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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” (36 reviews)
“lamb stew” (27 reviews)
“irish stew” (30 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Main Street, Killarney, Ireland
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171 - 180 of 786 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Laurels is about as central a pub that you can find in killarney, Right at the Market Cross. Renowned for being a great pub. it always has Exceptional Draught beers including Guinness and Heinekin, People of note are Kate Jeff and Ambrose. All staff...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered fish and chips, Irish stew and pulled pork.we enjoyed it all. The price is very reasonable . The atmosphere is very friendly.

Thank Melinda B
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had dinner here during our stay in Killarney. The one side is set up as a restaurant with the other being a pub. The food is good with service to match. It does not require reservations and we had no problems getting seated. Warning...More

Thank Steve459
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This pub has a great atmosphere and great staff. My girlfriend and I both had the Irish stew and it was the best Irish stew I've ever had, and they pour a great pint of Guinness so what more could you ask for.

Thank Joevaughan24
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This was one of the first pubs we stopped in and went back a couple more times. Very authentic Irish comfortable pub. Foods good Great soups!

Thank GaryMcCoy
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Our tour guide recommended The Laurels. I was looking forward to my first visit to a genuine Irish pub... all my expectations were exceeded. I found this pub to have a definitely neighborhood feel to it despite being located on one of Killarney's main shopping...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

A traditional pub in the centre of Killarney. A cold winter day, sitting by the fire, eating really good soup, friendly staff. Hard to beat!

Thank ballinora4
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We came here after searching for an Irish pub that was open around 3pm. It was so cozy inside and had such a great atmosphere. We got a Guinness beer and for lunch, I had the potato cake. Absolutely delicious! The staff were friendly and...More

Thank YasmineSchultenkamp
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We received several recommendations for dining in Killarney, and this was one of them. I had the seafood chowder, and it was very good, and (with a beer) quite filling. They also had a better beer selection than many of the other pubs in town.

Thank pathfinndr
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Great High St vibey Irish pub, great service, traditional beers and great food. We had the Calamari and jacket potatoes, really good and of course the slow poured draft Guinness.

Thank Spithead
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main Street, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
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