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O'Neill's The Point Seafood Bar

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Renard Point | Valentia Harbour, Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2165
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easton, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

During our three days touring the Ring of Kerry, we took a ferry from the mainland in Cahersiveen and Renard's Point out to Valentina Island. The trip out there was beautiful and off the beaten trail with cliffs almost as dramatic as those in Moher but without the buses and tourists. The ferry is a quick 5 minutes out but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The best seafood bar in kerry, Munster, Ireland and the World!! Fantastic food, ambience, service and a must for anyone travelling in South Kerry

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Thank Ann L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I had the seafood sampler and thought I died and went to heaven! The smoked salmon for divine! I wish I could have spent more time in Cahersiveen just to eat here again!

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Thank sue6150
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Go for the seafood. This restaurant's bread and butter is serving whatever is caught fresh that day in the waters around Portmagee. Good ambiance, kitschy decor, this really feels like it is a product of its environment, and in this case, it's a great thing.

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Cork
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I found the food to be pub food but at gourmet prices and it certainly is not gourmet. Local folk had told me it was the best seafood around-believe me it is not. There is nothing majorly wrong with it just that it has pretensions of grander for basic fare. For instance a plate with about half a dozen hake... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Call in on this bar by taken the Atlantic way in Kerry. This is were the ferry departs over to Valencia island at a cost of Seven euro and a five minute sea journey. Worth the visit also. Met the owner of the point who is an extremely friendly guy even to dubs!! Had the crab dish and a pint... More 

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Chelsea, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here before the ferry at the rec of our Airbnb hosts- they were spot on! The lobster was AMAZING!!! We had such a nice time chatting with the owners - they are lovely people and incredibly friendly.

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Leicester, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

You'll get a really warm welcome, table service ( even for a coffee) and some of the freshest fish in Kerry all with a view over the sea to Valentia Island less than a mile away. The fresh salmon and the fresh crab served on brown bread are particularly recommended especially with a glass of dry white wine.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Fish is caught on the day, fresh and worth the wait. No bookings, but show up and staff go out of their way to accommodate everyone. Absolutely brilliant system. Thoroughly enjoyed our evening! We'll be back! Most definitely!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed myself.Great fish great atmosphere and great host.a real sense of familiarity.will be back again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Renard Point | Valentia Harbour, Cahersiveen, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Cahersiveen
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 2165

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