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The Phoenix Restaurant

Shanahill East, Castlemaine, Ireland
+353 66 976 6284
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (10 reviews)
“home cooked” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Shanahill East, Castlemaine, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This unique little cafe (also a B n B) has fresh, lovely dishes. Simple and thoughtful breakfast and lunch. Charming and eclectic garden right out front.

Thank Jen B
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe/restaurant located within the most attractive gardens. We enjoyed a pot of tea with home made scones with clotted cream and delicious home made jam. The owner was most welcoming and the service was friendly and efficient. Would certainly consider staying here (in one...More

Thank 324,333
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We stopped at The Phoenix on our way north, looking for organic food. The dishes were good and tasty, but we had to wait a long time to enjoy them. The bill was one of the highest on our Ireland trip and I'm not sure...More

Thank Just_me_and_my_cat
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Past the famous Inch beach and on the way to the Wild Colonial Boy's birthplace is a jewel of a place, namely The Phoenix Vegetarian Restaurant. The interior of the stone building is an eclectic mix of fabrics, furniture, colours and china with soft relaxing...More

Thank kathleenbridgets2017
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for a quick lunch on our way to Kerry airport. Been in Kerry for a week and eaten out most days and we both agreed it was possibly the nicest meal we'd had all week. Lovely gardens too. Only complaint would be the...More

2  Thank Ana_Scaul
Reviewed June 19, 2017

The best vegetarian meal ever! A very pleasant atmosphere. The owner has won several awards for her dishes. Go out of your way to get there. Beautiful gardens.

Thank 55Traveller55714
Reviewed April 27, 2017

After a long and beautiful drive on Conner Pass and along the Wild Atlantic Way, we decided to try The Phoenix. To our great disappointment, the sign said 'Closed'. But starving and thirsty as we were, I knocked on the resturant's door and the lovely,...More

1  Thank SBD2013
Reviewed April 19, 2017

You can't say the food is bad, its nice comfort food you'll cook yourself at home like, the service is really nice, but 20euros for pasta and tomato sauce, 25 for a veg & lentils bake... I wouldn't mind paying that price if it was...More

Thank cocoandbeans
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Fortunately, we got to eat dinner at Phoenix on a Sunday, as they were going to be closed for Monday and Tuesday (in early April). The ingredients were surprisingly fresh. We had bean tortillas with large, home cooked beans and veggies and pesto. For dessert...More

Thank TomAndDonna
Reviewed September 22, 2016

This is a gem in the middle of the countryside, surrounded by beautiful gardens, with very tasty food made to order. It is almost entirely vegetarian but they do offer some seafood and fish.

Thank FellowTaveler2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $59
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shanahill East, Castlemaine, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Castlemaine
  • Phone Number: +353 66 976 6284
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