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The Sailors Bar

Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 2684
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hake” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

While staying at the Holiday Magic B&B a few minutes away, it was recommended that we dine at The Sailors Bar and we are so glad we did (twice). The owner couple (husband and wife) do all of the cooking and serving. Food is deliciously...More

Thank KimiHC
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Spent 10 days in Ireland and this is the meal I remember most favorably; I had the special catch of the day (hake) which was delicious, but my broccoli-cauliflower soup stole the show. Yum!

1  Thank Rebecca Z
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This place was neither great nor certainly bad. It was lovely. We're not food experts by any means but it was nice. I felt the ace lacked a little when it came to staff. Maybe we got them on a bad day. But I'd certainly...More

1  Thank PatandRita
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Had such a good meal we returned the next evening. The Hake from the specials board was delicious and there was plenty of it. Crab cakes were excellent and the vegetarian Lasagne was beautifully cooked and really tasty. Service was excellent with very friendly staff....More

1  Thank davebalding
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I give 100% points to the Sailors Pub 'Beef Lasagna'. Outstandingly delicious and served with mixed salad and chips. Plentiful portions, price reasonable and service efficient and friendly.

1  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We visited this restaurant twice during our stay in West Cork. Brilliantly located with views overlooking the lake. Excellent service, even catering for our very fussy eater. Great range on the menu, served promptly. Can highly recommend the gorgeous vegetable lasagne and the fish and...More

1  Thank Deirdre M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lovely bar In a great position with amazing views of Kenmare Bay, perfect for watching the sunset. The food is always great with plenty of variety and the service is quick and friendly. Portions are huge so bring your best appetite. Used as much by...More

1  Thank mdness50
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Would absolutely recommend this place. Six of us called in on route back to Beara best decision ever. The pan baked Hake with seasonal vegetables and potatoes were excellent, the steak filled the plate and the kids loved the chicken 🍔 burgers

Thank Dianevswindon
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Fab. location. Staff very friendly and extremely helpful and accommodating. I liked the environment. Food was beautiful. Very relaxing.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place to stop and enjoy some really nice food and welcoming atmosphere. We had toasted specials which were very nice. Good beer selection and very friendly staff. Worth a visit.

Thank ainemurphy78
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Sorry, don't know - was only there once - after a wedding last April.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castletownbere Road | Killaha West, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 2684
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The Sailors Bar is located just three miles from the picturesque town of Kenmare on the Castletownbere Road (R571). Come and experience a traditional Irish Bar coupled with great food. We have extensive outdoor seating overlooking the beautiful Kenmare Bay. All tastes catered for, seafood & steaks a speciality. A favourite spot with the locals....
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