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The Laurels Pub

40 Main Street, Killarney, Ireland
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato cakes” (34 reviews)
“lamb stew” (25 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30All hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Main Street, Killarney, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 749 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped by here for late lunch as they only serve lunch until 3. Had an Irish coffee then the roasted lamb for a very reasonable price. High Street in Killarney is quaint & very charming & plenty of places to eat but I chose this...More

Thank travelwithpam
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely friendly typical Irish pub. Good food and great Guinness, well worth a visit. In the main high street, nice open fire, staff very hard working.

Thank 77wendy
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed the pub's atmosphere, received good service, and would have rated at least 4 stars if we had not decided to eat. My wife said her salmon was better than average but not great, while I enjoyed (not) the worst hamburger...More

Thank GVTraveler49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 5 friends from Argentina , we went for dinner to this really nice restaurant, where we were attended by a really nice waitress who was really patient with my friends that dont speak english. The food was superb, I recommend the lamb, and...More

Thank Cristóbal D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened to ask the fellow in the ice cream place across the street for a recommendation on where to eat. This is a great pub stop. I had traditional potato cakes. Wonderful flavour of bacon and mushroom cream sauce. My friends enjoyed lamb stew...More

Thank Wibs39254
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we travel, we like to find a "go to" bar that feels like a place we'd go to back home. The Laurels was that place for us. We visited 3 times during our 5-day stay in Killarney and thoroughly enjoyed every visit. The highlight...More

Thank Scott5342
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A super evening dinner at a traditional Irish restaurant. Our Irish Stew was great and there was a lovely atmosphere. Service was a little slow, but not a problem.

Thank PaulRStamford
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some reviews have said staff not friendly/service oriented. We had a spectacular visit. Kate (I think that was her name) was fantastic as were other staff. Our friend wanted a photo of a poster on the wall and they shut the lights off so there...More

Thank Jenmoose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staff, great food & great atmosphere! Always busy but staff are very attentive & nothing is too much trouble. I recommend the chicken wings, chowder, potato cakes , scallops, crispy duck & of course the Guinness!

Thank Janet-Harlow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely pint of Guinness and 13 (A Guinness brew too) Staff very sociable and helpful. Very clean ,an interesting pub- Thanks !

Thank Bugsy1955
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Questions & Answers
Tina H
31 October 2016|
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Response from soozireland | Reviewed this property |
So would I !!
3 August 2016|
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Response from magazine2016 | Reviewed this property |
Im sure that they do. Ask for Kate if she is there.
Rosanne W
20 July 2016|
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Response from pallygirl | Reviewed this property |
Oh wow! Glad to know Chelsea liked the same place we did! Don't know about Chris, sorry, but what a great place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main Street, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
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