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The White House

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The White House Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2125
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seafood pancakes and mussels were made to perfection. Good atmosphere. Very nice welcome and service from the owner

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Thank maetloafkeith
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi all, We were down over the weekend and we started with a bevvie in The White House. To be honest, we should have come straight back here after our meal! Lesson learned. We did eventually make it back to the pub and were happily allowed sit in the waiting area of the restaurant as there were no seats in... More 

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Thank MMEBH
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has been a regular spot for my husband and myself since our dating days. The food and service never dissapoints!

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Thank Karen H
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here for lunch recently as i travel alot with work, asked for my usual roast saw the price was 13.95 and was thinking this will be epic. When it came out waited thinkning maybe it was a mistake what i was given the waitress came back and asked was everything ok. I said to her not really i... More 

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Thank Peter K
Newport, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ate and drank here with the missus on our last trip to ireland - most pubs in cork are pretty good - this one is better ! we will be back :-)

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Thank DesOS_12
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Busy pub grub place with what seems like a large loyal local customer base - always a good sign. Had a very nice lunch - chowder and a sandwich. Not Michelin star stuff but, decent value and a good plate of food. Solid option.

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Thank John William B
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126 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Great Guinness stew and great relaxing atmosphere. Prompt service, lovely staff and well priced food

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1 Thank Pete H
Townsville, Australia
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173 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

We dropped in have a light dinner and the food was fabulous. Service was great, the atmosphere was really good and overall a great place to spend an evening while visiting Kinsale.

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oceanside, ca
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

My friend and I were walking by. They were just opening and the bartender was putting out his sandwich board, so we started talking to him. He boasted that the chowder was the second best in all of Ireland. We came back later and had some. I haven't tried all the chowder in Ireland, but this was certainly very good,... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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461 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 810 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

It's easy to find on a convenient corner in Kinsale. It's easy walking distance from the busses and has an inviting friendly atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The White House Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2125

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?