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South Pole Inn

Main Street, Annascaul, Ireland
+353 66 915 7388
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Annascaul, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here on tour. Great history to the place. Lots of pics about it inside. We only stayed for a few pints. no food so I can't speak to that. Service was okay considering we came in as a group.

Thank ambie1979
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't go into the restaurant/Inn since it was a bit early and it was closed. the South Pole Inn, originally owned by Tom Crean. Tom was an Irish seaman and Antarctic explorer who did 3 major expeditions to Antarctica, traveling with Scott (Discovery Expedition,...More

Thank koabug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stop in here for a cool beverage. Owner and staff were very welcoming. Heard a great story about the Pubs past and enjoyed learning of its original owners very adventurous life.

Thank lisamarieclarktx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good spot for a beer after a day at the beach. Fish and chips worth it too. Fantastic history in the bar

Thank MCP247
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us were walking the Dingle Way and stopped in for dinner here. We had fun looking at all of the memorabilia! We were greeted warmly and received very good service. Two of us had burgers and two had beef stew over mashed potatoes....More

Thank bluewaterdiva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, cosy place. Interesting historical pieces are covering the walls to give a nice bonus to the feel. Loved the wrap I had, the family each enjoyed their food just as much. Would definitely stop in again of in the area.

Thank Quinzark
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Visiting Ireland with my boyfriend and a couple other couples, this place is very cute and close to our B&B. Friendly staff, fast service and we felt comfortable and not rushed at all.

Thank tea l
Reviewed 12 April 2018

a fun place with lots of Tom Crean memorobilia and educational information. loads of happy people, great food and drink.

Thank LP4077
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had great service, great food, and great atmosphere. The roast lamb was wonderful. We also learned a bit of Irish history. We bought "An Unsung Hero" the next day.

1  Thank Marla M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Visited South Pole Inn for lunch. It was packed with tourists. We ordered a light lunch but after waiting 40 minutes we discovered our order had been missed. We obtained a refund and left disappointed. Atmosphere was ok apart from an over excited kid screaming...More

Thank Gary W
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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$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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 - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 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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