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Whartons Traditional Fish & Chips

The Square, Kenmare 0000, Ireland
+353 83 348 7505
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tartare” (8 reviews)
“quality fish” (2 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
14:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Street Food
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LOCATION
The Square, Kenmare 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We never had better Fish&Chips in Ireland... The chips are made freshly from potatoes as you order, the fish is really fresh and the batter is crisp. And the portions are huge.

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were looking for a casual dinner in Kenmare and this place suited our needs just fine. I had the fish & chips (which were great) and my wife ordered a hot dog and cheese fries. The woman working the food truck was pleasant; the...More

Thank ThreePuttPat
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Firstly - this van is hard to see - if you are on the wrong side of the road, it is just a beige van. It is facing the park. Do not confuse this wirth a white van doing similar fare (not tested). Positives -...More

Thank Seasonal_Seasoners
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

What many reviews don't tell you is that this is a good truck which was parked out the front of the park on the Main Street when we were there. If you google it it will give a location nearby but we had trouble finding...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Some local people recommended this unique place and it sure delivered, probably some of the best chips I ever had, and the freshest of fish and the portions were massive, super friendly staff too!

1  Thank Paula M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Best chips in town! Great service and really fresh food. It's also the cleanest fish and chips van I know. Highly recommended!

1  Thank wanttogoonholiday
Reviewed 4 May 2017

the two behind the counter are priceless full of banter while you wait for the best fish and chips in kerry maybe the country excellent value at a price thats right

1  Thank micko986
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

As always great fish n chips. Fish this time a little heavy on the batter and a bit too brown but the fish inside was perfect and the chips to die for.

1  Thank Lucy5050
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The last time i was in kenmare i had fish and chips from whartons.The best fish and chips ive had in a very long time.I would highly recommend you trying there fish and chips.

2  Thank ejodonoghue
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The food is really good, but there is not a lot of space to eat it. It was our first fish&chips and it was one of the best we've ever tasted!!! Perfect service!

2  Thank amlopez2001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
14:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 22:00
Thursday
14:00 - 22:00
Friday
14:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Kenmare 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 83 348 7505
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Description
"Kenmare, in Co Kerry, has its unfair share of places to eat, but you'll miss one of its finest attractions if you confine yourself to the restaurants that feature in guide books. Wharton's Traditional Fish & Chips, in the town centre, is a gem. My cod was encased in the finest, lightest batter, into which crushed black peppercorns had been incorporated. It was so fresh I swear I saw it twitch as it hit the oil. The chips are hand-cut from potatoes that are, amazingly, chosen for their "fryability". And they have cider vinegar if you fancy a change from the stuff you usually get in chippers..." Tom Doorley (Irish Times)
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