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Portmagee, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Portmagee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $32 - $88
Cuisines: Irish, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: With the ocean's bounty at our doorstep, it comes as no surprise that seafood plays a large part in The Moorings cuisine. We are committed to only using the best quality produce,from the freshest fish and shellfish, to the choicest Irish beef and lamb and locally-produced vegetables and ingredients. Open 6pm-10pm Mar-Oct. Closed Mon except Bank Holidays. Booking advisable.

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English first
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Only in Ireland! Yes, I spent two years in a bar - and had only two pints of Guinness! But that's not as abstemious as it might sound. I went to Portmagee on New Year's Eve to watch a 400 year old festival in which the Old Year, in human form, is escorted up and down the main street by... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stopped in the bar here on a Monday lunchtime to find a roaring fire and a delicious bowl of seafood chowder and brown bread - very tasty! Friendly & efficient service and reasonable too!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

In Moorings, Portmagee you can eat some delicious and fresh fish & chips. The interior is very cosy and the owners very friendly and full of stories.Definitely a must-see and eat place in South-Ireland.

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Key West, Florida, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I had such a nice time staying there and eating at its restaurant. It was all so warm and cozy, in more ways than one, the perfect balance to the risky challenge of going to Skellig Michael! All the employees were so very helpful, and I loved my room, but the restaurant was best. It was so cozy I could... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Had a seafood chowder here a couple of years ago on a road trip and we vowed to return and stay for a couple of nights. We did and were certainly not disappointed. Real homely little place. not the Ritz but nice room and lovely served breakfast. The bar is great for food as well and there was good music... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

While touring Ireland with CIE tours (highly recommend them), we stopped off for lunch at The Moorings. It was quaint, clean, great food, very pleasant service, & scenic location. The town is a picturesque sight & this restaurant is perfect in this place. If you're sighting in the area, don't miss out on this place. You'll be glad you did!

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stopped by randomly on a long drive along the coast. Very happy we did. everything was very good but the chowder was amazing. I made it a point to get chowder in every restaurant we ate at and this was by far the best. And the owner I presume was very charming and warm which was nice. We didn't get... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on a 6 day coach tour of Ireland. The service was outstanding. My wife and I had the fish and chips. Very fresh and tasted great. The meal arrived at the table hot and very soon after placing our order. 39 people on the tour and all lunches were severed on time with a smile.... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Not many choices in Portmagee. This was across from the boat dock after getting back from Skelli Island. Average food. Excellent seafood chowder though. Very large chunks of fish.

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McCormick, South Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stopped here for lunch near the end of our 8 day tour of Ireland. The fish and chips was the best we had on the trip and we had eaten it several times. Service was great and the hospitality was too. It is in close proximity to the Skellig Experience. A nice area to walk after lunch also.

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Address: Portmagee, Ireland
Phone Number: (066)9477108
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Portmagee
Average Prices: USD 32 - 88
Cuisine: Irish, Seafood, Steakhouse

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