Holiday in Killarney – Your guide to Killarney, Ireland


What to eat in Killarney?

Killarney’s food is greatly influenced by its proximity to the sea and its reputation as a fishing mecca. Trout and crustaceans are served fresh from the ocean while Killarney’s rivers and lakes offer an amazing array of salmon, white and brown trout. The lush countryside surrounding Killarney is also ideal for grazing animals and the area is renowned for its mountain lamb.

  1. Prawn Cocktail: Many local area restaurants serve this delicacy using the famous Dingle Bay prawns, smothered with cocktail sauce and on a bed of crisp lettuce.
  2. Kerry Lobster: Best served simply on the half-shell with some lemon, salt and pepper, the local area lobsters are to die for.
  3. Kerry Lamb Stew: A traditional Irish stew made with succulent mountain lamb, slow cooked to perfection and served with boiled potatoes.
  4. Cream of Potato Soup: This popular traditional soup is the perfect starter to a Killarney Irish meal.
  5. Valentia Island Ice Cream: While travelling the Ring of Kerry, be sure to stop off for an award-winning ice cream at Valentia Island’s fantastic dairy while enjoying the sweeping views from their terrace.
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