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Cronins Restaurant

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9 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
+353 (0) 64 6630903
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Today
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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nuneaton
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chose this restaurant due to its proximity to the hotel in which we were staying - just across the road! What a find! The staff were very friendly and our meals were great; minestrone soup - the best we've ever had, roast leg of lamb - very tender and tasty, raspberry tartlet - to die for!

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Thank michael c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good, but the atmosphere was unwelcoming. The host sat us upstairs where everyone was American while locals were seated downstairs in a separate area.

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Suffolk UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner here at this very busy restaurant, The service was outstanding and the food matched this. Plenty on the plate and both of us enjoyed every bite. Best to book at busy times or you'll join the queue outside!!

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Thank Otuama
Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The 2nd of two restaurants we visited. Lovely friendly atmosphere, family run business with a great selection of food. Defo will be back.

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Thank NMCC1973
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was excellent and so was the service. Very polite and friendly, and a nice environment. The prices were reasonable. Good value for money, esp. compared to other restaurants in the vicinity.

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Thank Christos H
Fishers, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated my sister in laws engagement here. The food was great, all fresh and very comforting. It's a family owned joint and we had the privilege to meet one of the daughters of the original owner. She was fantastic and made sure we had all we needed. I would highly recommend.

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Thank BeauBro
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good seafood chowder & excellent food. A nicer place away from the bars and pubs. Price was VERY reasonable.

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Thank Golfer776
Signal Hill, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cronin's restaurant was a joy. Very good basic food with a little flare! Good portions and served perfectly!

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Thank Bruce91256
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal with a table available at short notice. Good kids menu and plenty of choices with great local ingredients. Highly recommend the Killarney Ale.

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Thank MelCostello
Stow, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here 3 times during our week-long stay in Killarney. We wanted to have authentic Irish food and they delivered. The Shepherd pie was very tasting. The staff were friendly and helpful. They also were very accommodating for us on nights when we had either 7 or 10 in our group. We kept going back because the food and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $31
Cuisine
Irish, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 (0) 64 6630903
Description
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 Johnny and Noreen’s son Pat took over the business full time to ensure the family tradition continued. Today much has changed has changed in the Cronins but much of the ideals which Johnny and Norreen had when they first opened in 1957 remain the same , good quality food in a friendly family atmosphere, and with their children and grandchildren still working in the restaurant these ideals shall remain the same.

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