Larkins Bar & Restaurant

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Pub / Restaurant

2 euro Pub with good food and atmosphere Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner
Larkins Bar & Restaurant
Garrykennedy, Portroe , Nenagh Co Tipperary
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Good local food and cheerful, friendly service matches the country mood of this attractive pub
  • Boat Trips
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Water Sports
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Children's Playground
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - By a river
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Waterside
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Open New Year
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Private Parties
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Contemporary Irish
  • Traditional Irish
  • Al Fresco
  • Atmospheric
  • Attractive Views
  • Breakfast Venue
  • Character Pub
  • Cocktails
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Informal
  • Music - Other Live
  • Music - Trad
  • Old World / Traditional
  • Party Venue
  • Pub Grub
  • Romantic
  • Sunday Dining
  • Traditional Pub
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

Larkins Bar & Restaurant

You can’t miss this pretty white cottage pub with its cheerful red paintwork, at Garrykennedy’s charming little harbour. Maura and Cormac Boyle have gradually done a little gentle modernisation since they took over ownership of Larkins in 2006 but, thankfully, the atmosphere has not changed too much.

Although not as old as it looks, it has a genuinely traditional ambience and, as the Boyle family are from farming backgrounds, the wholesome food offered by current managers, Cillian and Muireann Boyle, is firmly based in the locality, especially the area’s famous meats.

You’ll find delicious traditional dishes - beef & Guinness stew, bacon & cabbage, Irish stew - alongside more modern ones; local beef is the backbone of the evening menu, which takes things up a gear, and there will always be good fish dishes and something tasty for vegetarians too.

Cheerful, friendly and exceptionally accommodating service matches the country mood of this appealing pub.

Full of character and with music at weekends and on Wednesday in summer (with Irish dancing), it's an attractive spot which may make a pleasant outing if you are in the area.  


In summer food is available Mon-Sat 10.30am-9.30 pm & Sun 12.30-9.30pm (in winter food daily from 5pm, all day at weekends); set L €25; value D Mon-Fri €20; set D €30/35; also a la carte. House wines from €18. Closed Good Fri, 25 Dec. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 01-04-2016
Author: Georgina Campbell

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