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Taaffes Castle Bar

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Sandwiches, Barbecue, Pub
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Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 (0) 429373770
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We are an Irish traditional pub that serves pub grub at a high standard...
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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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great stag weekend

We booked our stag weekend through Taaffes directly, and I'm glad we did. Carlingford is a great spot, and we stayed in a self-catering house a short walk from the town. It was clean, tidy and had plenty of room. Taaffes put on a BBQ for is the old castle, which was spectacular - we couldn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Cathal J
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Dublin
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  • Bar scene
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English first
Newry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

The bar were reserving an area for our party and had charged us but on return from a meal we couldn't get in the 3 bouncers were punching and kicking a young man and trailing him along the ground, it ruined our night!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Food is good staff are polite trained, But the owner treats this pub like everybody in it are suspects following and watching them, although after this review he might change for a while, he like,s the money but not all the people lining his pockets, just asked any local person as soon as you get their how their and you'll... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went for a day out. The staff are very friendly. Lunch menu simple and ok. Nice outside seating area.

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Ballyconnell, Cavan, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is fantastic. We had cocktail making here and I have to say it was brilliant. Well worth a visit. Well done all.

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Dublin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We booked our stag weekend through Taaffes directly, and I'm glad we did. Carlingford is a great spot, and we stayed in a self-catering house a short walk from the town. It was clean, tidy and had plenty of room. Taaffes put on a BBQ for is the old castle, which was spectacular - we couldn't have asked for better.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Booked bbq and reserved area through Carlingford stag and Hen - the bbq was great quality and the 2 young ladies who looked after us where great. The disco was brilliant and the bar staff extremely helpful especially after one of the girls handbag was missing (she got it back- another reveller had taken it by total mistake) would recommend... More 

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Liverpool England
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

visited carlingford for a party in taffes pub. Had a great night music food atmosphere was second to none. The staff were lovely friendly and hard working . The lovely Maureen made sure everything went well right down to the music an the amazing fire eater flame thrower. Taffes is right in the heart of carlingford village full of charm... More 

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dublin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Not a bad pub but definitely geared towards teenagers, pints are reasonably priced though. Pity that nobody is there to clean the toilets, not great to see the sink full of vomit for over half an hour. Reckon this place would be great for stags and hens though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Visited Carlingford at the weekend and found this gem. Its a really unique bar with plenty of character and a real homely feel. The staff were great and with live music its got a real entertainment factor. Also a fab beer garden for when the sun shines. Its a definite must for anyone visiting or even passing through 😊 10... More 

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Riga
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16 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great atmosphere with live music, real irish spirit. Food was ok, low prices, just had to wait far too long for chicken goujons and chips, but we enjoyed the atmosphere and pint of Guinness while waiting. Staff very friendly and accommodating.

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Address: Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0) 429373770
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Barbecue, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 (0) 429373770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Barbecue, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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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