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The Moorings Restaurant

Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
+353 66 947 7108
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (52 reviews)
“chowder” (29 reviews)
“crab claws” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
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111 - 120 of 440 reviews

Reviewed September 12, 2016

we dined in the dining room section of the restaurant instead of in the pub itself- very warm comfortable setting with a great view of the harbor-the food was excellent and service as well- I had a filet mignon and it was very good- a...More

Thank NoFuFu
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

I had the Cod special. It was a nice size , over an inch thick and 4 by 3 inches in size. It was cooked very nicely. This was placed on a nice bed of spinach. The sauce with it was delicate and creamy. Overall...More

Thank Wombat1969mn
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent place for dinner - both nights we stayed in Portmagee we had dinner at The Moorings. They have plenty of dishes including alot of seafood dishes. Eventhough Im allergic to seafood there were plenty of other options on the menu. The...More

Thank Shiema S
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I had to seafood risotto which was a nice meal although quite expensive. However nice treat to have in this beautiful location. Service was fine even though restaurant was very busy.

Thank NottinghamDaisy
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We were very late arriving (9pm) so had to take a seat outside which was a bit chilly but not a problem in general. Food was good. Set dancing in the bar afterwards which was brilliant

Thank Catriona B
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Stopped off here for a bite to eat on our travels around the Ring.Ordered Chowder but it was a glorified soup orange in colour with big lumps of smoked fish only 1 kind no mixture of fish as I had hoped for.Normally when I order...More

1  Thank wosser
Reviewed August 28, 2016

When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised by how big the room was, as well as how fresh and clean everything was. The breakfast choice was really good - so much to choose from & delicious. Barfood & restaurant food gorgeous - chowder, mussels, seafood...More

1  Thank GerriFisher
Reviewed August 25, 2016

We both had lunch and dinner here and where very satisfied. Great food, perfectly cooked, tasted fresh. Nice wine. Friendly staff (Spanish) and good atmosphere. For dinner we made a reservation (high season). Afterwards there was live music in the pub. Thanks for the lovely...More

Thank tomtomnor
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Visited after a half day boat trip to skelligs so we'd worked up a good appetite. have eaten here a few years ago and hada good experience then. It seemed alittle busier this time and we did have to wait a bit for a table....More

1  Thank elimron
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Food here is nice with generous helpings. Staff are also very helpful. There doesn't seem to be an issue with toddlers either, heading there again tonight for some more

Thank jfinglas44
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June 7, 2016|
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Response from Suebuts | Reviewed this property |
My advice would be ring or facebook the restaurant directly. Sorry I can't be more helpful. Hope you can get in contact with them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$32 - $88
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Portmagee
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 7108
With the ocean's bounty at our doorstep, it comes as no surprise that seafood plays a large part in The Moorings cuisine. We are committed to only using the best quality produce,from the freshest fish and shellfish, to the choicest Irish beef and lamb and locally-produced vegetables and ingredients. Open 6pm-10pm Mar-Oct. Closed Mon except Bank Holidays. Booking advisable.
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