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The White House

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Chowder, Irish, Seafood, Grill, Pub, Soups
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Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
353214772125
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing food, lovely staff!

Amazing food! Nicely decorated restraunt, staff were lovely. Overall a lovely place to eat and drink! Will definitely return on my next visit to Kinsale!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Ella O
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England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing food! Nicely decorated restraunt, staff were lovely. Overall a lovely place to eat and drink! Will definitely return on my next visit to Kinsale!

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Hit the White House after golf at Old Head and did the fish chowder and lamb stew. You won't find either any better anywhere on the planet. Ten out of ten for each. Reasonable prices, friendly staff and Murphy's pints made this a 5 star experience.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Great pub with excellent Irish music. Went there two nights and the place was hopping-- everyone singing along to the best Irish pub songs. So much fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A very nice bar and restaurant in the centre of town. Good menu, very good food and reasonably priced. Service very friendly and very good. Only slight problem was being in the end of the restaurant where the acoustics were unforgiving and spoiled the atmosphere.

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Really disappointing lunch experience here on a quiet Thursday. Service was unfriendly. Food clearly wasn't cooked by a chef as could and have cooked better myself. Mains were the priciest we had in Kinsale. Kids menu expensive for what you get. Overall wouldn't go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The white house is well worth a visit for lunch which is beautifully presented and very tasty and dinner which is a culinary heaven.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Once again, we had excellent Irish oysters on the half shell. These Irish oysters are fantastic. Service was slow, but we were there on Midsummer's Eve, which was also Father's Day, so every place was crowded. It seems to me that Kinsale is the culinary capitol of Ireland - we enjoyed every meal we had there.

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Kinsale, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Great stop in on a road trip through Ireland. Great service, great food and a great atmosphere. I had the fish and chips and they were great, would definitely reccomend

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Mostly use the White House when visiting Kindle. Consistently good value and friendly/efficient staff staff

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

During our beer we were able to interact with the staff and get to know the area we are visiting. Had a great experience with them and even decided to modify out plans and try something new they recommended. Truly a great place, and a tasty local brew.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: 353214772125

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Irish, Seafood, Grill, Pub, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine

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