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The Laurels Pub

) #15 of 153 Restaurants in Killarney $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
40 Main Street, Killarney, Ireland
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“potato cakes” (32 reviews)
“lamb stew” (23 reviews)
“irish stew” (26 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30All hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Main Street, Killarney, Ireland
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171 - 180 of 695 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Dark woods. Great service. Worth the wait. And the Irish Stew? Savory. Rich. My favorite meal in Ireland. The Laurels is in my top two favorite restaurants we visited during our stay in Ireland.

Thank myredcord
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The four of us decided to try this restaurant having enjoyed drinks in the bar a couple of times,we were not disappointed.we had 2 ribeyes,1 fillet and a t-bone all cooked as ordered with delicious veg and fries.we had wine and beers and the bill...More

Thank teresa150554
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went out for a meal after a round of golf in Killarney golf and fishing club. met by an excellent barman who gave us a table and 2 of the best Guinness I have ever tasted. Menu had a great choice, I ended up having...More

Thank cantona_deux
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Wanted a nice pub for lunch for our large group (6 adults, 6 kids) --- The Laurels didn't disappoint. Ordered Shepherds Pie and it was REALLY GOOD. All kids ordered the pizzas and they all agreed they were fantastic. We were able to get a...More

Thank jennifer h
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We've been to lots of pubs around the uk but this is truly the real thing. Stag party was there drinking (at noon) and singing loudly. Sat next to a couple fellas speaking Gaelic.... All good fun and atmosphere. Had a couple pints and shepherds...More

Thank Glampingfam
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The Laurels Pub offers an authentic Irish Pub experience! Many beers on tap, experienced staff, pub style menu. Loved the great quaint style! Great activities on the street out front of the Pub. Enjoy!

Thank MapleOnTheMoveMom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

After travelling through Ireland and eating at different pubs/ restaurants etc, I must say this was by far the best pub food we had! It was so good my boyfriend made it a point to go back another day, they offer a variety of foods...More

Thank Thetraveler91
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Ate here with my wife. Food and service was good but not exceptional. You may have to wait for a table. It is very touristy as is most places in Killarney.

Thank Pat O
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Had a meal here with my wife on 19th July. Nice relaxing environment with good choice of food. I had scallops and t-bone steak which were both lovely and my wife had brie and rib eye steak and we shared a bottle of wine. Came...More

Thank longjohns
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Had the fish and chips, great big piece of fish, not the usual 3-4 little pieces you find at most imitation Irish pubs in the States. Guinness was good and fresh, service spot on and lovely location. I would go back in a minute.

Thank TravelMark70
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Tina H
wow - would really like to know how to make your Colcannon
31 October 2016|
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Response from soozireland | Reviewed this property |
So would I !!
Do you take reservations for groups. 10 of us are traveling together. Thanks for the info.
2 August 2016|
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Response from magazine2016 | Reviewed this property |
Im sure that they do. Ask for Kate if she is there.
Rosanne W
Does Chris sheen still work there? Was there 19 years ago and Chelsea Clinton was there same night.
19 July 2016|
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Response from pallygirl | Reviewed this property |
Oh wow! Glad to know Chelsea liked the same place we did! Don't know about Chris, sorry, but what a great place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main Street, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
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