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The Sailors Bar

Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2684
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“hake” (8 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food & service. The hake is lovely there, they do great starters, side salads great steaks etc. Everything is cooked fresh. Service is very good always & staff are very friendly & helpful in every way. Highly recommended.

Thank maryoM861HL
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Friends and family recommended this pub and we now know why. We stopped for an evening meal and a few pints of Guinness and had a delightful experience. The steaks were cooked to perfection and the whole meal was tasty and wholesome. Perfect, as was...More

Thank peterehc
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Kenmare for 1 week and visited here twice - great food, the service is friendly and the food and drink is well priced. It can get very busy, so if you can, book ahead. There is also live music on Mondays, my...More

Thank Lindsey D
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Returned to The Sailors Bar again this year and was not disappointed. Superb food, large portions and reasonably priced. Atmosphere and view from window all add to experience. Great night.

2  Thank downing
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Very good food but service is very bad. Servers are not too friendly, especially the dark haired girl. Not really recommend it, only for the food

8  Thank Alex V
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Has a barbeque, music and drinks here on day after our daughter's wedding - all organised by Sailors Bar. Lots of room and seating outside for the barbie - everything went extremely well and everyone (including kids) had a good time. This is a great...More

Thank Suburban_Couple
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Huge portions, classic Irish dishes, the place was filled with locals, the food was great, the drinks were generous and cold! What more can you ask for?

Thank Susan P
Reviewed May 18, 2016

I had the lamb stew, it was delicious! Servers were so friendly. A very cozy atmosphere and joined by some wonderful local musicians was a treat for the night.

Thank Carol927
Reviewed May 8, 2016

We have been to the Sailors Bar every time we visit this area and the welcome is always excellent and the local food so fresh! It is very good value for money! The owners hadn't seen us for over four years but recognized us and...More

Thank SwanseaCandy
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great Food, great service, what more do you need in a local eatery. My wife and I had the Hake and it was perfect. The kids had their favourite Chicken Curry and were very happy as always

2  Thank georgeharrington
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Josef F
October 26, 2016|
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Response from Suburban_Couple | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know - was only there once - after a wedding last April.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 2684
  • E-mail
The Sailors Bar is located just three miles from the picturesque town of Kenmare on the Castletownbere Road (R571). Come and experience a traditional Irish Bar coupled with great food. We have extensive outdoor seating overlooking the beautiful Kenmare Bay. All tastes catered for, seafood & steaks a speciality. A favourite spot with the locals....
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