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South Pole Inn

Main Street, Annascaul, Ireland
+353 66 915 7388
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Annascaul, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 389 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The real reason to go here is for the history and the ambiance. Food was pretty good, but not spectacular, and overpriced as most things are at restaurants in towns like these. But a really cool place.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the South Pole in in the first week of July for a meal with friends. There were two families in our group, four adults and five children. Famously, the South Pole Inn enjoys an association with the Antarctic explorer Tom Crean. This means...More

2  Thank Ray W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the weekend for dinner I had the hake my friend jad the steak it was huge the dessert were amazing, really love the place food is delightful,

Thank cmfuu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stopped here for dinner,one sunny Saturday evening. It was busy but not packed. We were asked to order inside, which we did. After an hour of a wait I went inside to check on our order. Waitress told me there was...More

1  Thank Louise F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there 2 times. Loved the place and their special window! Great meals and nice people who make you feel at home.

Thank MSchurr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In recent years, the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s amazing 1914 voyage to traverse the Antarctic has gained attention through books and documentaries and, as the story of The Endurance’s failed mission became more widely known, so did the exploits of Tom Crean, Shackleton’s fellow...More

Thank wheelie07042
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we found this by accident, we were driving from Inch beach to Camp and found this little town and restaurant. its pub grub but food was very good, we sat outside in the sun near a stream and had great food and service

Thank patrickoM411NX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for drinks because we knew the bar was originally opened by Tom Cream, the famous Antarctic explorer who was born in Annascaul. The place was packed shortly after our arrival. We were lucky to get a table for two just inside the...More

Thank quinnunit66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When got to annascual on holidays I firstly visited the south pole Inn famous by reputation, stop off as I on route to the Strand Hotel Inch Co.Kerry. I had for the First time locally made cider very refreshing on a hot day, staff very...More

Thank sin121ad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on weds 11th July early evening was really impressed with all the lovely old pictures and memorabilia of Tom Crean lots of books available to read and hundreds of visitors police badges from all over America. The menu was very good and served by...More

Thank bsc520
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marian c
6 March 2017|
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Response from garytpercival | Property representative |
At present we are only open Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon until 5 pm. This will increase after St. Patrick's day to during the week as well at evenings around Easter Regards Gary South Pole inn 0669157388 or 0858128129
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Annascaul, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Annascaul
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 7388
  • E-mail
Historic public house, named by the Antarctic explorer Tom CreanTom sail to the Antarctic three times under the command of Captain Robert Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton and received the Albert medal for bravery on Captain Scotts ill fated Terra Nova expedition.Tom retired from the Royal Navy and ran the pub until his death in 1938.
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