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Kate Kearney's Cottage

) #17 of 151 Restaurants in Killarney $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 664 4146
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am really not one to write bad reviews and to be honest I hate doing it (but we were really annoyed). We have been travelling to Kerry the past 8-9 years on our holidays and we always pay a visit to Kate Kearney's for...More

Thank angelbaby01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Killarney Shuttle Bus out to the Gap of Dunloe and hired a jaunting cart for a ride through the Gap. Wild weather, rain then sunshine made it exciting. Afterwards, we went to Kate Kearneys, a small whitewashed pub, for a drink, dinner...More

Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of driving and sight seeing, we were sent here by our B&B hosts...what a great suggestion! We stepped out of our car, saw Kate's "cottage" nestled against one of the mountains, and heard the Irish music as we walked over. We...More

Thank lebster01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after biking through the Gap of Dunloe. Hands down the best leg of lamb I have ever had (and I'm not a huge fan of lamb usually). It was so flavorful and the gravy was AMAZING. We also ordered some butternut squash...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to Kate Kearney's Cottage soaking wet after our pony and trap ride over the Gap of Dunloe; I was so glad they had their wood burning stove lit and I made great use of it! The bar staff were very friendly and helpful....More

Thank LifeCoachontheMove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go here and to the gap if you like the tourist treadmill. Full of tourists all doing the same thing.

Thank eekogirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great familiy restaurant. We went here for a dinner on an ordinary weekday. The place was quite full with locals and only a few tourists. We ordered their special home brewed blonde beer and the today's special (salmon chowder with Irish brown bread and a...More

Thank MaxPeen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went fo a walk up to the gap, it was really enjoyable, we were fairly weary and thirsty by the time we got back to kates cottage pub got some food and a drink. Very good and very enjoyable. Food was excellent and service...More

Thank G3489GXjohno
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This was recommended by the folks at Loch Lein Country Inn. It was a wonderful evening of food and music.

1  Thank Queita W
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Very popular spot if you are making a trip to view the gorgeous Gap of Dunloe. On the night we went, there was a local band playing, and we enjoyed the scrumptious local pints and our meals after a long day of travel, and found...More

Thank Austin R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 26
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 4146
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Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment venue, souvenir shops, Pub grub and much more. Our multi award winning banquet style themed "Irish Night" runs from March through to October, a must if your visiting. In the high season you can expect the show to run at least 6 nights a week. We're also situated close to many walking trails in the world famous Gap of Dunloe. There's Jaunting cars and horse riding within a minutes walk and at least 5 golf course within a 10 mile radius. We also cater for weddings and after wedding parties. Live music and BBQs are never too far away either during the summer
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