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The White House

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$$ - $$$
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The White House Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Service excellent, staff extremely friendly, food here is unreal. Will return again Would defo recommend

Thank garryoshea3579
Cornelius, North Carolina
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103 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

lunch, drinks, service, decor, ambiance all deserve high marks. Lives up to Kinsale's reputation for outstanding food. Memories of 9/11in NYC are there-- never forget!! A place to remember and partake of their hospitality

Thank pecosbill12
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place for a meal. The Guinness is superb. The staff brilliant and very friendly. Love the place!

Thank Honestreview123
Saint Louis, Missouri
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first night in Kinsale and we chose The White House for our evening meal. Great wine choices, great seafood chowder (really good), had tortellini as my main and it was delicious. Highly recommend!!

Thank eaorasco
Adelaide, Australia
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a drink here so decided to,go back for lunch after our walk with Dermot. Other half had fish and chips which drooled over as well.

Thank 204Diane204
Nenagh, Ireland
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We keep going back to this hotel again and again. Great heated smoking area, the hound is as welcome out the back as we are and they always make sure to get him a bowl of water. Staff exceptional as always.

Thank David O
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended! We just stopped in for a quick bite after Barry and Don's Walking Tour and had a great meal.

Thank Allie D
Nassau, New Providence Island
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Horrible meal (completely tasteless, we mean NO TASTE), and not great service. Not sure what was going on, but all the wait staff seemed to be in a rush, although it wasn't very busy. Waiter dropped dishes twice in the background, and dropped a plate of food while serving it to a customer. Accidents happen of course, but the whole... More 

Thank Deb G
Brisbane, Australia
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114 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in to the White House whilst staying in Kinsale. A nice place to sit and relax in between enjoying the sites of the Kinsale Harbour. Great pub food at the right price. A little noisy during the football season - but to be expected. We were welcomed and enjoyed the ambience of a typical Irish pub - friendly... More 

Thank Quinnedy
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lovely food but it was expensive and that is coming from someone who lives in Dublin. Tried the local beer and it was nice

Thank alison f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The White House Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: 353214772125

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