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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Just some of the fabulous food dishes we offer

BBQ Pizza
Chick Pea Curry

See what our visitors say about us

  • star rating  Staff was very accommodating for our party of 7 and service was very friendly. The food was delicious and had good portions- Shephard’s Pie and Chicken Vol-Au-Vent were showstoppers! It... read more

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    star rating  This is a big venue, small pub to the front and then a large room at the back for food. I wasn't a fan of the big room, loads of... read more

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    star rating  Laurel’s is a vibrant, very enjoyable dining experience, with very good food and atmosphere. Waitress Laurie was accommodating and very helpful!

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  • star rating  We were recommended this place by some local guys in the sports bar, it was phenomenal. All of our meals were 10/10, I had the Baked Hake it was the... read more

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    star rating  My wife and I visited the the pub on easter Monday for lunch.
    I ordered scampi in batter ,price €15 approx.
    I was very disappointed in the meal that was... read more

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    star rating  We had dinner here and I would highly recommend it for a family meal . The staff are really helpful and friendly. I had monkfish in red curry sauce and... read more

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  • star rating  There are some very good things about the Laurels Pub. It's very comforting and welcoming. The people are wonderful. They dispense stout with nitrogen, the way you're supposed to.
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    star rating  I was so looking forward to eating here but found the portions of food very small we were still hungry leaving unfortunately


    star rating  Lovely pub with great staff. Very welcoming and staff very chatty. Food was excellent we had steak and by far has to be the best steak we've had in a... read more

  • 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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    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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    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

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  • 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


    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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    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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  • 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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    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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    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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  • 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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    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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    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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  • 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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    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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    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.

  • 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


    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


    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

  • 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


    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


    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


  • 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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