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The Blue Bull

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Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood
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South Square, Sneem, Ireland
+353 (0)646645382
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here for dinner, service was excellent, very personable touch from Mick and Mary,food was superb,highly recommend the sirloin steak..best in the village..large portions!well worth a visit if dining in Sneem!

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Thank Alison D
Tralee, Ireland
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The meal was only OK and I don't know why but I expected more. We had the fish and chips -why is there an obsession with serving food on wooden boards with a seperate pot of chips? If you're going to serve food on a board please renew the boards regularly as the one I got looked as though it... More 

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Thank Roddy S
Garstang, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although I was initially disappointed to find that the Irish stew was not available, as unexpected coach parties had eaten there earlier, Michael who served us was very welcoming and helpful. We were able to select exactly what we wanted as he varied the content of the menus so we each had the food exactly to our taste. It was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great service...food was incredible and the staff was so nice to work with. Had our group of 8 there last week and would highly recommend it.

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Wicklow, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Mediocre evening meal. My plate was that hot I cudnt touch it and the sauce had split. I asked the waiter why it was so hot and he informed me it was to crisp the crab and breadcrumbs on top. To me it was like a plate reheated or left in oven too long.The green beans my son had were... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Traditional pub with a large dining room. Food was totally the right stuff after a long hiking day. Staff is very helpful, competent and friendly. Would definitely go there again!

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Thank Christine S
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited The Blue Bull whilst doing the Ring of Kerrya few days ago. Great little place - good trad Irish Stew and locally made Gubbeen sausages. Extremely welcoming and friendly staff - especially Mike who looked after us and made us smile with a quip about his sausages ! Worth a visit !

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Thank terryawest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service. Very friendly stuff. Clean toilets. And the food. All of us chose fish and chips. Chips and salad were delicious but fish was a bit too small and without any herbs. But generally can recommend this restaurant.

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, served by very nice people ! Good atmosphere.A must when you are in Sneem ! Thanks to Mike !

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Seattle, Washington, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for local atmosphere and GREAT food, and Blue Bull delivered. The salads were big and outstanding - my friend and I had the fried goat cheese and beet salad with was out is this world. Caesar salad was fresh, crunchy and delicious. Mussels were among the tastiest I've ever had. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Square, Sneem, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Sneem
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)646645382

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