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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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
An enjoyable lunch

We recently had lunch here. We were in Kinsale and was looking for a place to eat. The places near the marina was crowded, but this place was also busy but we did not have to wait to be seated. Enjoyed our fish and chips here

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Florence, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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Florence, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We recently had lunch here. We were in Kinsale and was looking for a place to eat. The places near the marina was crowded, but this place was also busy but we did not have to wait to be seated. Enjoyed our fish and chips here

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University Park, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Ate at the white hose, my husband had fish, I had the vegetarian curry, both were good. The service is good and the place is very comfortable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very disappointing! The staff were all lovely and helpful and there was a great selection on the menu. I ordered the burger with homemade chips. It came with a side salad and onion rings. The chips were so nice a little bit too much salt but really tasty as were the onion rings and side salad but the burger was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great food being served all day long. I had the seafood pancake and it was delicious. The staff were friendly and accommodating especially seen we didn't have a booking. The band were good too. I would recommend this place to definitely eat at. Didn't stay in the accommodation and therefore cannot comment on this.

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Shamong, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our group all ordered the burgers and they were excellent. The fries were better than the fries we got in England with our fish and chips and much better than the Belgian fries we got in Belgium, It was a little high in price for a burger, but worth every penny we paid. I wish it was closer to where... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

With its long association with the Sister City of Kinsale, Newport, RI, as a former hometown of ours, we had to go to The White House. We were not disappointed. Hot music that entertained us to closing and beyond, great tributes to a fallen American hero, and friendly staff that will take great care of you, as you sing along... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you are looking for a good honest meal with a more modern twist, then the white house delivers ! Portion sizes are great and we had the sea bass, half lobster and burger in our group - all were really delicious, fresh produce and well presented !. The prices were also all quite reasonable, and we really like the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I had the burger and chips. Was a huge meal, but not on the cheap side! I even stayed away from the grog.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I had dinner here 2 nights on my last visit to Kinsale. One evening we ate at the bar and were quickly served some great burgers & brews by a very friendly bartender. The next day we returned for a more proper sit down dinner which our foursome very much enjoyed. 3 course dinner specials were available a reasonable prices.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Just returned from a delightful meal here! Everything was as it should be, quick and very warm service, from the instant bread and water to the fast starter and main. The food is good, Irish fayre, really tasty - certainly hearty!! Really enjoyed everything here...

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Address: Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
Phone Number: 353214772125
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
Cuisine: Chowder, Irish, Seafood, Grill, Pub, Soups

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

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