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Taaffes Castle Bar

) #17 of 19 Restaurants in Carlingford Irish, ,
Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3770
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
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“disco bar” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Upstairs-Saturday nights in here are hen and stag central, so if you like being grabbed and gawked at and not drink very much due to a queue 10 people deep,then this really is the place for you! Downstairs-some lovely bar staff,lovely seating and a bit...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend going here. Live Music was great..massive smoking area and attentive Staff..very busy wee place :) will be back

Thank HayleyRo
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Tip class cocktails here on Friday night. Andrew was our barman and he was fantastic throughout! He has a great knowledge of cocktails and is lots of fun too! It was one of the best cocktail classes I've been to as we were all making...More

Thank Pinkylady555
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We visited Taaffes Bar on Sat 27th of May to celebrate my daughter's hen night. As I was dancing on the very crammed dance floor I took an extremely bad nose bleed, fled to the overcrowded girls toilets where the queue of girls were so...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent Sunday afternoon here ..brilliant band playing in afternoon. .mothers little helpers. .fantastic. .played outside and enjoyed wine on lovely Sunday afternoon listening to great music ☺

Thank pauline2212_12
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Really enjoyed this bar. Was upstairs with really good cheesy 90s music. We all enjoyed it and the atmosphere was very good and friendly staff. Loads of hen and stag parties all good natured! Would deifnitely come back.

Thank paddygray08
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great pub. The locals are the best of craic and very open and welcoming. I visited the bar 4 times in 5 days on my visit to Carlingford. The Heineken is exceptional with perfectly chilled glasses. I would recommend anyone to just...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great time, did a life drawing class and also a cocktail making class.. The staff are great Craic, recommended the guy who did the cocktail class was a geg Stephen I think was his name as when we left the class we...More

Thank Geolin W
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Ladies toilets were gross, I won't even mention what was on the floor in there! Some of the toilet cubicles are so small that you can't even fit your knees in behind the door! Really small bathroom and a terrible layout for the amount of...More

Thank KittensinMittens
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

OK place. Bit dark and dingy. Didn't really feel a welcome vibe. Guinness was good, but didn't stay for a second one.

Thank JOHN M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Cooley Peninsula  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3770
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We are an Irish traditional pub that serves pub grub at a high standard downstairs, a disco bar upstairs that attracts a crowd of all age groups at the weekend and a banquet hall in the castle, enjoy cheers
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