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Taaffes Castle Bar

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Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen, Pub
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Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 (0) 429373770
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, 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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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
friendly wee pub

Love the decor the atmosphere and the menu, the outside beer garden is fab especially when the sun shines i could sit there all day with friends it close to everything

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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N Ireland
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  • Bar scene
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dublin
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

.Nice pub,friendly staff,spotless toilets,we were very lucky with weather so could sit outdoors in the beer garden.In the centre of town so no views of carlingfords beautiful scenery . Teens enjoyed playing pool.Limited bar menu,snacks really. We were staying local midweek so would reckon would be mad weekend.

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Dundalk, Ireland
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Where here last night at a birthday party, food was fine. Average party food on paper plates. But who cares really did the job! Pub got really busy later on, lots of drunk lads! Pushing etc, but besides that would recommend it for a night out, live band were pretty good also!

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N Ireland
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Love the decor the atmosphere and the menu, the outside beer garden is fab especially when the sun shines i could sit there all day with friends it close to everything

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Derry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Amazing place went there for a Hen weekend and have to say the staff and food was fabulous! One bit of advice if your booking them book direct through Taaffes.. As we booked through a person advertising them (third party) there was a mix up with money on the night through the third party. But Taaffes sorted it out after... More 

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Dundrum, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

this bar although quaint and charming is way too busy with stag and hen dos not great to have to push and shove through people to get to toilets and bar

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Tipperary, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice place. Very cosy. Food good but no warmth from staff. We spent 2 hours here and weren't made to feel very welcome at any stage. Disappointing.

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Liverpool England
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I was here the same night as James the pub was heaving I too noticed the toilet and reported them. They did sort it right away. To be fair if it's not reported how do they know. Great pub great atmosphere great staff great food. Don't miss it

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Granada Nicaragua
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Nasty barkeep from the get go. Not just a bad attitude but a nasty one. A menu fit for snacks for drunks and a few of them in attendance. Maybe it was an anomaly, but I do not think so. Walked out ,…..left beer in the glass.

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Newry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 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

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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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, Delicatessen, 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, Delicatessen, 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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