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Kate Kearney's Cottage

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Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 664 4146
10:00 - 23:30
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:30
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Simi Valley, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

This sweet little gift shop and pub is a perfect place to stop while touring the gap of Dunloe. You will be able to see some Irish Cobb horses in the stables directly behind the pub, and begin or end a tour of the gap from this location.

Thank reidmymail
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here with 5 others on a busy Sunday afternoon, we had to wait to get a table as it was very busy, once seated we were served very quickly and the food was delicious and very well presented, portion sizes were very generous. Staff were exceptional, great service and always had a smile for the customers. Also, the prices... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 8:30pm based on their website stating dinner served until 9:30pm . We were told the kitchen closed at 8pm... clearly the coach load of our US cousins had overloaded their resources this evening... anyway the pint was good and the band sang well. Just don't try to eat late in Kerry! Off to the hotel Europe now

Thank Ian H
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Tried to get a cup off coffee in the the coffee pot. As they don't take card we went across the road to the gift shop to purchase something and get cash back as this is the norm. Was told by the teenagers behind the counter that they don't do it and never had. When we pointed we had gotten... More 

Thank peter h
Croton ny
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

At the end of our walk through the gap of dunloe. The beer selection was good and it was a great place to hang out and recover....

Thank Sue G
Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were here last year. It was on the route for the "Ring of Kerry" This was one of the best stops on the map. We even came back for a second time when our route was finished. The view of the gap was out of this world. Well worth the walk or if you wanted you... More 

Thank Kelly-Anne M
Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Kate Kearney's Cottage on the 1st of April after a lovely walk up the Gap of Dunloe. The menu was full of choices to suit all. The food was amazing and the service was exceptional also. Such a great restaurant and bar. It was very busy at the time of our visit but this did not effect the... More 

Thank TESS230176
Killarney, Ireland
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Kate Kearney's Cottage lies at the Beaufort end of The Gap of Dunloe. It has been the local pub for generations of illarney men from that region, andd of late has served the same function to tourists. The pub has been in the same family for generations, and they provide the same hospitality today to the visitors as their forebears... More 

Thank Clionamac1
Edenderry, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice place with excellent food perfect after day of hiking. Would recommend to all. Good choice of menu, gluten free options, friendly staff.

Thank EdenDorota
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Staff were very friendly and welcoming and the food was possibly the best I had in my trip through Ireland. And the shop had loads to look through and buy. Staff in the shops were also friendly and helpful. Beautiful little place and the perfect place to stop off on your trip up or down the mountains!

Thank Maria M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?