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Taaffes Castle Bar

Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 (0) 429373770
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Ranked #11 of 19 restaurants in Carlingford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Barbecue, Pub, Sandwiches
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Restaurant details
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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55 reviews from our community

84% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Newry, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

I am not usually a drinker but I called in a few times for a Guinness or a bulmers. Best in carlingford I am told and could agree. I never got to try food.

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Aghadowey, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

called in today with my children on our way back home. terrible service and attitude. firstly took order then tells me they dont have this and that. more than an hour later served 2 of 8 guests. when asked why said it was speed they cooked. had to leave to feed my children else where. they should be ashamed of... More

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great bar although can get quite crowded! But the waiting staff are very attentive and theres always a good atmosphere. and the door staff have a good sense of humour too! :)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I could say so much about this place but would rather not.... I'm too nice... One main thing... If your told you are getting a free bbq... eat before you go.... A pink burger is prob what you will end up with and that's only after you threat to put a bad review on TripAdvisor! !! Thankfully it's not a... More

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Found this lovely bar and restaurant today- the food was good but slow and they hadn't turned the coffee machine on - so no coffee. Very reasonably priced and a great place to eat. The place wasn't busy, and the staff were friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Grab a table by the fireplace and put up your feet! It was a damp day in March when we visited, and the glowing coal fireplace was just the ticket. We ordered our food at the bar and the waitress brought it to our table. There was a game on, so getting service was a little slow, but you can't... More

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Carlow, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

17 of us arrived in this pub Sunday afternoon 4/5/14 and stayed till closing time. Great atmosphere and banter between us and the bar staff who looked after us very well. We all got something to eat through the day and the food was very good and well priced. Everyone of us will be back, Great pub.

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Northern Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Lovely quaint historic pub where I spent an evening recently with friends. The atmosphere was excellent and there was a great band playing. I misplaced my purse, leaving it behind and one of the staff handed it in and kept it safely for me which was gratefully appreciated.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Went there with my boyfriend after a hike last Sunday because the food looked reasonably priced. I ordered a ham and cheese toasty but the amount of cheese that was on it was sickening, I only ate two bites. I had to leave the restaurant to get some fresh air and I was afraid I would be sick. My boyfriends... More

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Dundalk, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

I was part of a group that celebrated a 30th birthday party in July 2012 in Taaffes. Needless to say, we had a fantastic night. There was a member of staff on the night who was taking photos for their Facebook page. We had a couple of group photos of us taken on the night which were then put onto... More

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