Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Kenmare

Boathouse Bistro

At the water's edge, this 1870s boathouse 4.5km west of Kenmare has been stunningly converted to a beach-house-style blue-and-white bistro specialising in local seafood delivered daily to its own wharf. Expertly coo…
Top Choice Modern Irish in Waterville

Smuggler's Inn

At this diamond find near Waterville Golf Links, owner and chef Henry Hunt's gourmet creations incorporate fresh seafood and locally farmed poultry and meat, followed by artistic desserts (including homemade ice cre…
Top Choice Seafood in Killorglin

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, such…
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. Sneem lobster is available in season, …
Top Choice Seafood in Cahersiveen

QCs Seafood Restaurant & Bar

QCs is a modern take on a classic pub and as such is open pub hours for pints and craic. But some of the finest food on the Ring pours forth, particularly locally sourced seafood from its own fishing fleet, such as …
Modern Irish in Kenmare

No 35

Hand-cut limestone walls, exposed timber beams, stained-glass windows and an open fire set the stage for some of Kenmare's most creative cuisine. All-Irish produce features in dishes like slow-cooked rare saddleback…
Modern Irish in Kenmare

Mews

Chef Gary Fitzgerald and front-of-house manager Maria O'Sullivan have garnered acclaim at some of County Kerry's top restaurants and now helm this stylish, palm-filled spot hidden in a laneway off Henry St. Vermouth…
Italian in Killorglin

Giovannelli

Northern Italian native Daniele Giovannelli makes all of his pasta by hand at this simple but intimate little restaurant. Highlights of the blackboard menu might include seafood linguine with mussels in the shell, a…
Ice Cream in Valentia Island

Valentia Island Farmhouse Dairy

Dairy cattle on this working farm provide the milk for all-natural handmade ice cream in flavours such as cinnamon, caramel, mint choc-chip and strawberry, using berries also grown on the farm. Milk-free sorbets spa…
Seafood in Portmagee

Moorings Restaurant

This nautical-themed restaurant specialises in locally landed seafood, used in dishes such as hake with wild garlic crȅme, and a Wild Atlantic Way hot seafood platter (€35) with lobster, Cromane mussels, Dingle Bay …