of Kerry. The staff were so lovely especially Jenny. Food was excellent the atmosphere lovely and relaxed. Very clean. Def going back

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Killarney, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stopped in for a tea/coffee and cake and the service and food was so nice, and sitting out on the terrace listening to the river rush past was also very relaxing, so we decided to head back for our main meal later. They remembered us, and thanked us for coming back again. Great food, great service, lovely location, ticks... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Stopped off for breakfast while touring the Ring of Kerry. Everything about the venue was excellent from the warm and friendly welcome from the staff, nothing was too much trouble, to the very tasty breakfast. The premises were spotlessly clean and warm. Food was prepared and cooked while we enjoyed a cup of coffee and was served on hot plates... More

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We stopped here for a cappuccino when touring the ring of Kerry . If you like lemon meringue pie you must indulge in some here. Not only was it delicious but the portion we had was enormous. We could easily have shared one piece. But with something that scrumptious....well you have to try your best to get through it!

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