Restaurants

Top Choice Irish in Kenmare

Tom Crean Fish & Wine

Named for Kerry's pioneering Antarctic explorer, and run by his granddaughter, this venerable restaurant uses only the best of local organic produce, cheeses and fresh seafood, all served in modern, low-key surround…
Top Choice Irish in Dingle Town

Idás

Chef Kevin Murphy is dedicated to promoting the finest of Irish produce, much of it from Kerry, taking lamb and seafood and foraged herbs from the Dingle peninsula and creating delicately flavoured concoctions such …
Top Choice Seafood in Ring of Kerry

Jacks Coastguard Restaurant

A door at the back of this village pub, housed in an 1886 coastguard station, leads to a striking contemporary restaurant with picture windows looking out across Castlemaine harbour to the Kerry hills. Seafood is th…
Top Choice Cafe in Dingle Town

Chowder

This unpretentious, always-busy cafe serves top quality bistro food as well as breakfast pancakes and fry-ups – the signature seafood chowder is tasty, but lunch specials such as homemade crab tart, open sandwich of…
Top Choice Seafood in Dingle Town

Out of the Blue

'No chips', reads the menu of this funky blue-and-yellow, fishing-shack-style restaurant on the waterfront. Despite its rustic surrounds, this is one of Dingle's best restaurants, with an intense devotion to fresh l…
Top Choice Irish in Slea Head

Gormans Clifftop House

Far and away the best place to eat and/or sleep in the area is Gormans Clifftop House. Book ahead to dine on delicious Kerry mountain lamb stew, Dingle Bay prawns and other exquisite dishes. The guest bedrooms (doub…
Top Choice Pub Food in Dingle Town

John Benny's

A toasty cast iron woodstove, stone slab floor, memorabilia on the walls, great staff and no intrusive TV make this one of Dingle's most enjoyable traditional pubs. Glenbeigh oysters and Cromane mussels are menu hig…
Top Choice Pub Food in Rough Point Peninsula

Spillane's

Outside tables look across Brandon Bay to the mountains at this idyllic, laidback pub out near the tip of the peninsula. Seafood is a speciality (the breaded scampi is a revalation), but it also does fabulous pizzas…
Top Choice Cafe in Inch

Sammy's

Sammy's, at the entrance to the beach, is the nerve centre of the village. The beach-facing bar-restaurant serves a vast range of dishes from sandwiches to fresh oysters and mussels. There's a shop, tourist informat…
Top Choice International in Tralee

Roast House

From breakfasts of homemade buttermilk pancakes with bacon, via lunches of barbecue pulled pork sandwiches to dinners of sirloin steak with pepper sauce and chips, this deservedly popular cafe-cum-bistro does simple…