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Danu at The Brehon

The Brehon | Muckross Road, Killarney The Brehon, Ireland
+353 64 663 0700
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“beef” (15 reviews)
“creme brulee” (4 reviews)
“black pudding” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Brehon | Muckross Road, Killarney The Brehon, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and i dined in the Danu ...the ambiance was relaxing and the room decor stunning. Our food was flavoursome and the presentation was lovely. I enjoy the beef and my husband loved his fish option.Desserts were a real treat...our waiter was friendly and...More

Thank zoedog22
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear zoedog22, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to hear you both enjoyed your recent dining experience with us at Danú. Thank you for your lovely comments on our food and service team. We do hope you will...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

5 if ya dined in the restaurant on Saturday night and we were hugely impressed. I had read mixed reviews but I can say that all 5 of us loved it. There was a set menu with plenty of choices and there was also another...More

Thank rubylass
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear rubylass, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us at Danú and thank you for your wonderful review. Thank you for your lovely comments on our food and team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked into Danu Restaurant for our wedding anniversary dinner. I had read mixed reviews regarding the restaurant of recent times but as we were staying in the hotel, we didn't want to travel into town and decided to eat at the restaurant. Service was...More

Thank heather b
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear heather b, We are very disappointed to read your review following your recent stay and dining experience with us. I am aware that you met our Front of House Manager on check out and discussed your feedback with her and that she arranged compensation...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us dined at this restaurant on 23rd September. We were very disappointed to say the least. The menu is very basic and the quality of the food does not match the surroundings. Two dishes that came to the table were wrong and one...More

Thank Dinkie64
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dinkie64, Thank you again for speaking with me in relation to your recent dining experience. Our guest feedback is very valuable to us and ensures we are providing the highest level of service to our guests. As I mentioned during my call our new...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

With no other choice to leave the hotel in a rainy evening and tired of driving we decided to have diner at Danu bar in our hotel in Killarney. Our order was very basic (fish and chips and a sea bass). And 2 gin tonic....More

Thank Josue B
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Josue B, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. I am very sorry to hear of the service issues you experienced and I would like the opportunity to speak with you directly in relation to your feedback. I can be...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We drove in town to find a “relaxing” place to eat and visited several restaurants but many are like carvery bar. This place is quieter and not that much more expensive (count €40 per head) The food is well prepared and the surrounding pleasant. This...More

Thank Pascal M
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Pascal M, it is great to hear you enjoyed your visit to Danú at The Brehon and thank you for your lovely comments. Michael in particular was delighted to read your review. We do hope you will be back to see us again soon....More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Having been a frequent visitor to the hotel and to Danu Restaurant we were so shocked at the Menu that we were expected to choose from last Thursday night. It was lacking in the finer dishes one was accustomed to at Danu and upon enquiry...More

3  Thank John T
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear John T, Thank you for taking the time to speak with me and give me feedback. It was disappointing to hear your feedback as our new Danú menu is receiving such great feedback since its launch. We continuously take our guests comments on board...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Our server, whose English was extremely sparse, could not explain the beef dish to my friend. We took a wild guess as to how it was prepared and it was not at all what he wanted. It was a sort of stewed version that was...More

3  Thank billvan_10
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Dear billvan_10, I am very sorry to hear of your recent experience when you dined with us. As you will see from other reviews, the feedback we would normally receive would be very positive. We spend a lot of time training out team to provide...More

Reviewed July 4, 2018

Danú at the Brehon is without doubt the best place to eat in Killarney. Amazing food that is beautifully plated, a fantastic flavour profile, and consistent every time. Staff who know the menu to offer advice if requested, who are unobstrutive yet attentive & so...More

3  Thank clonmeltwo
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear clonmeltwo, It was a pleasure to read your review and thank you for your lovely comments. The team at The Brehon were delighted to read your review and thank you for sharing your experience. We do hope you will be back to visit us...More

Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

I had a meal here with my son to celebrate the completion of his leaving certificate. It was excellent from start to finish. We chose the hunters Sauvignon to drink which was (as always) excellent I started with the bluebell falls goats cheese and my...More

3  Thank Kevin_One_Man_Show
TheBrehonTeam, Manager at Danu at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Kevin_One_Man_Show, Congratulations to your Son on completion of his leaving cert. Thank you for your wonderful review and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Danú. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Lorraine Salmon Office Manager

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Anne O
June 16, 2015|
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Response from TheBrehonTeam | Property representative |
Dear anneoregan1, Thank you for your recent query. Our menu, including soups and sauces, except for one or two items, is either already Coeliac Friendly or can be altered in order to make it so. If you would like a copy of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$23 - $52
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Brehon | Muckross Road, Killarney The Brehon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 663 0700
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  • This restaurant is at The Brehon
Description
Danú at The Brehon have a team of award-winning international chefs who are lead by our Head Chef Chad Byrne. Chad’s philosophy on food is to use fresh Irish produce served with a modern flair keeping ingredients simple yet elegant.Our team of international award winning chefs have created a menu of classical dishes with ethnic influences while still mindful of our tradition of keeping wholesome rustic cooking to the forefront.
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