The Tap Tavern

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The Tap Tavern
4.5

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irishlaad
23 contributions
Step back in time
Oct 2021 • Couples
Traditional old Irish pub. Fabulous for tourists and locals alike. A step back in time. Lovely open fire and a great pint.
Written 10 October 2021
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Paul H
Dublin, Ireland23 contributions
We went back later when she went to bed, mary that is
Sep 2021 • Friends
We went told to get out because we were from Dublin, ha ha , the woman of the pub was so rude , she was talking to Americans like they were gold
Written 15 September 2021
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yerman1971
Dublin, Ireland9 contributions
Excellent local pub
Aug 2021 • Friends
Excellent local pub with great Guinness and a very welcoming atmosphere. Would highly recommend for a few quite pints with some good friends.
Written 1 August 2021
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BRIAN THOMPSON
2 contributions
Mary's place!
Apr 2020 • Business
Mary! Nobody quite like her! During my time as Regional Sales Manager for Beamish and Crawford in the mainland and based in Newcastle Upon Tyne I had the privilege of many visits to Cork and these visits consisted of not only a tour of the brewery but a visit to beautiful Kinsale and a quick visit to The Tap Tavern and the wonderful Mary. It really was a step back in time with her push button A telephone box and a tour of Tim's forge to the rear. Kinsale is truly a wonderful town and full of so much rich Irish heritage. I do miss it so!
Love to everyone there and apologies for not mentioning all of my wonderful friends there. Oh to visit again.
Brian Thompson
434 Grace St Newcastle NE62RQ
Written 10 March 2021
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Bryno
Cork, Ireland15,902 contributions
STep back in time to Kinsale of the 50's
Mar 2020
Gorgeous cosy little pub with turf fire and loads of original features interesting artefacts and lots of interesting photos.
When we were there, Mary the proprietor was a great hostess with time tlo sit and chat while we enjoyed a few pints.

She had some very interesting points of view on life and we enjoyed hearing and debating them with her!

Has to be on your to do list when in Kinsale.
Written 8 March 2020
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Thomas Craig
Boise, ID7 contributions
Wonderful Pub!
Oct 2019
We went for the Ghost tour but it was pouring rain so we didn't get the full tour but they were super accommodating and took us on a tiny tour once the rain stopped for a bit. Stayed the remaining evening for some wonderful conversation and a few pints.
Written 31 October 2019
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timonntour
Chesapeake, VA453 contributions
Real Irish Pub that tolerates tourists
Sep 2019
This is a great little pub. Nothing fancy, nothing phony, a tiny pub that has warmth. Had the pleasure to be served by "Queen Mary" the 83-year-old owner. She is well known by the locals.
Friendly, authentic pub where we enjoyed great lively conversations about international politics. Good prices and a real treat to feel like you belong. Just a short walk up from the harbor.
Written 9 October 2019
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Rokstarwannabe
Miltown Malbay, Ireland2 contributions
Slapstick at its finest!!
Sep 2019
My cheeks still hurt from laughing for more than an hour straight. My wife jumped a few times but laughed til her cheeks hurt as well. Highly recommend this tour!!
Written 26 September 2019
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Karen F
Lincoln, UK681 contributions
Proper pub
Aug 2019
This is a great little pub. It was very busy each time we walked past - even when there was no music on. Staff were friendly and they had a good sized outside area at the back too. It is also the starting point for the ghost tours.
Written 12 August 2019
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1_M_L_e_
Gahanna, OH73 contributions
Do not miss while in Kinsale, best atmosphere and music
Jun 2019 • Couples
On our way back to our room, we passed two musicians. I asked where they were headed and we made the correct decision to go to The Tap! They were a male/female duo from Holland, but they sang and played Irish ballads like nobody's business. "Queen Mary" runs the bar and is known by all the locals. While there, a local gave us a tip on where to go the next night for trad music. And they were right on.
Written 24 June 2019
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