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West End Bar & Restaurant

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Pub / Restaurant with Rooms

2 euro Serious About Seafood
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West End Bar & Restaurant
Fenit, Tralee Co Kerry
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Tel: +353 66 713 6246

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Good food is offered both in the cosy bar and the restaurant of the O'Keeffe family's pub, which has a sound reputation for traditional cooking - “classic French with Irish popular cuisine” - notably local seafood.
  • Boat Trips
  • Fishing (coarse on site)
  • Fishing (Sea Angling nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse Racing nearby
  • Scuba Diving (nearby)
  • Surfing nearby
  • Water Sports
  • Budget Accommodation (under €100 for two)
  • Children's Playground
  • Location - Beach <1km
  • Location - By the sea
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • Location - Waterside
  • Open New Year
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Smoking Area
  • Smoking Area Covered
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Contemporary International
  • Seafood
  • Steak House
  • Al Fresco
  • Attractive Views
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Informal
  • Pub Grub
  • Traditional Pub

West End Bar & Restaurant

The O’Keeffes have been in business here since 1885, and the present pub - which is exactly seven minutes walk from the marina - was built by chef Bryan O’Keeffe’s great grandmother, in 1925.


Good food is offered both in the cosy bar and the restaurant, which has earned a sound reputation in the area and includes an attractive conservatory dining area with views over the harbour.


Bryan is a member of the Panel of Chefs of Ireland and his style is traditional - “classic French with Irish popular cuisine”; seafood and meats are billed equally as specialities, especially on  the bar menu, but the range and quality of local fish and seafood offered make the restaurant predominantly a seafood destination.


Restaurant menus offer a wide choice of starters, ranging from oysters (when available) and Dingle Bay smoked salmon, to Tralee Bay fresh prawn cocktail and classic Cromane mussels ‘Ernie Evans’ style - and a choice of soups includes a creamy seafood chowder.


Main courses are organised by style and also include old favourites - steaks, half roast duckling with potato stuffing and orange & strawberry sauce - along with a very wide range of seafood dishes, leading off with lobster or grilled black (Dover) sole on the bone, when available, and including organic Atlantic salmon alongside the locally landed wild produce such as monkfish, cod, scallops  and crab.


Unpretentious, moderately priced accommodation is offered in ten en-suite rooms (B&B €35, no ss).

Bar/restaurant Meals 5.30-10pm daily in season (bar food 2-10pm weekends). Children welcome. A la carte; house wines from €15. Phone ahead to check food service off-season. Closed Jan-Mar. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 21-02-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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11km from Tralee, well signposted.

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