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“Tantalizing food in charming cottage” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Lime Tree Restaurant

The Lime Tree Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 55 Restaurants in Kenmare
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $27 - $49
Cuisines: Irish, European, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Lime Tree is recognised as Kenmare's landmark restaurant. Housed in a beautiful building dating back to 1832, the food and service continues to win accolades and many new customers. The quality ingredients are sourced locally and then carefully prepared with passion. Fish from the cleanest waters in Europe is delivered daily and lamb is provided by the local farmer. Simple caring preparation ensures tasty food. The service is friendly and efficient with an emphasis on value for money in an informal manner.
Manchester, New Hampshire
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Tantalizing food in charming cottage”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

Conveniently located just off the downtown triangle, The Lime Tree serves fresh, innovatively prepared local products. I thoroughly enjoyed my go-to fillet mignon while my husband relished a regional lamb stew. The served was impeccable and friendly without being cloying. The ambiance was warm while open and modern. We are grateful to our B&B hosts for recommending The Lime Tree and steering us toward with a memorable meal.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Suzanne A
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great service & food to match”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

We arrived without a reservation on a bank holiday weekend, the owner/hostess explained they were fully booked but there was a reserved table available - provided we were done within 90 minutes. She oozed 'service with a smile' throughout the evening, lovely to find but yet so rare.
The waitresses were prompt, nicely groomed and worked at pace. The owner kept a close watch on staff and customers alike - even to come and inform us that we didn't have to rush afterall, as she was able to accommodate the other party!
Menu recommendations were wonderful, they pleased even the pickiest palate among us. Loved it, superb restaurant, great time. Will be back.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank TravellingQ8
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Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Early bird menu was terrific”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

We loved the atmosphere, the service and especially the food at Lime Tree. The early bird menu is varied and offers a terrific value. The chef was very accommodating for my gluten-free needs. I would highly recommend Lime Tree!

Visited October 2012
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2 Thank red2657
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London
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Really great spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

Wonderful food, very cute restaurant and superb service. Couldn't fault it. The people in Kenmare are very lucky people to have such wonderful restaurants in their town! Great value too.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank LondonFuninthesun
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cork
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

my family and i went to lime tree on sat 20 oct
the food for our party of 6 was of the highest quality
the staff were so nice nothing to much trouble
we had both fish and meat dishes and they were
all perfect the early bird menu is great value
we will be back

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank corkhanna
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