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Johnny Franks Bar

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Oakpark, Meadowlands Hotel | Oakpark, Tralee, Ireland
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate there the two nights we stayed, all cooked fresh so hgad to wait about 20mins well worth it. Staff were lovely. Highly recommend the whole hotel and bar

Thank llamedosBirmingham
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

First of all i have to say that the service team is great in this Bar. Wonderful and helpfully. It is a great location to take a beer in the evening. Also you can get a great and delicious meal in this Bar.

Thank Christian T
County Kerry, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We had dinner last Sunday evening in Johnny Franks Bar. We were served by the most pleasant waitress. I had the steak sandwich it was fabulous, really generous portion. My fiancee had the hake it was so fresh served with garden veg. The sauce on the hake was sumptuous. Service was excellent, we will definitely be back in the future.

Thank Bronze16
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

The bar looks great but there could be some improvements with the staff and food. Server chewing gum with mouth open, placing forks on the table using the prongs, no one checked during mains, had to go searching for them for assistance, didn't ask how our meal was. Food: perhaps we just got the wrong food, but not worth the... More 

Thank BSA K
Province of Munster, Ireland
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Situated just two minutes drive from the centre of Tralee, on the Listowel Road we dropped in here for an evening meal on a whim as we travelled through Tralee from a meeting in West Kerry. There is ample parking at the front of the hotel (Johnny Franks is part of the Meadowlands Hotel) and a huge car park at... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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139 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Well worth a visit. Friendly atmosphere with good food and a great choice of drink. Very comfortable - more like a local than a hotel bar. Better than most hotel bars

Thank GerryR18
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The food was so tasty, I had dinner on the evening of my stay in the bar and it couldn't have been nicer.

Thank Aoife O
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Myself and my boyfriend visited Johnny Franks Bar in the Meadowlands hotel at the end of February. The food was fabulous. Staff were very courteous. The service was excellent. There was a lovely cosy atmosphere with jazz music playing around the bar. An all round enjoyable night. We will definitely be back.

Thank 14Flower123
Limerick, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We had an evening meal here plenty of room you can eat in privacy, great food well presented and staff very pleasant ,what more could you ask for

Thank MaryMc246
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

We went to JF's as we were staying the night in The Meadowlands. The staff were great. The food was great and it was nice and comfortable. If I had to choose a fault I would ay that the menu although very nice could have a wider variety.

Thank A_Foley_Cork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $27
Irish, Bar, Healthy, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oakpark, Meadowlands Hotel | Oakpark, Tralee, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Tralee
  • Phone Number: 353667180444
  • This restaurant is at Meadowlands Hotel
Johnny Frank's Bar is a spacious locale which has a stunning interior that mixes the best of tradition and contemporary design to give a warm and inviting ambiance. With comfort and style combined, you can relax and unwind, enjoying a choice of delicious coffees and teas, cocktails and various drinks and snacks. Superb bar food menus are offered for casual dining. The snug, fireplace, balcony, library and comfortable seating along with many music sessions ensure Caint, Ceol agus Craic!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?