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Wharton's Traditional Fish & Chips

3 The Square | Greenane, Kenmare V93 CY93, Ireland
+353 83 348 7505
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish and chips” (50 reviews)
“tartare” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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3 The Square | Greenane, Kenmare V93 CY93, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

had a one night stay in kenmare. couldnt go past this place. the food was great, the staff were so friendly, it was so good. will be back

1  Thank Dunc H
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My British partner loved the fish and chips. Best we could find in bantry. Being American I didn’t appreciate as much. Interesting decor: seemed quite modern and fresh for serving a lot of fried food. No alcohol. A lot of folks got to-go to take...More

1  Thank Gina R
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Situated in the square in Kenmare, this is a great place to stop to pick up a quick meal. We tried a bit of everything: Fish (Hake) N Chips Chicken Goujons Curry Chips Cheeseburger The chips alone were amazing, properly chunky chips, soaking up the...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped by quickly to get a take away, I found it below average for the reviews I read on here. Fish was over cooked and not fresh!! Not impressed with it at all I should’ve stayed going.

1  Thank MARY O
kevin w, Public Relations Manager at Wharton's Traditional Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Wrong location 😎

Reviewed 3 July 2018

After all the positive reviews here we had to give it a try and we were not disappointed! Wharton is the yellow truck just around the corner at the top of Main Street. It’s basically in a parking lot. But that truck is immaculately clean,...More

2  Thank Jules430
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Hake and chips at their best. You'll go a long way to get better. Everything is cooked to order so be patient its well worth it.

1  Thank Lucy5050
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Dropped by on the way back from Killarney - it was the best fish and chips I have ever had the pleasure of having! The fish was so fresh with a fine/thin crispy tasty batter! And the chips cooked to perfection - defo worth a...More

1  Thank rbtgrace
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

By far the best fish & chips I’ve had in a very long time. The van is spotless staff are chatty and friendly. We ordered the Fresh Hake & Chips and it was amazing. The batter you could eat on its own it’s so flavoursome....More

1  Thank Ken H
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The most amazing fish and chips, I mean the quality you'd find in a restaurant or good quality gastro pub from a roadside van. Crispy batter, the tastiest chips and not a hint of grease. The van was spotlessly clean and the staff warm and...More

1  Thank thelaminator2
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We arrived late during our trip around ring of kerry and all the restaurants seemed closed so we went to this fish and chip truck and they were the best fish and chips we had in Ireland!! we had the hake fish and it was...More

2  Thank pfmcfadgen
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 The Square | Greenane, Kenmare V93 CY93, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 83 348 7505
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Description
"Kenmare, in Co Kerry, has its unfair share of places to eat, but you'll miss one of its finest attractions if you confine yourself to the restaurants that feature in guide books. Wharton's Traditional Fish & Chips, in the town centre, is a gem. My cod was encased in the finest, lightest batter, into which crushed black peppercorns had been incorporated. It was so fresh I swear I saw it twitch as it hit the oil. The chips are hand-cut from potatoes that are, amazingly, chosen for their "fryability". And they have cider vinegar if you fancy a change from the stuff you usually get in chippers..." Tom Doorley (Irish Times)
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