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O'Donnabhain's Gastro Bar

10 Henry Street, Kenmare 00ky, Ireland
+353 64 664 2106
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10 Henry Street, Kenmare 00ky, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On the day we visited, our service was subpar to say the least. The food was good but our waiter would become visibly annoyed when we would have to flag him down for another drink. We were disappointed and left immediately after finishing our food,...More

Thank Wynter W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This pub had all the charm of an Irish pub. The staff were friendly and the food was good. The melted goat cheese tart for a starter was quite good. The Irish stew was traditional and hearty. Live music starts a bit later here than...More

Thank Raphjh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staying at Sheen falls.Walked into kenmare for tea.Delicious Irish stew,staff very quick,excellent service & food.Well Done!!!

Thank sweetpea073
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The piped music kind of sucked us in because we were looking for a pub with live music and not so motivated to find live music that we left finding it was not available The beer was delicious, local and cold and the meals sort...More

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to have dinner in O’Donnabhain’s as it had traditional dishes, reasonably priced. I had mussels, my other half tried the bacon and cabbage. He enjoyed his meal but said he would have liked more cabbage and parsley sauce. My mussels were very tasty...More

Thank PhilippaM25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, reasonable prices and some great local craft brews on tap. Beer garden in the back and music at night.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The soup/sandwich combo was great as was the service. The decor was very pub but not worn out. Very clean restrooms.

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We randomly chose this pub because it looked cool. The food was beyond fantastic and wonderfully presented. Seven people in our party ordered entrees plus two appetizers and not a single crumb left. The service left much to be desired with rude servers who seemed...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Group of 6. Very large venue, lots of places to sit. Seemed clean. Found menus, amazing selection of food offered. Something for everyone and very cheap. You have to order at the bar but there are stools so people sit there so...More

2  Thank Stephderby28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was prompt but almost sullen. Items dropped at end of table for us to distribute, refused to lower the volume of the music even slightly and it was deafening. Food was good but nothing special. Overall a disappointing experience, one of a very few...More

2  Thank Sharon C
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Kay O
February 23, 2018|
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Response from MarBMcL | Reviewed this property |
From what i remember it is hearty Irish meals, the usual fare fir children and vegetarian options. Lots of fresh local produce used. Its all lovely food really.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$14 - $21
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Henry Street, Kenmare 00ky, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 2106
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At O’Donnabhain’s Bar, Restaurant and Guesthouse / Bed and Breakfast we provide you with a memorable experience of food, drink and accommodation. We are located in the hidden gem of Ireland that is Kenmare, Co. Kerry. With an 83% rating on Tripadvisor, we are the perfect place to drop off for a drink, a meal, to listen to some local music, or to stay for the night in one of our modern en suite rooms. Traditional Irish pub O’Donnabhain’s Gastro Bar with its open fire, exposed ceilings and wooden finish provides a fabulous contemporary setting with all the character of an old Irish pub. Drop in, meet the locals, make some new friends and soak up some of the great atmosphere and music. Our restaurant As well as being a Traditional Pub we are also a Restaurant. We have a sheltered Beer Garden able to provide dining for everyone from couples up to large groups (max. 100 people). Whether it is a pre/post wedding party, family get together, or just time out from the day’s excursions, my wife Vanessa and I will take great pleasure in hosting you. As we say ‘God made food for everyone’.
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