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Desire Kitchen at West End

58 New Street | Cathedrale Place, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 8601
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“rosti” (7 reviews)
“dumplings” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Polish, European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 New Street | Cathedrale Place, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times over the last few months, and always found it to be great food with friendly service. I have had breakfast, lunch and dinner; and the food is consistently good. Highly recommend, if you find yourself in Killarney.

Thank Sean-Ireland1975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely cosy restaurant. The food was delicious and beautifully presented, and the service was excellent. I would love to eat here again if I’m back in Killarney.

Thank Aoife G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Group of 14 of us went to eat at Desire with a huge hunger after a walk in Killarney Park. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their main course regardless of what was ordered ( I had delicious Pirogi for main course and Pavlova for dessert along with...More

Thank aidan360
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We had dinner in this restaurant and the food was amazing. Excellent attention to detail, well presented dishes. The night that we attended was during the Christmas "Dine in Killarney", where the restaurant offered three course meals for E25. At that price we weren't expecting...More

2  Thank patriciaomahony22316
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a fairly small restaurant, a bit away from most of the restaurants in Killarney, but very much worth the extra half-mile walk. The food was outstanding, among the best meals we've had. The restaurant itself is nicely decorated, very comfortable but still upscale,...More

1  Thank Mick L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were group of 20 first time to this restaurant from the moment we arrived we were made very welcome.. We had 3 course set menu the food and service was excellent. We had nice private section of restaurant to ourselfs.. Will defenitly be back

3  Thank Fomum
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A group of 20 of us ate here last night .... would highly recommend it.. from start to finish we thoroughly enjoyed our meal it was simply amazing... very friendly staff food was superb... I will definitely be returning...

2  Thank Joanne N
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Everything was perfect. The restaurant has a wonderful, quaint, old charm, yet upscale vibe. My husband and I had the 3 course meal and everything was delicious. Our very friendly waitress said the dessert was homemade. Portions were generous and presentation was lovely.

3  Thank nancypI3092LK
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My girlfriend and I enjoyed a beautiful meal here. It is a very intimate restaurant with a relaxing atmosphere. The food was fantastic and the staff were great.

3  Thank RebelintheKingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2017

As usual a full rating from me is somewhat unusual, the idea was to find a place that served good food, was quietish and not in the centre of town. Desire fulfilled these criteria and decent reviews on Trip advisor confirmed the choice. We had...More

6  Thank marmiter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 New Street | Cathedrale Place, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 663 8601
  • E-mail
Newly open restaurant in Killarney town centre open 7 days a week and serving food all day> Breakfast served from 9am until 12pm and lunch served 12:30pm until 5:00pm. Also open for dinner.
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