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Tom Crean Fish & Wine Restaurant

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25 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1589
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant opens early, but when we arrived it didn't feel very welcoming as it was chilly in the main dining room. The story of Tom Crean was reflected in the décor and in the red ale made by the Torc Brewery, although they didn't have any on tap only bottles. The main courses were good, fresh fish and well... More 

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Naples, Florida
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133 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice place to stop. Not only was the food very good but it was nice to learn about the expeditions that Tom Crean experienced

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Winteringham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent first class service - gorgeous food - 4 course meal with wine reasonably priced - Tomato & Basil Soup Artisan breads and beetroot hummus Prawns Fish & Chips Lemon sole Tangy Lemon Tart Amazing 😊

Thank Helen H
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Arrived on a Wednesday evening and stood in the hall waiting to be seated or see if they had a table. Stood there for a few minutes as the staff walked past and ignored us...we then asked staff can we get a table....told to wait two minutes. We did...we stood for another five mins and eventually left as a member... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I have been here twice in recent months and highly recommend it. The first time we ate here we were a party of six adults, a child and a toddler. When I popped in to enquire about availability for dinner I wasn’t sure it would be suitable for a toddler/Children however they immediately made space for us all and produced... More 

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Augsburg, Germany
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Nice little restaurant, still owned by the descendants of the famous name giving Antarctia explorer. Very friendly, quick staff. Decent wine variety. Main dishes good, but almost all of them over € 20,- And no Guinness from the tap.

Thank dellam0re
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Thomas Crean was part of Shackleton's three voyages to Antarctica. Known for his ability to deal with all types of hardships and his leadership qualities, Crean was born near by Kenmare, Ireland and retired there. In his retirement, he started the restaurant that his granddaughter runs today. The eating area was comfortable and the wait staff was helpful and hospitable.... More 

Thank Richard H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We enjoyed two delicious dinners here. We chose it for our first night and enjoyed the food so much we went back the second night of our visit to Kenmore. The staff are great fun as well. Excellent seafood.

Thank Miss_Molly_by_Golly
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Celebrated John Mc 80th birthday last night. We all had a great evening, lovely food and especially nice staff who made us all very welcome and sang happy birthday to John. The black sole was stunning and a real treat for the visitors from England. Good luck with the trip to South Georgia.

Thank yppop
Thousand Oaks, California
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We both had the lobster here and it was delicious! My boyfriend had the oysters which he said were very good. We got a bonus by going on a Monday night as they had an Irish band playing in the dining room. The band consisted of 3 siblings, two boys and a girl. Not only were they good musically, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $29
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1589

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