Waterville Restaurants | The Smugglers Inn |Accommodation | The Smugglers Inn, Waterville, Co. Kerry

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Visit the famous Skellig Islands

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A smugglers tale

Sitting on the edge of the Kerry coastline along 2km of beautiful sandy beaches sits The Smugglers Inn. Originally a 200 year old restored farmhouse, The Smugglers offers its guests accommodation, gourmet restaurant and the famous Stewart Payne Bar; not to mention being a stone throws away from the world famous Waterville golf course.


gourmet restaurant

Enjoy the finest seafood overlooking Ballinskellig Bay beach
 in this long-running, family-owned restaurant

payne stewert bar

payne stewart bar

Across from the Waterville Golf Links is the famous Payne Stewart Bar where you can enjoy the finest surf and turf after a great days golf


Golf Packages

Adjacent to the world class Waterville golf course, The Smugglers Inn offers the ultimate Irish golfing experience of fine food, great whiskey and to top it all - A 1 minute walk to the first tee.

magical Marquees

At The Smugglers Inn we know what makes a marquee wedding day special. If you dream of an Irish marquee wedding by the beach than make it a Smugglers wedding day.

Things to do

Learn more about local events, upcoming festivals, things to do, local tourist attractions such as Skellig Islands or local world class golf courses such as Waterville Golf Links and Hogs Heads.

star wars

I am your father

The Skelligs scenes from the most recent Star Wars film Episode VII "The Force Awakens" were filmed at the islands in 2014. The Skelligs features prominently at the end of the movie where the audience is reintroduced to Star Wars' original hero Luke Skywalker.

which room is for you?

With 13 rooms the Smugglers Inn Guest House offers its guests an intimate, cozy and relaxed setting in which to enjoy stunning 360° views of the rugged and beautiful Kerry landscape.


meet our chef

Enjoy exquisite meals by Michelin trained chef Henry Hunt. Growing up in the now 200 year old restored farmhouse Henry was raised with a strong respect for quality and tradition.


Learn more about local events, upcoming festivals, things to do, local tourist attractions such as Skellig Islands or local world class golf courses such as Waterville Golf Links and Hogs Heads

a Smugglers meal

Henry Hunt and his team have earned a devoted following for their seasonal menus. The dishes are inspired by Ireland’s changing seasons and offerings.

The Smugglers Inn Restaurant philosophy is to create a menu that is not only exciting and innovative, but also sources the finest of sustainable seafood as well as grown ingredients which are locally sourced. There is an abundance of regional produce on our doorstep such as fresh seafood & shellfish from Daly’s, Cromane, local fishermen and organic vegetables from local suppliers all creating dishes full of flavour and aroma.

chef henry hunt
henry hunt best chef waterville

Cliff Road, Waterville,

Co. Kerry, V23 CY99
Call +353 66 9474330
Email: info@smugglersinn.ie

The Smugglers Inn beachfront Hotel is located on Cliff Road, Waterville, Co.Kerry. Built in 1779. the restored farm house spans 5 generations of food, quality and Irish tradition.

smugglers cafe

Smugglers cafe
If visiting Portmagee on your visit to Co.Kerry, don't forget to pop into our sister - "The Smugglers Cafe" for the best coffee, pastries, breakfast and lunch in Portmagee. Learn More

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