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The Boathouse Bistro Dromquinna Manor

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Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2889
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying in the area to walk. We sadly only discovered this on our last night. The setting is amazing and the staff were most welcoming. Flor was our waiter and he was both attentive and helpful. We were a party of 4 adults and all ordered different courses. We all enjoyed our 3 courses equally. The food was... More 

Thank allotment_7
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a fabulous afternoon here, helped by excellent staff and really good food. Sat on the terrace in glorious sunshine after our meal. The calamari and sweet potato fries were delicious. The restaurant itself and terrace were spotless. The staff were so welcoming and friendly, extremely professional, a real asset to this business.

Thank Anbry46
Clonmel, Ireland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

An oasis in which you can relax and enjoy excellent food. Very friendly and helpful service. Dogs not allowed but can leave dog in vehicle in parking lot which is safe and close to Bistro. We ensured we could revisit for lunch on our holidays. This is a must to visit.

Thank Irish3577
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my lunch today @ Boathousedromquinnamanor , you don't realise how much poor food you put up with now days till you get excellent food like this 🍽🍤🍔🍜

Thank Aaron H
Level Contributor
36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate to get a table in this busy restaurant / bistro. The location has a spectacular view. The exterior of the bistro is appealing in its blue grey nautical theme and equally so is the interior which is spotless and gleaming white. They have lovely styled menus with a great layout offering many delights. A lot of thought... More 

Thank Wendy M
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish and Chips the likes we have never seen. The fish was fluffy in a light batter and the chips golden brown. Just lovely. The location is jaw dropping. Right on the water with a terrace where we sat on a sunny Saturday. Great gin list but overall it is one of those places that just creates memories. Loved it.

Thank James J
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location Excellent. Guinness very poor, steak over-cooked, ordering requests either forgotten or mixed up. Overall standard of service bad.

Thank Ciaran K
Kenmare, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had yet another delicious lunch today. We went there for Mothers day lunch and We were greeted with a complimentary glass of prosecco, a lovely touch. The food was outstanding as usual and the staff were fantastic.

1 Thank jlee49
Dunshaughlin, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal with family. Id lovely monkfish curry, partner had fish amd chips. Kids loved the calamari... beautiful waterfront setting and the decor is very nice. Staff were all very friendly and attentive... will return on our next trip...

Thank Larry M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We weren't sure if we could just call for a coffee as it is a bistro and it was lunchtime on Sunday, but nothing was a problem. Of course when we saw the menu, we couldn't resist ordering the potted crab salad to share. So glad we did. It was simply divine. Followed by excellent coffee served by extremely pleasant... More 

Thank Lady2205

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$44
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dromquinna Manor, Kenmare, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 2889

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?