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The White Horse

West Village, Ballincollig, Ireland
+353 21 487 1388
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (14 reviews)
“seafood salad” (5 reviews)
“beef” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
West Village, Ballincollig, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had lunch there last month..a busy spot..always a good sign..lovely lunch specials. Good service, good spot

Thank johnmccarthy861
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Called in on spec, very busy at the time and crowded but Emmett greeted us and said give me 10 minutes. Had a drink while waiting and it was well worth the wait. Excellent lunch reasonably priced and very tasty. Good options for the kids...More

Thank sheila m
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were looking to book a table on Saturday night when they had stopped taking bookings to be fair the manager said to turn up and he would do his best to accommodate us and he did we were seated within 10 minutes. The place...More

Thank Saphire38
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. Top quality food. Decent prices. Comfortable surroundings. Beer on tap. Convenient parking. What more could you want?!

Thank Bec888888
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in The White Horse, nice menu, friendly service and the food was great. Well priced too. Will certainly be returning

Thank More_Mash
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The White Horse was recommended by a friend. It was my first visit. The atmosphere was friendly There was a buzz of happiness all over. The food was outstanding, as good as anything I've ever tasted. The prices were excellent but the most important thing...More

Thank jamesmckeon2016
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Friends from Ballincollig had recommended the White Horse for the food and the regular musical entertainment acts upstairs. The service was bit slow but we enjoyed the cosy ambiance and food was decent. We got 3 course deal followed by coffees; the chicken curry with...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I had the snow shoes on and my winter willies when we dropped into the White Horse where we got a warm welcome and good food and a good pint of Murphy's. What more could you ask for?

Thank Leonard G
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The food here is amazing especially the chicken wings.. or the beef. I have gone here on a number of times and couldn't fault ever.

Thank Bryan-The-Barbarian
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We went for some food for a family outing and we knew the horse was good. It was packed out but we got in eventual and had a great meal it was worth the wait in the end. The pint is very good also and...More

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Questions & Answers
Lydia R
15 August 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Have a whiskey instead and a bit of craic. life is more important than a cup of coffee and complaining about it
Breda H
29 January 2017|
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Response from James J M | Reviewed this property |
Oriel House Hotel its a 5min walk or less
7 May 2015|
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Response from Losttraveller2011 | Reviewed this property |
It's normal practice in Ireland that children are allowed in a pub up until 9pm if your having a mea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Village, Ballincollig, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Ballincollig
  • Phone Number: +353 21 487 1388
  • E-mail
Bar, Restaurant & Music Venue passionately serving the best of local produce within the seasons. We love simple food prepared well, boutique roasted coffee, local craft beer & live music. Upstairs at The White Horse has hosted Grammy, Juno, Latin Grammy & Choice Award Winners, all in the intimate folk club style Upstairs room.
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