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Kate Kearney's Cottage

Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 664 4146
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband was so taken with Kate's coffee with Bailey's, he wanted to return for a second cup. Beyond that, we ordered vegetable soup which was average. Service was also a bit slow.

Thank molleary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very reasonably priced menu. Had roast lamb and chocolate lava cake for dessert. Couldn't find fault with anything, highly recommended

Thank DR005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across Kate Kearneys Cottage on our tour of Kerry. Setting is gorgeous an route to the gap of Dunloe. We stopped off for food. The food was delicious and served with a smile. We sat outside as it was sunny and had our dog...More

Thank Jen O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I often stop here for lunch, snacks or dinner. The food is always great the prices are great and the service is fast and friendly. The surroundings are clean and really complement the place.

Thank patrickc815
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made this our turnaround point hiking toward Black Valley from Ladies View. Just stopped in for tea and a scone but what a nice place to sit outside with a cuppa and rest up a bit. Staff was very friendly as well.

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location and an added bonus since the Gap of Dunloe is right there. Great food, music and dancing. Highly recommend during your journey in Ireland

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So not actually being a proper tourist (born and raised in Ireland) I felt conflicted about going to Kate Kearneys as part of me was expecting a tacky leprechaun themed pub.... boy was I wrong! When we arrived there was a very large group in...More

Thank Shelly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Fossa, and ate here twice since it's an easy seven minute drive away. Both experiences were excellent, although the atmosphere on a Sunday evening was more lively, with a live three person band. Enjoyed roast of the day (lamb) and their roast...More

Thank BigBree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're picking up a Jackney, be advised it's €25 per person extra-we weren't told this until we were on our way on the bus from Dero's Tours. This is a lovely cottage and the food and fun is plentiful. Kate was well known to...More

Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was at a party here recently. Great selection of party food. Friendly staff too. It was busy and good atmosphere.

Thank lucyyeah
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Questions & Answers
May 3, 2018|
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Response from diumraid | Property representative |
There are 2 shuttle bus services daily, Google killarney shuttle bus for up to date times. In the evening time taxi service is the only way available.
sheri k
February 4, 2018|
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Response from diumraid | Property representative |
Food service starts at 12.30 but the cafe across the way and the cafe down the road both serve breakfast during the tourist season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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