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Taaffes Castle Bar

Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 (0) 429373770
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Ranked #12 of 19 Restaurants in Carlingford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $11
Cuisines: Barbecue, Pub, Sandwiches
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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English first
Dundalk, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Recently had a 35th birthday party in the medieval castle part of the bar which provided a great atmosphere and great novelty. Both the staff and the service were outstanding and nothing was too much trouble. We had drinks in the lively old world bar, with live band playing and made our way down to the banquest hall/ party zone.... More

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great bar with great staff, service, food, drink and music! We were a hen party of 23 people and spent a few hours there on Friday night, Saturday afternoon and an hour or so on Saturday night and had a great time! The staff were so nice and friendly and welcoming of the bride to be and her entourage! Thanks... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have travelled a fair amount but finding Taaffes Castle Bar was worth travelling too. What a great place. If you like good food, great atmosphere, friendly staff this place has it all and more, much more. If you go to Ireland make sure this is on your bucket list, you won't be disappointed.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

great music drew great crowds. a real fun time to be had at taaffes if you want to hear some fun (if a bit tourist focussed) music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Three of us decided to take a trip over the border for the day. We stopped in Carlingford for a bite to eat and a quick pint. We entered this establishment to find a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The food was excellent & very reasonably priced. Aisling, who served us, was very welcoming and took the time out to have a... More

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Antrim, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

staff were lovely and friendly! they were always smiling even though there was 31 cackling hens running around!! music was good as was the atmosphere. thanks for a great nite

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was a gorgeous pub with loads of charm and the food & beer garden was great aswell.very impressed with the way everything was presented.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Myself and some friends had the pleasure of stopping by for lunch recently and we weren't disappointed. I had a jacket potato filled with ham and cheese, it also came with a very tasty salad and I can't fault it at all. The best part about this pub however, is the staff. We were greeted and checked up on by... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Nice pub - friendly & historic. There were plenty of seats but i guess it gets busy. You can sit outside too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Took 45mins to prepare from frozen food. Side salad looked like it was plated yesterday. Chicken Burger and wedges cost €10.50. Total rip off and disgraceful quality for the money. To add to the lunchtime atmosphere we had the pleasure of listening to a crowd if drunken idiots wailing along to the jukebox. Never again!!!

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Additional Information about Taaffes Castle Bar

Address: Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0) 429373770
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
Average Prices: USD 4 - 11
Cuisine: Barbecue, Pub, Sandwiches

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