5 Authentic pubs along the Kerry Wild Atlantic way
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5 Authentic pubs along Kerry Wild Atlantic way

5 Authentic pubs along the Kerry Wild Atlantic way

The Kerry part of the Wild Atlantic Way doesn’t just provide amazing views of the seas and mountains of Ireland; it is also home to a great number of beautiful and traditional Irish pubs

Here are five of the most authentic Irish pubs along the Kerry Wild Atlantic Way.

Shebeen 

Located in Cahersiveen, Shebeen is local pub that is one of most authentic Irish pubs along the Kerry Wild Atlantic Way. What makes this hidden gem authentic is the great staff, the local owner, the locals, and the great pints. They always welcome guests with glee and are ready to serve up a fresh drink. The local owner is very hands-on and makes sure everyone is enjoying themselves. The locals are always friendly with tourist and willing to help in any way they can during your trip. Overall, Shebeen is a must visit Irish pub that everyone should experience travelling along the Kerry Wild Atlantic Way.

An Bothar Pub and Restaurant

An Bothar Pub and Restaurant can be found in Dingle and has an incredible Irish architecture. This pub is locally owned by a friendly family that makes everyone from tourists to locals feel welcomed. The pub has a wide selection of authentic Irish drinks that can be shared with a couple of friendly locals. The owners and locals are more than happy to give you any suggestions during your stay in Ireland. An Bothar Pub and Restaurant is a great stop to include in your journey along the Kerry Wild Atlantic Way.

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Sailor's Catch/Patcheen’s Bar

While passing through Annascaul, make sure to drop by Patcheen’s Bar which is a part of the Sailor’s Catch restaurant. The bar is a great place to meet locals and grab a refreshing pint when travelling along the Kerry Wild Atlantic Way. The Irish pub is perfectly maintained by the friendly staff and offers a very light hearted atmosphere. The Patcheen’s Bar truly shines its brightest during the Annascaul Beer Festival where you can experience a variety of fun activities and events.

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Dan Murphy’s Bar

Dan Murphy’s Bar is a textbook Irish pub located in Sneem. The bar is very popular with locals but is also very welcoming to tourists. They offer genuine Irish drinks at a very reasonable price that everybody can and will appreciate and enjoy. Dan Murphy’s Bar is an authentic Irish pub along the Kerry Wild Atlantic Way that is a great place to catch your breath and relax.

Sean Og’s Bar and B&B

Located in Tralee, Sean Og’s Bar and B&B is truly one of the most authentic Irish pubs along the Kerry Wild Atlantic Way. It is a traditional Irish pub that offers B&B services and offers visitors a chance to mingle with locals. The pub is very welcoming of tourists and makes sure everyone is having a good time. The bar is very popular with live music every night that gives the pub a very lively atmosphere. There is no better way to truly experience a slice of Irish culture than to visit Sean Og’s Bar and B&B.

About the Author Henry Hunt

Henry Hunt's culinary career began early on, inspired by his parents and their love and respect for quality and tradition. He sought opportunities to further develop his own creativity and trained as a chef in the Caribbean, Australia and Europe. Working in Michelin restaurants L'ecrivian Dublin, Le Cygne Geneva and the Fat Duck Berkshire to name but a few. This culinary pilgrimage gave the basis of The Smugglers Inn and Smugglers Cafe with a mixture of traditional and modern cuisine.

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