We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

The White House

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
The White House Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

445 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 403: English reviews
Level Contributor
131 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A attractive older bar with restaurant and hotel. Kind of classy. We had lunch in the bar. Good assortment of drinks. Food and service were good to. Locals were watching sports in the bar.

Thank Visalia11
Bonita Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I did not stay at this beautiful hotel but they helped me about a future reservation. I needed a taxi back to my B&B and they called a taxi for me. I will stay there the next time I am in Kinsale. A beautiful bar area also.

Thank aed8853
Clonmel, Ireland
Level Contributor
95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I went here for a quick lunch on our last day in Kinsale. Both had the seafood chowder. Was really excellent. Plenty of fish in it. Good casual atmosphere. Will go back.

Thank Pat H
Coelbren, Neath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
75 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights in July 2016. Kinsale is a top place to visit. Plenty to do, loads of places to eat and drink and some amazing local art shops. A bit pricy but some fabulous stuff to peruse. The White House is a nice place to stay, very nice room and a good nights sleep. Good and efficient... More 

Thank Eric B
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Comfortable and charming are the best words to describe The White House. Stop in and treat yourself to a pint!

Thank BP71_12
Kinsale, Ireland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dinner for five. Table near window. Lovely ambience attentive staff. Varied menu well cooked and presented. Will visit again.

Thank Grumpygrans
Wexford, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

4 of us had dinner here yesterday evening... I was amazed and delighted with the excellent food... the baked cod with pesto and orzo was delicious... the seafood pancake was also very tasty... A very relaxed restaurant with great service too... I'm looking forward to going there again next time I'm in Kinsale.

Thank psheehan1801
Goa, India
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Centrally located pub and restaurant. The bar has a great vibe and the restaurant is casual and classy. Menu has good variety and service was also good. A very pleasant evening spent in Kinsale !

Thank RRBB11
San Rafael, CA
Level Contributor
179 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the only place with good ratings that we could get an early dinner. We were surprised by how very good it was. We had the mozzarella/basil/tomato salad, excellent; the prawns in filo, excellent, as was the sauce; the roast stuffed chicken with bacon and mushrooms in cream sauce, delicious, and the seafood pancake, also delicious. We would definitely... More 

Thank Frankee11
Chesapeake City, Maryland
Level Contributor
22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though they were quite busy they were able to seat our party of 3 almost immediately. Nice selection of local and traditional and foods along with other dishes. The squid salad was fresh and served with fresh greens. The monkfish with muscles was quite good but the Irish Stew was the best! Don't miss it!

Thank Lori M

Travelers who viewed The White House also viewed

Kinsale, County Cork
Kinsale, County Cork

Been to The White House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Irish, Bar, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The White House Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: 353214772125

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The White House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?