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The Horseshoe

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1553
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (28 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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81 - 90 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 6 April 2016

I frequented this restaurant on several occasions before and always found it to be excellent and was horrified by my latest visit.The waiting staff were all new and although plentiful were oblivious of whats required at this level,wandering around aimlessly not looking at tables where...More

4  Thank paul d
Paul B, Owner at The Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Hi Paul, This is Cailla O'Shea here. I am replying instead of the owner as I see what you've written as somewhat of a personal attack which I thinks warrants a personal response. My sister informed me of your visit two Sunday's ago, and how...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here twice over the past year and both times the whole experience has been great. The food is flavourful and well presented. There is a good wine list which is well priced. The staff are very attentive and room is nice and cozy....More

1  Thank Cork_boy76
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We ate here last night and couldn't fault the food or service. We had the rack of lamb and cajun salmon from the specials board. For dessert had white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake and the chocolate brownie with honeycomb ice cream. Everything was gorgeous and...More

1  Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. Incredible food and lovely cosy, casual atmosphere. This was honestly one of the best meals I've ever eaten. We had scallops and prawns with crab claws to start. Both were phenomenal. We ordered from the specials for main course, monkfish and...More

1  Thank LornaDublin31
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a very cool restaurant/bar with amazing food, staff and atmosphere. If you are looking for good wholesome food that is reasonably priced, don't pass The Horseshoe!

1  Thank Siobhain D
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

More of a restaurant than a pub but does both well. The Guinness is always glossy and tasty. The menu doesn't change too much but there are daily specials. Occasionally live music. Highly recommend their chowder - best I've had! Not your typical pub food...More

1  Thank ThadySenior
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

A very enjoyable meal in this ultra Cosy bar where we sheltered from Storm Frank near the fire over the Christmas holidays. Portobello mushroom followed by Fillet steak was 10/10. Service with a smile from a very attentive waitress. Sure, we had to have dessert-...More

1  Thank yogabunny30
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This is a very quaint, comfortable spot to eat in Kenmare - almost a best kept secret. The real peat fire and old stable decor add to the charm, as well as the friendly and helpful staff. The food is top rate - little home...More

Thank EJClifton
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Stumbled by the last night we were in Kenmore. Had some of the best mussels I've ever eaten, and everyone in our party loved their food. Really nice people and excellent service. Highly recommend .

Thank Pamela J
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I was recently in Kenmare and had the joy of having a wonderful dinner at The Horseshoe. I had the filet and it was one of the best steaks I've had in recent memory. We enjoyed the atmosphere and service. I highly recommend The Horseshoe...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Tuesday
4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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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