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The Bay Restaurant

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Kenmare | The Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 (0)64 41300
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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I read the previous review which indicated 'a total lack of management' and I'd have to agree with that statement. This is a restaurant which seems completely confused with time line, customer service, and decent food. The service was slow and in disarray and some of the food lacked any substance whatsoever. There crab claws appetizer was a complete disaster;... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was on a tour and we had booked dinner at the hotel. The receptionist seemed keener to answer the phone rather than great us. Eventually we were shown to our seats. That was the last we saw of a manager. They were obviously very short staffed as we had to get up and find a member to ask for... More 

Thank VJSDublin
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

Hotel restaurants can be hit and miss. Our dinner was part of the package . The dinner was very good. Both dishes served rare as we asked. Tasty and fresh. Can't be faulted . Service was quick and efficient

1 Thank GrannyGrant
Kenmare, Ireland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

The standard of food here is very high, it will surprise you when you realise that it's a 3 star hotel. They definitely exceed expectations. Friendly staff and a fantastic menu. The restaurant and hotel are spotless. As a local I had never thought of having lunch here before but now I'll definitely come here more often.

1 Thank DaniloWRD
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

what i liked about the hotel is that the staff are nice and there food is excellent and tania is lovely waitress and a lovely person

Thank rachael o
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

We were blown away by the high standard of food served to our group. Everything from the fish, to the veg accompaniment right through to the vegetarian options were fantastic! The staff are so friendly and efficient, and went out of their way to make sure out party was enjoyable. Looking forward to eating here again!

Thank SandSeaSlopes
Ennis, Ireland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

We ate here with our two kids & really loved it. The kids menu & the kids activity packs were great to occupy them & we loved our meal.

1 Thank johnnyennis
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012 via mobile

We came back to the Bay for our first wedding anniversary having got married here last year. We took the package of three nights and two dinners. Given the high standard of cuisine in Kenmare we were not expecting our best meals to be here in the hotel. We could not fault any of our meals including breakfast and both... More 

Thank Oakleygirl
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2011

Large spacious restaurant but cleverly divided with moveable room deviders into sections. The decor is modern and a mix of gold and brown. One thing which did strike me was the lack of table linen there were no table cloths and the napkins were paper (thicker than normal but still paper). I had pumpkin soup followed by chargrilled chicken with... More 

Thank becskris
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2011

I was so surprised eating here as we stated for 2 nights in the hotel and one evening meal was included! The food was AMAZING, the freshest seafood was available and there was a diverse menu selection. We really enjoyed our meal! Something for everyone. The only downfall was the decode of the room was a bit dated!

Thank Louocb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenmare | The Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)64 41300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?