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The Blue Bull

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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South Square, Sneem, Ireland
+353 64 664 5382
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County Cork, Ireland
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We looked for simple but good barfood, but not much on the food menu was actually available. Same applies to the beers... Fish & chips very ordinary. All together very disappointing.

Thank Holger L
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while driving the Ring of Kerry. Michael greeted us warmly and was very professiona and helpful. The fire was blazing in the corner. I ordered fish and chips and my husband had the special lamb stew. Both dishes were top quality and very tasty. Top marks!!

Thank Helena C
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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185 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The barman found us a table and we had a really good meal here. The chicken and vegetables were great, unfortunately they had run out of Irish stew! Great value too.

Thank Karen C
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem in Sneem, exceptionally kind staff, lovely to the kids, really lovely food , great value too 😃

2 Thank Evesweetpea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Blue Bull in November(off-season) for a late dinner, although the town might be quiet this time of year, the food was hearty-especially the Irish stew that I would recommend and the service was brilliant and so friendly and the whole dinner was so reasonably priced, I would definatly go back again

Thank Laura H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

She had something with chicken and brie and I had a roasted duck. Delectable. Our server Mike was eager to please which capped off a delightful dinner. Guinness is good.

1 Thank Spencer C
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we loved the Ring of Kerry drive, it will likely be the lunch at the Blue Bull we remember most. Our driver said it would be a treat and it exceeded anything we expected. Mike welcomed us with a real sincerity. From a robust menu we had the lamb stew, the mussels and a sandwich. All were superb, fairly... More 

Thank Point_of_View01945
Ontario Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

While we're touring we tend to be on the go for hours, stopping mid-afternoon for a late lunch and sometimes that can pose a problem re service in some pubs. Not so at the Blue Bull. We were greeted with a warm welcome and immediately made to feel not only like valued customers, but friends. Our meals were delicious and... More 

1 Thank dkb60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

The Blue Bull in Sneem is excellent for great food, friendliness and good atmosphere, well worth a visit, John and Coleen make you feel very welcome, really enjoyed every meal we ate there even the brown bread is delicious, will definitely go back there.

1 Thank Mag M
Mallow, Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Passing through Sneem recently around lunchtime my wife and myself tried the Blue Bull. What a pleasant surprise - old style pub interior - plenty of room and comfortable. All we had was soup and sandwiches and they were delicious. Mike? behind the bar was helpful and courteous. I recommend it.

1 Thank tenarches

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Square, Sneem, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Sneem
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 5382

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