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The Horseshoe

) #12 of 36 Restaurants in Kenmare $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1553
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (22 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It just works there is always a buzz and while it's casual the food is really good, we had Thai prawns which were exceptional lovely monkfish scampi and lamb koftas left well fed and happy with a few drinks for €85 for the two of...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It does not look so great in the photo but the steak was cooked perfectly and the potatoes were to die for. Very friendly staff and gluten free warm bread! Heaven!

Thank jennyjb2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Week spent in Kenmare went into Horseshoe for a drink no seats very busy with customers having dinner. I thought this must be good book a table for two for the following day. Dinner menu has a great selection that will suit all tastes, staff...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

My son (11) and I went to this restaurant twice whilst staying in Kenmare. Both times we had lovely meals. My son enjoyed the meal so much that he thought is was one of the best restaurants he's ever been to! First time, we went...More

Thank megxwte
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Kenmare for the Ring of Beara cycle and popped in to The Horseshoe for some dinner. The atmosphere was lively and bustling! Having worked in restaurants was just amazed at how inviting and fantastically professional the staff managed the bar area and...More

Thank NicolaErasmus
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Hungry travellers. Made us stay outside until 5.10pm. Even though website said 5pm opening. Limited choice of food. No salads as mains. Some staff were not that attentive.More

1  Thank Shirley D
Paul B, Owner at The Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi Shirley, Firstly, if you notice, Kenmare is a sleepy country village. We don't operate on strict schedules like in the city. Take for instance the wonderful Crowley's up the street, the opening time of which reads "5ish". I think you should have managed your...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Prawns in coconut milk to start - beautiful. Followed by a juicy, tender steak. Yum! My hubby had a lamb dish which was super. The whole thing set off with a glass of Tempranillo - bliss. The staff were excellent to boot!

Thank cmurfee
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We came upon this pub on Friday evening not knowing anything about it but we were delighted we found it. It has a very cosy atmosphere. We were greeted by a lovely waitress who gave us a warm welcome. The four of us had steak...More

Thank 305Diane
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Atmosphere is wonderful, food was very good. Service was attentive, and lots of help for our GF person.

Thank Fleecebrain
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I loved the place, the dinner and the music. We also had very friendly staff. We stayed a few hours and we had a very nice time. Kenmare is such a treat and I will always come back to the horseshoe if I´m in Kenmare.

Thank annegehtstromern
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1553
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