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Cronins Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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History of Cronin’s RestaurantIn 1957 Johnny and Noreen Cronin opened a small lodging house down Clover Lane. Noreen who worked as a cook for a brief period in London decided to use her talents in the kitchen serving lunches for local factory worker. At the time it was quite a small operation with Noreen and Johnny doing the cooking the serving and the wash up . As time went by the Cronin family Grew and Sisters Joan, Katherine, Helen, Norma along with their brother Pat all began to work in the lodging house. In 1977 after realising the popularity of there lunches Johnny and Noreen took the decision to buy a small thatched cottage on College street and turn it into Cronins Restaurant. In 1996
$9 - $31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Irish, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews shepherds pie lamb seafood trio rhubarb crumble fish and chips potatoes chowder burger salad home cooked food small place service was excellent smoked salmon ring of kerry great dinner ate here great restaurant
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Killarney for 3 nights and ate in Cronins on 2 of the nights. Food was very good and piping hot. Service excellent. a very homely atmosphere

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Guide510908
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited cronins on Thursday 3rd January for evening dinner.A lovely homely restaurant with very friendly staff and delicious food.Had prawns to start followed by pork medallions and Baileys cheese cake for dessert.My wife had crab salad to start,lamb for dinner and rhubarb for dessert.Food was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jimmycJ828ZW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Food we had in Killarney and great service to match. We arrived in on new year's day and were thrilled to see a variety of great options on the menu, was a struggle to decide!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Murster1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of six ranging in age from 11 to 52. We were there for dinner and had a reservatioh in advance. We were promptly seated by a friendly host who struck up a conversation about our hometown. We all ordered different entrees...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank D M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cronins is a gem in the beautiful town of Killarney. Lovely decor, very friendly staff and simply the most scrumptious food. From the minestrone soup to the lamb to the apple pie, every morsel was a gastronomic feast. If we were staying longer we would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate at Cronin’s on our last night in Killarney and if we’d had more time, we would have returned! Service was very friendly and attentive. The traditional decor is cozy and warm. They had good gluten free bread for my husband. He had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mkayreagan
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Went here sat night for dinner food was tasty staff extremely polite and courteous prices are very good will definitely return

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sc0ttie30
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Staff seems to be a familly and all of them are so nice and caring. Food were lovely, fresh home made sooooo tasty We just found the portion reasonnable but were so good that we could have eat it twice !!! Wine...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank duchateaudefrance
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Great food all around. Good gluten free selections. Friendly staff. Superb seafood chowder. Would return over again if we were still in town

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roy S
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Dinner here was a welcome treat after the Killarney Christmas parade. Busy restaurant but they made room for the 2 of us. Really good minestrone soup. Unexpected in Ireland. Staff was smiling and friendly while working a busy night. Try the duck, you won’t be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Dominique C
March 1, 2017|
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Response from blueeyes2016 | Reviewed this property |
I didnt mention sticky toffee in my review? im confused
Jamie M
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Peterbarry01 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jamie, My best advice would be to contact Cronin's themselves as they would be the best placed to answer this question especially as it is a serious issue if there was any type of cross contamination. To be fair they are... More
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