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.


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  • star rating  Had lunch and it was very nice, plenty of food, good service would return for a meal here sometime and would recommend it to friends

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    December 31, 2021

    star rating  Good food and drinks. We really enjoyed Laurels in downtown Killarney. We went two nights in a row. We highly recommend Laurels for travelers.

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    December 8, 2021

    star rating  We visited the Laurels in May 2019 for a couple of Guinness pints after cycling around Killarney Park. I can't say anything about the food, but the ambience is lovely.... read more

    JohnAnn B
    November 15, 2021
  • star rating  Awesome food and cold drinks staffed by wonderful people! We got fresh salmon and pizza. However the best is dessert with a home made apple blueberry crumb pie! Highly... read more

    November 4, 2021

    star rating  This was a great find - I felt very comfortable here, and our servers were very friendly and top notch service. The food we had was excellent, and so were... read more

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    October 28, 2021

    star rating  Has top-tier quality drinks. Really great atmosphere, live music is spectacular and restaurant has great food. Staff really nice.

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    October 15, 2021
  • star rating  This was one of the most pleasant places we visited when in Killarney. I had the Burrito Bowl and my wife had the Burger with cheese and bacon, both were... read more

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    September 29, 2021

    star rating  My wife and I had a quick lunch at the Laurels a few weeks ago on a flying visit to town. The food (potato cakes in a mushroom sauce -... read more

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    September 15, 2021

    star rating  We visited The Laurels twice during our stay. Food is fairly good but not cheap. Service however is very poor. On our first visit the waitress forgot to put on... read more

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    August 26, 2021
  • star rating  We have visited the Laurels several times over the last couple of years, & we have always been very impressed. The food is incredibly good, the service & staff are... read more

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    August 23, 2021

    star rating  We had only minutes to wait for a table, our covid certificates were scanned and in we went. It was busy but we felt safe and the tables were appropriately... read more

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    August 23, 2021

    star rating  We stopped by after arriving in Killarney looking for a table for three. Excellent customer service and so lovely to my 5 Yr old. A colouring in menu is a... read more

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    August 22, 2021
  • star rating  Visited this weekend and really enjoyed it. Went two nights in a row as the staff were so helpful and friendly. Good food and great selection of drinks and cocktails.... read more

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    August 15, 2021

    star rating  We didn't have a reservation but we were accommodated in the outdoor area. There were 4 adults and 4 children and the menu had something for all tastes. While a... read more

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    August 14, 2021

    star rating  Good food with lots of selection. Outdoor area was nice with heaters and a good atmosphere. Chef was vey accommodating for dairy free options.

    August 11, 2021
  • star rating  Went to the bar for outdoor dining and was asked to wait at the back door to be seated did so and was met by a staff member and asked... read more

    August 3, 2021

    star rating  Fantastic food and excellent service. We shared chicken wings to start, which were delicious, so tasty. I had chicken fajitas, beautiful,my husband had the burger, it was huge! Our... read more

    August 1, 2021

    star rating  did call 5 room at the facility to helpful info.................wheel will season on the way..............all will be open..............then girl on desk may sing slightly better tune...........hope... read more

    July 26, 2021
  • star rating  We ate lunch here last week and the big area they have out the back called the Back Yard is excellent. Very spacious and ideal for the current climate... read more

    July 18, 2021

    star rating  Stopped off in Killarney for lunch today on way home from break in Kerry. Tried the Laurels on spec as was always a favourite for cosy drink, however, they have... read more

    July 9, 2021

    star rating  My family were visiting Killarney last week and wanted to have a meal outside of the hotel for a change. We were worried about getting space to sit 6 adults... read more

    June 29, 2021
  • star rating  Strolled in here on Sunday evening and so glad we did. Staff were brilliant. Food was fabulous. The back is done up really well plenty of space. We booked in... read more

    June 15, 2021

    star rating  Went here for lunch on my break from work which turned out to be a bit of a rush as I was waiting for a good while to get my... read more

    June 14, 2021

    star rating  We strolled in to Killarney on the off chance we would get a table for dinner. The staff here were so accommodating and offered us a cancellation table which we... read more

    Joshua P
    June 12, 2021
  • star rating  Aine our waitress was so so lovely. So accommodative at all times and helpful throughout the night. She’s the best. Go Aine!

    Saoirse A
    December 12, 2020

    star rating  Last friday Dec 4th just finished shopping on main street and we decided to get a snack in Laurels . On entering premises our details taken and shown to our... read more

    james p
    December 8, 2020

    star rating  Very impressive food, great choices for both food and drink. Would recommend the fish & chips, the potato cakes is also delicious. Staff are very good at what they do... read more

    October 8, 2020
  • star rating  Great food could not fault anything,great staff always there for a drink when we finished great atmosphere in the midst of covid spotless will be back ❤

    October 7, 2020

    star rating  Dinner for 2, food was so tasty. Lovely ambience and customer service was excellent, Highly recommend

    Mary D
    September 29, 2020

    star rating  I have been here in the day time and if an evening and every time the food is really really good and the service is excellent no matter how busy... read more

    Keith C
    September 23, 2020

  • 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.
  • 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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