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Breens Riverside Cafe & Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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1 Bridge Street, Sneem 0000, Ireland
+353 64 664 5498
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Lawrenceburg, IN
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187 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Not much to say....the folks who waited on us were very friendly, our order was correct, and the food was very good (the chicken curry over rice was great). The price was right, too. To top it off, the setting is spectacular; right next to a beautiful stream and bridge. Just lovely. We had to park down the street a... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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437 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were on the Ring of Kerry drive and stopped off here for lunch. what a colourful place all the houses and shops a different colour. Crossed the bridge and found this little place, but its much bigger than you think when you get inside. I decided to try the chowder which was delicious with lovely chunky bread, have decided... More 

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Addis Ababa
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Excellent place for a pit-stop and much more if required. Very accommodating and friendly staff. Good Value and of course excellent view of the torrent under the bridge at Sneem.

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Ballymena
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We recently stayed in the Sneem area and visited Breems for an evening meal. Lovely views very informative staff and excellent food.

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Tralee, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I visit this restaurant every two weeks with my colleague when we are in the area. I always look forward to having my lunch here and the Sneem visit can't come quick enough! I have the warm Goat's cheese salad and it is divine! Big piece of mouth-watering cheese sitting on a beautiful salad with toasted almonds and comes with... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It doesn't look like a big eatery from the outside and feels more like a cafe than a bistro but there is an extensive menu and the food is all prepared from scratch, and is lovely! The best is the staff - they are welcoming and immediately set about making a table for 10 of us and were so friendly.... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely quaint little bistro on the riverside! I came here for a bite to eat after a busy day travelling. The menu was perfect! I opted for a chicken salad baguette and chips, it was so delicious! There was also lots of other choices including hot meals. The baked goods looked amazing, unfortunately I did not have time to... More 

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Rueil-Malmaison, France
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Had to give it 5/5 just for the homemade Bonoffe Pie!! Bloody delicious! Service good (although the one guy was miserable! But the rest very nice! Lovely location on the side of the river. Definitely worth a visit!!

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Newcastlewest
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a beautiful bistro beside Sneem bridge, right in the middle of the busy village. The menu has lots to choose from, a simple soup and sandwich all the way up to a scampi or other meal. The homebaking looks enticingly out at you from the fridge and if the weather is nice you should definitely sit outside and... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

What drew us was the beautiful exterior and the chance at outdoor seating with an overlook. I fancied a place across the road which had a more expansive menu but was vetoed by my family because it looked "well worn." The daily specials started with the Seafood Chowder which when it arrived appeared to be on the Manhattan side of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Sneem 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Sneem
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 5498

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