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The White House

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The White House Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2125
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was one of my favorite locations in Kinsale and I returned multiple times. Olivia helped my family on both occasions and she was super-friendly and accommodating. I had the fish and chips during both of my visits because they were delicious! My family had various other dishes and none were disappointed. They have a great selection of draft beers... More 

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Thank Nate R
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place was recommended to us and we were so pleased. Great, friendly staff and children were more than welcome. Delicious food.

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Thank Poopy7
Castlerea, Roscommon, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely outside and inside and very quaint but food was a disappointment. Bread before meal was the best part. Ordered the chicken dish which was ok but nothing spectacular and poorly presented. Vegetables looked like they were sitting there all day and just fired into a microwave. chicken lovely but potatoes covered in butter. Staff very friendly especially barman.

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Thank Rossiefan2013
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a pint the first night, and dinner our second. Easy to get a table, and the staff is friendly. The food was excellent

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Thank Laura V
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133 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a trip to kinsale recently we said we would try somewhere new for food ; and we wer very happy !! I had a delicious fish special and it came with a lovely creamy sauce and mash ! The bf had fish and chips and this also looked lovely ! Now to b critical when my food came out... More 

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Thank Ronnierox
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have previously visited Kinsale in 2010 and we had dinner I. The White House. Back then I had a lover Sea Bass meal while my then girlfriend (now Wife) had steak. It was a fabulous dinner. We again visited with our baby boy. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It was quiet and the restaurant itself is lovely.... More 

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Thank jim1983bob
Colchester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Kinsale for St Patrick's Day & the Rugby we opted to watch the game in the dungeon downstairs cellar area great service food really good especially the Burgers huge & excellent quality.Lots of memorabilia regarding their connection with the USA & 911 would definitely come back

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Thank David H
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, The White House pub entrance is GREEN! Don't go looking for a white front to cue you that you have arrived. We were searching during the gloaming hour, in the rain, and sort of hunched under an umbrella. So you'll understand why we walked past it, twice. The pub is CHARMING, all caps. The restaurant is mid-century chic,... More 

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Thank TellyWorld
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the White House! I had the mussels and my husband had the fish n chips. We were both so happy! I also got a dessert that had a sort of butterscotch sauce that was poured over a chocolate cake. (Or something like it.) AMAZING! Drooling just thinking about that dinner. Wonderful table service, very friendly people work there.

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Thank Amy S
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were visiting Ireland on a missionary trip and decided to eat at The White House. The food was exceptional and the restaurant was very clean, and the manager friendly. I would recommend to anyone who wants a good "home cooked" meal with friendliness as an addition.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The White House Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2125

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?