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Butler Arms Hotel

Waterville, Co. Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
+353 66 947 4144
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (7 reviews)
“crab claws” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Waterville, Co. Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

When you first walk in the visuals are not exciting including a huge television (actually all the pubs we visted in Eire were a bit like this), though with good wall decorations, BUT .... don't be put off .... the staff are so friendly and...More

Thank carpediemavi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fisherman’s Bar has consistently served the best surf’n’turf I have tasted over the last 15 years - they did it again tonight. Top class!

Thank douglas v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here on Bank Holiday Monday and was greeted by such friendly staff and lovely food. Coffee is extremely nice and view is amazing!

Thank Síofra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dont write reviews often but i felt the meal warrented it. We were a group of 6, and were lucky enough to get a table in the bar. Rib eye steak recommended- melt in the mouth and cooked to perfection. Those of us who...More

Thank louwos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This seems to be a recurring theme in Waterville. Our meal was enjoyable but no one checked on us after we received our meal. We would of like to have ordered another portion of chips but no one came near us. Our steak was really...More

Thank Gabrielle201
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Fisherman’s Bar @ the hotel Supposedly an upscale establishment. Claim to fame is that Charlie Chaplain stayed there. However, the bar... Nice views of the sea from outside seating. That’s it. Stopped in for lunch. When we were seated we had to ask to have...More

Thank BEY2
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Symphony of the Sea the menu said…more like Famine de la Mer… The soloists of langoustine, crab claw, Atlantic salmon joined by a trio of mussels who with their coats removed would comfortably occupy a teaspoon was my meal which the heavy handed conductor’s portion...More

Thank RodTAREE
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here and our sidekick/driver said we wouldn’t be disappointed with the seafood chowder. He was right! So full of scrumptious seafood and thick and creamy. Nice stop on the Ring of Kerry. Worth stopping for. Charming, good service and delicious food!

1  Thank Auntfeena
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the Butler Arms for 1 night on a 5 day motorbike trip of the Wild Atlantic Way. Very clean and well maintained hotel. Made to feel very welcome. Good selection at breakfast with hot food made to order. Highlight for me was the...More

Thank heathermce2001
Reviewed 1 June 2018

don't hesitate to get bar food , it's just as excellent as the food in the proper restaurant. And the room is cosy. We had beautiful fish!

Thank Emma328
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Rudy J
16 July 2017|
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Response from Harry F | Reviewed this property |
We had a deal with the hotel as well for 3 nights with Dinner.... They are welcoming and easy to speak with.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterville, Co. Kerry, Waterville, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 4144
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