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Food & Drink




There are several options for fresh food and food ingredients, with local shops/deli's in CastleCove (2km away) , Wave Crest (3km away), Caherdaniel (5km away) and Waterville (25km away). Sneem to the east also has a food market, good local butchers, cofee shops and is about 15mins drive from Abbott's

Kenmare Wed Open Market. 40mins by car. This market boasts fresh food and a variety of other goods. The town has a variety of goods, and small foodmarkets.

Local Ales. You may sample the local ales in a variety of establishments, and some may have live music and / or Food on offer. If you've not tried the Guinness, then there's ample opportunity to sample this famous Irish Stout.

Black Shop Castlecove: Good ales, and Ceol at weekends.(5 mins drive)

Blind Piper, Caherdaniel: Good Drink, and Good food.(10mins drive)

Carrol's Cove, Recently rebuilt, with lovely bar, food, and sport TV's. (5mins drive)


Stague Fort Hotel. 5 mins by car. This hotel is very well situated only 1 Km from Abbott's. Its got friendly staff, a good pint of Guinness, and an open fire for those dull days. Its a good starting / stopping point for the walk from castlecove up to the ancient historic 'Stague' stone fort 

The Point (O'Neills) 35 mins by car  Seafood bar and Restaurant, beside Valentia ferry in Caherciveen, serves excellent fish food, and a great pint of Guinness to accompany it. Highly recommended.

Caherdaniel Friday Market. There is a market from 10-12 am most Friday mornings in the church grounds. Among other items on sale, there is always a great selection of fresh produce and food.

Sneem Hotel. 15mins by car. The hotel has been rebuilt, and opened in 2008. It is a **** hotel, and servers lunch and full a la Carte evening meal. It has outdoor tables and a wonderful view overlooking the Kenmare river. (Sneem is 15mins drive from Abbott's)




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