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The Anvil Bar Restaurant

Main Street | Castlemaine, Boolteens, Ireland
+353 66 976 7137
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast lamb” (4 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Castlemaine, Boolteens, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the accommodation for 2 nights. The owners were lovely and went the extra mile to make sure that we enjoyed our stay. The rooms are not hotel rooms but are very comfortable. The place was nice and clean and the food was...More

Thank Wilfiej10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, daughter and I had so much fun staying at the Anvil. The accommodations were comfortable and clean. We stayed in a large room (Horseshoe) above the bar and restaurant. The full Irish breakfasts each morning we’re amazing! Liz and Steven, the Innkeepers, made...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to stop on the way to dingle or inch beach.parking across the road menu good.fresh fish nice beer garden in the back plus pub plus restaurant.staff are also good.

Thank EoghanA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can we say. We had roast lamb, mashed, and veggies. Excellent lamb, tender and flavorful. But the best part is the warm welcome and conversation with Liz, the proprietress. She is a gem. Highly recommend The Anvil Bar and Restaurant. A memorable experience. Parking...More

Thank TedDR5
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been in Boolteens for 2 nights and have eaten at the Anvil Bar both nights. Last night - the best fish and chips in Ireland. Tonight, tender and tasty Kerry lamb and Bailey’s cheesecake. Music most nights. Highly recommend!

Thank CathyK8
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed here recently for 2 nights lovely clean rooms all with names the food was excellent and all the staff were friendly and helpful. On talking to Elizabeth the lovely owner we found out we knew her family ! Small world .Would definitely recommend the...More

1  Thank julesnoely
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Would highly recommend this pub. The food is first class, the staff are wonderful and you could not wish to a better place to stop for refreshment.

Thank johndoug
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent place, first class service and welcome from staff. Will definitely go again when in area. Highly recommended

Thank sirmark1956
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We stopped in to get a quick bite and a couple pints on our honeymoon. We felt welcome even among the locals. The service was nice and not overbearing like it can be in the states. Drink suggestions were on point for my wife who...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and we’re staying at a local B&B. We took the short jaunt to the pub, getting soaked by a sudden cold rain storm. Joe, the chef, Welcomed is with 2 pints of Guinness and hung our soaked coats by the cozy fire. We...More

1  Thank W2419IDcherylg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Castlemaine, Boolteens, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Boolteens
  • Phone Number: +353 66 976 7137
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