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“Good food, great atmosphere”
Review of Cellar One

Cellar One
Ranked #18 of 186 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $47
Cuisines: European, Irish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The stylish Cellar One Restaurant is at the heart of The Ross with truly individual design features. Leading from the Pink Lounge down the elegant stairs into Cellar One Restaurant is impressive, and from here on your evening will continue in this same vein. Chef Ian McMonagle has beautifully combined local produce with international influences which will fall nothing short of offering gastric delight. As well as great creative flair there is a clear understanding of food & flavours evident all the way through this menu. From the Cromane Mussels steamed in coconut milk with lime and ginger to the Roast Peppered Breast of Skeghanore Duck served with braised red cabbage, baked apple, honey & orange sauce the creative flair and clear understanding of food is evident all the way through this menu.
Dublin, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good food, great atmosphere”
Reviewed November 28, 2011

I took my boyfriend to Cellar One for his birthday. I was incredibly impressed with the use of space in this basement restaurant. The place was full of happy diners, and the relaxed lighting and pianist in the corner added to the ambiance without being overbearing.
I ordered Clonakilty black pudding with a blue cheese sorbet for starter, while my boyfriend ordered scallops. Both dishes were exceptional. Mains were also practically faultless. I ordered parmesan crusted plaice with crab claws and wilted spinach, which was good, but there definitely wasn't enough spinach. My boyfriend had the vension, which gave me serious food envy. It was a huge hunk of meat, cooked exactly as he asked. Potoes and vegetables also arrived with the mains.
Dessert was outstanding. On recommendation from the hotel's charming receptionist we ordered the chocloate fondue to share. Amazing!
The staff were attentive, cordial and chatty, as well as highly professional. Despite the place being full, we never felt rushed, and they knew to bring our after dinner drinks after dessert, which a lot of places don't think of!
I cannot recommend it highly enough, certainly one of the best restaurants in Killarney.

  • Visited November 2011
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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely food!”
Reviewed November 21, 2011

Had dinner in Cellar one on Saturday night. There were 16 of us on a hen. It was really really nice. There was something on the menu to suit everyone. All the girls was raving about the food afterwards.

Visited November 2011
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Ireland
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great presentation and Food”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

Great restaurant and fantastic setting. You go down to the cellar part of the hotel - really vibrant interior. The food is excellant, Hake amazing. Great Value. Try a cocktail in the bar upstairs afterwards.

Visited December 2010
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Dublin, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT!!!!!!”
Reviewed October 30, 2011

Highly recommended restaurant. Excellent service & fantastic food. Decided on this restaurant after reading reviews on TA & we were not dissappointed. Food was delicious from start to finish. Would definitly recommend a visit if looking for an enjoyable evening out with good food!

  • Visited October 2011
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1 Thank lindaor
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Dublin, Ireland
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“wow”
Reviewed October 24, 2011

the chef is a genius, food was so fresh, presentation was wow, and serious value for money, had dinner, lunch and tapas there over 4 days of my stay in killarney,

Visited October 2011
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