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Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
+353 66 976 2347
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Sol y Sombra for the first time last week and we were really looking forward to the experience,beautifully appointed restaurant in a church but my god after we were seated and removed our jackets the cold hit us so much so we were tempted...More

Thank clairmac61
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Sol y Sombra a number of times for tapas and it has always been top of the range for food and service. For this reason, my husband and I chose it to be our wedding venue, and it genuinely surpassed all expectations...More

Thank ashley r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers beautiful authentic food in a unique setting that makes you want to keep coming back. The staff could not be more helpful and if you have food allergies, that is no problem to them. We will certainly be returning as this is...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went here after a recommendation by our B&B host and were not disappointed. The location in an old church is very cool and the ambiance with the candlelight is fantastic. We were allowed to select our seats because it was not very crowded. We...More

Thank cra27
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had the most fabulous gastronomic experience here last weekend. The menu is innovative made with delicious local produce and served with a spanish twist. To name a few highlights (although we would gladly eat everything again!) the black pudding, prawns with chili and ox...More

Thank Sheena L
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We saw this place 3 yrs ago while exploring Killorglin. We found it again on this trip, and it was well worth the wait. The tapas were fantastic. The drinks exceptional. And the staff were so helpful in explaining so many things to us, and...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Having dined a few times, I can say that the consistency of the quality, presentation and taste is why I love returning again and again. After winning some free cocktails on their Facebook competition I jumped at the excuse to go for dinner (I was...More

Thank Phillippa C
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We've been a few times so walked in on a Saturday night without a reservation and the place was full which says it all, tapas are really good and varied and you can choose what size portion suits, we did get seats at the bar...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Have been coming here approx. three or four times a year sometimes for a drink, sometimes for a meal. The place has a nice ambiance for either. Not the usual Irish pub look - more Italian flavour. Good food and service - mid week fairly...More

Thank sb33ry
Cliodhna F, Owner at Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Dear sb33r, Its great to hear you are a regular and in true Spanish style come for a drink or a bite to eat. Like you say we welcome both. Looking forward to seeing you again soon, Kind Regards, Cliodhna

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Restored church with a Spanish style tapas menu, worth a visit. Plates come is 2 sizes, tapas or meal versions, perfect for sharing.

Thank Jenni L
Cliodhna F, Owner at Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Dear Jenni, Thanks for your review and rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your evening with us. Kind Regards, Cliodhna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$48
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bridge Street | Killorglin, Co Kerry, Killorglin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killorglin
  • Phone Number: +353 66 976 2347
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Tapas Bar and Restaurant. Based in an atmospheric old church Sol y Sombra celebrates local food served tapas style. Perch at the bar and nibble a few bites or graze through the menu of an evening at your leisure. Outside terrace for summer dining. Extensive Wine List. Taste Kerry Food Ambassador 2017, The Michelin Guide 2017, McKenna Guides (Best in Ireland) & Georgina Campbell Guides. Winners of Best Wine Experience Kerry 2015, 2016, 2017. We also cater for intimate weddings, special family celebrations and wine tastings.
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