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Kate Kearney's Cottage

Gap of Dunloe, Killarney V93 K7N2, Ireland
+353 64 664 4146
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gap of Dunloe, Killarney V93 K7N2, Ireland
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited here as a family of 5 with 2 labradors in tow after visiting the Gap of Dunloe. Great outdoor seating available, good service and quite a decent menus at prices which appeared very reasonable given the location. 4 adult meals and 1 kids...More

Thank 108JasonR
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Great food in such a beautiful part of Kerry it’s become a tradition and I visit twice a month for a meal with family and friends

Thank Gina C
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday for an Irish coffee a little tradition of ours used the ladies unfortunately it was filthy and smelly

Thank aafreyne
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Called in for dinner on Sunday. Great atmosphere, very busy. Staff were very pleasant and attentive. Food was average pub grub, well cooked and presented.

Thank Flyin_5
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

A great place to prepare or recover from your trip through the gap of Dunloe. It has spectacular views and great food. I opted for the lamb stew. It was the best.

Thank Tim L
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Eat here everytime I visit Killarney and once again I wasn't disappointed. Stopped in after walking the Gap of Dunloe and food was excellent.

Thank Brian L
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Ate last night at Kate Kearneys.It was pretty busy but we were given a table without delay.Friendly and efficient staff.Delicious food with great variety on menu.Delicious duck, goats cheese and beetroot salad and chicken with blackpudding.Excellent value for money.Our visit here exceeded my expectations.We will...More

Thank Dymps66
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had a great family night at Kate’s whilst staying at The Gap. The Irish music and dancing had my three year old granddaughter dancing in the alyel. The meal was delicious having had the BBQ lamb ribs myself. The others also enjoyed their meals....More

Thank 4Keith1945
Reviewed August 18, 2018

If you are ever in Killarney you must just run out on the N52 along to Kate kernels cottage great scenery

Thank George J
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We ate here on Sunday 12th August 2048. We had just finished our climb up Carrauntoohil. We were so hungry and on a high from the climb. We all had various dish's. The staff were great, service was great and the food was really very...More

Thank em r
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Questions & Answers
May 3, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from diumraid | Property representative |
There are 2 shuttle bus services daily, Google killarney shuttle bus for up to date times. In the evening time taxi service is the only way available.
sheri k
February 4, 2018|
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Response from diumraid | Property representative |
Food service starts at 12.30 but the cafe across the way and the cafe down the road both serve breakfast during the tourist season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gap of Dunloe, Killarney V93 K7N2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 4146
  • E-mail
Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment venue, souvenir shops, Pub grub and much more. Our multi award winning banquet style themed "Irish Night" runs from March through to October, a must if your visiting. In the high season you can expect the show to run at least 6 nights a week. We're also situated close to many walking trails in the world famous Gap of Dunloe. There's Jaunting cars and horse riding within a minutes walk and at least 5 golf course within a 10 mile radius. We also cater for weddings and after wedding parties. Live music and BBQs are never too far away either during the summer
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