Killarney Insider

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Killarney Insider

Food scene

Lovely food and a nice atmosphere
12 locals recommend
Porterhouse Restaurant
26 Plunkett St
12 locals recommend
Lovely food and a nice atmosphere
Great pub with loads of character and serves lovely lunches along with a cafe at the front for coffee and cakes
35 locals recommend
John M Reidy
4 Main St
35 locals recommend
Great pub with loads of character and serves lovely lunches along with a cafe at the front for coffee and cakes
Great for lunch or dinner any day of the week.
Killarney Royal Hotel
Great for lunch or dinner any day of the week.
Superb Victorian Railway Hotel, perfect to relax in for a coffee or bar food.
Great Southern Killarney (formerly The Malton)
Superb Victorian Railway Hotel, perfect to relax in for a coffee or bar food.
Great pub for a Guinness and serving delicious toasties for a relaxed lunch.
10 locals recommend
O'Connors Traditional Pub
7 High Street
10 locals recommend
Great pub for a Guinness and serving delicious toasties for a relaxed lunch.
Very popular with the locals which says it all. Has a decent shop below the restaurant too.
14 locals recommend
Bricín Restaurant and Boxty House
26 High Street
14 locals recommend
Very popular with the locals which says it all. Has a decent shop below the restaurant too.

Sightseeing

One of the best seaside towns in Ireland with great food options and spectacular scenery around Slea Head
48 locals recommend
Dingle
48 locals recommend
One of the best seaside towns in Ireland with great food options and spectacular scenery around Slea Head
Historical Period House located on the Lakes of Killarney. Perfect for walking around the lakes or to the nearby Torc Waterfall.
17 locals recommend
Muckross House & Gardens
17 locals recommend
Historical Period House located on the Lakes of Killarney. Perfect for walking around the lakes or to the nearby Torc Waterfall.
Perfect spot to admire the beautiful Upper Lakes of Killarney
6 locals recommend
Ladies View Industries
6 locals recommend
Perfect spot to admire the beautiful Upper Lakes of Killarney
Stunning views across to the McGillycuddy Reeks and easy access to Kenmare or Sneem
7 locals recommend
Molls Gap
7 locals recommend
Stunning views across to the McGillycuddy Reeks and easy access to Kenmare or Sneem
Another outstanding Kerry Town to visit
36 locals recommend
Kenmare
36 locals recommend
Another outstanding Kerry Town to visit
Excellent walking trails everywhere.
19 locals recommend
Torc
19 locals recommend
Excellent walking trails everywhere.
Signature place to visit with stunning scenery and an excellent pub/restaurant to relax in after a great outing.
20 locals recommend
Gap of Dunloe
20 locals recommend
Signature place to visit with stunning scenery and an excellent pub/restaurant to relax in after a great outing.
Very handy to stroll to from town or even take a jaunty car for the experience. Plenty of walks nearby and possible to take a boat tour on the lake.
Ross Castle Car Park, Ross Road, Killarney
Very handy to stroll to from town or even take a jaunty car for the experience. Plenty of walks nearby and possible to take a boat tour on the lake.
In the heart of Killarney town and perfect to catch a bit of sun when it's shining. Killarney House is historic and is free to visit for the public.
7 locals recommend
Killarney House and Gardens
7 locals recommend
In the heart of Killarney town and perfect to catch a bit of sun when it's shining. Killarney House is historic and is free to visit for the public.

Hiking

Decent local hike about 4 hours return with breaks. Panoramic views on a clear day and has the Devil's punchbowl nestled below the summit.
Mangerton Mountain
Decent local hike about 4 hours return with breaks. Panoramic views on a clear day and has the Devil's punchbowl nestled below the summit.
Just out of town and boasts stunning view of the Lakes of Killarney. The climbing path is well maintained and is suitable for anyone reasonably fit.
15 locals recommend
Torc Mountain
15 locals recommend
Just out of town and boasts stunning view of the Lakes of Killarney. The climbing path is well maintained and is suitable for anyone reasonably fit.
Lovely hike in the Gap of Dunloe area with a much improved path. The views are great and usually clear too.
Strickeen
Lovely hike in the Gap of Dunloe area with a much improved path. The views are great and usually clear too.

Golf breaks

Boasts a Championship course and has hosted the Irish Open on several occasions.
11 locals recommend
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club
11 locals recommend
Boasts a Championship course and has hosted the Irish Open on several occasions.
Handy 9 hole course down the Ross Road which also hosts the Killarney Racecourse. Very pretty course and challenging round the back too where precision irons will be needed.
Ross Golf Club
Handy 9 hole course down the Ross Road which also hosts the Killarney Racecourse. Very pretty course and challenging round the back too where precision irons will be needed.
This 9 hole course has a bit of character and very nice views of the McGillycuddy Reeks. Enjoy a pint and a bite to eat out on the balcony when the weather is good!
Castlerosse Golf Club
This 9 hole course has a bit of character and very nice views of the McGillycuddy Reeks. Enjoy a pint and a bite to eat out on the balcony when the weather is good!
Decent parkland course which rewards the straight driver very well. Smart clubhouse and facilities too.
Beaufort Golf Club
Decent parkland course which rewards the straight driver very well. Smart clubhouse and facilities too.

Music venues

Normally has live music during the tourist season.
Failte Hotel
Normally has live music during the tourist season.
Known for Traditional music and quite an earthly spot to visit.
Dunloe Lodge
15 Plunkett Street
Known for Traditional music and quite an earthly spot to visit.
Live music aimed for a younger crowd and hosts a superb selection of bottled and craft beers.
11 locals recommend
Courtney's Bar
24 Plunkett St
11 locals recommend
Live music aimed for a younger crowd and hosts a superb selection of bottled and craft beers.
Multiple bars and plenty of variety of music. One of the more popular late night venues in town.
15 locals recommend
Killarney Grand
15 locals recommend
Multiple bars and plenty of variety of music. One of the more popular late night venues in town.