Food & Drink in Kerry

Tralee’s best restaurants near Siamsa Tíre

Why not treat yourself to a pre-theatre meal in advance of your visit to a performance at Siamsa Tíre? We’ve put together details on some of the local restaurants and pubs which might help to point you in the right direction. Just let them know you are attending a performance at Siamsa Tíre and they will make sure you receive speedy service to make the performance on time. Enjoy!

Bella Bia


Bella Bia has grown to become one of Tralee’s best loved Italian restaurants, with an excellent wine list and friendly and attentive service.

Our restaurant is a convenient place to eat before or after a visit to Siamsa Tire which is just across the road.  We have a heated, sheltered garden available to have an after dinner drink.  Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.  All guests are greeted with a warm welcome and traditional Irish hospitality!

Meadowlands Hotel

Meadowlands Hotel

Situated on beautiful private gardens, the Meadowlands Hotel is a stylish retreat on the Wild Atlantic Way and the perfect base to explore the Kingdom of Kerry.  The Gaeltacht family run hotel offers comfort, culture and a friendly welcome.

An Móinéar Restaurant offers a warm and tranquil atmosphere with a secluded balcony for intimate dining and dinner parties.  The restaurant features an outstanding menu inspired from Irish & International specialities and served in an elegant and cozy atmosphere.  Menus are prepared to reflect Kerry’s best locally produced ingredients with the fish and seafood sourced from the family’s own fish company in the village of Dingle on a daily basis.

Johnny Frank’s Bar is a spacious locale which has a stunning interior that mixes the best of tradition and contemporary design to give a warm and inviting ambience.  With comfort and style combined, you can relax and unwind, enjoying a choice of delicious coffees and teas, cocktails and various drinks and snacks.  Superb bar food menus are offered for casual dining.  The snug, fireplace, balcony, library and comfortable seating along with many music sessions ensure Caint, Ceol agus Craic!

The Imperial Hotel

Mussels at the Imperial Hotel

Guests can relax in the cosy split level Bar and Lounge of the Imperial Hotel, which offers the finest quality traditional Irish Cuisine, as well as many international dishes.

They are dedicated to supporting local farmers and businesses and choose the best locally sources Quality Aproved produce.

They are a leading ‘go to’ venue in the Heart of Tralee town where they welcome walk-ins and pre-booked events on a daily basis. It boasts extensive menu choices at a range of prices with quality and value as its key focus. The team strive to deliver great food with super service.

Wherever you choose to dine, you won’t be disappointed.

The Roast House

The Roast House

The Roast House opened its doors 2012 and is owned and run by husband and wife team, Ronan and Linda Hurley.

The Roast House brings to Tralee sublime coffee selected from the finest coffee bean producers in the world and freshly roasted in house, served alongside a menu that is designed to support the very best of home-grown produce. The food is cooked simply and to perfection relying on its freshness to shine through.

The Roast House is committed to bringing all that is good about Irish produce to its customers, supporting our local producers and farmers. The Roast House is open six days a week, Monday-Saturday, serving Breakfast/Brunch and lunch. It also offers a full a la carte menu including an Early Bird menu and wine list every Friday and Saturday evening from 6 – 9p.m.