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The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor

Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2889
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“potted crab” (9 reviews)
“calamari” (17 reviews)
“fish cakes” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boathouse came as an unexpected surprise when on a recent weekend in Kenmare. Having checked out of our hotel, we decided to take a drive around the area before heading for home. The boathouse is a charming little restaurant, beautifully decorated, bright and inviting...More

Thank BridgetHG
Harvey G, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Bridget for visiting. Delighted you got to us just before leaving Kenmare and hope your visit to town was enjoyable. Next time we hope to see you for lunch or dinner. We reopen in mid-February so fingers crossed. Much appreciated and delighted you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always have a great meal here, and our most recent was no different. The fish is just excellent, and I absolutely love the gin menu. Very well done guysMore

Thank Kevin_One_Man_Show
Jb K, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks Kevin and good to have you return. Yes the fish is always love and the Sea Bass and Halibut are our favourites. We are closing on Sunday next for the winter so loads of time to plan next years menu. Winter well and...More

Reviewed November 6, 2017

Have visited the restaurant twice in the last month, casual spot, with a bright fresh interior, good menu, and relaxing location . Food very well presented, tasty and fresh, from starter ,mains to dessert. Great to see the chef take such a interest, and to...More

Thank John D
Harvey G, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you John D for visiting twice and reviewing. Delighted you enjoyed the food. Benny and the team work hard to keep it consistent and its nice to get such feedback. We are open weekends till the end of November so hope to see you...More

Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Staying in the Park Hotel, Kenmare so decided to head out to its sister establishment for dinner. Super meal. Had the artisan sharing platter to start. It was so good the kids even tucked into it. Scampi for the main was superb. Kids menu excellent....More

1  Thank Mark S
Harvey G, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Many thanks Mark for staying with us in the Park and coming to The Boathouse for a bite. Delighted you enjoyed all and moreso the kids as well. Real food for real kids. Enjoy the break.

Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

So pleased to see the Boathouse Bistro in a new incarnation 😊. We used to come hereabout 25years ago but the Brennan brothers have put their own stamp on it. The food is beautiful, well presented though quite expensive for a lunch. I enjoyed the...More

Thank mogey2
Harvey G, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Many thanks for the review and delighted you like what we are doing. Enjoy your time in Kerry and fingers crossed we will see you again.

Reviewed September 20, 2017

Drove in the gates of Dromquinna Manor and found myself way down near a jetty at the Boathouse Bistro which is an inviting fresh blue and white building. Feeling peckish I wandered in and was shown to a nice table. Had a bowl of creamy...More

Thank nicolaCo_CorkIreland
Jb K, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Many thanks Nicola and great that you found us. The Boathouse is a real find as you do not know we are on the water when passing. Hope to see you again. Next time try the Calamari. Thanks for reviewing.

Reviewed September 13, 2017

We recently dined here for dinner and I was blown away by the place. It seemed casual and yet elegant at the same time. Cosy spot on the water with excellent food. I recommend a stop here if you get the chance.

Thank Kimberly C
Jb K, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Dear Kimberly, Many thanks for the review and delighted you enjoyed. Safe travels.

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food & service. Delicious fresh food, veg & salad sourced from their own garden. Located on the sea front.

Thank maryoM861HL
Harvey G, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Many thanks Mary. Great that you enjoyed. See you again.

Reviewed September 4, 2017

a faultless meal - excellent service - amazing setting - great choice for adults and kids - not cheap but well worth the expense.

Thank dublinpc
Jb K, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Many thanks for coming to us and reviewing. Delighted you enjoyed.

Reviewed August 30, 2017

The short drive to the boathouse builds the atmosphere of the location on the waters edge and the sea foods on the menu match the views from the pier. Desmond.

Thank Desmond D
Harvey G, General Manager at The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

delighted Desmond that you came to us and enjoyed. Thanks for reviewing.

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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$18 - $47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 2889
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