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The Lime Tree

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Shelburne Street, Kenmare KY, Ireland
646641225
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6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 334
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always excellent

We love the limetree. The food is always wonderful (any fish dish is sublime), it's cosy, friendly and generally a place to always come back to.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Woodlummy
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Ireland
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Ireland
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the limetree. The food is always wonderful (any fish dish is sublime), it's cosy, friendly and generally a place to always come back to.

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Ireland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We both had fish dishes which were delicious, lovely wine and nice ambiance, nice for a special occasion.

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Thank 84849
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of thee best restaurants hands down. Good selection, food was excellent and locally sourced. Was doing the cycling the Ring of Kerry the next day and prepared a meal that suited. Even sponsored me for the charity I was representing. Can't recommend enough!

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Thank Dáire B
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i went to this restaurant with a group of 10 walkers and 2 leaders on our final evening of the holiday.we were staying in Kenmare for a weeks walking in the area, and this was our treat at the end of the week to eat at this restaurant in Town, but the meals in our hotel were still very good... More 

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Thank PETER G
New Delhi, India
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227 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Very nice..authentic setting and truly done up in Irish country side style. Great experience. Food apart, its the people which make it worthy of visiting.

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1 Thank Shy_tourister
Kerry, Ireland
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The Lime Tree Restaurant Kenmare, is a place to go for any occasion but for a special event it really is a treat. The ambiance of this beautiful building, that is steeped in character and history, is cosy and intimate. We went as a couple and were surrounded by other couples as well as bigger parties yet this didn't distract... More 

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1 Thank rlk2013
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Last minute booking but they got us in - Great food (we both had fish - one sea bass and one hake - both were excellent) - well looked after - would totally recommend here.

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Thank johnjo03
Dublin
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The Lime Tree in Kenmare is a wonderful restaurant with a great menu choice to suit everyones palate. Lovely presentation of food, really atmospheric (we were there Halloween night, Oct 31) and attentive staff.

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Thank patriciamoloney
Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Beautiful building set in the top end of town, food was excellent with a good range of selections, service was fine, price was what you would expect to pay for this quality

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Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Lovely dining in an historic building, great menu, beautiful food, great night, nice fire to keep you warm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shelburne Street, Kenmare KY, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: 646641225

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, 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

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