We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kate Kearney's Cottage

Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 664 4146
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (20 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (593)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 541 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2018

We popped in on a Sunday after a lovely drive through the Gap of Dunloe. The pub was very, very busy yet we managed to find a table for two quite quickly. There were families there, plus walkers and holiday makers so it caters for...More

Thank DeeTravelGuide
Reviewed 28 December 2017

First time at Kate kearneys cottage so didn't know what to expect, cute as the dickens from the outside, has a nice little shop inside along with a roaring fire and traditional decor. Went by chance for a meal on St Stephens day and was...More

Thank Donna F
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We stopped here while exploring the Gap of Dunloe. The food was good along with the service. I recommend anything off the menu.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful tasty hot food. Service excellent too dining room warm and cosy. Cudnt fault it to b honest

Thank eileen m
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We were advised to visit Kate Kearney’s Cottage however it was not what we expected. We arrived and it was shut but they let us in while they were lighting the fire. We had some drinks but a crowd came in and from then on...More

Thank GirlR
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Again an unexpected lovely evening provided by CIE Tours following an incredible day in the Killarney National Park. The 3 piece band was exceptional, I bought their CD, the dancing was fun and the food was excellent, I think the entire tour enjoyed this, completely...More

Thank JanisLakeCharles_LA
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Killarney for a family holiday and found Kate Kearney's Cottage on trip advisor. We went on an evening when they had traditional Irish music and dancing and had such a great evening. The food was simple and comforting and just what we...More

Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Beautiful place to visit. a must see in Kerry. Lovely food, very clean friendly. would go back again and recommend to a friend

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My husband, in-laws and I went for dinner at Kate Kearney's. My in-laws were here to visit from the US and really wanted a taste of traditional Ireland so we thought we might as well treat them to a bit of music and Irish dancing...More

Thank NCVienna
Reviewed 8 October 2017

What a wonderful restaurant, with great food at moderate prices, a well-stocked bar, attentive service, and great traditional Irish music and dancing, from expert performers. We enjoyed our evening here thoroughly.

Thank SandJ2011
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 hotels in Killarney
The Dunloe
707 reviews
2.22 km away
Loch Lein Country House
1,001 reviews
4.40 km away
The Europe Hotel & Resort
2,534 reviews
5.00 km away
Innisfallen Hotel
58 reviews
5.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Coffee Pot Cafe
70 reviews
.04 km away
Rozzers Restaurant
617 reviews
5.74 km away
Beaufort Bar and Restaurant
107 reviews
3.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Morrison Tours
22 reviews
.83 km away
The Lodge & Reeks Guiding Company
144 reviews
5.29 km away
Gap of Dunloe
2,930 reviews
.03 km away
Cronin's Yard - Day Walks
49 reviews
4.67 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
sheri k
4 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from diumraid | Property representative |
Food service starts at 12.30 but the cafe across the way and the cafe down the road both serve breakfast during the tourist season
Patricia G
11 May 2016|
Response from TerraVaughn | Reviewed this property |
They take credit and cash
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 4146
  • E-mail
Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment venue, souvenir shops, Pub grub and much more. Our multi award winning banquet style themed "Irish Night" runs from March through to October, a must if your visiting. In the high season you can expect the show to run at least 6 nights a week. We're also situated close to many walking trails in the world famous Gap of Dunloe. There's Jaunting cars and horse riding within a minutes walk and at least 5 golf course within a 10 mile radius. We also cater for weddings and after wedding parties. Live music and BBQs are never too far away either during the summer
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing