Main St, Killarney, Co.Kerry, Ireland +353 (0)64 6631149

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Ultimate dining experience like no other
The Laurels is a wonderful traditional Killarney pub which has been run by the O’Leary family for almost a century. And little has changed in that time. Tiled floors and beamed ceilings, lots of alcoves and dimly lit corners, friendly and attentive staff, all contribute to the charm of The Laurels.

 

Meet our Team here at The Laurels

 

Denis

Emanuel

Noreen

Margaret

Noeleen

Jeff

Jamie

Agnes
 

Just some of the fabulous food dishes we offer

See what our visitors say about us

  •   We were a group of five people and decided to share and taste five different dishes: Lamb Stew, potato cakes, bacon and cabbage, lamb shank and fish platter. Our favourite was the lamb shank, just delicious. The fish platter was not what we expected according...More

    thumb Lsabina11
    6/05/2019

      Went with our family of 4, it was crowded but lucked out and got seated immediately. Lively atmosphere, staff was friendly, and the food was delicious! Potato cake sampler was great!

    thumb Kelly28_13
    6/22/2019

      Perfect service with a smile and a decent joke. Went there 3 times in one week! Food was also excellent, loved the seafood chowder, fish and chips. No one had a bad meal. Highly recommend.

    thumb Tfitzstover
    7/15/2019
  •   Enjoyed a really good dinner here of bacon And cabbage and baked salmon. Both delicious and the service was great. Highly recommend

    thumb 262alannad
    10/10/2019

      We popped in here with a group of 8 and were seated right away at dinner time. The menu had food that appealed to all 8 of us. The staff acted as we had returned home from a long journey. The welcomed us and sat...More

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    8/13/2019

      After a long day of driving the Ring of Kerry, we came here for a late dinner. We made reservations but did end up having to wait an extra 20 minutes. However, they sent us to the bar and came and got us when we...More

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    7/24/2019
  •   Stopped in for lunch with another couple. Nice atmosphere and good service. My curry was rather bland. Others were satisfied with their food. Not a bad spot for a quick lunch.

    thumb 65AroundTheWorld
    6/12/2019

      We went to The Laurels twice for dinner, the food was very good as was the atmosphere. I recommend if you are looking for an Irish pub with good Irish food

    thumb Famma69
    10/25/2019

      My partner and I went and had a starter and main each. Portions are huge and the food was traditional and really tasty. Delicious traditional grub.

    thumb CMM677
    9/06/2019
  •   We started with a cup of butternut squash soup (me) and a bowl of seafood chowder (hubs), both we delicious. He has the fish entree and I had the toasty for our mains and each had a perfectly poured Guinness. The staff was warm and...More

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    10/31/2019

      When we were looking for a place to eat this one was really busy, but we were able to score a table for two. The service was fast and friendly and the fare was extensive and varied. Our meals came out presented really nicely and...More

    thumb Kelvin L
    8/17/2019

      A magic pub on Main St, Killarney, Co. Kerry there are two entrances as you face the pub, the right hand gives access to the bar, the left to a dining area. The staff are warm, welcoming and friendy. The food menu is extensive, as...More

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    9/17/2019
  •   We tried to get in to The Laurels restaurant but it was booked out so we went next door to their pub which served the same food and we weren’t disappointed. Two of us had chowder and it was the best we’ve had so far...More

    thumb AnkiGoldCoast
    7/11/2019

      The Laurels Pub is great spot to enjoy a perfectly poured Guinness and engage in conversation with the friendly and engaging locals and tourists alike. The staff are most friendly and attentive. After a relaxing Guinness (or two) we decided to stay for a meal...More

    thumb soozireland
    5/29/2019

      A lovely pub for a meal. The staff are wonderfully friendly and the food is very tasty! It is located in a great spot in town and easy to access.

    thumb kritter52
    10/16/2019
  •   Called in for lunch with some friends. The place was packed, but they rearranged tables so we could eat together. Good choice on menu and everyone enjoyed what they had. The staff were friendly and really helpful. Would recommend this place for lunch.

    thumb Merlsdad
    6/11/2019

      The atmosphere and service here were absolutely great. There were a fair amount of locals in here when we visited; It's nice to get away from the other tourists. We didn't have any food, but everything we saw come out looked delicious. We probably ordered...More

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    10/06/2019

      I've eaten ... an made ... my share of Irish and Guinness stews over the years, so I have something of a working knowledge of the dish. That's why I'm asking this question: How can lamb that has been simmering for hours in a flavorful...More

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    6/21/2019
  •   We ate twice The Laurels and it was fantastic. Our meals and starters were delicious and unique. My goat cheese salad was terrific. I had the hake one night and the bacon and cabbage the other. High end meals both times. My wife had lamb...More

    thumb Edward M
    8/13/2019

      Visited recently with my wife for a Saturday lunch. Was quite bust but the very friendly waitress found us a table after a few minutes waiting at the bar. Had a most delicious lunch and would recommend the seafood chowder and a door-stop sandwich.

    thumb Martin G
    7/09/2019

      Had a delicious dinner here . Highly recommend the mussels with citrus creamy sauce . Burgers were good and so was pizza . However prices are high . You can’t prebook the bar for food but they’re very helpful with getting you seats . I...More

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    6/23/2019
  •   Came here on the off chance for a bite to eat when with the family, weren't disappointed whatsoever. Fell in love with the potato cake here (never had or heard of it before, but it was incredible!). All the staff were really friendly, the food...More

    thumb JakeWilliams1992
    11/03/2019

      We stopped in on the recommendation of a local snd we were not disappointed. I ordered potk loin with bread stuffing snd fresh vegetables and my husband ordered fish snd chips. Our friends ordered lsmb stew and shepherds pie. Everyone was delighted with their selection...More

    thumb nadah1539
    5/10/2019

      Popped in for a quick lunch. Food and drink came quickly and was good. Waitress and Bartender very friendly good place to stop for a pint Added bonus several of the Rose’s from the Rose of Tralee were there for lunch. Good luck to them...More

    thumb Alasdair0169
    8/22/2019
  •   The left door is for the pub, the restaurant is on the right. We were seated quickly, when they simply moved a 'Reserved' sign! The place is comfortable and has nice atmosphere. I got an excellent potato pancake appetizer with chicken. Bacon and mushroom sauce....More

    thumb HowlnBubba
    9/28/2019

      A nice place for a bite to eat while downtown. We had 3 bowls of seafood chowder (excellent - we voted this best chowder of our trip), roast chicken, lamb stew and 2 burgers for a total 92.15E before tip. All the food was excellent...More

    thumb JazzyButtons
    11/04/2019

      Lovely food and well served seafood showder and Irish bacon & cabbage, just took a bit longer but it’s fine.

    thumb rosel606
    5/31/2019
  •   I went for the surf and turf must say it was the nicest feed I had in a long time staff very friendly as well

    thumb ciaran d
    6/04/2019

      Tasteless, either frozen , vacuum packed,or preprepared food. Lovely staff though. Do not bother, there is much more and much better!

    thumb Robin T
    7/04/2019

      We loved our lunch at The Laurels! We were a hungry bunch, having just driven down from Dublin and the food was delicious. I would suggest the shepard's pie, which was very tasty and the fish cakes looked wonderful too. The staff were friendly and...More

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    9/11/2019

  • The Laurels is fantastic fun and delicious food! Try the potato pancakes, seafood chowder, cabbage and bacon and delicious bread. Service is amazing and personal. The owner greeted us and was super friendly!! Go for the atmosphere and deliciousness.
    Kim
  • Central location in Killarney town, this pub does exactly what it says on the tin , great Irish food served in a cosy old style Irish pub. Portions are large and the menu has a good selection. Definitely worth a visit if looking for good Irish pub food
 

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