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The White House Pub

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Address: Pearse Street and The Glen, Kinsale, Ireland
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+353 21 477 2125

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Pleasant dinner

Our party of four enjoyed our dinners including calamari, tortellini, monkfish and cauliflower soup. Everything was quite tasty, fresh and presented nicely. The bar and wait... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of four enjoyed our dinners including calamari, tortellini, monkfish and cauliflower soup. Everything was quite tasty, fresh and presented nicely. The bar and wait staff were very attentive and accommodating while we dined and watched a boxing match in the bar. Good drinks and Guinness.

Thank Jackieodonnell
San Diego, California
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165 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From live music, to great pours of Guinness and other favorites, this is a spot you want to try in Kinsale. They're association with Newport, Rhode Island, USA, is another plus since that is where my wife was raised, and the Bellevue Avenue sign out front will be familiar to all who have visited Newport, Sister City of Kinsale. Check... More 

Thank SOCALGourmet
Limerick, Ireland
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166 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We had one drink here and all we could say was it's grand! Grand meaning it's clean comfortable etc but it just doesn't have an atmosphere for the people who want a real pub feel. Would we go in again absolutely yes but lads come on pubs need to have a heartbeat and that doesn't mean loud music it TV's... More 

Thank Youngy61
Westfield, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We loved The White House! We sat at the bar for happy hour and had a ball. Liam made it extra special, showing us how to do a perfect Guinness pour. We felt very comfortable and welcome. We stayed for several hours (and pints) instead of a quick drink as originally planned. Food amazing!

Thank carolynbuoscio
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356 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

It is like the real White House, lots of people work there, but none of them really care about you. We went in for an early dinner, the place was busy, but not slammed. So we sit, and one server, two servers, three servers , walk by, they all see us at the empty table, they all make eye contact,... More 

Thank tuscany1943
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A family visit to Kinsale rounded off with a great dinner, in the pub. Family friendly pub with all the character of a great Irish bar. I had the Special of the Day, which was the Sea Bass. It was off the scale, in terms of how good it was. The rest of the family were all equally satisfied with... More 

Thank Michael S
Porter Ranch, CA
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Had enough time during our Shore Excursion for lunch in Kinsale. Stopped in The White House Pub. Fish chowder was great. Also got a seafood sandwich and salad and some steamed muscles, which were delicious.

Thank Julie S
Hervey Bay, Australia
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch! Us Aussies wanted to try a traditional Beef Guinness stew and we were not disappointed. Tasty meal at a reasonable price and friendly service

Thank RomyBon_1
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice place. People are nice and food is wonderful. Hotel was very clean and nice with modern amenities. They band on Saturday night was awesome.

Thank Lisa G
Lafayette, Louisiana
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184 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The daily specials are a great way to go, but I saw a steak delivered to another table that also looked amazing. The starters may be a bit overpriced but the scallops we had were very good. Great pub atmosphere.

Thank jrdek

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