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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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“lamb” (22 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gap of Dunloe, Killarney V93 K7N2, Ireland
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

My family of 6 attended a dinner and Irish music/Irish dance show on our last night in Killarney. Kelly, our waitress, was very friendly and helpful and made sure our dining needs were met. I also asked if it would be appropriate for my 11...More

Thank Lee R
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We had been to The Gap of Dunloe before but not to Kate Kearney’s cottage.The food was really good and very reasonably priced.I had the bacon & cabbage.It was really good as were the lamb and beef dishes.The apple pie was delicious.Staff were very friendly...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018

We stopped here at the recommendation of our B&B host. It was an excellent choice and made for a nice drive. The food and service were both very good and the Orchard Thieves cider was a good find. As we were tourists, the shop was...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

We had a problem with a water shortage so we couldn't have tea or coffee. But we managed with bottled drinks and excellent hot sandwiches.

Thank stevepmorris
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We were glad we came here for dinner after our tiring but fun climb up Carrauntoohil. Very cosy although it had a large area of seating. The lamb was done nicely, the pasta satisfying & the real bomb was the Bailey’s cheesecake which I was...More

Thank yingzzzjo
Reviewed July 1, 2018

It's in the middle of the Gap. You've been on the jaunty cart for a few hours. Food is good to fill you up. Our sandwich was made quickly and tasted good. Scone was large and finished our meal nicely. Hits the spot when you...More

Thank Cryptoref
Reviewed June 13, 2018

My husband was so taken with Kate's coffee with Bailey's, he wanted to return for a second cup. Beyond that, we ordered vegetable soup which was average. Service was also a bit slow.

Thank molleary
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Very reasonably priced menu. Had roast lamb and chocolate lava cake for dessert. Couldn't find fault with anything, highly recommended

Thank DR005
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across Kate Kearneys Cottage on our tour of Kerry. Setting is gorgeous an route to the gap of Dunloe. We stopped off for food. The food was delicious and served with a smile. We sat outside as it was sunny and had our dog...More

Thank Jen O
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I often stop here for lunch, snacks or dinner. The food is always great the prices are great and the service is fast and friendly. The surroundings are clean and really complement the place.

Thank patrickc815
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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
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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